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DHL in Curacao
By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Man punished for smuggling drugs from Curaçao via DHL

THE HAGUE - In the Netherlands, a man was convicted of drug smuggling from Curaçao via DHL. At the airport Schiphol it was discovered and a policeman dressed as a DHL courier delivered the package. That did not More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Navy Ship intercepts drug shipment in Caribbean Sea

WILLEMSTAD - The navy ship Zr.Ms. Zealand intercepted 600 kilograms of cocaine in the Caribbean Sea this week. The ship had just left from Curaçao to the Netherlands after a mission of four months as a station More...

Coast Guard
By Edition On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Coast Guard intercepts drugs

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard has intercepted a bunch of narcotics on a Venezuela vessel on Monday evening. Six persons aboard were arrested. The boat was detected on the radar of the Rescue and Coordination More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
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Police arrest head immigration service at Hato Airport

WILLEMSTAD - The police, together with the Royal Military Police (Marechaussee), arrested the 57-year-old Henky Calmes on suspicion of drug trafficking and bribery. Calmes is head of the Immigration Service at the More...

Sint Maarten Airport
By Edition On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Customs in Sint Maarten seizes 337 kilos drugs

PHILIPSBURG - Customs officers confiscated approximately 336 kilos of marijuana and one kilo of cocaine during the past week, according to Customs on Thursday. Customs officers at Princess Juliana International More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 15th, 2017
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Drugs catch

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coastguard, in close cooperation with the St. Maarten Customs Department, on Saturday seized 101 packages of marijuana with a total weight of 35.67 kilos on board More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Navy intercepts 700 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - The navy ship Zr. Ms. Van Amstel has, in a short time, intercepted two drugs shipments totaling nearly 700 kilos of cocaine in the Caribbean. This was announced by the Ministry of Defense in the Netherlands More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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Duo sentenced; plane confiscated

WILLEMSTAD - M. T. (Turkey, 1965) and E.J.W. (Curaçao, 1974) were sentenced today by the Court of Justice to 6 years in prison for their involvement in the export and possession of 290 kilos of cocaine. The man More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Eastern Caribbean branded a transit point for drug traffickers by US

The US State Department says the eastern Caribbean hosts abundant transhipment points for illicit narcotics. WASHINGTON – The Eastern Caribbean has been branded a “transit point for drug traffickers going to More...

Coast Guard Record Cocaine Bust
By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
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US Coast Guard makes region’s largest coke bust since 1999

SAN JUAN – The US Coast Guard confiscated 4.2 tons of cocaine last week off the coast of Suriname. Four Guyanese men have been apprehended in connection with the bust that, according to Coast Guard, is the largest More...