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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...

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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...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Curacao coastguard rescues Venezuelans fleeing crisis

WILLEMSTAD - Dutch Caribbean Coastguard rescued 26 Venezuelans stranded on nearby Klein (little) Curaçao on Friday, in the latest case of migrants fleeing an economic and social crisis at home. As millions of Venezuelans More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Again boat with Venezuelans intercepted

WILLEMSTAD - Again a boat with Venezuelans on board was intercepted by the Coast Guard. The yola type boat was seen around 10 pm last night in the Fuik and Spanish Water area. It was intercepted when it was approaching More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Minister of Justice: “Many criminals among Venezuelan immigrants”

WILLEMSTAD – “Now we have a situation where unexpectedly we are being confronted with a number of illegals here on the island. And unfortunately, many of those we arrest are Venezuelan criminals.” This is More...