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Security sector Curacao
By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
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Security partners Curaçao on board Zr. Ms. Zealand

WILLEMSTAD - On Monday, several partners from the security sector met on board of the naval vessel Zr.Ms. Zeeland for a theme day. This theme day was devoted to the (simplified) military assistance requests and More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Dutch military officers arrested

WILLEMSTAD - Three Dutch military officers have been arrested in Curaçao. According to the Public Prosecution, they drove away after an accident and then made a false declaration of the theft of their rental car. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Militaries prosecuted for death navy diver

WILLEMSTAD - Three soldiers are being prosecuted for a diving accident in which a marine diver died in November 2015. According to the Public Prosecution Service (OM), they violated service regulations that could More...

Curmil training
By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018
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New CURMIL trained for support Ta Basta Awor (now it’s enough)

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao militia Curmil will support the police in the 'ta basta awor' action, now it is enough. During the so-called Vehicle Checkpoint training, the military receives all ins and outs to carry More...

Defense homes
By Edition On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Defense homes sold per auction

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Government Real Estate Company (The Netherlands) once again sells defense homes in Curaçao. This time it is about 11 houses in Grote Berg. The houses are sold individually via a notary More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Curaçao’s harbor decorated with tall ships

WILLEMSTAD - It was an amazing sight to behold. Early in the morning on July 15, the first tall ship enters the harbor of Curaçao. Spectators were already lined up on both sides of the harbor in the early hours More...

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By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Hurricane relief workers honoured

NIJKERK - More than 1,100 military and civil relief workers received the Remembrance Medal for Humanitarian Assistance in Disasters from St. Maarten Governor Eugene Holiday, Dutch Minister of Defence Ank Bijleveld-Schouten More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Participants demonstrate live fire capabilities during Exercise Tradewinds

BASSETERRE - Forty-five participants comprising military and coast guard from the Dominican Republic, St Kitts and Nevis and the United States got an opportunity to demonstrate their live fire capabilities during More...

Dutch navy
By Edition On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Navy errors in fatal diving accident Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - During a diving exercise at the Navy in Curaçao in 2015, in which a 23-year-old sailor died, mistakes were made. This is evident from an internal investigation on which the Second Chamber of the Dutch More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 11th, 2018
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Armored vehicles in Curaçao not because of concerns about Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD, THE HAGUE - The Dutch Ministry of Defense strongly opposes reports that it has strengthened the military presence in Curaçao because of concerns about the instability of neighboring Venezuela. Commander More...