Hans Mos holds a press conference today and the only thing he can tell us is Joran is still the prime suspect. Rumors have been flying the last couple days that someone was about to be arrested…..does not appear Mos is in any hurry to arrest anyone. null “Me or Dolfe would be King of Aruba when we solve this case, so what would be the reason for us to not want to solve it?!” . .(Mos)

Read the press release here


There was a time some of us thought Mos might be different, might stand up for the truth, be a man….guess not

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  • Comments

    76 Responses to “Natalee Holloway: BUSINESS AS USUAL IN ARUBA”

    1. Pat in Alabama on January 6th, 2009 5:03 pm

      This is where the expression “stuck on stupid” originated. It would be laughable if it wasn’t for Natalee’s life and endless heartache for her family.

    2. Steve Holloway on January 6th, 2009 5:52 pm

      “There was no indication whatsoever that Joran had been at the dam. For that reason the Police were not ordered to conduct that search.”

      OK what would indication someone was at a dam? Maybe just maybe, being wet from the chest down.

      Or maybe holding a sign saying I came from the dam.

      God help them

    3. allank on January 6th, 2009 8:27 pm

      Why is he holding a pocketbook-purse?

    4. ANewGirl on January 6th, 2009 8:28 pm

      Now Mos is finally & officially going to be known as just another tool.

      The Holloways and their following—we are not giving up on you ever, Nat. Ever. I’m sure that even if Nat’s remains are never found and she can’t ever be brought back home….there are just too many who will continue to help bring Dave & Beth closure and the peace they deserve.

      As always—-We stand by the Girl

      *** Justice for Natalee Ann Holloway ***


    5. J.V on January 6th, 2009 9:16 pm

      they can open the case back up,they can name still prime suspects,they can do whatever they like…no body no case,no evidence no case,they dont have a case….What they should do is start investigating and interviewing the kids that where with her on the trip to aruba…and the parents as well that are still makin money of of this BULLSHIT!! we arubans dont give a DAMN anymore…get that trough your thick american and dutch skulls….!!!
      SM: Is that you Deepak? You at the Cyberzone? (klaasend)

    6. All4Nat on January 6th, 2009 9:42 pm

      Hey Aruba,
      Hope you caught that a** kicking Greta just gave you. What an island of fools. Hows the tourism business these days on “One shi**y Island”? Oh yea, Deepak, do you still see here face when you go to sleep? We’re comming and we’re gonna get you!

    7. brie. on January 6th, 2009 9:45 pm

      #5…well we still give a DAMN ….the kids on trip had nothing to do with Natalee’s disappearance …the case is Joran, the Kalpoes, Straaten and Paulus….

    8. Toler on January 6th, 2009 9:46 pm

      Hello JV [Joran van?]
      Most of us did get it through our thick sculls that you Arubans don’t give a damn. Took us a few days following the ‘disappearance’ of Natalee.
      Corrupt, rotten stinking hell-hole of and island.
      May you forever pay for what you have done to Natalee and her spades! the purse, just his color too.

    9. ayfit on January 6th, 2009 10:06 pm

      sleep with one eye open. v-justice lurks. There are many americans who would love to run up on you. someday someone will. on that day i will go to sleep with a big smile on my face. believe me things do come around.

    10. Bob on January 6th, 2009 10:08 pm

      Aruba is less than stupid. They made the one mistake that sane people don’t make. They made it personal instead of keeping it business.

      Americans and World opinion will NEVER forgive or forget. Aruba is done for all time.

    11. justice4nat on January 6th, 2009 10:21 pm

      #5 – We Americans did get it through our “thick” heads that Arubans do not give a damn about Natalee. Now how bout you and yours on that rotten island get it through your thick head that many, many people DO care about Natalee – which is evidenced by the MASSIVE DROP IN TOURISM DOLLARS IN ARUBA!! The classmates on the trip had nothing to do with what happened to Natalee. The guilty parties are JVDS, PVDS, and the (2) Kalpoots and they know it – and so do the keystone cops in Aruba!!!!

    12. Steve Holloway on January 6th, 2009 10:54 pm

      #5 JV
      If you don’t care why post?

      Your post about making money makes me sick.
      I can speak for Dave and Robin about money…they ARE NOT ahead.

      If it was someone you loved that went missing and knowing the people that did it…you would think differently.

