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.
WILLEMSTAD - Op grond van internationale verdragen bestaat het recht op vrije, betrouwbare, periodieke verkiezingen. Aan elk land (elke Staat) wordt een ruime mate van vrijheid gelaten wat betreft de wettelijke vormgeving van verkiezingen voor het parlement (de Staten, of hoe de wetgevende macht ook wordt genoemd).
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).
THE NETHERLANDS - Nederland kan zich Europees kampioen drugshandel noemen, zo blijkt uit een rapport van de EU. Drugs uit alle hoeken van de wereld lopen via Nederland, vooral via de haven van Rotterdam. Ook handelaren van alle continenten zoeken elkaar op via Nederlandse contacten.
PARAMARIBO--Police say they have arrested two Customs officers in connection with the 978 kilograms of cocaine that was caught last week at Nieuwe Haven, the harbour complex in the capital of Paramaribo.
WILLEMSTAD--The so-called Group of Eleven in Curaçao's Parliament adopted motions of no-confidence against five ministers of the caretaker Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Hensley Koeiman (MAN) and plenipotentiary Minister in The Hague Eunice Eisden.
PHILIPSBURG -- Social Health Insurances SZV and Prime Minister William Marlin on Friday signed a 30-year lease agreement to enable government to rent the new Administration Building on Pond Island for the next three decades.
PHILIPSBURG--Farley R. Elshot (35) was sentenced Thursday to fifty hours of community service. During a brief session, the Court of First Instance found it legally and convincingly proven that he had seriously threatened one of his neighbours on December 4, 2016.