The Caribbean brigade of the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee will have many new colleagues.
No fewer than 71 in total. They are deployed for the so-called Strengthening Border Control Protocol in Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten.
A first group of more than 30 colleagues has already started this month, in anticipation of the official reorganization that should lead to permanent placements from July 2023.
71 New military police to the Dutch Caribbean Latest Major Jan Ploegstra, as project leader, is allowed to ensure that everything runs smoothly. He talks about the how and why of this extensive plan. “It’s a project with a lot of impact.”
‘In one fell swoop 71 vacancies’
Protocol Strengthening Border Control, what does that mean?
The Association of Caribbean States is the organization for consultation, cooperation and concerted action in trade, transport, sustainable tourism and natural disasters in the Greater Caribbean.
Its Member States are Antigua & Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname,
Trinidad & Tobago and Venezuela. Its Associate Members are Aruba, Curacao, (France on behalf of French Guiana, Saint Barthelemy and Saint Martin ), Guadeloupe, Martinique, Sint Maarten, (The Netherlands on behalf of Bonaire, Saba, and Sint Eustatius ), Turks and Caicos.