26 undocumented Venezuelans intercepted

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard intercepted a boat with 26 Venezuelan undocumented migrants last night. The boat was detected by radar in the early evening hours. The Coast Guard immediately investigated.

Upon arrival it turned out to be a ship with 20 men and 6 women who tried to enter Curaçao illegally. All passengers were arrested and taken to the coast at Baya Beach. All 26 were further checked and tested for COVID-19. They were then transported to the SDKK prison where they will await their trial.

The Venezuelans' boat has also been confiscated and taken to the Coast Guard base in Parera for further investigation.

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