Dead Venezuelans found on north coast are victims of human trafficking


WILLEMSTAD - The police officers have arrested two Venezuelans suspected of human trafficking. They are suspected of being involved in the crossing of the boat that shipwrecked on the north coast of the island last week. The local police believe, after hearing reports from Venezuela, that the victims of this disaster were forced to make the crossing More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Supreme Court is still waiting for ‘Babel’ file

THE HAGUE - Since the pronouncement of the verdict in the Babel case in appeal in July 2017, the file of Gerrit Schotte and partner Cicely van der Dijs up to and including yesterday did not arrive at the Supreme More...

By Edition On Monday, January 15th, 2018

VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne kicks off 2018 with swearing-in of two attorneys at law

WILLEMSTAD - With the swearing-in of Saul Castaño Ortiz and Joël Felida on Tuesday 9 January 2018, the Curaçao office of VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne has added two sworn attorneys to its team. Both junior associates More...

By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018

VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne wins Dutch award for best legal recruitment campaign

WILLEMSTAD - The recruitment campaign ‘Lawyer in the Caribbean’ of VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne was awarded the ‘Gouden Toga’ (Golden Robe) for 2017. This award for the best legal recruitment campaign is presented More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

St. Martinus University’s demand to rectify article published in Curaçao Chronicle rejected by judge

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Chronicle does not have to rectify an article it published about the St. Martinus Medical School on November 9, 2017. This is according to a ruling by the Court of First Instance on January More...

By Edition On Monday, January 8th, 2018

Police to check for alcohol

WILLEMSTAD - The draft legislation for alcohol controls is ready. As soon as the parliament has adopted it, alcohol checks can also be carried out on Curaçao with a breathalyser device. The police are already taking More...

George Jamaloodin
By Edition On Thursday, January 4th, 2018

Jamaloodin will not be extradited today

WILLEMSTAD - The public prosecutor denies that former Minister of Finance, George Jamaloodin is being extradited from Venezuela to Curaçao today. Morning newspaper Èxtra indicated in its edition this morning with More...

By Edition On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Private jet Turkish drug dealer auctioned for $ 700,000

WILLEMSTAD - The private jet of the Turkish drug dealer who got caught just before departure on Curaçao last year has raised 700,000 dollars at an internet auction. Who the buyer is, is not known. This was seen More...

By Edition On Friday, December 29th, 2017

Update: Aircraft stands now at 610,000 U.S. dollars

WILLEMSTAD - 610 thousand dollars. That is the last bid on the seized drug plane. Tomorrow is the last day in which those that are interested can make an offer, at 6 o'clock in the evening the auction closes. A More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Navy ship intercepts drug transport in the Caribbean Sea

WILLEMSTAD - The naval ship Zr.Ms. Van Speijk, the station ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy in the Caribbean, intercepted about 550 kg of cocaine on a 'go-fast' in the Caribbean Sea during the night of 21 to 22 More...