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Curmil training
By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

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

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...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Naval ships to stay longer in Willemstad

DEN HELDER, WILLEMSTAD - There comes an end to the constant commuting of naval ships between Den Helder (the Netherlands) and Curaçao. The Royal Netherlands Navy will station one of the patrol vessels from the More...

Turtle beach
By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018

Turtle’s beach cleaned up

WILLEMSTAD - A truck full of plastic, car tires, rope, fishing nets and countless other types of waste. That was the result of a joint cleanup of the Company in the West 28 of DGLC Royal Air Force and Sea Turtle More...

By Edition On Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Defense personnel Caribbean awarded for emergency relief Hurricane Irma

WILLEMSTAD - Military and civilian personnel from the various sections of the Defense in the Caribbean were awarded the Commemorative Medal for Humanitarian Assistance in Disasters at Naval Base Parera. The awards More...

By Edition On Monday, June 11th, 2018

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...

By Edition On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Prime Minister sees no reason for more military capacity because of Venezuela

WILLEMSTAD - The Prime Minister of Curaçao, Eugene Rhuggenaath sees no reason to deploy extra troops and other capacities because of Venezuela. The Prime Minister reacts to the motion of the Second Chamber of the More...

Dutch parliament
By Edition On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Dutch Parliament wants to strengthen the defense of the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom

THE HAGUE - An overwhelming majority in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament wants Minister Ank Bijleveld of Defense to consult with allies about the strengthening of the military defense of the Caribbean More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Dutch MP: Defense of the ABC islands must be more robust

THE HAGUE - The military defense of the ABC islands must be strengthened. Member of Parliament Isabelle Diks (GroenLinks) has submitted a motion to this end. In a debate with Defense Minister Ank Bijleveld about More...

By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Zr. Ms. Holland arrived in the Caribbean

WILLEMSTAD - Zr.Ms. Holland has arrived in the Caribbean. The new station ship will be used for the next 3.5 months to intercept drug transports and to support the Coast Guard. Even before her ceremonial entry, More...