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Coast Guard
By Edition On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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Texas woman still missing after snorkeling excursion

WILLEMSTAD – A Texas woman vanished while snorkeling off the northwestern coast of Curaçao last week, and the local coast guard stopped looking for her after three days of fruitless searching, authorities More...

Missing
By Edition On Friday, June 26th, 2015
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Search for missing American continues

WILLEMSTAD – The Coast Guard resumed the search for a missing American lady this morning. Yesterday around 5 pm the message came in: a 28-year-old woman from Texas was going with a group snorkeling at Cas More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
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Attorney General visits Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD – Attorney General (PG) Guus Schram made a working visit to the Caribbean Coastguard. The PG had the opportunity to get acquainted with the base at Parera and the air base Hato, Curaçao. Earlier, More...

Navarro
By Edition On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015
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Navarro acquiring weapons for Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD – The government of Curaçao is preparing to acquiring weapons for the local Coast Guard personnel. This was confirmed by the Minister of Justice, Nelson Navarro. The minister indicated that he’s More...

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

Aruba
By Edition On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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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
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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...

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By Edition On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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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...

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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...