Payment 1.8 million Schotte only after verdict in Babel case is irrevocable


WILLEMSTAD - The payment of the 1.8 million guilders to the state by former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte depends on the execution of the verdict by the Public Prosecution Office. The judge considers it proven that Schotte obtained this money illegally. As is known, Schotte went into cassation in the Babel case, in which he was suspected of forgery, More...

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By Edition On Friday, August 31st, 2018

Court: Schotte must pay or go to prison

WILLEMSTAD - Gerrit Schotte, the former prime minister of Curaçao, must pay 1,844,190 guilders (one million dollars). If he does not pay or does not pay on time, he has to go to prison for three years. This ruling More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Police to crush cars

WILLEMSTAD - Kura di Raspa (impound lot) is full. The police cannot impound more cars because there is simply no more space. Some time ago owners have been asked to pick up their vehicle again, but an ever increasing More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Lecture about assistance to children 0-4 years

WILLEMSTAD - Officials of the police (KPC), Department of Education, White Yellow Cross, Ministry of Justice and the Public Prosecution (OM) Curaçao participated this week in an informative lecture about helping More...

Court house
By Edition On Monday, August 27th, 2018

Ruling in case Jamaloodin on August 30

WILLEMSTAD - George Jamaloodin thinks he has been unjustly held behind bars for 18 months. That's what his lawyer Rudsel Martha reports. His detention in Venezuela was never ordered by a judge. With all the legal More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

OM St. Maarten: Arrindell arrested for moving his seized boat

PHILIPSBURG - Businessman O’Neal Arrindell was arrested on the order of the Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday for intentionally removing the luxury yacht “Jefe” which was seized by the Prosecutor’s Office More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Monday, August 20th, 2018

A fleeing Venezuelan sergeant asks for asylum

WILLEMSTAD - A fleeing Venezuelan sergeant is behind bars in the special barracks for illegal aliens of the Curaçao (SDKK) prison. Together with a Venezuelan official who has also fled, he has applied for asylum. In More...

Court house
By Edition On Thursday, August 16th, 2018

TO employee convicted

WILLEMSTAD - The Court of First Instance has sentenced Mrs. L.L.M.L. (Curaçao, 1969) yesterday morning, August 15, 2018, to 60 hours community service for the benefit of the society. She is one of the three suspects More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

OM: 3 house searches, 2 arrests and confiscation of weapons and cash

WILLEMSTAD - Under the direction of the Public Prosecution (OM) Curaçao, a total of three house searches took place yesterday morning on August 14, 2018. In the neighborhoods Kirindongo Abou, Bonam and Sunset Height. Various More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Cellphones and weapons seized in prison

WILLEMSTAD - During a routine inspection in the SDKK prison, a large number of drugs and telephones were found. The search lasted all day and was carried out in cell blocks 7 and 8. This is the maximum security More...