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WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The authorities on Curacao are currently conducting an investigation in a money laundering case.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister Plenipotentiary, Hon. Josianne Fleming–Artsen received a courtesy visit at the Sint House in The Hague, the Netherlands from Franklyn Richards Theo Bot, both members of the Council for Law Enforcement.

BES Island, Bonaire - The National ombudsman has started a formal investigation into the public entity Bonaire's handling of five separate complaints because of its slow handling of grievances made known by the public and its repeated failure to respond to requests.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The 40 year old suspect J.R., who was arrested at her home in Sint Peters, last Tuesday, June 30, 2015, had to appear before the judge of instruction this morning.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The detention of the Former Minister of Public Health and Member of Parliament for the opposition party MFK, Jacintha Constancia has been extended to another 8 days.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Public Prosecutors Service has decided not to appeal against the verdict of the Court in the so called investigation "Piranha".

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The investigation into the Dubnium case has led to another arrest. This time it was the former Minister of Public Health and current Member of Parliament for the opposition party MFK, Jacintha Constancia.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Attorney-general has issued a new directive for opium offenses for the Public Prosecutors (OM) of Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the BES islands. The new directive goes into effect July 1st 2015.

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.

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.

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