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By Edition On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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New prison in St. Maarten to cost US $60M

PHILIPSBURG - Replacing the Pointe Blanche prison will cost the country US $50-60 million, Minister of Justice Rafael Boasman announced at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. “The Dutch experts More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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No bread for prisoners

WILLEMSTAD - They still have water, but it is only the question whether the prisoners in the Curaçao prison will get to eat bread today. The bakery delivering 1500 fresh bread every day turns out to be illegal. That More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
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MFK campaigns in prison

WILLEMSTAD – Prime Minister Gilmar Pisas, who is also the Minister of Justice, recently visited the Sentro di Detenshon i Korekshon Korsou (SDKK), which is the Curaçao prison, to see for himself what the situation More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 13th, 2017
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14 decomposing bodies found in Venezuelan jail

CARACAS – Five months after violent clashes among inmates forced the closure of Venezuela’s largest jail, authorities revealed that they had discovered decomposing remains in the facility. The number of bodies More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
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Crackdown on corruption in Jamaica’s prisons

Jamaica’s State Minister for National Security Pearnel Charles jr. announced new measures to control what goes in and out of the country’s prisons. (Photo credit: Jamaica Gleaner) KINGSTON – At the height More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Hell on earth in Haiti’s overcrowded, underfunded jails

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Officials and NGOs who monitor Haiti’s jails are sounding the alarm about the overcrowding, malnutrition and infectious diseases that have led to a surge of inmate deaths, including 21 at the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Prisoners get new uniform

WILLEMSTAD - Prisoners in the Curaçao Detention Center (SDKK) get a new uniform in two parts. These uniforms will be after the American model. A shirt and trousers in bright orange color. Now the prisoners are More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 8th, 2016
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Dos Santos: “Release all prisoners and offer them a job”

WILLEMSTAD – Member of Parliament for Korsou di Nos Tur (KdNT) Amparo dos Santos made a number of highly controversial statements after his extended visit to the Curaçao prison. These comments go beyond what More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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Dos Santos: “Government encourages homosexuality”

WILLEMSTAD - The government encourages homosexuality. This is according to the new Member of Parliament for Korsou di Nos Tur (KdNT) the businessman Amparo dos Santos. His party visited the Curaçao prison this More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Sint Maarten: Checkmate boss sent to Curaçao SDDK Prison

PHILIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - The owner of Checkmate security Oneil Arrindell has been shipped to the SDDK prison in Curaçao after the judge of instruction on St. Maarten extended his pretrial detention on Tuesday More...