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  • Venezuela: Ex-Intel Chief's Release a 'Victory' over US Ideological Foes

    07/29/2014 9:01:55 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 4 replies
    NewsMaxWorld ^ | July 29, 2014 | Thomson/Reuters.
    WASHINGTON — The United States is "deeply disappointed" the Netherlands released a former Venezuelan military intelligence chief detained over U.S. drug trafficking allegations, and is "disturbed" at reports indicating Caracas used threats to obtain his freedom, the State Department said on Monday. Instead of being extradited to the United States, retired Venezuelan General Hugo Carvajal flew home on Sunday from the Netherlands' Caribbean island of Aruba after the Dutch government ruled he had diplomatic immunity. He had been arrested on Aruba on Wednesday. Jubilant Venezuelan officials hailed Carvajal's release at a ruling Socialist Party congress, calling it a "victory" over...
  • Peruvian Murder Trial for van der Sloot Set for January

    11/25/2011 8:49:17 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | November 25, 2011
    Joran van der Sloot will stand trial beginning January 6 on robbery and murder charges related to a 21-year-old woman's death, a Peruvian court announced Friday. The timetable from the Superior Court of Lima came days after a panel of judges ruled against having the Dutch national face an even more stringent slate of charges, as the victim's family members had requested. Instead, he will face the original charges levied against him -- which, if he is convicted on all counts, could lead to a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. Van der Sloot is accused of killing Stephany...
  • New search in Aruba for missing US woman yields nothing

    08/22/2011 7:57:36 PM PDT · by Immerito · 25 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 08/22/11 | http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44227326/ns/world_news-americas/?GT1=43001
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba — Police in Aruba searched a brushy coastal area for seven hours Monday but found no new leads into the case of a Maryland woman who disappeared on the Dutch Caribbean island, a prosecution official said. The officers combed through the vegetation around Sereoe Colorado for the remains of the missing woman, Robyn Gardner, or anything that might link her travel companion, Gary Giordano, to her disappearance. The area that was searched is near the southern tip of Aruba, not far from where Giordano, a businessman from Gaithersburg, Maryland, reported that Gardner disappeared while they were snorkeling on...
  • Images of woman missing in Aruba found on camera (beyond pornographic?)

    08/18/2011 7:30:45 AM PDT · by Scythian · 57 replies
    A digital camera belonging to detained U.S. tourist Gary Giordano that was seized by Aruban authorities allegedly contains shocking images of travel companion Robyn Gardner, who is presumed dead by authorities after disappearing earlier this month. More from TODAY.com Images of woman missing in Aruba found on camera Aruba’s solicitor general, Taco Stein, declined to comment Thursday on images of missing American woman Robyn Gardner found on a camera belonging to Gary Giordano, who has been detained in her disappearance: “There is no indication ... of duress in the pictures.” . After 70 years, secret soldiers emerge from shadows Grisly...
  • Is Natalee Holloway buried in a tomb? New lead in mystery of missing teenage beauty

    04/13/2011 11:31:37 AM PDT · by RGVTx · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 13th April 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The National Enquirer reported the Peruvian prison informant told police van der Sloot had murdered Holloway because she refused to have sex with him. The magazine reported the informant as saying van der Sloot had confessed to burying her body in a shallow sandy grave, before transferring it to a coffin with a body inside that was ready for burial. Talking to the publication, an investigative 'insider' said: 'Joran revealed to the prison snitch that in emails he told a buddy he became enraged when Natalee refused to have sex with him, and when he ignored her protests and started...
  • IBD 50’s A-Team Includes Aruba, Acme Packet And Altera

    03/27/2011 7:20:13 AM PDT · by Slyscribe
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 3/27/2011 | Ed Carson
    If your portfolio is in trouble, maybe you can hire the A-Team. The elite IBD 50 list has a surprising number of companies that start with the letter A. The five best — Aruba Networks (ARUN), Acme Packet (APKT), Amerigroup (AGP), Altera (ALTR) and ARM Holdings (ARMH) — all are in the top 20. 1. Aruba Networks The company’s products help workers securely link to networks via wireless connections. Cisco (CSCO) is its top rival, but Aruba is the largest pure play in its niche.
  • Van der Sloot lawyer argues "crime of passion"

