At least four people died and 28 people are missing -according to the official reports.
The incident happens the boat was carrying more than two dozen migrants from crisis-wracked Venezuela that crashed onto rocks on a nearby Dutch island.
According to the police, they have found two women and two men bodies & are searching if there are more. Media reports said that the boat sailed from La Vela de Coro in Venezuela’s north-western Falcon state.
Luis Stefanelli, an opposition deputy in falcon said that around more than 30 people were loaded in the boat and all them were under 35 years, even some minors.
As tension has been arising between Venezuela and Caribbean island of Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire, after President Nicolas Maduro ordered to closed air and sea traffic to the islands because of smuggling.
.@LUISSTEFANELLI sobre caso Curazao: "Al menos 4 jóvenes murieron, iban en condición de inmigrantes ilegales, pagaron 100 $ cada uno para ser llevados a las islas en un peñero que zozobró, algunos se ahogaron y otros que llegaron a la costa se escondieron" #11Ene pic.twitter.com/DaG24IGqBH
— Unidad Venezuela (@unidadvenezuela) January 11, 2018