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Public Prosecution
By Edition On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Not by mail or letter anymore; Report always in person

WILLEMSTAD - Anyone may report a criminal offense. The basic principle is that the person reporting the incident to the police (or the National Detective Agency in cases where the National Detective Agency is in More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

PDVSA and 10 shipping companies in court over load of oil

PHILIPSBURG - Legal representatives of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA and ten shipping companies in Liberia squared off in an injunction in the Court of First Instance in St. Maarten. Under dispute is an oil More...

Norbert George
By Edition On Monday, February 13th, 2017

Ex-politician Norbert George must rectify

WILLEMSTAD - Ex-politician Norbert George must rectify. He was not able to prove his accusations against three journalists. George said on Facebook that the three, including the popular journalist Yves Cooper, were More...

By Edition On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Searches in connection with “Cucumber”-investigation

PHILLIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - In connection with the ongoing investigation into the interception at sea of more than 200 kilos of a drug-like substance perceived to be cocaine by the Dutch Royal Navy in collaboration More...

Curacao Dry Dock
By Edition On Monday, January 16th, 2017

FIOD raid at Damen Shipyards

THE HAGUE – The Dutch Tax Investigation Team (FIOD) raided shipbuilder Damen Shipyards in Gorinchem last Friday. This was confirmed by the company’s spokesman on Monday after a report in the business magazine More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Prisoners get new uniform

WILLEMSTAD - Prisoners in the Curaçao Detention Center (SDKK) get a new uniform in two parts. These uniforms will be after the American model. A shirt and trousers in bright orange color. Now the prisoners are More...

Public Prosecution
By Edition On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Several Prosecutors in complicated cases

WILLEMSTAD, PHILLIPSBURG -In the handling of big cases, the Prosecutor’s Offices of Curaçao, St. Maarten, and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, will be deploying more than one Prosecutor, Attorney General Guus More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Helicopter against crime

WILLEMSTAD – A helicopter will be reintroduced in order to counteract crime on the island. This is an essential part of the new coalition agreement of the next government headed by Hensley Koeiman. The new government More...

By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Two police officers arrested in human trafficking case

WILLEMSTAD – Two police officers were arrested in the human trafficking case involving the Bandera Grill bar. They are suspected of perjury and document forgery. Earlier, the owners of the grill bar and another More...

By Edition On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Opening speech Attorney General Guus Schram at Caribbean Cybercrime Conference

Opening Speech Attorney General Guus Schram on the occasion of the Caribbean Cybercrime Conference, Aruba, November 16th, 2016. Ladies and gentlemen, Many of you, like me, are generally not very worried about the More...