    03/07/2011 8:57:24 AM PST · by La Lydia · 52 replies
    42 News ^ | March 6, 2011
    The body of a young woman was found in Joran van der Sloot's Lima hotel room five years to the day of Natalee Holloway's disappearance on a school trip to Aruba. Prosecutors in Peru say van der Sloot has admitted killing Stephany Flores after she found material on his laptop relating to Natalee. Peruvian prosecutors say Joran van der Sloot killed Stephany Flores in cold blood and want an extra long sentence. The Dutchman's lawyer says it was a spontaneous, emotional act and his client should face no more than three to five years. Van der Sloot's Peruvian lawyer, Max...
  • IBD 50’s Three Earnings This Week: Rovi, NetApp, Aruba Networks

    02/14/2011 6:48:33 AM PST · by Slyscribe · 1 replies
    IBD's Capital Hill ^ | 2/13/2011 | Ed Carson
    Most leading technology firms have reported quarterly results in the last few weeks. Rovi Corp. (ROVI), NetApp (NTAP) and Aruba Networks (ARUN) finally report this week. But don’t call them laggards. All three are on the IBD 50 list of the very best stocks based on fundamentals and technicals. All three are leaders in their fields.
  • Aruba: Jawbone not that of Natalee Holloway

    11/23/2010 9:07:47 AM PST · by prisoner6 · 25 replies
    WTOP ^ | November 23, 2010 | NA
    Aruba: Jawbone not that of Natalee Holloway SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The prosecutor's office in Aruba says a jawbone with a tooth recently found on a beach does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. The agency says that an analysis based on dental records rules out that the bone fragment came from her. It says forensic scientists in the Netherlands conducted a detailed examination. Officials said Tuesday that the jawbone is human. It is unclear whom it belongs to. The Mountain Brook, Alabama, student was 18 when she disappeared while on a high school graduation trip...
  • Bone Found on Aruba Tested in Natalee Holloway Case

    11/16/2010 9:50:53 PM PST · by jerry557 · 23 replies
    FOX KDVR ^ | 11/16/10
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Dutch forensic experts are testing a piece of bone found on the Caribbean island of Aruba to see if it comes from missing American teenager Natalee Holloway, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Experts first will establish whether the bone is human before comparing its DNA to that of Holloway, said Netherlands Forensic Institute spokeswoman Inge Oevering. Holloway, then 18, disappeared in 2005 while on a high school graduation trip to Aruba. Her remains have never been found, despite extensive police searches. If the bone turns out to be from Holloway, it would be the first concrete evidence...
  • Natalee Holloway - Possible Finding

    11/16/2010 11:18:28 AM PST · by truthluva · 41 replies · 3+ views
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/16/2010 | AP
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch forensic experts are testing a piece of bone found on the Caribbean island of Aruba to see if it comes from missing American teenager Natalee Holloway, a spokeswoman said Tuesday. Experts first will establish whether the bone is human before comparing its DNA to that of Holloway, said Netherlands Forensic Institute spokeswoman Inge Oevering. Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2010/11/16/dutch-experts-test-aruba-bone-in-holloway-case/#ixzz15TQsnK3J
  • Van der Sloot Admits to Natalee Holloway Extortion Scheme, Says Report

    09/06/2010 8:53:22 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 22 replies
    cbs.com ^ | September 6, 2010 | Kevin Hayes
    AMSTERDAM (CBS/AP) Joran van der Sloot has reportedly acknowledged extorting money from Natalee Holloway's parents and claims he did it to get back at them. The Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf quotes the Dutchman as confessing to taking money from the family of the American in return for revealing the location of Holloway's body in an interview published today. He was indicted in the U.S. in June for extortion after being caught in an FBI sting. Tthe place he indicated as her burial site turned out to be bogus.
  • Turtle Directs Camera's Voyage From Aruba to Keys (Amazing- Turtle Shoots Underwater Video)

    06/14/2010 4:59:32 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies · 694+ views
    NBC Miami ^ | Mon, Jun 14, 2010 | TODD WRIGHT
    Camera lost in Aruba is found in the Keys with video to bootSea turtles have the ability to do almost anything in the water, but we didn't known shooting film was one of the reptile's talents. A man who lost his camera in Aruba is crediting a sea turtle for switching on his waterproof recorder and helping the camera find its way to the Florida Keys. Dick de Bruin said he lost his camera about six months ago while he was on a boating trip with his family in Aruba. Thought to be lost forever, de Bruin, didn't worry about...
  • Van Der Sloot Willing to Tell Where Holloway's Buried in Exchange for Transfer to Aruba

