All about Fines

Court house
By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018

Business owner fined for having illegal employees

WILLEMSTAD - A 52-year-old business owner has been fined for having three illegal Venezuelan ladies in service. They worked really hard for the business owner but were barely paid. He was fined 4500 guilders, of More...

traffic check
By Edition On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

19 drivers have outstanding fines

WILLEMSTAD - 19 drivers were unpleasantly surprised yesterday during a major traffic check. They still had an old fine open. Seven drivers paid their fines in full or in part, which yielded 695 guilders. 12 drivers More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Discount if fine is fully paid off

WILLEMSTAD - In the past year, the Public Prosecution (OM) has frequently pointed out the importance of paying imposed fines on time. The fine collection has doubled last year, but there is still a large number More...

By Edition On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

OM: Recidivism in traffic too high

WILLEMSTAD - Driving uninsured on public roads on Curaçao is a big problem. For example, in 2017, the police fined 4,375 motorists for not being able to show a valid insurance certificate for the vehicle on the More...

Court house
By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Only twenty of the 680 traffic offenders appeared before the judge

WILLEMSTAD - Twenty people came to court yesterday to challenge their traffic fine. In most cases, with success. For the other 640 traffic offenders who stayed at home, the fine was increased per hammer. This mainly More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

OM: Pay your traffic fine before April 4

WILLEMSTAD - On Wednesday, April 4, 2018, another so-called "traffic session" will take place in court. The Public Prosecution (OM) Curaçao reminds everyone that the amount as stated on their fines will be increased More...

By Edition On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

OM increased fines for calling while driving and seatbelts

WILLEMSTAD - The police will start tackling driving without a seatbelt. Those who get caught must pay a fine of 250 guilders starting January 1. Currently, it is 75 guilders. If the driver doesn’t pay and he or More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Nearly half of stopped drivers receive a fine during a traffic check

WILLEMSTAD - During a traffic check on the Schottegatweg Zuid this week almost half of the cars inspected received a fine. Of the 54 that were stopped, something was wrong with 23 of them. They either didn't have More...

Curacao Airport
By Edition On Monday, July 10th, 2017

‘Pay your fines’ a great success

WILLEMSTAD - Thirty passengers had to pay their outstanding fines last Friday at the Hato Airport. They had to pay otherwise they could not continue with their travel. The Public Prosecution keeps a list of fines More...

police checkpoints
By Edition On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

302 vehicles checked: 20 fines

WILLEMSTAD - 20 fines were handed out during a large-scale traffic check on Bandabou. There were 302 vehicles checked. Most of the fines were issued for not having the car documents in order. Nine vehicles were More...