    13. Laura on January 6th, 2009 11:00 pm

      I am in Aruba now and while I do not think the case was handled great-It has not seemed to effect the tourism here.We were at the Marriott during week after X-mas leading up and after New Years and the casino and lobby was full of people from the East coast.The RIU and Radisson were full as well.When we arrived the queue at immigration was very long as there were several flights from the States and 4 charters from UK when we arrived.Had to wait almost 90 minutes to clear customs.Theres also thousands of Venezuelans shopping like crazy to use there allotment of dollars(preferential rate) which was recently lowered from 5000 to 2500—Yes, business as usual.The island is very safe and this case was not the norm.People have moved on as we are approaching 4 years so… case closed

    14. Richard on January 6th, 2009 11:13 pm

      Even the Dutch would love to wash their hands of Aruba. Let’s hope that pressure from them, and us, will lead to some accomplishments.

      The boycott movement continues, relentlessly.

    15. All4Nat on January 6th, 2009 11:26 pm

      Arlene, is that you spouting you’re nonsence again? When are the ’08 occupancy rate #’s being released? You say Aruba is safe, what about the 2 tourist stabbings in the last month? You suck, Aruba sucks and Joran will continue to be viewed as a joke and his father, well, they’ll get him too!

    16. All4Nat on January 6th, 2009 11:29 pm

      Greta went a long way towards bashing Aruba and MOS this evening. Everyone now sees Aruba for the joke that it is. Hero, you are the MAN!
      F@*K ARUBA

    17. Dutchlady on January 6th, 2009 11:29 pm

      As the man called Big Hammer sent me the archaology of Aruba and above antagonist uses ‘case’ more than once and spells ‘trough’ as a container also I am psychologically connected to this being the man who knows the remains as the word are case specific. I still think that the indigenous graves on the plan in this book and the teaching of them are where Natalie was placed. I still think as I did then that the crypt and the water as to the underground aquifer dived by the indigenous native Indian is where water and an inlet is.It is my view thank you, that the word CASE is case specific as a direct taught to Steve Holloway. This man is Dutch, but Double dutch, a guilder short of a deutchmark no less, a buffoon. An imposter.

    18. ANewGirl on January 6th, 2009 11:30 pm

      #5—You either work for the ATA, really are one of the Kalpoes (Deepak= The “REALLY REALLY sexually frustrated one” & SATISH= “I’ll do what my older Brother does/says”) or a just a loser Troll who is bored again because you have NO LIFE.

      Pathetic post. Don’t worry- you don’t annoy us in the least—we love ripping you a new one even if it is only on the Monkeys blog.

      ***NEWS FLASH **** NO ONE TRULY GIVES A RAT’S ASS about your existence which is just one more reason why you are having so much trouble getting a real job…(No, getting paid to surf for porn in the Ol’ Internet Cafe doesn’t count)

      Pfffffffffffffff……What a Whack job!


      – Justice for Natalee Ann Holloway –


    19. Dutchlady on January 6th, 2009 11:32 pm

      I use taught instead of taunt as I think this man wants to teach Steve and the US a lesson, yet he longs to have his name in the Hall of Fame on the Strip in LA. Dutchlady knows these things.

    20. kitty on January 7th, 2009 1:16 am

      Why haven’t Joran and the Kapole brothers been arrested on charges of kidnapping Natalee? (since Joran changed his story ~ (the 2nd time)…(again!~)… He admitted to this (more lies) not to mention trafficking ~…

      Kidnapping, rape, (trafficking)?… (murder)… come on, MO’s… Joran himself, admits this… go on that alone.

      The justice minister admitted that there’s been a cover up…

      Extradite him (Joran) from Thailand ~ playtime is over.

      What a slap to the integrity of Natalee’s memory and to her family ~ shame!

    21. Jack on January 7th, 2009 2:20 am

      Asking Aruba what happened to Natalee?Is like asking the godfather who killed Jimmy Hoffa?They are never going to tell the truth and we never will never know exactly what Joran & Paulus did with her?

    22. HOPE on January 7th, 2009 3:11 am

      Have to agree… Hero is the man!


      Justice for Natalee!

    23. Susan on January 7th, 2009 4:53 am

      Aruba prosecutor: End is near in Holloway case

      Last Edited: Tuesday, 06 Jan 2009, 9:08 PM CST
      Created: Tuesday, 06 Jan 2009, 9:08 PM CST
      Fox News 6 – Birmingham

      SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Aruban prosecutors said Tuesday their investigation into the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway is nearing the end and appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

      Chief Prosecutor Hans Mos said his office still needs “at least another few months” to investigate statements made by the only remaining suspect, Joran van der Sloot, during a hidden-camera interview which was broadcast on Dutch television last year. But he then said prosecutors “are approaching the end of this lengthy investigation.” “If you have relevant information — no matter how small or uninteresting it may seem — please notify my office or the police,” Mos said in a statement Tuesday.