    06/13/2010 11:58:52 AM PDT · by rawhide · 148 replies · 4,171+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | 6-11-10
    Dutch murder suspect Joran van der Sloot says he'll reveal the location of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway's body if authorities transfer him from Peru's most infamous prison to a jail in Aruba, Radio Netherlands Worldwide reports Sunday. Van der Sloot, who reportedly fears for his safety inside the infamous Miguel Castro Castro prison, said he will disclose information about Holloway's remains on condition that he be transferred to his native Aruba. Peruvian President Alan García said Van der Sloot will serve his prison sentence in Peru, according to Radio Netherlands Worldwide. And the prosecutor's office on Aruba has reportedly said...
  • Video of van der Sloot's first minutes in prison

    06/13/2010 11:43:43 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 125 replies · 4,584+ views
    The Dutchman will not eat and sleep on the floor. Colombian hitman Trujillo Ospina, presumed assassin of Myriam Fefer, tries to visit him in his cell, which measures three meters by two-and-a-half meters. (He) was transfered Friday to the maximum security prison Miguel Castro Castro, after confessing to murdering the young Peruian Stephany Flores. The cameras of the program "Weekly Report" record the entry of the European into the prison. Flanked by various agents and accompanied by the chief of the Institute of National Prisons, Rubén Rodríguez Rabanal, Van der Sloot was taken to a personal (single occupant) cell. He...
  • Witness in Natalie Holloway Disappearance Comes Forward.

    06/12/2010 8:22:21 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 11 replies · 1,386+ views
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | June 12, 2010 | Maggie M. Thornton
    The interview of a man speaking on-camera with Geraldo Rivera's brother, Craig, just aired. The man known as 'Jay' or "J" told Craig Rivera he saw Joran van der Sloot at the time of Natalee's disappearance. He eventually went to the police.
  • Dutch Murder Suspect to Share Location of Second Victim

    06/11/2010 5:35:22 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 34 replies · 1,205+ views
    VOA ^ | June 11, 2010
    U.S. media report a Dutch murder suspect in Peru has told police he is ready to lead authorities to the body of a missing American woman. Peruvian officials said late Thursday that 22-year-old Joran van der Sloot has agreed to tell authorities in Aruba where to find the remains of Natalie Holloway...The chief of Peru's criminal police told the Associated Press he does not know whether to take van der Sloot's offer seriously because he has made dubious claims about the Holloway case in the past.... Police moved the Dutchman to a cell at the prosecutor's office Thursday, dressing him...
  • Police: Dutchman says he knows Holloway location

    06/10/2010 11:19:16 PM PDT · by Beloved Levinite · 19 replies · 1,160+ views
    AP ^ | June 11, 2010
    LIMA, Peru – The chief of Peru's criminal police says Dutch murder suspect Joran van der Sloot has told police that he knows the location of the body of missing U.S. teen Natalie Holloway. Gen. Cesar Guardia tells The Associated Press that Van der Sloot "let slip that he knew the place where this person was buried." But Guardia says the young Dutchman "would only testify (on the matter) before Aruba authorities." Guardia said that he didn't know how seriously to take Van der Sloot's statement given his history of dubious statements about the 2005 disappearance in Aruba of the...
  • ...Regarding the Joran van deo Sloot Investigation [FBI STATEMENT]

    06/10/2010 3:42:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 20 replies · 920+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Joint Statement by United States Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick Maley Regarding the Joran van der Sloot Investigation In April of this year, the FBI and U.S. Attorney's office in Birmingham, Alabama initiated an investigation into allegations of criminal conduct by Joran van der Sloot related to the disappearance of Natalee Holloway in Aruba five years earlier. Prior to law enforcement's involvement in the situation, Van der Sloot offered to provide information to an individual regarding the location of Natalee Holloway's remains and the circumstances of her...
  • In Aruba, Resentment over a Storm of US Media

    06/08/2010 3:12:26 PM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 21 replies · 57+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 6/8/10 | Todd Wilkinson
    A U.S. media storm, generated primarily by cable news outlets Fox and CNN, has descended here, clouding the reputation of this former Dutch colony, many residents and longtime visitors say. Media critics say that what's missing is perspective. Beyond appreciation for the time it takes for an investigation to proceed, particularly under the nuances of Dutch law, statistics confirm Aruba is far safer than almost all other Caribbean islands. "Cable TV is treating this as the crime of the century, or at the least, the obsession of the moment," says Howard Kurtz, media critic for The Washington Post in an...
  • Joran van der Sloot Confesses to Killing Peruvian Woman, Official Says

