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March 2017 FOL Fun Day 2
By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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USFOL volunteers organize fun day for BSF youth

WILLEMSTAD - On March 17, 2017, 45 members from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) organized a Fun Day for 56 youth and five adults from Brigada di Seguridat I Formashon (BSF). Youth from the Brigade participated More...

Seda  -  21 Jun 16
By Edition On Thursday, June 30th, 2016
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USFOL volunteers support SEDA’s beautification project

WILLEMSTAD - On June 21, eight members from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) Curacao supported a community outreach event at the Fundashon Sentro di Dama (SEDA) Women’s Center. The USFOL members helped More...

US Consulate
By Edition On Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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U.S. Consul General Hawthorne hosts visit of U.S. Admiral Kurt Tidd

WILLEMSTAD - U.S. Consul General Margaret Hawthorne hosted the visit of Commander U.S. Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) Admiral Kurt W. Tidd, June 15-16, 2016. This is Admiral Tidd’s first visit to the Dutch Caribbean More...

Animal Shelter 11
By Edition On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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USFOL Hosts “Operation Pet Care” at Dierenasiel Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - On March 11, 2016, the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) hosted "Operation Pet Care" for 56 abandoned animals during a visit to Dierenasiel Curaçao. USFOL volunteers spent the morning cleaning More...

Siloam Christmas group
By Edition On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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USFOL volunteers donate Christmas gifts to community charity organizations

WILLEMSTAD - During the holiday season, over 60 volunteers from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) collected more than US $12,000 worth of toy donations for their annual Operation Curaçao Christmas program. More...

SEDA 2
By Edition On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
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USFOL volunteers commemorate Monsignor Amada Romer at SEDA

WILLEMSTAD - Recently, seven volunteers from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) visited the Siloam Orphanage and assisted with various manual labors. The volunteers devoted four hours of time cleaning, More...

FOL Base
By Edition On Thursday, October 15th, 2015
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158 thousand kilos of cocaine intercepted in one year

WILLEMSTAD - The US FOL base in Aruba and Curaçao intercepted last year 158 thousand kilos of cocaine, eight thousand kilos of marijuana and three kilograms of heroin. More than 500 flights required to obtain this More...

P-3
By Edition On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Homeland Security taking to the sky in drug smuggling fight

ABOVE THE CARIBBEAN SEA (AP) -- As soon as the aging P-3 surveillance plane rumbles off the island runway, a crew of three agents for U.S. Customs and Border Protection begins hunting with high-tech radar for anything More...

FOL Base
By Edition On Thursday, September 10th, 2015
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The Netherlands wants to extend FOL-treaty

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte wants to extend the so called FOL treaty again for five years. The treaty entered into force in 2001 and allows the United States to use the facilities More...

Dierenasiel
By Edition On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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USFOL volunteers donate goods to Dierenasiel Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - On July 29, 2015, ten volunteers from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) visited Dierenasiel Curacao to deliver 68 kilos of donations. The volunteers spent the morning grooming and socializing More...