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By Edition On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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Venezuelan heading for the Netherlands is arrested with 46 gold bars

ORANJESTAD - A Venezuelan man was arrested on the Caribbean island of Aruba on Sunday, heading for the Netherlands with a suitcase full of gold bars. The man was reportedly planning to board a KLM fight to the Netherlands More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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Coast Guard intercepts Venezuelan shrimp

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard intercepted a Curaçao boat with 33 crates of shrimp on board. It is suspected that the 'Don Martin' took over the cargo from a smuggler boat that met it halfway through Venezuela. Upon More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Illegally received goods from Venezuela will be returned

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The countries of the Kingdom are willing to return goods illegally imported from Venezuela to Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire. This is what the Dutch Minister Halbe Zijlstra of Foreign Affairs More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Premier Rhuggenaath: “It’s time to ask ourselves why Venezuela took measures against the islands”

WILLEMSTAD - Now that Venezuela still does not allow any maritime or air traffic to the ABC islands, according to the Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath it is time to ask the question again why the South More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Dutch MP asks about large-scale gold smuggling to islands

THE HAGUE - Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Ronald van Raak of the Socialist Party (SP) wants clarity from the Dutch Government about reports that large quantities of Venezuela gold are being More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018
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Large-scale gold smuggling from Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - Under the watchful eye of the army, thousands of kilos of illegal gold are smuggled monthly from Venezuela to the Caribbean, including Curaçao and Aruba. The Dutch investigative journalist and international More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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Update: Venezuelan ties to oil-linked isles further sour

CARACAS, WILLEMSTAD - Venezuela says it will not reopen its air and sea borders with the islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao until the local authorities implement measures to halt smuggling of coltan, diamonds More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Food hoarding on Dutch Islands as Venezuela issues trade ban over smuggling

WILLEMSTAD - The population of Curaçao was forced to begin stockpiling food since neighboring country Venezuela announced a trade boycott with the Dutch Caribbean Island on Friday. The trade ban also covered Aruba More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Curaçao and Aruba: “No way to treat a neighboring country”

WILLEMSTAD, ORANJESTAD - Curaçao and Aruba are reacting to the Venezuelan decision to close the border with the ABC islands for three days. Anger and concern compete for priority with the Prime Ministers of both More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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Investigation into whiskey smuggling

WILLEMSTAD – There is currently an ongoing investigation into whiskey smuggling. This was confirmed by the Curaçao Customs. They were not willing to share more information since the investigation is still in More...