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By Edition On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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New station ship arrived this morning in St. Anna Bay

WILLEMSTAD - The new station ship in the Caribbean entered the harbor of Willemstad this morning. The Zr.Ms. Van Speijk of the Royal Navy will be the station ship for the next 4 months. The navy ship sailed the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Dominican Republic hosts 7th Assembly of Caribbean Peoples

SANTO DOMINGO - The 7th Assembly of Caribbean Peoples (ACP) is beginning today in the Dominican Republic, with the participation of delegates from several countries of the region. According to official sources, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Mission accomplished, Army continues to phase out presence

PHILIPSBURG - The Netherlands Army mission to provide assistance to the St. Maarten Police Force to stop looting after Hurricane Irma and to safeguard essential areas on the island is complete and military personnel More...

Soldiers
By Edition On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Soldiers return to Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Dutch and Curaçao members of the Dutch military stationed in Curaçao returned to Curaçao from St. Maarten on Tuesday. Commander of the Navy in the Caribbean Brigadier Peter Jan de Vin was at Hato More...

Parera
By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Curaçao becomes coordination center for Caribbean relief efforts

WILLEMSTAD - The French, English and Dutch relief efforts in the Caribbean must be based in Curaçao. That was announced yesterday in New York during the United Nations General Assembly. Navy Base Parera becomes More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Navy ship to remain in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch government is not in favor of withdrawing its navy ships from the Caribbean part of the Kingdom to stop refugees in the Mediterranean. This is according to the Dutch Minister of More...

Militia
By Edition On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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67 militiamen started training

WILLEMSTAD - 67 boys started yesterday's military training for the Curaçao and Aruban Militia. For eleven months, they are trained at Parera's base to work as militiamen in Aruba and Curaçao. After that, they More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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USA reassures Dutch Minister of Defense about Venezuela

WASHINGTON, THE HAGUE - The US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reassured his Dutch counterpart Jeanine Hennis-Plasscheart with the announcement that there is no chance that the United States will arbitrarily take More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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New station ship Zr.Ms. Zealand enters the harbor

WILLEMSTAD - This afternoon, between 13.00 and 14.00, the new station ship Zr.Ms. Zeeland entered the Annabaai. The Zeeland has been deployed for four months as a 'station ship in the West' to intercept drug transport More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Military vehicles on the street: ‘clumsy’

WILLEMSTAD - The military vehicles in streets of Willemstad have nothing to do with the political situation on the island. Several newspapers this morning opened their edition with text and photographs of heavily More...