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Prison Curacao
By Edition On Thursday, December 6th, 2018

Seven Venezuelans escaped from SDKK

WILLEMSTAD - Yesterday morning seven Venezuelans escaped from the foreigners' barracks of the Curaçao Prison (SDKK). Among them also a few that were intercepted early this week in a boat with 37 undocumented. The More...

Lady Justice
By Edition On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Justice should be blind, but blind to everything?

Lately I have been following a peculiar case taking place here in Curaçao. And I was in full expectation of the court verdict. I am a person that is a supporter of the rule of law. For me what the Court says is More...

Human trafficking
By Edition On Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Human trafficking on the agenda with US State Department

WILLEMSTAD - On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, the desk-officer of the State Department of the United States in charge of the Caribbean and Dominican Republic, members of the US Consulate and representatives of the More...

By Edition On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Girigorie: Opposition wants to capitalize on drug robbery

WILLEMSTAD - The opposition is trying to gain political capital from the drug robbery from the Rio Canario police station. This is according to the Minister of Justice Quincy Girigorie. It was about 500 kilos of More...

Public Prosecutor
By Edition On Thursday, September 27th, 2018

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...

By Edition On Monday, September 24th, 2018

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...

By Edition On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Crisis plan for refugee flow

WILLEMSTAD - There is a crisis plan for when a large flow of Venezuelans comes to the island. That plan was drawn up by the taskforce of undocumented migrants, says the Minister of Justice Quincey Girigorie The More...

By Edition On Monday, August 27th, 2018

Curaçao can offer protection to refugees

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao has not signed the Geneva Convention on refugees, but must offer protection to Venezuelans who are at risk of deportation by the Immigration Service. This is also recognized by the Ministry More...

Prison Curacao
By Edition On Friday, August 24th, 2018

Fleeing Venezuelan military will not be expelled for now

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao is not going to expel the fled sergeant from the Venezuelan army. That's what the Minister of Justice announced after reports from several media on the situation of the Venezuelan refugee. The More...

By Edition On Friday, July 20th, 2018

Justice in the Netherlands is looking for Curaçaoan

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Justice in the Netherlands is looking for Gerel Lusiano Palm. There is a 10,000 guilder reward reserved for the tip that leads to his arrest. The 35-year-old Palm comes from Curaçao and More...