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illegal venezuelans
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 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 More...

coast guard
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 More...

coast guard
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...

Coast Guard
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 More...

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...