    06/07/2010 9:19:32 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 180 replies · 1,021+ views
    http://www.foxnews.com/ ^ | 06/07/2010 | http://www.foxnews.com/
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  • “Law Of The Donkey” Could be Applied to Joran van der Sloot

    06/06/2010 10:26:23 PM PDT · by libh8er · 38 replies · 388+ views
    Gambling 911 ^ | Jagajeet Chiba
    "Severe" may be an understatement. The prisons in Peru are known to be among the most brutal in the world. Here is one account of what happens to prisoners such as child molesters: A neighbor of Cieneguilla suffered the worst shock which could have happened. His daughter, only two years old, was raped by a drug addict and drunk who during a party at the neighbor's house went to her room and raped her. The unfortunate was saved from being lynched by the locals, but it was reported and he went to Lurigancho. The case, incredibly, didn't appeared in the...
  • Surveillance Video Released in Joran Van Der Sloot Killing of Peruvian Woman

    06/07/2010 8:15:57 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 35 replies · 146+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | June 7, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a video report that includes video of Joran Van Der Sloot being questioned by officials in Peru in the death of a young woman found dead in his hotel room five years to the day after Natalee Holloway went missing in Aruba. Van Der Sloot is seen being paraded before reporters by Peruvian police, getting a physical exam, and being questioned by authorities. Police believe there is no doubt he committed the murder. The report also shows surveillance video of Van Der Sloot and the young woman entering the hotel room together, and of Van Der Sloot leaving...
  • Van der Sloot Victim Video Seals Peru Case

    06/06/2010 1:32:36 PM PDT · by libh8er · 96 replies · 2,910+ views
    News Oxy ^ | Rob Adams
    Van der Sloot victim video. This photo is from the hotel's camera and shows Joran van der Sloot exiting the room with Stephany Flores left inside. The video reveals both the suspect and Stephany Flores entering the room which became the murder scene. "He speaks Spanish fluently and we took a statement from him in Spanish, where he denies any involvement and the charges brought against him," Chilean Investigative Police Officer Fernando Ovalle Gatica said in a statement. "Naturally, he needs to face the murder that took place here and if the courts find him responsible for that murder, he...
  • Van Der Sloot Faces 'Extremely Rude Awakening' in Peruvian Jail

    06/05/2010 7:37:57 PM PDT · by jakerobins · 108 replies · 5,093+ views
    Joran van der Sloot, the lone suspect in the disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway in Aruba , faces an "extremely rude awakening" in Peru, where he has just been jailed as a suspect in the murder of a young Peruvian woman, a top international lawyer said today. The 22-year-old once again is suspected of murder. "The conditions of incarceration at best will be overcrowded and uncomfortable, and more likely can be described as deplorable and intolerable," said Philadelphia-based defense attorney Theodore Simon, whose clients have included Ira Einhorn, who was extyradited from France to face murder charges; Alain Robert...
  • Moist-eyed Dutch murder suspect interrogated

    06/05/2010 11:16:39 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 50 replies · 1,692+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 5, 2010 | FRANK BAJAK and FRANKLIN BRICENO
    LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The lone suspect in the disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway was paraded - moist-eyed and looking stunned - before reporters on Saturday as Peruvians denounced him and detectives began interrogating him about the murder of a Lima student. Joran van der Sloot arrived at criminal police headquarters in a brown Interpol SUV and was escorted across an auditorium of shouting, shutter-snapping journalists three times.
  • Joran van der Sloot presented in press conference with the Minister of the Interior

    06/05/2010 12:52:10 PM PDT · by Shermy · 132 replies · 3,931+ views
    El Comercio, Peru ^ | June 5, 2010
    [babelfish+ translation] Although he had already been presented before the media, the National Police made Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot march past (again) when the Interior Minister, Octavio Salazar, held a press conference. In an eventful presentation, and in the company of the Chief of the Main Directorate of the Police, Miguel Noble, Salazar avoided giving details of the investigation. The unusual event was crowned when the presumed murderer of Stephany Flores was shown before journalists for the third time, which generated disorder in the Interior Department headquarters. The police minister and authorities refused to respond to the questions...
  • NBC: Beth Holloway targeted in extortion scheme

