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OM: Bulgarian extradited to Germany today

WILLEMSTAD – The man Y.R.N. (1982, Bulgaria) was extradited to Germany today, Wednesday 14 November 2018. N. was sentenced to prison in the Sentro di Detenshon i Korekshon Kòrsou (SDKK), the Curaçao prison. Meanwhile, Germany has been asked for his extradition. He is wanted in Germany for falsification of documents, computer fraud and counterfeiting of […]

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Postcard from St. Maarten – HamletHub

HamletHubPostcard from St. MaartenHamletHubFrance and the Netherlands share one small 37-mile long island in the Caribbean. The bustling Dutch St. Maarten to the south, sprawling with resorts, marinas, and casinos, and the sleepy French St. Martin to t...

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Parliamentary debate on expanding electoral law

WILLEMSTAD – Can foreigners who have lived in Curaçao for over 10 years vote for the parliamentary elections? They can if it is up to the opposition party MFK. Parliament is debating this for the first time today. The Constitution must, in any case, be adjusted, so there is still a long way to go. […]

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SMOC: The distribution of money within the RdK N.V.

WILLEMSTAD – RdK N.V. (Refineria di Korsou N.V.) collects the meager rent of the Isla. A meager rent because for the maintenance of the refinery and the more environmentally friendly operation – an objective of RdK N.V.- which requires a lot of money. How much exactly is difficult to judge, but friend and foe agree […]

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Reports: Woman’s death aboard Princess Cruises ship may be murder – CBS 8 San Diego


CBS 8 San Diego

Reports: Woman's death aboard Princess Cruises ship may be murder
CBS 8 San Diego
A 52-year-old American woman aboard a Princess Cruises ship sailing in the Caribbean died Tuesday in what authorities are treating as a possible murder case, according to several news outlets in the region. Aruba-based Diario reports the woman plunged ...

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2018 CNSJF – Reaffirming its Economic Contribution to Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD – The 2018 Curaçao North Sea Jazz Festival (CNSJF) was held during the U.S. Labor Day Weekend between August 30th and September 1st, 2018. The festival made a comeback after it was cancelled in 2017. The festival attracted 4,688 international attendees, which spent US$2,286 per trip per person, and US$343 per day per person. Spending […]

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Trust Fund second payment approved for St. Maarten

THE HAGUE – The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved a budgetary amendment to transfer the second tranche of 150 million euros to the St. Maarten Reconstruction Trust Fund. The Dutch government started the legal budgetary procedure for the transfer of the second tranche late October on the request of the […]

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St. Maarten: Clark summoned to appear in court on November 23

PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever has made good on his promise to begin a civil case against former Pointe Blanche prison Chief Operations Officer (COO) Fernando Clark who accused the minister of dismissing him after he refused sexual advances from the minister some eight months ago. Clark received his summons from the […]

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