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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...

Zr.Ms-Zeeland-vaart-Annabaai
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...

Hennis
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...

Zr.Ms-Zeeland-vaart-Annabaai
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...

miliatiamen
By Edition On Friday, January 13th, 2017
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Defense is seeking militiamen

WILLEMSTAD - The Curaçao militia is looking for new blood. Young men with a diploma PSVE or SBO-1 may start in August with a new program. They are then trained as a militiaman in 12 months. Curacao's militia is More...

venezuela-soldiers
By Edition On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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Military trafficking subsidized food as Venezuelans go hungry – report

CARACAS – The Venezuelan military is capitalizing on the misery of the people by running illegal markets that sell food at 100 times the government regulated price while much of the South American country is going More...

war memorial
By Edition On Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Curaçao commemorates WWII victims

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao commemorates the victims of World War II with a solemn ceremony at the Monument to the Waaigat on May 4. This year is the centenary of the Curaçao resistance hero George Maduro. Maduro died More...