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—- Law enforcement sources have confirmed to NBC that Natalie Holloway’s mother Beth Holloway was targeted by Joran van der Sloot in an alleged extortion scheme. Thursday U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance announced extortion and wire fraud charges against van der Sloot. Vance claimed van der Sloot sold false information about Natalie Holloway’s disappearance and circumstances surrounding her death to someone in Birmingham. Vance said $15,000 was wired from Birmingham to the Netherlands on May 10, 2010 and that van der Sloot was ultimately seeking $250,000.
  • Greta: VERY BAD SITUATION - APPEARS THE FBI DROPPED THE BALL and YOUNG WOMAN IS DEAD

    06/03/2010 9:00:03 PM PDT · by iowamark · 25 replies · 2,040+ views
    Fox News ^ | 06/04/2010 | Greta Van Susteren
    Beth Holloway was extorted. Joran van der Sloot took money from her and used it to finance his trip to South America where it is now believed he murdered. Beth Holloway wanted to know what happened to her daughter. Joran van der Sloot said he would tell her if she paid him. She brought in the FBI. The events happened in Aruba. The FBI, as early as May 10, knew they had a case against Joran van der Sloot for wire fraud and extortion but failed to act until today. Had they arrested him when they had the case against...
  • U.S. authorities charge Van der Sloot with extortion

    06/03/2010 3:35:08 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 47 replies · 1,734+ views
    wtvm.com/AP ^ | June 3, 2010
    BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Joran Van der Sloot, the longtime suspect in the disappearance of missing Mountain Brook teenager Natalee Holloway, has been accused of offering $250,000 in exchange for her whereabouts. In a criminal complaint filed Thursday by the U.S. Attorney in Birmingham, Van der Sloot is accused of offering $250,000 to a person in Birmingham in exchange for information about the whereabouts of her remains in Aruba.
  • Joran van der Sloot charged with extrortion in Natalie Holloway case

    06/03/2010 2:46:02 PM PDT · by freespirited · 56 replies · 2,235+ views
    WMBF News ^ | 06/03/10
      BIRMINGHAM, AL (WSFA) - The U. S. government has charged Joran van der Sloot with attempting to receive money in exchange for revealing the location of Natalee Holloway's body.  Van der Sloot has long been suspected in the 2005 disappearance of Holloway in Aruba.Chilean police say they have detained van der Sloot in connection with the murder of a woman in Peru.Police spokeswoman Macarena Olivares says van der Sloot has been taken into custody in Chile's capital of Santiago. Five years to the date after Holloway disappeared, van der Sloot was the last person seen with a Peruvian woman found dead...
  • Holloway suspect detained in Peru killing

    06/03/2010 10:56:19 AM PDT · by LouAvul · 49 replies · 1,358+ views
    SANTIAGO, Chile - A Dutchman questioned in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway has been taken into custody in Chile for investigation in the killing of a woman in Peru, Chilean police said. Police announced Thursday that Joran van der Sloot, 23, was in custody in Santiago.
  • Chilean police say Dutchman Joran van der Sloot has been detained in death of Peruvian woman.

    06/03/2010 10:28:26 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 138 replies · 5,025+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 3, 2010
    <p>SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chilean police say Dutchman Joran van der Sloot has been detained ...</p>
  • SHANGO'S RIDDLE

    08/01/2005 12:37:53 PM PDT · by TexKat · 187 replies · 13,824+ views
    Shango | 8/1/05 | Shango
    Shango has not danced with the lions, nor Arawaks,and does not keep their company Eyes of god may look from afar with great acuity. The resolution to find Mary lies with the Arawak Nation Dirty Hand has bound the Arawak Nation with Babylonian Rope The Lamb and the two Shivas whisper in the dark, while the lions pace silently in the bush. Dirty Hand is the link! The lamb, the shivas, the elder whispering, exiting like theives in the night, clothed with invisible armor If Dirty Hand falls, so does Babylon, but too, the Arawak Nation shall suffer. Threadsurfers listen!...
  • Manhunt in Chile Continues for Joran van der Sloot in Death of Peruvian Woman – Video

    06/03/2010 5:56:15 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 20 replies · 1,025+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | June 3, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a video report on a manhunt underway in Chile as authorities search for Dutchman Joran Van der Sloot, now wanted in the killing of a young woman found dead in a hotel in Lima, Peru. Van der Sloot was the last person seen with the woman on a security tape. Van der Sloot is the young man accused in the disappearance and presumed death of Natalee Holloway five years ago in Aruba. He was arrested and released several times in her disappearance. But no trace of Holloway was ever found, and Van der Sloot was released.
  • Former suspect in Natalee Holloway case wanted in Peruvian murder case

