All about Illegal Venezuelans

By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Boat intercepted with 37 undocumented

WILLEMSTAD - Yesterday evening around 11 pm the Frisc interceptor vessel of the station ship Zr. Ms Zeeland was dispatched with a team of the coastguard on board after a suspicious boat was spotted east of Curaçao. Upon More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018

Business owner fined for having illegal employees

WILLEMSTAD - A 52-year-old business owner has been fined for having three illegal Venezuelan ladies in service. They worked really hard for the business owner but were barely paid. He was fined 4500 guilders, of More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

Coast Guard intercepts boat with illegal Venezuelan woman

WILLEMSTAD - The coastguard intercepted a vessel in the vicinity of Klein Curaçao yesterday afternoon. On the radar the officers could see how two vessels were next to each other. On arrival of the Coast Guard, More...

By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018

Arrests in human trafficking investigation

WILLEMSTAD - Police and Justice have arrested 41 Venezuelans on Saturday. This happened during a criminal investigation into human trafficking. Among them 17 drinking ladies. They have been interrogated and are More...

By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

More Venezuelans arrested by the Coast Guard

WILLEMSTAD - The Coastguard Caribbean region detected two suspicious vessels of the type yola during a patrol about half a mile off the coast of Fuikbaai. There were a lot of materials on board. Because the six More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Funds from the Netherlands for foreigners’ asylum in the city

WILLEMSTAD - The 100,000 euros from Minister Stef Blok will be used to renovate the St. Thomas School in Otrobanda. The aim is to confine 100 to 150 women in detention for foreigners before they are deported. Justice More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Search for illegal Venezuelans at Coral Tobacco did not yield anything

WILLEMSTAD - A major search for presumably illegal Venezuelans at Koraal Tabak has yielded nothing. Yesterday the police came into action with a lot of equipment after the Coast Guard had sounded the alarm. They More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Venezuelan boat capsizes: 14 rescued, 2 missing

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard confirms that the "Rosa Maria" from Vela di Coro with 16 Venezuelan fugitives has capsized in Venezuelan waters. Fourteen people have been rescued by boats back and forth More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Curaçao’s coast is not closed

WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard has not closed the coast of the island. Such a decision has not been made by the Government of Curaçao. This is according to the Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 10th, 2017

Most illegal Venezuelans enter the island legally

WILLEMSTAD - The flow of people from Venezuela to the ABC islands is limited. That is what the Dutch ministers of Kingdom Relations and Internal Affairs Ronald Plasterk say in a letter to the Dutch House of Representatives. In More...