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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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Police and Defense search prison cells

WILLEMSTAD - Police and Defense searched two cell blocks in the SDKK prison last week. The soldiers took part at the request of the Public Prosecution Service. They have a specialized 'search team'. Nine telephones More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
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Venezuela’s attorney general says prison authorities were negligent in fire that caused deaths of 68 inmates

CARACAS - Venezuela’s attorney general said Monday that five jailed officials had been negligent in their handling of a prison fire that killed 68 people last week in central Carabobo state, and admitted that More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Two prisoners tried to break out

WILLEMSTAD - One of the Venezuelans who shot two police officers in 2015 tried to break out of prison yesterday. Together with another prisoner, he had cut through the bars of his cell. They did not get far, on More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Eight Venezuelans on hunger strike

WILLEMSTAD - Eight Venezuelan women, one of whom is pregnant, started a hunger strike yesterday. They are in the barracks of the SDKK prison which were especially build to hold illegal immigrants while they wait More...

Court house
By Edition On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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OM: “First registered convict to start serving sentence”

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution (OM) in Curaçao has commenced the execution of sentences of those that were convicted some time ago but that did not go to prison yet. The man A.P.P. (Dominican Republic, 1975) More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
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Prison employees meet during working hours

WILLEMSTAD - Personnel of the prison SDKK met yesterday morning during working hours. This meeting was organized by the trade union ABVO. The aim was to inform staff about SDKK's rehabilitation and reorganization More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Convicts will not be able to get out of their prison sentence

WILLEMSTAD - People with a prison sentence will no longer be able to get out of it. The Public Prosecution Office (OM), the police and the Department of Corrections (prison) have started the 'Kumpli Ku Ne' project More...

Public Prosecutor
By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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OM: First arrest for unpaid traffic fines

WILLEMSTAD - The first defaulter of the Public Prosecution (OM) has been detained today to serve time behind bars (due to non-payment of fines). It concerns the man J.G.U. (1994). During a regular police check, More...

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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...

Hector-Henriquez
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...