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Holland-Cuba shipyard delivers patrol boat to Venezuela’s Coast Guard

Holland should be embarrassed.

Under Cuba cooperation agreements between Cuba and Venezuela, Damex Shipyards announced the delivery of a new patrol boat to Venezuela's Coast Guard. The shipyard facility, located in Santiago de Cuba, is a license holder and after sales location for Damen Shipyards Holland. According to the article, this Damen designed line of vessels is used by, among others, the Canadian Coast Guard, the UK Border Agency, and get this, states that the U.S. Coast Guard is considering buying a modified version... (Consider the source).

No mention of the usual unpleasant details of doing business in partnership with Castro Inc., the contracts for slave labor, or the forced worker "deployments" to Venezuela.

According to this 2006 memo, Damex Shipyards, which operates the facility in Santiago de Cuba, (El Nispero Shipyard), is the largest Dutch business interest in Cuba.

There are photos and info on the Armada de la Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela (in Spanish) here.

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