PAR, MAN, PIN reach agreement

WILLEMSTAD - Monday night three political leaders signed an agreement for the formation of a new Government for Curaçao.

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CFT: Budget standards met despite economic stagnation

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG--Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten succeeded in meeting the standards of financial supervision in 2016 in the face economic adversity, said the Committee for Financial Supervision CFT in its 2016 Annual Report.

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TCB statement on violent death of Adriana Morales

KRALENDIJK - The office of the Tourism Corporation Bonaire (TCB) has sent out a short statement in relation to the violent death of cruise ship employee Adriana Morales.

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Investigation shows that Adriana Morales was stabbed to death

KRALENDIJK - During a press conference called by the so-called ‘Justice Triangle’, the Police Force, Island Governor Edison Rijna and chief Prosecutor Henry Hambeukers for the first time revealed some details about the investigation regarding the disappearance and subsequent murder of Navigator of the Seas crew-member Adriana Morales.

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Venezuela found half million Dollars to donate to Trump inauguration despite economic crisis

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The Venezuelan government may not have enough money to ensure sufficient food, medicine and other necessities for its people, but it found the cash to donate US$500,000 to US President Donald Trump’s inauguration fund.

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Hotel hoeft vrouw naam minnaar niet te geven

DUITSLAND - Een hotel in Duitsland hoeft de naam van een hotelgast niet te openbaren aan een vrouw die in 2010 drie nachten doorbracht met een man in het hotel.

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Surinam policeman and family killed

PARAMARIBO--The deaths last week of a young police officer and his family have been ruled a homicide.

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Kamerbrief over verkiezingen Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Minister Plasterk (BZK) informeert de Tweede Kamer over de voortgang van de verkiezingen op Curaçao.

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Mexican cruise ship employee found dead on Bonaire

KRALENDIJK - The missing cruise ship employee, Adriana de Morales has been found dead, buried along the coast.

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Opnieuw dubbele moord op Curacao

WILLEMSTAD – Op de laatste dag van april werd Curacao opnieuw geconfronteerd door een dubbele moord.

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Plasterk noemt annulering verkiezingen Curaçao staatsgreep

Het besluit van de interim-regering van Curaçao van twee maanden geleden om de verkiezingen niet te laten doorgaan, "kwam in feite neer op een staatsgreep", vindt minister Plasterk.

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PAR wins Curacao elections

WILLEMSTAD – The preliminary results of Curaçao’s 2017 elections are in. The biggest winner with 18,362 votes is PAR headed by Eugene Rhuggenaath. It was the first time he participated as political leader.

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PAR grootste partij bij verkiezingen Curacao

WILLEMSTAD – Partido Alternativa Real (PAR) heeft de verkiezingen op Curaçao gewonnen. PAR behaalde met de nieuwe lijsttrekker Eugene Rhuggenaath zes van de 21 zetels.

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Solicitor-General St. Maarten to develop international legal aid centre

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten has had a new Solicitor-General, Jan Spaans (50), since January 1. He represents the Prosecutor’s Office in appeal cases at the Joint Court of Justice, such as the well-known “Menam” and “Masbangu” cases.

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Hof Curacao vrijdagmiddag gesloten voor verkiezingen

WILLEMSTAD – In verband met de verkiezingen op Curaçao heeft het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie op vrijdag 28 april gewijzigde openingstijden.

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François Fillon captures the popular vote in St. Martin

MARIGOT--Resurgent centre-right candidate François Fillon emerged as the biggest vote-getter in St. Martin capturing 1,376 votes (27.19 per cent) in the first round of France’s Presidential Election, proving here at least that allegations of paying his wife and children for fake jobs out of public money had nothing to do with his programme and did not bother those who came out to vote.

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Cruise line gets record fine for illegal dumping

FLORIDA, United States--A major cruise line with ships that call in the Caribbean will have to pay a US $40 million penalty – the largest ever for crimes involving deliberate vessel pollution.

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Pisas heft commissie criminaliteitsfonds Curacao op

WILLEMSTAD - Interim-premier en -minister van justitie Gilmar ‘Pik’ Pisas heeft de commissie van het criminaliteitsfonds ontbonden.

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Duizenden illegale Venezolanen op Curacao

WILLEMSTAD – Op Curaçao zijn tussen de vijf- en tienduizend illegale Venezolanen. Dat stelt NRC in een artikel over de bootvluchtelingen die vanuit het buurland in crisis naar het eiland proberen te komen.

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Prison guards St. Maarten abandon posts for hours

PHILIPSBURG--Guards at the Pointe Blanche prison walked out from the job on Sunday after working overtime.

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