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By Edition On Friday, October 14th, 2016
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No more fruits and vegetables from Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - The supply of fruit and vegetables from Venezuela via the floating market has stopped. The market stalls with fruit and vegetables on the quay in Punda are clearly less well sorted. According to customs More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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Goods declaration at airport adjusted

WILLEMSTAD – The declaration of goods at the Curaçao airport has been adjusted to fit the new arrivals hall, which was inaugurated last week. This is according to a press release emitted by Customs. Newly purchased More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Customs enters paperless era

WILLEMSTAD - Starting this week, those who have to prepare their declaration when importing goods can do it using the new digital Customs Asycuda system. They don’t have to bring it to the customs office like More...

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By Edition On Thursday, July 7th, 2016
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Route Düsseldorf attractive for drug mules

WILLEMSTAD - Last year, the customs at the Düsseldorf airport intercepted over 800 kilos of drugs originating from Curaçao. These were brought in by drug couriers on the weekly flight of Airberlin. A quarter of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 10th, 2016
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U.S. Consulate hosts Curaçao Customs and Miami Police Department

WILLEMSTAD - Acting U.S. Consul General Hormazd Kanga hosted an event for the three instructors from the Miami Police International Training Center who are currently in Curacao for a two-week management training More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Investigation into whiskey smuggling

WILLEMSTAD – There is currently an ongoing investigation into whiskey smuggling. This was confirmed by the Curaçao Customs. They were not willing to share more information since the investigation is still in More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Customs intercept large batch of weed

WILLEMSTAD - Customs has earlier this week intercepted 130 kilos of marijuana. The drugs were hidden in a container from Panama. Which appeared to have made quite a journey. The beginning station was Aruba, then More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 27th, 2015
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Vegetables destroyed

WILLEMSTAD - The Customs Department of Curaçao has seized and destroyed a large amount of vegetables from Venezuela this week. Mainly peppers and pumpkins. These fruits were imported through the fruit boats from More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 20th, 2014
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Hato: “Within half an hour outside”

WILLEMSTAD – “Within half an hour outside”. That's the name of the special action set up by the Customs and Immigration Service at the Hato International Airport. These airport officers want to give the guarantee More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Customs officer also stole whisky

WILLEMSTAD - The customs officer that apparently stole an expensive smartphone out of a suitcase at Hato airport, also stole a bottle of whiskey. This came up today during the officer’s court hearing. The officer More...