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By Edition On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Public Prosecutor Curaçao has enforcement duty in criminal cases

WILLEMSTAD - At the beginning of 2018, the Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) of Curaçao started with intensified convocation and detection of persons who have been sentenced to prison by the judge, but who have not More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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OM: ‘Employers who employ illegals will be fined!’

WILLEMSTAD - Employers who employ foreign nationals without the right papers will be fined. If the employers get caught during inspections of the Labor Inspectorate they will face serious consequences said the Public More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 22nd, 2018
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Two police officers of Dutch Caribbean Police arrested

KRALENDIJK - Two police officers of the Dutch Caribbean Police have been arrested on Bonaire on behalf of the Chief Public Prosecutor of the BES-islands. Both employees are suspected of embezzlement. On behalf of More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 18th, 2018
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Higher prison sentence in appeal for self-proclaimed apostle

WILLEMSTAD - The Common Court of Justice today has sentenced the 54-year-old man Orlando Balentin to a prison sentence of 14 years for a series of sexual offenses committed with young female members of his church More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Detention former Minister of Finance extended

WILLEMSTAD - The custody of former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin has been extended again by eight days. Prosecutor Guillano Schoop reports that the examining magistrate has decided this at the request of More...

Public Prosecutor
By Edition On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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OM: 286,000 guilders in Crime Prevention Fund

WILLEMSTAD - The Public Prosecution Service (OM) Curaçao recently executed a total of five court judgments. It concerns a total amount of more than 286,000 guilders in guilders, euros and dollars that have been More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 24th, 2018
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Detention Jamaloodin extended by 8 days

WILLEMSTAD - Friday, 21 September 2018, the defendant G.R.M. Jamaloodin was heard by the magistrate on his detention. The Public Prosecution Office believes it to be necessary to keep Jamaloodin longer behind bars More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Twice caught with too much alcohol, means you lose your driver’s license

WILLEMSTAD - Drunk drivers run the risk that their driver's license will be taken from them. That is according to Norman Serphos of the Public Prosecution. Yesterday three people were sentenced to fines for driving More...

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By Edition On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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OM demands 12 years against ‘apostle’ Balentina for sexual abuse

WILLEMSTAD - The case named ‘Followers’, in which church leader Orlando Balentina is suspected of sexual abuse of 7 women, of which 3 are minors, was treated by the Court of Appeal yesterday. The Court has set More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Former Prime Minister takes his case to Court of Appeals

WILLEMSTAD - Gerrit Schotte, former Prime Minister of Curaçao, has now taken his case to the Court of Appeal. At the end of August this year, the court of first instance deemed it to be proven that Gerrit Schotte More...