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By Edition On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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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...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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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...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Dutch Navy and U.S. Coast Guard intercepted 1,500 kg marijuana

WILLEMSTAD – The Royal Navy and the U.S. Coast Guard have intercepted a smuggling boat in the past week. They prevented the transport of about 1,500 kilos of marijuana from Jamaica to Guyana. Five crew members More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 25th, 2014
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Coast Guard assists man with cut in the abdomen

WILLEMSTAD – The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB) recently conducted a medical evacuation. The Cuban man on board a tanker from Venezuela Ten was about miles south of the island. The man had a deep cut to his More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 20th, 2014
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Fourteen new coast guards sworn in

WILLEMSTAD – The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB) has, since recently, fourteen new coastguard officials. The participants of the Coast Guard training process have now the theoretical part of their degree. During More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Coast guard employee arrested yet again

WILLEMSTAD – Coast Guard employee, Meyer was arrested again yesterday morning. He is suspected of involvement in drug trafficking. He was arrested in December of last year after a man went missing in Klein More...