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By Edition On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

U.S. Coast Guard relocates assets to Curaçao due to Hurricane Irma

WILLEMSTAD - Due to Hurricane Irma, the U.S. Coast Guard will be temporarily positioning seven Coast Guard Patrol Vessels from Puerto Rico to Curaçao from September 6-12th to facilitate response efforts. The U.S. More...

By Edition On Friday, July 14th, 2017

US Coast Guard repatriates 102 Haitian migrants

MIAMI - The US Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew repatriated 102 Haitian migrants on Wednesday to Cap-Haitien, Haiti. The Cutter Mohawk crew interdicted the migrants on Tuesday approximately 22 miles south of Great More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Navy intercepts 700 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - The navy ship Zr. Ms. Van Amstel has, in a short time, intercepted two drugs shipments totaling nearly 700 kilos of cocaine in the Caribbean. This was announced by the Ministry of Defense in the Netherlands More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

US Coast Guard makes region’s largest coke bust since 1999

SAN JUAN – The US Coast Guard confiscated 4.2 tons of cocaine last week off the coast of Suriname. Four Guyanese men have been apprehended in connection with the bust that, according to Coast Guard, is the largest More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

The Friesland intercepted go fast with 440 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - Last week, the Navy ship His Majesty Friesland intercepted a go fast with drugs in the Caribbean Sea, located 90 miles north of Columbia. The Ministry of Defense made this announcement in the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

International cooperation Coast Guard provides drug interception

WILLEMSTAD - During a patrol 100 miles north of Curacao, the Coast Guard Caribbean aircraft, the Dash 8, discovered a so-called go fast. This drug smuggler was cruising at high speed, heading north. After the six-man More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

U.S. Coast Guard Helps a Day Care and a Community Center on Bonaire

KRALENDIJK - Last Friday, members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Bear assisted in two community relations projects during their stay on Bonaire. In coordination with the Bonaire government, 11 USCGC Bear More...

By Edition On Monday, March 23rd, 2015

U.S. Coast Guard Delivers Search and Rescue System to the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - Members of the U.S. Consulate General Curaçao attended a ceremony on March 23rd, 2015 to commemorate the graduation of Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard watchstanders who have completed training on a newly More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

U.S. Coast Guard Holds International Port Security Seminar on Sint Maarten

PHILLIPSBURG - Members of the U.S. Coast Guard’s International Port Security Program facilitated a three day International Shipping and Port Facility Security Seminar with maritime security stakeholders in December More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

US Coast Guard repatriates 121 Cuban migrants interdicted at sea in past week

MIAMI, USA -- The US Coast Guard repatriated 121 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Monday interdicted in seven separate events in the past week. All seven interdictions included unseaworthy, homemade More...