Major traffic check at Hato

traffick check

WILLEMSTAD - The police, customs and airport police have held and checked over 200 cars at Hato yesterday. Drivers and passengers were searched. What that has yielded has not been announced. The police, however, arrested a man who had no residence papers with him. Also, 5 cars were removed from the road. Photo: Persbureau  More...

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Prison Curacao
By Edition On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Two prisoners tried to break out

WILLEMSTAD - One of the Venezuelans who shot two police officers in 2015 tried to break out of prison yesterday. Together with another prisoner, he had cut through the bars of his cell. They did not get far, on More...

Coast Guard_Defense
By Edition On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Defense protects what is dear to us

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Defense has published a brochure with facts and figures about the armed forces. The overview also lists the Defense components that are stationed in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Eight Venezuelans on hunger strike

WILLEMSTAD - Eight Venezuelan women, one of whom is pregnant, started a hunger strike yesterday. They are in the barracks of the SDKK prison which were especially build to hold illegal immigrants while they wait More...

By Edition On Friday, March 16th, 2018

Appointments Common Court of Justice

THE HAGUE - Mrs. S. Verheijen, Mrs. F.V.L.M. Giebels-Wannyn and Mr. F.J.F. Gerard will become new members of the Common Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba. The More...

Court house
By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Court must retry gold smuggling case

WILLEMSTAD - The Court of Justice in Willemstad must retry a case about gold smuggling. That was the decision of the Supreme Court in The Hague. The Supreme Court says that the judge in the verdict has insufficiently More...

By Edition On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Suspect fatal robbery arrested

WILLEMSTAD, DORDRECHT - One of the two suspects of the deadly robbery in May 2013 at the Chinese mini-market Hua Jiant on the Caracasbaaiweg in Willemstad was arrested in Dordrecht. It is a 26-year-old Curaçaoan More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

OM: “Investigation into the phenomenon of sexual exploitation of minors”

WILLEMSTAD - The tackling of trafficking in human beings has been a high priority within the Public Prosecution (OM) Curaçao. Human trafficking is the exploitation of other people usually for the sole purpose of More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Drug plane auctioned today

WILLEMSTAD - Those who are interested have until today to make a bid on the drug plane which is being auctioned by the Public Prosecution in Curaçao. The highest bid is now at $ 331,000. And that is almost 4 hundred More...

Public Prosecutor
By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Arrest in Curaçao requested by Bonaire

WILLEMSTAD - Early this morning a house search took place in Curaçao in the Seru Grandi district. This is in the context of legal assistance request from the Public Prosecution (OM) on Bonaire. It concerns an opium More...