      Holloway, from Mountain Brook, Ala., was last seen in May 2005 leaving a bar in the Aruban capital Oranjestad with Van der Sloot on the final night of a high school graduation trip to the island. She was 18 at the time. No trace of Holloway has ever been found despite extensive searches involving hundreds of volunteers, Aruban soldiers, FBI agents and even Dutch F-16 jets with special equipment.

      Aruban investigators reopened the case last year based on the hidden-camera recordings made by Dutch television crime reporter Peter R. de Vries. But judges rejected an attempt to re-arrest Van der Sloot for statements he made on the Dutch TV show.

      The hidden-camera recordings showed Van der Sloot saying he was with Holloway when she died on the Dutch Caribbean island and that he had a friend dump her body at sea. Mos, without disclosing specifics, said the TV program caused a “new stream of information” regardless of the appeals court decision blocking authorities from arresting Van der Sloot for a third time based on the statements.

      “My office does not want to disclose these results to the suspect and thus make him wiser even before he has been confronted with these results,” Mos said, referring to Van der Sloot, who was last known to be living in Thailand.

      In November, Ann Angela, a spokeswoman for the Aruba Prosecutors’ Office, said authorities hoped to decide by the end of 2008 whether to prosecute Van der Sloot or close the case for good.

      Attorneys for Van der Sloot did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment and there was no answer at his parents’ home in Aruba.

      Natalee Holloway’s mother, Beth Holloway, did not immediately return a telephone call seeking comment.

    24. Minky from CH on January 7th, 2009 5:35 am


      Hans Mos

      turn around 180 degrees!

      Don’t distract people anylonger with nonsens and don’t hide behind this stupid story-teller Joran (since he has to flee from one country to an other, he is fishy anyway)

      and go after

      The Real Guy:

      * P A U L U S, Peter vandeHell !!

      The Perp !! Arrest the guy!

      The “Mastermind” in this whole case,


      shortly after Natalee went missing,


      Squeece the last drop of sweat out of him
      and you will be able, to solve the case very quickly.

      We don’t buy your stupid press conferences no more.
      Do your job! That’s what your are paid for!

    25. Greg on January 7th, 2009 6:07 am

      No Justice for Natalee Holloway, No vacation in Aruba….

    26. super dave on January 7th, 2009 7:06 am

      JV: what’s wrong? feeling too much guilt ? that’s usually how it goes. and you just added fuel to our fire with the “we arubans”. i wonder how the arubans that do care would like to do to you today ?
      poor misguided fool .

    27. Waterboy on January 7th, 2009 7:10 am


      #2 Post, “There was no indication whatsoever that Joran had been at the dam. For that reason the Police were not ordered to conduct that search.”

      I don’t understand what you are saying. Could you please clarify?


    28. Waterboy on January 7th, 2009 7:19 am


      Like it or not, The U.S.of A. still wears the biggest boot, and you still have the biggest butt!


    29. Sahara on January 7th, 2009 7:34 am

      mos is punk. hang em all. hang em high.

      we Americans dont give a damn what anyone from that sick little island is or is not sick of.


    30. Vicki on January 7th, 2009 7:57 am

      How stinking pathetic it is for this EVIL disgusting VILE VOLCANIC ASHE of a place to act so nasty…Heres to you and your loved ones LIERUBA…what goes around comes around….NATALEE will get the JUSTICE she deserves…and so will her family…I dont care how long it takes….

    31. TIm on January 7th, 2009 9:08 am

      Ok, so in the statement this guy admits to following up on that idiots claims as far as selling her for 10,000. And following up on this fools other statements on what he did with Natalee. So if they are all false leads, why cant they arrest him for interfering with a federal investigation. Isn’t that a crime in itself?

    32. J.V on January 7th, 2009 9:22 am

      hahaha i just love this,do you guys really think Aruba’s tourism rate is down because of this case?Come here and see 4 yourself,every single hotel is between 90 and 100 procent booked.I work at a local hotel,and most americans that talk about this bullshit (1 or 2 times a month)say the same thing…..Nance,Greta and now hero brinkman are just people looking for attention or ratings and that neither them(the turist)…or us…dont give a rats ass anymore.None of the guys involved where Arubans….Joran from holland and the kalpoes from surinam…Nothin is ever going to happend to any of the guys…N O T H I N G…no body no evidence no prosecution…YOU PEOPLE DONT HAVE JACK SHIT…go save some money or hunt down miss anthony…HAHAHAHAHA how about Justice 4 Caylee?

