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By Edition On Monday, March 21st, 2016

Schotte’s defense lawyer does not want local judges on appeal

WILLEMSTAD - The defense team of the former Prime Minister of Curaçao and now convicted Member of Parliament, Gerrit Schotte does not want local judges to deal with the appeal in the Babel case. Eldon 'Peppie' More...

By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Take Away Team seizes house under construction

WILLEMSTAD - This morning the Take Away Team in Curaçao held an action in the Grote Berg neigborhood where they executed a court verdict. The team confiscated a house under construction and also seized a bank account More...

Aruba Airlines
By Edition On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Aruba Airlines celebrates court’s decision – De Swart dismissed

ORANJESTAD, WILLEMSTAD – On March 2, 2016 the court of Justice in Aruba ruled in the case of Aruba Airlines and has appointed Esteban Valles as the interim director of the airline and suspended Onno de Swart from More...

Nasser Hakim
By Edition On Friday, February 26th, 2016

Former Minister El Hakim declared bankrupt

WILLEMSTAD – Recently the court declared former Minister of Economic Development, Nasser el Hakim bankrupt. The former Minister has nearly 4 million guilders in debt. Last week Friday's the court handled the bankruptcy More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Babel case resumed on Friday

WILLEMSTAD -  Next Friday, the defense in the Babel case will give an update on the progress relating to the hearing its witnesses. At the beginning of November the court ruled that the treatment of this case will More...

oil refinery flaring
By Edition On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Judge: “Seizure against the oil refinery needs to be lifted”

WILLEMSTAD – The Court of Justice ruled today in favor of the Curaçao oil refinery Isla. The environmental organizations SMOC and Humane Care Curaçao and the 22 civilians have seized the oil refinery’s accounts More...

By Edition On Friday, November 6th, 2015

Eisden, Murray, Sulvaran and Vaders in DCLP Top legal individuals criminal Law Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – The legal website Dutch Caribbean Legal Portal has published its quality ranking for criminal lawyers. In alfabetical order Marie José Eisden (SMS Attorneys at Law), Mirto Murray (SMS Attorneys at More...

By Edition On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Curaçao fears closure refinery after seizure

WILLEMSTAD - More than a thousand employees of the Isla refinery have demonstrated against the environmental organizations of the island, which have seized the bank accounts of the refinery. Isla has to pay a penalty More...

oil refinery
By Edition On Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Isla files lawsuit against citizens and environmental organizations

WILLEMSTAD – The oil refinery Isla has filed a lawsuit against the environmental groups and residents, who have recently seized 75 million guilders in the assets of the refinery. According to these citizens and More...

oil refinery flaring
By Edition On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Environmental groups seize accounts oil refinery

WILLEMSTAD – Environmentalist groups SMOC and Humane Care will collect 75 million guilders from the oil refinery Isla and the Build Own and Operate (BOO) plant. Through a so-called garnishment. The judge imposed More...