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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...

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By Edition On Monday, August 13th, 2018

Central Bank: ‘Counterfeit banknotes in circulation’

WILLEMSTAD - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has been informed that counterfeit NAf. 100 banknotes are currently in circulation in Curaçao. The CBCS wants to alert the public to pay attention 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...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

5 snakes stolen from L’Aldea

WILLEMSTAD - In a social media post, the popular hotel/rain forest/restaurant announced that five snakes were stolen from their facilities. “Good Morning everyone. As some of you might know, 5 snakes have been More...

By Edition On Monday, August 6th, 2018

University to establish Dutch Caribbean Homicide Monitor

LEIDEN - As part of a research project to get a better insight and overview of the number of killings in Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, the Leiden University is setting up a Dutch More...

Weed plantationExtra
By Edition On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Police dismantle marijuana plantation

WILLEMSTAD - The police have dismantled a marijuana plantation yesterday. That happened behind a house in Groot Santa Martha. There were almost 1900 marijuana plants under the sun. The raid was related to a drug More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Increase in criminal cases in 2017

WILLEMSTAD - Again there is a slight increase in the number of criminal cases brought before the court by the Public Prosecution in Curaçao. From 1283 in 2016 to 1306 in 2017. This is stated in the Public Prosecution More...

By Edition On Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Ex-Julius Baer wealth manager arrested in Miami in PDVSA affair

MIAMI - A private banker who until last month was one of Julius Baer Group Ltd.’s wealth managers for Venezuela has been arrested for his alleged role in a billion-dollar scheme to launder funds from the nation’s More...

By Edition On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

Drug plane still not auctioned yet

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution (OM) has not been able to sell the drug plane through auction. The OM has held two of these auctions but without success. The auction price of $ 680,000 did not last, because More...

By Edition On Monday, July 23rd, 2018

Police in Medellin finds dead Curaçaoan

MEDELLIN - The Medellin police found a dead man in a hotel room in San Joaquin. According to an initial report, the officers found a Dutch passport in which indicates that the man was born in Curaçao. This information More...