Former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin arrested in Venezuela

Minister George Jamaloodin

WILLEMSTAD, CARACAS – The former Minister of Finance during the Cabinet Schotte, George Jamaloodin was arrested last Friday in Venezuela. He is a suspect in four different cases, namely Maximus, Bientu, Germaniun and the Divi Divi case. The arrest took place at the request of the Public Prosecution in Curaçao. In an official statement, the prosecution More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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PDVSA allowed to pump oil out of chained tanker

PHILIPSBURG – A disputed load of oil of Venezuela’s state oil company PDVSA, which is currently on board of crude oil tanker NS Columbus near St. Eustatius, will have to be pumped out and stored in a bunker More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Great start of the year for Curaçao at European fairs

WILLEMSTAD - March 16, 2017 – The first quarter is always a busy period for the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) with at least 6 fairs spread through Germany and the Netherlands with the opportunity to engage 1 million More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Dutch election: PM Rutte sees off anti-EU Wilders challenge

THE HAGUE - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte's party has won the most seats in parliamentary elections, exit polls say. Early results confirmed the exit polls, with his centre-right VVD Party on course for 31 out More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Curaçao is part of UNESCO’s “Envisioning the Future of the Global Capacity-Building Program and Its Facilitators’ Network”

BANGKOK, WILLEMSTAD - From March 6th through 9th UNESCO organized a meeting in Bangkok on “Envisioning the Future of the Global Capacity-Building Program and Its Facilitators’ Network”. An encounter to discuss More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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A full week for the case against former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte and his life partner

WILLEMSTAD – The Court of Justice has scheduled a full week for the hearing of the appeal case of former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte and his life partner Cicely van der Dijs. This case is referred to as Babel. Last More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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It’s raining motions; Parliament adopts 10 motions during public meeting

WILLEMSTAD - The majority of 12 adopted ten motions during yesterday’s public meeting of parliament. These motions range from no more addition of fluoride to drinking water, the elimination of the one guilder More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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InselAir re-organizes around new operational situation

WILLEMSTAD - Since the end of January 2017, the operations and financial position of Insel Air International B.V. have been severely affected by the ongoing grounding of the aircraft by the Department of Civil Aviation More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
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Parliament increases its own budget from 19.8 million to 22.6 million

WILLEMSTAD – Yesterday morning during the Central Committee meeting of Parliament, several agenda items were discussed including parliament’s own budget for the year 2018. One of the Members of Parliament noted More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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MFK has prepared plan A, B, C, and D to stop elections

WILLEMSTAD – The MFK party and its leader Gerrit Schotte believes that in the current political situation, it is better to come up with plan A, B, C, and D to stop the upcoming elections. The party has the energy More...