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WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The pretrial of the Babel case, which is brought against the former Prime Minister of Curacao Gerrit Schotte, and his partner for their alleged involvement with fraud and money laundering, among other irregularities, took place on Wednesday.

Provisional detention extended in the case Hector

Written by Wednesday, 17 June 2015 18:07

BES Island - Today the examining magistrate in St. Maarten, in the absence of the examining magistrate on Bonaire continued the provisional detention of the suspect previously held by the initials O.J.E. with 8 more days.

BES Islands - Our inflows in recent years has almost doubled and the prosecution was faced with an increase in investigations into more serious and debilitating forms of crime. There is a very high workload and increased vulnerability.

BES islands - On Wednesday, June 10th and Thursday, June 11th the IND, together with chain partners, organized a workshop human trafficking and smuggling for its employees on Bonaire.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Director of the Immigration and Border Protection Service (IBP) is announcing to visitors and residents that the organization is implementing an increase in controls and stricter enforcement of its regulations in 2015 and onward.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Prime Minister the honorable Marcel Gumbs and the Minister of Justice the Honorable Dennis Richardson Sunday during a press conference, provided information on the Integrity Chamber protocol that was recently signed with the Dutch Government.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Interpol St. Maarten as part of the St Maarten Police Force, in cooperation with the St. Maarten office of the Attorney General Mr. Taco Stein, made 2 arrests on Friday June 5th 2015 around 03.50 p.m. in the area of Cole Bay.

BES Islands - On Friday, June 5th, mrs. mr. M. Boheur was sworn in as Prosecutor at the Public Prosecution Office BES on Saba. With the swearing a Royal Decree comes in force with which she is temporarily appointed to that job.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Chief prosecutor on Aruba Eric Olthof who visited St. Maarten this week, is maintaining that there is no new credible evidence in the Nathalie Holloway case that warrants any further investigation.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Dutch prosecutors and their colleges in the Dutch Caribbean, held a meeting on St. Maarten this week.