Tear gas in SDKK

Prison Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - Tensions in the SDKK prison. In a short film, prisoners demand a meeting with the Minister of Justice about food, the lack of medication and the lack of timely medical care. On Monday, the guards had to use tear gas to get the protesting detainees back into the cell again. There has been no word yet from the Minister about whether he will More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Police looking for missing girl of 15

WILLEMSTAD - The police are looking for the 15-year-old Kiara Melissa Fingal Suarez from Colombia. On Friday she left her parental home in Buena Vista and did not return. Kiara is 1 meter 68 tall, slim in stature More...

Coast Guard
By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Coast Guard in action

WILLEMSTAD - At the direction of the Rescue & Coordination Center (RCC) of the Coastguard CARIB, a go-fast near Curacao was intercepted by a Metal Shark on Sunday evening, December 9th around 6pm. The go-fast More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Saturday, December 8th, 2018

Dutch military officers arrested

WILLEMSTAD - Three Dutch military officers have been arrested in Curaçao. According to the Public Prosecution, they drove away after an accident and then made a false declaration of the theft of their rental car. The More...

By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Investigation after discovery cell phone in Jamaloodin’s cell

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution Service in Curaçao is investigating how former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin could have had a telephone in his prison cell. Jamaloodin is locked in the new prison in More...

By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

Boat intercepted with 37 undocumented

WILLEMSTAD - Yesterday evening around 11 pm the Frisc interceptor vessel of the station ship Zr. Ms Zeeland was dispatched with a team of the coastguard on board after a suspicious boat was spotted east of Curaçao. Upon More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018

OM: Traffic death in November was under influence and did not wear a seat belt

WILLEMSTAD - Police Curaçao (KPC) and the Public Prosecution Service (OM) Curaçao deplore the traffic death on 22 November 2018. Despite additional efforts by the government to wear the belt, unnecessary deaths More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018

Rules for drug possession slightly eased

WILLEMSTAD - For those who have a very small amount of drugs with them, for their personal use only, it will be confiscated and they will receive a warning. They will no longer have to appear in court. This is in More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Jamaloodin remains in custody

WILLEMSTAD - Former minister Jamaloodin remains in custody in Bonaire. His defense had asked the Court to allow Jamaloodin to wait for the cases against him outside of prison, but the judge did not agree with them. He More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018

24 years prison for SDKK murder

WILLEMSTAD - Diablo W, the man suspected of killing Kenroy Patrick Stefania in the SDKK prison, has been sentenced to 24 years in prison. In July 2012, Stefania was shot dead in cell block 4 of the prison, Diablo More...