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By Edition On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

International cooperation Coast Guard provides drug interception

WILLEMSTAD - During a patrol 100 miles north of Curacao, the Coast Guard Caribbean aircraft, the Dash 8, discovered a so-called go fast. This drug smuggler was cruising at high speed, heading north. After the six-man More...

By Edition On Thursday, May 21st, 2015

6,000 kilos of marijuana intercepted during routine inspection

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Royal Navy has intercepted 6,000 kilograms of marijuana during a routine inspection in the Caribbean Sea. The drugs were found aboard the fishing boat Caribbean Soul. The boat came from Jamaica More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Navy wants more partners in Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - The spectacular joint action between the Dutch and American navies last week, which resulted in an interception of a drug boat, must continue. The brand new Naval Commander in the Caribbean, Commander More...

By Edition On Monday, April 7th, 2014

No joint counter-narcotics Venezuela and Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - "Coast Guard Caribbean and Venezuela do not cooperate in the fight against drugs and the prevention of arms smuggling." This is according to the Dutch Minister of Defense, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 24th, 2014

U.S. Coast Guard conducts successful port security audit seminar

WILLEMSTAD - The Maritime Authority of Curacao and the United States Coast Guard International Port Security Program, in cooperation with the Harbormaster, conducted a port security audit seminar February 19-21. Officials More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Crew rescued after ten days at sea

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB) rescued, in collaboration with the merchant ship Luminous Ace, a boat with four people on board on Wednesday night. The boat appeared to have been floating at sea More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 1st, 2014

Coast Guard arrests illegal Venezuelans south of Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB), in collaboration with the Police Corps Curaçao (KPC) has arrested 2 illegal immigrants on a Yale near Playa Mansaliña in the early hours of January 1. Around 1:00 More...