Prison guards intercept drones with drugs and telephones

Prison Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - Guards from the SDKK prison have intercepted two drones last weekend. These drones flew over the grounds and dropped drugs and telephones during the recreational time of the prisoners. This is according to SDKK director Urny Florán. How the drones were intercepted, he does not want to say. “But it went very fast. One of the drones had More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 30th, 2018

US seeks to extradite ‘El Chapo’ case suspect from Curaçao

MIAMI, WILLEMSTAD - A Canadian known as "Russian Mike" who has been charged in the drug trafficking case involving notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sought Thursday to block his extradition to More...

By Edition On Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Former policeman is afraid of disturbances at Pietermaai demonstration

WILLEMSTAD - The closed alleys in Pietermaai remain a point of discussion. Next Sunday a demonstration will be organized to argue for the removal of the fence between the alleys. Former policeman and concerned citizen More...

By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Police detained 32 foreigners

WILLEMSTAD - The police performed checks at various dance clubs and nightclubs last Friday. In addition, 32 people were arrested who were unable to show residence permits. It concerns both men and women. They have More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Pay your fine before May 2, 2018

WILLEMSTAD - On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, the monthly "traffic session" takes place again. The Public Prosecution (OM) Curaçao reminds everyone that the transaction, as stated in the fines (OPV), will be increased More...

By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018

Orlando Balentien afraid to talk because of higher sentencing

WILLEMSTAD - Orlando Balentien will probably use his right to remain silent during the appeal of his case. Yesterday the court asked what his line of defense would be. The self-proclaimed pastor was previously sentenced More...

By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

SONA takes Ballast Nedam to court

WILLEMSTAD - The financial institution SONA filed a lawsuit against the construction company Ballast Nedam. The client, who is constructing the new hospital on behalf of the government, wants to get rid of the 31 More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Coast Guard intercepts twenty undocumented migrants south of Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard Caribbean (KWCARIB) held a vessel with twenty undocumented migrants south of Curaçao in a joint action on Wednesday morning April 18. On Wednesday morning the radar operator of the More...

By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Police and Defense search prison cells

WILLEMSTAD - Police and Defense searched two cell blocks in the SDKK prison last week. The soldiers took part at the request of the Public Prosecution Service. They have a specialized 'search team'. Nine telephones More...

By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018

OM: Boys guilty of animal abuse learn how to deal with animals

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution Curaçao (OM) earlier this year already indicated that deliberately inflicting pain on animals or deliberately killing animals is punishable and that they will act against it. For More...