Defense tactics ‘apostle’ Orlando Balentina offends victims


WILLEMSTAD - The victims of Orlando Balentia, who was in court yesterday and the day before, are furious about the defense tactics of the self-appointed pastor on appeal. That's what their lawyer says, Mr. Olga Kostrewski. Orlando Balentina is suspected of years of sexual abuse. He said to the judge that he regretted that the women were attracted to More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 20th, 2018

OM demands 12 years against ‘apostle’ Balentina for sexual abuse

WILLEMSTAD - The case named ‘Followers’, in which church leader Orlando Balentina is suspected of sexual abuse of 7 women, of which 3 are minors, was treated by the Court of Appeal yesterday. The Court has set More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Three people convicted of driving under the influence

WILLEMSTAD - Three people were convicted this week of driving under the influence of alcohol. A man who caused an accident in Saliña on December 31 was sentenced to a fine of 1000 guilders. A woman who was drunk More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Bulgarian arrested in prison for extradition Germany

WILLEMSTAD - The man Y.N. (1982, Bulgaria) was arrested in Curaçao. This in the context of an extradition request from the Federal Republic of Germany. N. has served a prison sentence in Curaçao in connection More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Coast Guard intercepts boat with 340 kilos of cocaine

WILLEMSTAD - Last Saturday early in the morning two men were arrested who tried to bring 340 kilos of cocaine to land by boat. The boat was detected by the Coast Guard's Dash aircraft which noticed that a boat was More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

Man arrested who wanted to bribe police

WILLEMSTAD - During the police raid of La Tasca and the surroundings of the nightclub, a man was also arrested who tried to bribe the officers. He sat in the car with his Colombian lover when the police wanted to More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

‘Jamaloodin’s arrival means a new phase for the Maximus investigation’

WILLEMSTAD - The extradition of the former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin means a new phase for the investigation named Maximus. This the investigation into the intellectual offenders behind the murder of More...

By Edition On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Police raid Amorsitabar: 20 ‘drinking ladies’ arrested

WILLEMSTAD - Police officers held a raid yesterday in the Amorsito Bar in Muizenberg. 20 drinking ladies (prostitutes) have been arrested. According to the police, this can be categorized as human trafficking. The More...

By Edition On Monday, September 10th, 2018

Arrests in human trafficking investigation

WILLEMSTAD - Police and Justice have arrested 41 Venezuelans on Saturday. This happened during a criminal investigation into human trafficking. Among them 17 drinking ladies. They have been interrogated and are More...

By Edition On Friday, September 7th, 2018

Owner of bankrupt Scarlet still has to pay 1.5 million

WILLEMSTAD - The bankruptcy of telecom provider Scarlet gets a tail for the former owner Paul Gelderloos. He still has to pay one and a half million guilders compensation to Digicel. Those were payments that he More...