Tag: Suriname

  • Aruban Authorities Seize 5 Tons of Cocaine From Vessel and Arrest Crew Off Venezuela

    February 26: Authorities in the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba have seized five tons of cocaine from on board a cargo ship destined for Greece and arrested several Montenegrin crew […]

  • 855kg Cocaine Seized From Behind Concealed Panel in Container at Paramaribo, Suriname

    December 27: A total of 855km of cocaine has been seized by port authorities in Paramaribo, Suriname, leading to the arrest of at least one person. The cocaine was hidden […]

  • Police Probe $17 Million Cocaine Seizure at Port Bustamante, Jamaica

    May 31: Investigators are probing a $17 million cocaine bust at the Port of Kingston. The cocaine, which weighed 12 kilogrammes, was seized on Thursday.  In a statement Friday, the Jamaica […]

  • Half a Tonne of Cocaine Seized at Port of Dunkirk, From Suriname

    April 29: According to Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin, French authorities reportedly seized half a tonne of cocaine worth around 40 million euros ($44.9 million USD) in the northern port of […]

  • Caribbean piracy woes

    Recent murder of fishermen has focused attention on region. Return of pirates of the Caribbean: piracy jumps 163 percent amid Venezuela crisis BY JASON LEMON The Caribbean sea and coast of […]

  • Guyana: pirate arrested

    Fishermen captured and handed over the suspect to local police officials. Guyana: Suspect confesses to killing fishermen Guyana Chronicle:–  A SUSPECT in the piracy attack in Surinamese waters just over a […]

  • Suriname survivor found

    One survivor found, but another attack this week. Weak, badly injured fisherman rescued; suspected pirate arrested off Suriname’s coast; Guyana in mourning PARAMARIBO – Although the chance of finding survivors is […]

  • Bodies found off Suriname

    Bodies found following horrific armed robbery at sea. Three bodies of 16 missing fishermen discovered; Guyanese relatives fear the worst Posted by: Denis Chabrol Three bodies of the 16 missing fishermen […]

  • Brutal attack off Suriname

    Guyanese captain tell of horrific pirate attack in Suriname waters… Car batteries tied to crewmen’s legs, 16 missing after thrown overboard Several Guyanese fishermen are said to be missing after […]

  • Tradewinds kicks off

    Multinational exercise kicks off. Major military exercise begins in the Caribbean tomorrow Exercise Tradewinds 2017, a multi-national maritime security and disaster response exercise in the Caribbean, begins tomorrow. The annual […]