Environment officials express concern on the fire at Cooks

Environment officials express concern on the fire at Cooks

With an investigation underway into the cause of Sunday’s massive tyre fire at the Cooks Landfill, officials at the National Solid Waste Management Authority and the Environment Division have expressed…

Parliament urgently calls for a traffic plan

Parliament urgently calls for a traffic plan

WILLEMSTAD – From material damages to fatalities. Traffic on Curaçao compared with other countries is unsafe. The Parliament urges the Government to come up with a plan for safer traffic…

One year for brick thrower

A man recently released from Her Majesty’s Prison has been sent back to jail on a charge of malicious damage. The court heard that Alfonso Isaac of Potters threw a…

More than a dozen killed in two car bomb attacks

More than a dozen killed in two car bomb attacks

MOGADISHU – At least 21 people were killed in two separate car-bomb attacks in Somalia on Saturday, one in Mogadishu and another at a military training base in the southern…

Girl suicide bomber kills 5 and injures 41

DAMATURU – Police say a girl suicide bomber killed five people in an attack at the crowded entrance to a bus station in Damaturu in northeast Nigeria. Assistant Superintendent Toyin…

Smith tenth at world championships

Smith tenth at world championships

HAMILTON – Tyrone Smith finished tenth in the final of the long jump at the World Championships in Beijing this Tuesday morning. Smith posted a mark of 7.79 metres with…

Man granted bail on larceny charge

By Terry V La Ragy Pablo Rijo, from Grays Farm, was granted bail on a charge of larceny when he appeared in the St John’s Magistrate Court yesterday. It is…

Education Minister insists on proper maintenance at public schools

Education Minister insists on proper maintenance at public schools

Education, Science & Technology Minister, the Honourable Michael Browne is stressing that more care and attention should be given to the structural and physical maintenance of public schools. Minister Browne’s…

Protesters kill police with spears, axes

Protesters kill police with spears, axes

KATHMANDU – Protesters in western Nepal have killed at least seven police officers as violent clashes broke out over the country’s proposals for a new constitution. Thousands of people had…

The Police is warning against electronic crimes

The Police is warning against electronic crimes

The ‘Electronic Crimes Act’ No. 14 of 2013 was passed in Parliament to address issues of cyber-crime. Some of such criminal activities include fraudulent transactions, annoyance, and intimidation by use…