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WILLEMSTAD—A tumultuous meeting of Curaçao’s Parliament in which the “new majority” demanded that the National Decree of the outgoing Koeiman Cabinet to dissolve the legislature and call early elections be either withdrawn or amended resulted in a scuffle that sent MAN-fraction member Giselle McWilliam to the hospital.
WASHINGTON / PORT OF SPAIN--Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley got a surprise calls from American President Donald Trump during which the leader of the twin-island republic was invited to Washington.
WILLEMSTAD - Het toezicht op de Curaçaose luchtvaartsector voldoet niet aan de internationale normen, zo schrijft staatssecretaris Sharon Dijksma van Infrastructuur en Milieu in een brief aan de Tweede Kamer.
PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice on Wednesday sentenced Anthonie J. Horst to 16 months in jail, eight months of which were suspended, on three years’ probation, for the possession of 2,904 ecstasy pills.
PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice on Wednesday afternoon sentenced the two main suspects in the so-called Menam case involving the armed robbery of Oro Diamanté jewellery store in Front Street and the subsequent shooting of Police Officer Gamali Benjamin to prison sentences of 25 and 15 years.
PHILIPSBURG--History was made on Wednesday afternoon on two accounts. For the first time extensive protection has been given to timeshare buyers, offering safety and comfort to one of the largest money-generating sectors of the country,
PHILIPSBURG--Brenda Brooks was detained on Wednesday at her home in Saunders by detectives in connection with the Border Protection Services officers who were arrested for human smuggling, bribery and abuse of their function.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday February 20, 2017 – Mexican cement manufacturer Cemex is paying US$86.36 million for Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) and its three cement plants in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, the company has said.
PARAMARIBO - De Ware Tijd meldt dat de directrice de Scheepvaartmaatschappij Suriname (SMS), Joyce Rozenhout, vandaag tijdens een algemene vergadering van aandeelhouders door minister Jerry Miranda van Openbare Werken, Toerisme en Communicatie is ontheven uit haar functie als directrice bij voornoemd staatsbedrijf.
PHILIPSBURG--Gaetano Corallo, father of detained casino boss Francesco Corallo, wants the Prosecutor’s Office to stop dragging its feet when it comes to the criminal case filed against his son for fraud and embezzlement in November last year.
WILLEMSTAD—Curaçao’s Governor Lucille George-Wout starts consultations on forming an interim cabinet today, Monday, after the “new majority” in Parliament adopted motions of no confidence against Ministers Eugene Rhuggenaath (PAR), Suzanne Camelia-Römer (PNP), Kenneth Gijsbertha (MAN) and Zita Jesus-Leito (PAR), as well as plenipotentiary Minister in The Hague Eunice Eisden (MAN).