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By Edition On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Work load Coast Guard increase caused by situation Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela promises to be an important issue in the upcoming debate on the Caribbean Coastguard. According to the Dutch Government, there are very few Venezuelan refugees to the islands. The Coast Guard More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Coast Guard arrest two illegal Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - The Caribbean Coastguard (KWCarib) has again intercepted a vessel recently and arrested two Venezuelans. These two are suspected of bringing people illegally into the country. The radar operator of More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 8th, 2016

Illegal Venezuelans arrested

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard, in cooperation with the Police Corps Curaçao (KPC), the Volunteer Corps Curaçao (VKC) and customs arrested 21 illegal immigrants in the night from Saturday to Sunday. Which was announced More...

By Edition On Monday, August 1st, 2016

The HNLMS Groningen seizes drugs once again

WILLEMSTAD -  The HNLMS Groningen in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted 125 kilograms of hard drugs last week. The interception took place off the coast of Panama in international waters. This is More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 18th, 2016

Coast Guard intercepts 128 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - The action which preceded this interception started on the eve of the weekend, when Zr.Ms. Groningen chased a suspect vessel without lights. This boat sailed at high speed to St. Maarten. The naval More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Curaçao has not paid Coastguard Contribution 2015 yet

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has not paid its contribution to the Coast Guard in 2015. It is a large sum, more than 3 million euros. This is according to answers from the Dutch Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 4th, 2016

New Chief for Coast Guard at airport

WILLEMSTAD - In a brief ceremony in the hangar of the Coast Guard at the Hato Airport and in the presence of the Coast Guard Director, relatives, friends and colleagues, 1st Lieutenant of Sea 1st class Jean Pierre More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Baywatch case: prison sentences of 5 to 7.5 years

WILLEMSTAD – Despite the actions of prison guards today, the court of first instance ruled in the well-known case dubbed Baywatch. The five defendants could not be present in court because of the actions, but More...

By Edition On Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

High demands against coastguard officers

WILLEMSTAD – Last Friday the public prosecutor demanded six to nine years imprisonment for drug trafficking, money laundering and arms trafficking in the case called Baywatch. Four former coastguard officers and More...

By Edition On Monday, May 30th, 2016

Navy Ship Groningen to the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - The navy ship sr. ms. Groningen will set sail late this week to the Caribbean. This means that the deployment to the Mediterranean to help the refugees at sea will not continue. This was originally More...