    33. Richard on January 7th, 2009 9:45 am

      Hey, JV, is there, or has there been, a government cover-up in the case of Caylee Anthony?

      Take your stupid remarks and put them in the appropriate place … something that welcomes sewage, such as an Aruban ‘newspaper.’

      Note that the statement of Hans Mos says that they need more time to ‘investigate’ the statement of Joran … made LAST YEAR. So much for competence.

      (Even as Aruba also says that nothing that Joran says is trustworthy.)

    34. TIm on January 7th, 2009 9:49 am

      The remains of Caylee have been found. The suspect is behind bars. The fact that you make a comment like that with “HAHAHAHAHAHA” infront of it shows how ignorant you are and how much clout any of your comments carry.

    35. super dave on January 7th, 2009 10:03 am

      JV: your job must be cleaning toilets since bullshit is all that comes from your mouth.
      we all know aruba is hurting or people like you wouldn’t be crying all the time.
      get used to it jr. because it’s not going away.

    36. buster on January 7th, 2009 10:04 am

      JV if any one in this forum wants to hear from an $ss hoe all they have to do is F@rt

    37. Steve Holloway on January 7th, 2009 10:49 am

      #27 Waterboy
      I was in a hurry when I typed it up and didn’t look to close at it.

      The quote from Mos “There was no indication whatsoever that Joran had been at the dam. For that reason the Police were not ordered to conduct that search.”

      I was trying to say the indication that Joran had been at the dam was, HE WAS WET from the chest down.

      I also was trying to show how stupid his statement was by saying, does Joran have to have a sign saying “I came from the dam”

    38. scott on January 7th, 2009 11:17 am

      Mos is on the take too. Everybody on that island is on the take….which is why Aruba is a running reality tv show comedy. You can’t dream up these characters like Mos, Van der Sloots, Schipper, etc…

    39. Brenda in Virginia on January 7th, 2009 1:02 pm

      #12…probably just Joran V. posting…and we both know he could not possibly care LESS if one of his family memeber went missing.

    40. Brenda in Virginia on January 7th, 2009 1:08 pm

      #35,,,Well, if “JV” (Joran V.) is cleaning toilets and that is why his mouth is so full of crap…we know what he’s using to wipe the doodie off the rim, don’t we ;>) Guess it has to come back out the way it went in!

    41. Blue Bird on January 7th, 2009 1:53 pm

      I have first hand knowledge and must admit that the tourism in Aruba is doing fairly well, not as good as previous years but nonetheless. This is due to several factors.

      Mainly Aruba is currently whoring herself out to the lowest bidder and middle income yuppies are taking advantage of it.

      These people are from the colder parts of the country and feel they need a place where they can let lose and unwind. They need a place where they can get sloppy drunk and forget their worries and Aruba is the perfect place.

      They need a place where they can binge drink with no worries and vomit where ever they please. They know that they can relieve themselves where they want to and not worry about penelties from any law enforcement.

      They can act like fools and insult Arubans and they know that they will take it because they need the money. Also driving drunk is encouraged and they take full advantage of it.

      They are mostly self centered obnoxious fools who don’t care about anybody else. Some might not even object to being drugged and taken advantage of.

      Across the US Aruba is known for druken bebotchery and there will always be a market for that. Most Americans looking to invest in a higher class environment are spending their money and time in fun and safe environments such as St. Martin.

    42. buster on January 7th, 2009 2:17 pm

      Welcome to vomit island !!!

    43. murph on January 7th, 2009 4:12 pm

      Deepak just keep running that mouth! I would be worried if I was you.

    44. Vicki on January 7th, 2009 6:25 pm


    45. Mike Phifer on January 7th, 2009 7:32 pm

      I still dont understand why the FBI isnt involved since it was a crime against a American and it qualifies as international terrorism and also human trafficking!!!!! And as for JV…..bring your punk ass to Texas so I can teach you how to asphalt ski…….punk bitch!!!

    46. Waterboy on January 7th, 2009 7:49 pm


      What I’m curious about is the damn. What are you talking about?

      I must have missed something.


    47. buster on January 7th, 2009 10:42 pm

      Yes what is this about a dam ???