    06/02/2010 3:01:58 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 31 replies · 1,122+ views
    cnn ^ | June 2, 2010
    Joran van der Sloot, the Dutch man once considered a suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, is the suspect in the killing of a woman in Peru, Peruvian police officials said Wednesday. There is "incriminating evidence" linking van der Sloot to the killing of 21-year-old Stephany Flores Ramirez, who was found dead in a Lima hotel room Wednesday, Cesar Guardia Vasquez, of the criminal investigations unit said at a news conference.
  • Joran Van der Sloot in trouble again

    06/02/2010 3:16:35 PM PDT · by xxqqzz · 32 replies · 1,701+ views
    A young Dutchman previously arrested in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway is the prime suspect in a weekend murder of a Peruvian woman, police said Wednesday. Joran van der Sloot is being sought in the Sunday killing of 21-year-old Stephany Flores in a Lima hotel, Criminal police chief Gen. Cesar Guardia told a news conference. He said the suspect fled the country the next day by land to Chile.
  • Dutch Joran van der Sloot paid 1,780 soles to leave the country

    06/02/2010 8:32:52 PM PDT · by Shermy · 30 replies · 2,367+ views
    El Comercio, Peru ^ | June 2, 2010 10:09 pm
    A taxi driver who gave his services to the assumed killer of the young Stephany Flores narrated details of the flight of this First paid 1,500 soles to be transported from Ica to Nasca and soon after he paid 280 soles to be taken to Arica, Chile. Thus it was how the Dutch Joran van der Sloot left the country, presumed murderer of the young Stephany Flores, daughter of the industralist and race car driver Ricardo Flores. It happened last Sunday, according to Oswaldo Aparcana, the taxi driver in charge of transporting the Dutchman to Nasca and who exhibited much...
  • Natalee Holloway Extended Discussion Thread #21

    06/02/2010 1:42:42 PM PDT · by RGVTx · 1,063 replies · 13,311+ views
    Multiple sources | N/A | N/A
    This is a consolidation of the current threads on FR. It is intended to make discussion and updates easier. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2526123/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2526200/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2526225/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2526245/posts
  • Report: Former Natalee Holloway Suspect Sought in Murder in Peru

    The Dutch man who was the main suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway is being sought in the murder of a woman in Peru, Thaindian News reported Wednesday. Joran van der Sloot, 22, is suspected of murdering Stephany Tatiana Flores Ramirez, in Peru. Ramirez's body was found with multiple stab wounds on May 26. According to Ramirez's friends, the 21-year-old was reportedly last seen leaving a Lima, Peru, casino with van der Sloot at 5:16 a.m. local time.
  • Holloway suspect sought in Peru murder

    06/02/2010 11:30:54 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies · 1,530+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 2, 2010 | FRANKLIN BRICENO
    LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Peruvian police said Wednesday that a young Dutchman previously arrested in the 2005 disappearance in Aruba of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway is being sought as a suspect in a weekend murder of a Peruvian woman. Chief of detectives Col. Miguel Canlla told The Associated Press that Joran Van Der Sloot was being sought in the Sunday killing in a Lima hotel of 21-year-old Stephany Flores.
  • BREAKING: Natalie Holloway Suspect Joran Van Der Sloot Accused of Peru Murder

    06/02/2010 10:57:35 AM PDT · by Wilderness Conservative · 85 replies · 4,353+ views
    Thaindian News ^ | 6/2/10 | Angela Kaye Mason
    June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news has just been released by BNO News that Joran Van Der Sloot has been accused in Peru, for the murder of a 21 year old female. Van Der Sloot was the prime suspect in the disappearance of Natalie Hollaway, an American student who vanished on May 30, 2005 while on her senior trip to Aruba. Interpol is said to be on the heels of Juran Van Der Sloot, since all evidence points to him as the suspect in the murder of the daughter of a racer, Ricardo Flores. Sthefany Tatiana Flores Ramirez was found...
  • Suspect in disappearence of Natalee Holloway accused of murder in Peru

