All about Babel

Schotte
By Edition On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Former Prime Minister to appear in court in August

WILLEMSTAD - The lawsuit against former Prime Minister of Curaçao Gerrit Schotte will be treated by the Court of Justice on August 1, 2 and if more time is needed on the 3rd. The Public Prosecutor (OM) wants to More...

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By Edition On Monday, January 29th, 2018
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OM to reclaim funds in “Babel”

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecutor‟s Office (OM) Curaçao will proceed with the process to reclaim funds from Gerrit Schotte (Curaçao, 1974) and Cicely van der Dijs (Curaçao, 1978). It concerns the recovery More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Prosecution again demands a three-year prison sentence against former Prime Minister

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution (OM) in Curaçao has again demanded a three-year prison sentence in the Court of Appeal against former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte. If he is convicted by the court, Schotte More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Gerrit Schotte is not corrupt but a “creative politician,” says his lawyer

WILLEMSTAD - The former Premier of Curaçao Gerrit Schotte has already been sentenced, but will try to reverse the conviction. Gerrit Schotte is a “politician with a huge ambition. He is creative, with innovative More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Former Premier ready for his appeal case

WILLEMSTAD - Former Prime Minister of Curaçao Gerrit Schotte and his wife Cicely van der Dijs have to appear before the court on June 12 and 13 for their appeal case. The court hearing of the Babel case will take More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Hearings appeal case Babel on June 12 and 13

WILLEMSTAD – The substantive hearing of the appeal in the case Babel will take place on Monday, June 12 and Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 9pm Last year March, the former Prime Minister of Curaçao Gerrit Schotte was More...

Cicely and Gerrit
By Edition On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
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Appeal case Schotte and Van der Dijs expected before the elections

WILLEMSTAD - Former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte should probably appear before three judges soon. This could take place even before the elections. The three judges are handling the appeal case Babel. The defense, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Knoops: “Investigation against Schotte was unlawful”

WILLEMSTAD – “Something in the dossier tells us that the case Babel is not right.” Words of Dutch top lawyer Geert-Jan Knoops during the pre-trial of the appeal. “There are a lot of coincidences.” Knoops More...

Sulvaran
By Edition On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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Sulvaran: “Court president just does not want judges from the Netherlands”

WILLEMSTAD - According to Eldon Sulvaran, who is the defense lawyer of the former Prime Minister of Curaçao, Gerrit Schotte, the President of the Joint Court of Justice does not want judges from the Netherlands More...

Schotte
By Edition On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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No judges from the Netherlands in appeal case Babel

WILLEMSTAD – There will be no judges from the Netherlands to initiate the appeal case of former Prime Minister of Curaçao Gerrit Schotte and his life partner Cicely van der Dijs. This is the well known case Babel. More...