    48. kitty on January 7th, 2009 10:47 pm

      Don’t forget the show on Dr. Phil, that had his own private investigators that were on the tail of human trafficking (and the possibility of Natalee being taken…)and the PI was hurt… remember? That’s not been discussed since ~ maybe, he (the PI) was on to something after all… someone got pissed off enough to want to hurt this guy, really bad…

      There’s so much more to this story… and Joran keep talking ~ you do have some 1/2 truths within the lies.

    49. ANewGirl on January 7th, 2009 10:52 pm

      #48- Kitty—-Yes, yes—definetly there have always been some 1/2 truths within Joran’s lies. And he will keep talking as any Sociopath will—-he can’t stand it when the attention is veered away from him for too long.

    50. J.V on January 7th, 2009 10:53 pm

      @mike phifer…international terrorism?what the f*** are your troops doing in Irak?Killin innocent people!!isnt that the real terrorism??get a life and move on…go look 4 jimmy hoffa..hahahaha…you f***in americans think you run the world…your country is in worst shape it has been in decades…you ignorant a**holes!!WE DONT GIVE A F*** ANYMORE
      SM: And this is an example of the types of people in Aruba. It really is a very small island, would you like to take a chance and run into an A** like this person? (klaasend)

    51. ANewGirl on January 8th, 2009 12:30 am

      #50- J.V. You have Anger Management Issues–Clearly!!! We Americans don’t think “we” run the world…Yep, our Country is in the worst shape it has been in …in decades..; Even so– the US of A …..we are STILL the WORLD’S SUPERPOWER ….so Whatever! Hurts to suck out loud like the hellhole you live in,,,,,,the evil side of Aruba doesn’t go away even amongst all the Palm Trees and tall, cold drinks with pretty umbrellas. —-> Hot spot for drug traficking, human sex slave trade, corruption, etc. etc. )

      Ignorance is your middle name, Troll! You’re frikken’ demented, Buddy—go take another hit off of that crack pipe and do more drunken dances on some of those EMPTY beaches….save your BS fanatical raves for someplace else, we’re not interested……

      ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz! B-O-R-I-N-G !


    52. buster on January 8th, 2009 2:54 am

      Directly from the mouth of an aruban

    53. Ray on January 8th, 2009 3:22 am

      #5 JV Did you ever give a DAMN ?????
      If you feel that way,I dont see how have any tourist.

    54. Mary UK on January 8th, 2009 3:31 am

      Laura#13, HOW DARE YOU!!!!! case closed!!!! what age are you!!!! 12!!!!, next time you travel why not make it a one way ticket, I am praying every day for a “natural disaster” on Aruba, place dosent deserve to excist!!

    55. Ray on January 8th, 2009 3:38 am

      I saw your govt man on Greta’s show ON THE RECORD. He was real upset at Hero Brinkman..I believe we can hurt you more with insults than with any thing else. You island is a POS.


    56. murph on January 8th, 2009 8:02 am

      Hey JV- USA is 70% plus of Aruba cash flow you dumb s**t. So run that mouth! You sound like a real Aruba clsss guy Deepak, I mean JV. By the way how are you able to get a girl without Joran picking them up with GHB and you getting them passed out. Look at that nasty face sometime and you will understand why you can not get a girl without a drug. So sad ! I’ll say it, you sure are ugly and I understand why you have so much hate in you. Ugly can be skin deep but yours goes all the way to the bone.

    57. Steve Holloway on January 8th, 2009 8:31 am

      #46 and 47

      On the front of this page
      Go between the picture’s and click on

      Read the press release here

      It gives the statements from Mos about Joran walking by a witness’s house in the early morning hours from the dam area wet from the chest down.

      Then he states that “There was no indication whatsoever that Joran had been at the dam. For that reason the Police were not ordered to conduct that search.”

      Dave Holloway twice had this witness flown to Tx. and had him take a polygraph test. He passed both times.

      Conclusion-the police in Aruba for some reason don’t want to do the right thing and get the bad guys.

    58. buster on January 8th, 2009 8:56 am

      aruba did have a natural disaster it was 20 years ago when urin vandercrap was born

    59. Richard on January 8th, 2009 10:49 am

      BlueBird (#41) … Are you saying there is something new about people going to Aruba for the purposes of getting drunk and scoring drugs?

      Except for the uninformed (and it appears that, tragically, the Mountain Brook kids were in this category), why else would anyone waste time in a cesspool like Aruba?

      What else do you have to offer?

    60. kitty on January 8th, 2009 10:57 am

      Steve, how are you, Beth, Dave and your family holding up through all this?

