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By Edition On Friday, December 14th, 2018
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Schotte’s life partner will serve her prison term when it’s her turn

WILLEMSTAD - The moment that partner of Gerrit Schotte, Cicely van der Dijs must serve her prison term, is not yet known. That was confirmed by the spokesman of the Public Prosecution (OM) Norman Serphos. "Unlike More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 13th, 2018
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Tromp also acquitted on appeal in Saffier case

WILLEMSTAD - Today, the Court of Appeal has also fully acquitted the former president of the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten, Emsley Tromp, from the intentionally incorrect filing of income tax returns. Unlike More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Saturday, December 8th, 2018
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Dutch military officers arrested

WILLEMSTAD - Three Dutch military officers have been arrested in Curaçao. According to the Public Prosecution, they drove away after an accident and then made a false declaration of the theft of their rental car. The More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Investigation after discovery cell phone in Jamaloodin’s cell

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution Service in Curaçao is investigating how former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin could have had a telephone in his prison cell. Jamaloodin is locked in the new prison in More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Director Admissions Office sentenced by Court of First Instance

WILLEMSTAD - Esther R. Cheri (Curaçao, 1965) was sentenced to a community service for the duration of 100 hours and for the period of two years relieved of her office as director of Admission Organization Curaçao More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Notary and real estate broker fined

WILLEMSTAD - Real estate brokers and notaries are obliged to conduct customer due diligence and report unusual transactions to the FIU (Financial Intelligence Unit, formerly the MOT). If they do not do so deliberately, More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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St. Maarten Prosecutor considering appealing Colade case

PHILIPSBURG - The Prosecutor’s Office (OM) said Friday it is considering an appeal in the so-called “Colade” case, because the three suspects in this case were acquitted by the Court of several charges, including More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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OM: Traffic death in November was under influence and did not wear a seat belt

WILLEMSTAD - Police Curaçao (KPC) and the Public Prosecution Service (OM) Curaçao deplore the traffic death on 22 November 2018. Despite additional efforts by the government to wear the belt, unnecessary deaths More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Rules for drug possession slightly eased

WILLEMSTAD - For those who have a very small amount of drugs with them, for their personal use only, it will be confiscated and they will receive a warning. They will no longer have to appear in court. This is in More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Jamaloodin remains in custody

WILLEMSTAD - Former minister Jamaloodin remains in custody in Bonaire. His defense had asked the Court to allow Jamaloodin to wait for the cases against him outside of prison, but the judge did not agree with them. He More...