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Coast Guard Venezuelans
By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

More Venezuelans arrested by the Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - The Coastguard Caribbean region detected two suspicious vessels of the type yola during a patrol about half a mile off the coast of Fuikbaai. There were a lot of materials on board. Because the six More...

St. Martinus
By Edition On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Funds from the Netherlands for foreigners’ asylum in the city

WILLEMSTAD - The 100,000 euros from Minister Stef Blok will be used to renovate the St. Thomas School in Otrobanda. The aim is to confine 100 to 150 women in detention for foreigners before they are deported. Justice More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Search for illegal Venezuelans at Coral Tobacco did not yield anything

WILLEMSTAD - A major search for presumably illegal Venezuelans at Koraal Tabak has yielded nothing. Yesterday the police came into action with a lot of equipment after the Coast Guard had sounded the alarm. They More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Venezuelan boat capsizes: 14 rescued, 2 missing

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard confirms that the "Rosa Maria" from Vela di Coro with 16 Venezuelan fugitives has capsized in Venezuelan waters. Fourteen people have been rescued by boats back and forth More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Curaçao’s coast is not closed

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard has not closed the coast of the island. Such a decision has not been made by the Government of Curaçao. This is according to the Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 10th, 2017

Most illegal Venezuelans enter the island legally

WILLEMSTAD - The flow of people from Venezuela to the ABC islands is limited. That is what the Dutch ministers of Kingdom Relations and Internal Affairs Ronald Plasterk say in a letter to the Dutch House of Representatives. In More...

By Edition On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Once again Coast Guard arrests undocumented Venezuelans

WILLEMSTAD - During the early hours today, the Dash-8 of the Coast Guard Curaçao signaled a suspicious movement on the sea east of the island. The Super RHIB was immediately dispatched to investigate. It was around More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Eight illegal immigrants from Venezuela arrested

WILLEMSTAD - Last night, Caribbean Coast Guard officers have arrested eight illegal migrants and transferred them to the Police Corps. At 01.45, the coast guard radar detected an unknown vessel at Fuikbaai. The More...

By Edition On Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Coast Guard arrests 50 Venezuelans entering the island illegally

WILLEMSTAD – Early this morning the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard intercepted two go-fasts with approximately 50 Venezuelans who were trying to enter the island illegally. This action took place in the Fuik area, More...

illegal venezuelans
By Edition On Friday, May 19th, 2017

Minister of Defense: “Number of arrested illegal immigrants rising, bust still no reason for concern”

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The number of Venezuelan refugees being detained by the Coast Guard is rising, but there is no reason for concern. This is according to the Kingdom Minister of Defense, Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert More...