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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 Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Update: Minister of Justice – Search at the Admittance Organization

WILLEMSTAD - The National Investigation Team together with the Police Corps searched the offices of the Curaçao Admittance Organization. The Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie indicated that the Director of this More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Venezuelans: “With the current situation in our country, we will continue trying to enter Curaçao!”

WILLEMSTAD - There are many on the island who complain about the Venezuelans that are coming to Curaçao and staying on the island illegally on a daily basis. This is, of course, something that Curaçao cannot allow More...

By Edition On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

US sticking to decision to end temporary immigration status for Haitians

Human rights advocates and other international non-governmental organizations have been pressuring us authorities to grant Haitians an 18-month extension to get their house in order. WASHINGTON – The United States More...

By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017

27 undocumented arrested

WILLEMSTAD – During a recent inspection of the multidisciplinary team, which consists of the police force, immigration, Ministry of Economic Development and Tax Accountants (BAB), 27 undocumented were arrested. The More...

By Edition On Monday, April 10th, 2017

Travel to US while being convicted

US Consulate General Curaçao Dear Sirs, I read about a short visit from former Curaçao Prime Minister Mr. Gerrit Schotte to Miami, last week. I find this strange, as Mr. Gerrit Schotte (whose house was raìded More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Again boat with Venezuelans intercepted

WILLEMSTAD - Again a boat with Venezuelans on board was intercepted by the Coast Guard. The yola type boat was seen around 10 pm last night in the Fuik and Spanish Water area. It was intercepted when it was approaching More...

By Edition On Friday, January 27th, 2017

Outspoken US Legislator with Caribbean roots among those fighting Trump’s immigration orders

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke says “this vicious attack on families across the United States cannot stand”. NEW YORK – A Caribbean-American legislator is vowing to fight for immigrants following President Donald More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Two employees of the immigration service arrested

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - On Tuesday morning, January 17, 2017 two employees of the immigration service were arrested suspected of human smuggling, bribery and abuse of their post. K.L.M.B. (34) and A.A.D. (33) More...