Tag archive for ‘Corruption’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

TBO arrests two in Larimar-investigation

In interest of the ongoing “Larimar” criminal investigation, the Anti-Corruption Taskforce (TBO) of the National Detectives (RST), conducted several house and office searches on St. Maarten and Curaçao. As More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

With the many institutions we already have, do we really need the Integrity Chamber?

Dear Editor, It might be nothing new for us, but it is embarrassing to be constantly reading and hearing about members of the highest governing body on our island being corrupt. Yes, there is corruption worldwide, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Administration of justice is effective, judge says

TILBURG – The administration of justice in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom is just as efficient as it is in the Netherlands, Judge Frank Spreuwenberg says in an interview with Rik Haverman on Caribisch Netwerk. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Pirates of Caribbean politics

The situation in Curacao is going from bad to worse after the election blooper of the interim cabinet led by Gerrit Schotte’s puppet Gilmar Pisas. Now the already convicted MFK-leader himself is once again in More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Checkmate drama

Now that the focus of corruption busters is on the ties between politics, private sector and the underworld it is a pity that under current legislation companies are still able to protect the identity of their shareholders. The More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Checkmate-director arrested again

GREAT BAY – The Team Combating Undermining (team bestrijding ondermijning – TBO) arrested the owner of Checkmate Security, O’Neal A. yesterday morning after searches at the company’s offices on Illidge More...