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Lady Justice
By Edition On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Justice should be blind, but blind to everything?

Lately I have been following a peculiar case taking place here in Curaçao. And I was in full expectation of the court verdict. I am a person that is a supporter of the rule of law. For me what the Court says is More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Court of Cassation to rule in Babel case on November 27

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - The decision of the Supreme Court in the Babel case is on 27 November. Earlier the Court announced that October 16 was the date for the ruling, but it was postponed, says the lawyer of Gerrit More...

By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Vendors of shipbuilder Damen make suspicious payments worldwide

WILLEMSTAD - Damen Shipyards, the largest shipbuilder in the Netherlands, has done business in several countries with dubious intermediaries that can be linked to paying bribes. This is shown by research by NRC More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Jamaloodin’s detention extended

WILLEMSTAD - The pre-trial detention of George Jamaloodin has been extended by 60 days. The Public Prosecutor made this request to the Court. The lawyer of the former Minister of Finance had asked for a suspension More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs signs agreement with Venezuelan Minister suspected of torture

THE HAGUE - Minister Stef Blok (Foreign Affairs) has concluded an agreement on the abolition of a border blockade with the former Venezuelan vice president Tareck El Aissami. Blok knew that the EU would impose sanctions More...

Dos Santos
By Edition On Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Dos Santos asks where the money went for the construction of the new hospital

WILLEMSTAD - During a recent debate in Parliament on the topic of the new hospital and the extra 200 million guilders the government needs to pay for the completion of the building, the Member of Parliament for More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Former Prime Minister takes his case to Court of Appeals

WILLEMSTAD - Gerrit Schotte, former Prime Minister of Curaçao, has now taken his case to the Court of Appeal. At the end of August this year, the court of first instance deemed it to be proven that Gerrit Schotte More...

LWI Corruption Perception rapport uitreiking
By Edition On Monday, September 17th, 2018

Minister Konket receives the report from the survey ‘Corruption Perception 2018′

WILLEMSTAD - Last Friday, Minister Armin Konket, responsible for the Portfolio Management, Planning and Services Department, received the report of the Corruption Perception 2018. This survey was conducted by the More...

By Edition On Friday, September 7th, 2018

OM can already seize 1.8 million from former Prime Minister

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution Service can start with an attachment of 1.8 million guilders from Gerrit Schotte. This is according to the spokesperson for the Public Prosecutor Norman Serphos. The Public Prosecution More...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Money laundering in Curaçao via ING accounts

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - A Curaçao company has laundered 150 million euros via an ING bank account. The bank account was fed with around 150 million euros with card credits for four years. The Dutch financial investigation More...