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By Edition On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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Again human remains and other person belongings found on north coast

WILLEMSTAD - Once again body parts have been found at Koraal Tabak, north coast of the island. Police officers rushed to the scene and seized the human remains for identification. Because Venezuelan media reported More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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Dead Venezuelans found on north coast are victims of human trafficking

WILLEMSTAD - The police officers have arrested two Venezuelans suspected of human trafficking. They are suspected of being involved in the crossing of the boat that shipwrecked on the north coast of the island last More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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More human remains found at Koral Tabak

WILLEMSTAD - Once again a body washed ashore at Koral Tabak, north coast of the island. It is not yet clear whether it is a man or a woman. The body is not complete. It is obvious that it is one of the victims of More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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UN chief offers Colombia help with Venezuela migration crisis

Colombia's president has warned of an unfolding "humanitarian crisis" on the border with Venezuela. Nearly half a million Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape economic deprivation and a crackdown on dissent. BOGOTA More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Update: Fifth body found

WILLEMSTAD - On the coast of Curaçao, four bodies of Venezuelan migrants washed ashore in Curaçao. They were supposedly Venezuelans trying to enter the island illegally. Today a fifth body was washed up at the More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Dead Venezuelans were previously deported from Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Three of the four Venezuelans who were found dead on the coast of Curaçao last Wednesday were deported at the end of last year because they were staying illegally on the island. That is what the local More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Four lifeless bodies washed ashore in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Four lifeless bodies were found today on the north coast of the island today. These were two men and two women. The police indicated that they could be Venezuelan refugees. If they are indeed Venezuelans, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Curaçao is deporting more Venezuelans than ever before

WILLEMSTAD - More and more Venezuelans apply for asylum in Curaçao. More and more are also being sent back. In 2017, this involved 200 asylum applications via UNHCR, the United Nations refugee organization and More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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Number of refugees from Venezuela is increasing in large numbers

WILLEMSTAD - The number of Venezuelans seeking refuge abroad is increasing in large numbers, even in Curaçao. That is what UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the refugee organization of the United Nations, reports. Last More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
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Number of refugees decreasing

WILLEMSTAD - The number of illegal immigrants trying to get on land has decreased compared to last year. This is according to the Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie. His statement is striking: Minister Plasterk More...