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Station ship
By Edition On Monday, February 9th, 2015

New Navy ship Zr.Ms. Zealand enters Willemstad

WILLEMSTAD – The new station ship in the Caribbean, Zr.Ms. Zealand, arrived this morning at 9 am local time in Willemstad. The ship was ceremonially welcomed and will be in Curaçao for the next 4 months to perform More...

By Edition On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Burning object seen near the Aruban coast could be crashed small airplane

WILLEMSTAD, ORANJESTAD – Reports coming from Curaçao’s neighboring island, Aruba indicates that various eyewitnesses have seen a large burning object flying on the south side of the island. After a while, this More...

Coast Guard
By Edition On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Coast Guard seizes illegal drugs in Aruba

WILLEMSTAD, ORANJESTAD – The Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) arrested nine illegal immigrants in Aruba last night around 01:00. The group was seen in the area of Rodgers Beach and Santana di Cacho. Four illegal More...

By Edition On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Coast Guard intercepted more than 200 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD – The Coast Guard morning made a major drug bust yesterday. That happened at the Kabrietenbaai near Caracas Bay. More than 200 kilos of cocaine were intercepted by the Coast Guard. The drugs were More...

coast guard
By Edition On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

No Coast Guard patrols

WILLEMSTAD – The Coast Guard takes action. Who needs to be rescued at sea will be helped, but the boats will not sail for now. This is according to the president of the NAPB union, Ronaldo Abrahamsz. According More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Navy Ship Holland intercepted 160 kilograms of cocaine in Caribbean Sea

WILLEMSTAD – In collaboration with the Caribbean Coastguard and the United States Coast Guard, the Zr.Ms. Holland intercepted a go-fast with drugs. About 160 kilograms of cocaine were seized during the operation. The More...

Solo swim
By Edition On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

First solo swim from Klein Curaçao to Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – On Tuesday, October 21, Erwin Ruijsink swam from Klein Curacao to Curacao. It took him about 3 hours and 36 minutes to swim the more than 13 kilometers distance between the two islands. He has put More...

Coast Guard
By Edition On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Working group for security coastguards

WILLEMSTAD – A working group will present a proposal on how to deal with the security of the Coast Guard personnel here in Curaçao. This is according to the Minister of Justice, Nelson Navarro. The working More...

Coast Guard
By Edition On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Coast Guard suspends Curaçao patrols over violence

WILLEMSTAD – The union for Coast Guard personnel (NAPB) reported that the Dutch Coast Guard in the Caribbean part of the kingdom no longer patrols in the territorial waters around Bonaire and Curacao. This More...

By Edition On Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Coast Guard repatriates 39 Cuban migrants

MIAMI, USA - Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island repatriated 39 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Wednesday. This repatriation is a result of five separate interdictions of people More...