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police checkpoints
By Edition On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Strict controls on the way to Banda’bou

WILLEMSTAD - The police are holding intensive checks this week on the road to Bandabou. The main focus is on drivers that are taking chances to pass other cars. This is very dangerous, especially on that road. If More...

DHL in Curacao
By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017

Man punished for smuggling drugs from Curaçao via DHL

THE HAGUE - In the Netherlands, a man was convicted of drug smuggling from Curaçao via DHL. At the airport Schiphol it was discovered and a policeman dressed as a DHL courier delivered the package. That did not More...

By Edition On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

Update: Police arresting drivers who are blocking the roads

WILLEMSTAD - After the unions announced that they will proceed to Plan B, several roads were blocked in the city area. Police officers are arresting all those who are blocking the roads. Police officers had to More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Successful conference on relational violence and violence against children

WILLEMSTAD - This morning, Thursday, November 30, 2017, the conference "Beware - Be Aware" took place. A conference organized by the Ministry of Justice, the Public Prosecution (OM) Curaçao and the Foundation for More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Update: Bomb-scare at oil refinery headquarters a false alarm

WILLEMSTAD - The bomb threat this morning at the Isla Refinery was a false alarm. Just after 10 am the report came in at the police station that there is a bomb in the head office of the oil refinery. A Spanish-speaking More...

Curacao Airport
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017

MoU between police and Interpol

WILLEMSTAD - Leaving Curaçao with a stolen or fake passport is soon impossible. At least if it is up to the police. They have signed a partnership agreement with Interpol. All passports will soon be checked with More...

Dutch police St Maarten
By Edition On Monday, November 20th, 2017

Dutch police may stay in St. Maarten after Jan. 1

THE HAGUE - The Dutch police officers stationed in St. Maarten may very well stay after January 1, 2018, announced State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops on Sunday. “The need to have More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Nearly half of stopped drivers receive a fine during a traffic check

WILLEMSTAD - During a traffic check on the Schottegatweg Zuid this week almost half of the cars inspected received a fine. Of the 54 that were stopped, something was wrong with 23 of them. They either didn't have More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Minister of Justice tackles overtime police

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Justice, Quincy Girigorie indicated recently that his ministry will save more than two million guilders in the police force by tackling the overtime problem. In total, his ministry has More...

By Edition On Friday, October 20th, 2017

Chip in in the fight against car theft

WILLEMSTAD - All vehicles on the island will get a license plate with a chip on it. The Minister of Traffic and Transportation Zita Jesus-Leito announced this during her dissertation in parliament yesterday. The More...