    06/02/2010 9:35:11 AM PDT · by RGVTx · 105 replies · 5,098+ views
    BNO News ^ | Jun 02, 2010 | BNO News
    LIMA (BNO NEWS) — A Dutch man who is the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway, Joran van der Sloot, has been accused of murdering a young woman in Peru. Police said Van der Sloot, 22, is the main suspect in the murder of 21-year-old Stephany Tatiana Flores Ramirez, whose body was found in the Miraflores District of Lima in the early morning hours on Wednesday. (MORE SOON.)
  • Couple Says They May Have Found Natalee Holloway

    03/18/2010 4:23:17 PM PDT · by Cecily · 60 replies · 4,302+ views
    NBC ^ | March 18, 2010
    A Pennsylvania couple thinks they may have found Natalee Holloway's skeleton on a vacation to Aruba. Patti and John Muldowney want investigators to take a good look at a picture they took while snorkeling. It shows what they think is a skeleton on the bottom of the ocean. [Scroll to bottom of page for picture]. Patti didn't notice anything out of the ordinary when she snapped the photo last November. No one noticed until mid January when they met up with a couple that was on the same cruise, to compare vacation photos. "They came over and discovered it when...
  • Natalee Holloway Snorted Coke, Fell to Death, Suspect Says

    02/26/2010 2:34:48 PM PST · by cajuncow · 40 replies · 2,257+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2-26-10 | By CLEOPATRA ANDREADIS and CHRISTINE BROUWER
    New details in the alleged confession from Joran van der Sloot, the prime suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, give an emotional and descriptive account of what he says were Holloways last moments that night she died. The Telegraaf reported that they viewed the videotaped conversation, which lasted two and a half hours, yesterday of van der Sloots most recent interview with RTL 5, a Dutch television station. This latest alleged confession was shot at a hotel in Dusseldorf, Germany. A full interview is expected to air this Sunday on the network.
  • Father of Natalee Holloway Suspect Reportedly Dies in Aruba

    02/11/2010 9:43:17 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 60 replies · 2,136+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 11, 2010
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba — The father of the only remaining suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway has died in Aruba. The Aruban newspaper Diario reported Thursday that Paul van der Sloot, 57, died of a heart attack on the Dutch island in the Caribbean. The paper's Web site says he collapsed late Wednesday after playing tennis and was declared dead at a hospital.
  • Paulus van der Sloot dies of a heart attack

    02/10/2010 8:25:03 PM PST · by kcvl · 58 replies · 15,390+ views
    at a tennis match this evening per Greta
  • Big Cocaine Gang Allied to Hezbollah Rounded up

    04/30/2009 3:59:46 PM PDT · by Cindy · 13 replies · 1,176+ views
    NIS NEWS.nl ^ | THE HAGUE, 30/04/09 | n/a
    Note: The following news brief is a quote: - In cooperation with various other countries, Dutch authorities have rounded up a big cocaine gang that had links with Hezbollah. Seventeen suspects were arrested on Curacao, the biggest island of the Netherlands Antilles, the Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) has revealed. International cooperation between police and judicial services of the Netherlands and the Netherlands Antilles, Belgium, Colombia, Venezuela and the US led to the arrest of the 17 suspects by the Curacao police. They are believed to be part of a drugs and money-laundering organisation with international branches, thought to be responsible...
  • Aruba Authorities Help Search for Natalee Holloway

    03/29/2009 3:09:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies · 659+ views
    AP ^ | 3/28/09
    Authorities in Aruba are helping a U.S. private investigator search a pond for signs of missing U.S. teen Natalee Holloway despite having no new leads in the case. Firefighters are using a hose to blast mud and debris out of a pond that witnesses previously identified as a possible location for her remains. The pond was drained for the search.
  • Source: Body of Natalee Holloway Found in Aruba [False alarm; body not found]

    03/20/2009 1:04:08 PM PDT · by lainie · 174 replies · 11,792+ views
    Broward Palm Beach New Times ^ | 3-20-2009 | Thomas Francis
    Details remain vague, but The Juice has just learned that authorities believe they have found the body of Natalee Holloway, the 18-year-old from Clinton, Miss., who vanished in the Caribbean island in May 2005. A Miami-based flight attendant for American Airlines tells The Juice that a cadaver dog was aboard a Miami-to-Aruba flight. The officer with the dog was going to search for the remains of Holloway. "They think they've found where Natalee Holloway's remains are, and they're taking the dog down to confirm that," said the flight attendant, who lives in Fort Lauderdale. "They're not telling anybody because Aruba...