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Court of Justice
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...

Dutch Navy
By Edition On Monday, May 9th, 2016

Dutch warship De Zeven Provincien intercepts 320 kg of drugs

WILLEMSTAD – Dutch frigate HNLMS De Zeven Provincien, intercepted more than 320 kilo of drugs last week in het middle of the Caribbean Sea, between Venezuela and Jamaica. This action took place in the framework More...

spear fishing
By Edition On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Again spear fishermen caught by the Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD – The Rescue and Coordination Center (RCC) of the Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) received a call last Sunday, April 24th, that there were two people spearfishing at Marie Pampoen. A patrol was immediately More...

By Edition On Monday, April 25th, 2016

Measures to curb 3M deficit at Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD – According to a report from the Daily Herald, the Dutch Minister of Defense Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert stated in a letter to the Dutch Parliament on April 21, that a series of measures will have More...

By Edition On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Fishing with harpoon is prohibited

WILLEMSTAD – The Rescue and Coordination Center (RCC) of the Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) reported on April 12, that a number of people were spearfishing around the Piscaderabaai area. A Coast Guard Patrol More...

Dutch navy
By Edition On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Navy intercepted 600 kilos of cocaine on the coast of Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD – The crew of the navy ship Zr. Ms. The Seven Provinces has intercepted 600 kilos of cocaine on the coast of Venezuela. According to an announcement of the Ministry of Defense, the drug was found More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Monday, January 25th, 2016

Investigation Baywatch finished

WILLEMSTAD – The investigation into the case dubbed Baywatch is ready. This is according to the Public Prosecution. On Friday, February 5th a pre-trial will take place. Then the defense will have the opportunity More...

Nelson Navarro
By Edition On Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

NAPB wants emergency meeting in parliament on coastguard

WILLEMSTAD – The police union NAPB wants an emergency meeting with the standing committee Justice in parliament. According to the union, the officers of the coast guard are being wronged by the Minister of Justice, More...