      With your last comment and conclusion ~ I pray, the Rijks…, from the Netherlands, looks into the corruption into this investigation …

      for Dave, Beth, you and your family… and that they “do the right thing” for dear Natalee.

      Praying that Mo’s gets the answers and you find your dear Natalee and bring her home…


    61. Richard on January 8th, 2009 12:36 pm

      Some posters above are saying that Aruban tourism is getting back to normal.

      If there’s anything to this claim, which I doubt, this article makes clear the reason for it.

      A number of Caribbean nations are clamouring for a ‘get-tough-on-crime’ policy. Indeed, this article makes clear that St. Lucia wants to speed up the process of hanging those who deserve it.

      So, naturally, criminals from around the Caribbean are going to head to Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles, where dishonesty is a way of life, the red carpet is out for them, and they are assured of high-level government jobs.

      St. Lucia hopes to resume hangings amid crime wave
      Associated Press

      CASTRIES, St. Lucia — St. Lucia’s government says it hopes to resume hangings as a deterrent to rising murder rates.

      Prime Minister Stephenson King said Wednesday the Caribbean island needs to deal swiftly with those who have exhausted their appeals.

      He did not give specific proposals, but his national security minister said last week that cases should be heard more quickly and judges should set execution dates.

      St. Lucia law limits time on death row to five years. Convicts whose appeals last longer are given life sentences.

      Caribbean countries such as Jamaica and St. Kitts have recently embraced capital punishment amid rising crime.

      St. Lucia reported 38 killings last year, 13 more than in 2007. Its last hanging was in 1995.

    62. Blue Bird on January 8th, 2009 1:32 pm

      Hello Richard, I guess what I’m saying is that this case has been a real eye opener for many. And because of the way that it was handled the people of Aruba will have to suffer the consequences of only being able to attract a certain mindset.

      I think the MB kids knew that this was a place to party but did not realize the dangers lurking in the shadows. Now we all know and those of us that are smart enough to value our lives will go elsewhere.

      The whole island is devalued because of a few disgusting individuals. Sad for the honest hard working citizens, but this maybe is a wake up call to them too.

    63. Richard on January 9th, 2009 12:59 am

      BlueBird, are you Aruban? If so, please take note that the posters here (most of them, anyway) have no hostility toward the everyday people of Aruba.

      My own opinion is that Arubans are neither better nor worse than anyone else, in the aggregate anyway.

      What we would like to see (assuming that I speak for the people here) is for Arubans to stand up, demand justice, and (not to wax too eloquent) proclaim a kind of solidarity with Natalee’s family.

      Take the lead in demanding justice.

    64. Dolf on January 9th, 2009 1:11 am

      Dutch Rijksrecherche (they investigate police) is going to investigate they way how the investigation was handled.

      btw. capital punishment is not a detterent, history has taught us that.

    65. kitty on January 9th, 2009 7:39 am

      #64. Thank you for this post…

      and Thank God the Rijksrecherche are going to do this! This is an answer to prayer!

      Was this just decided? When will they begin?

      (However, much of what would be available for investigating, may have already been destroyed…, unless they (the Rijks) surprised them in Aruba)…

      We shall wait and see.

    66. Rusty Bridges on January 9th, 2009 8:15 am

      Dolf, that would explain some recent events in this case. Rudy Croes pointing the finger and Mo’s hinting that now is the time to come forward if you know something.

      Perps better be nervous, people are looking for a way to wash their hands of you!

    67. Dolf on January 9th, 2009 9:11 am

      They are going to investigate the police not the Holloway disappearence.

      think they decided it after the things Croes said (almost fell off my chair, a minister claims he knew that the investigation was corrupted but did nothing)

    68. kitty on January 9th, 2009 11:01 am

      Is Croes still actively the Minister of Justice?

      It’s absolutely mind boggling thinking Croes knew and waited 3 years to speak about this ~

      Dolf, well said… how can a minister of Justice know, that the investigation was corrupt from the GO and do nothing?…

      There’s so much more to this inquiry. Truly.

      Where’s the honor, integrity,… anymore?

      not completely shocking, looking at society today as a whole… unfortunately, it exists everywhere, worldwide… sad truth(s)…

      (The Governor of Chicago, Wall Street’s fiasco, the Banks…car industry…sadly, it does effect us all) ~

      Love thy neighbor as thyself ~ Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you…

      we are all our brothers keeper ~

      some of the golden rules ~


      peace for 2009

    69. Maggie on January 10th, 2009 5:32 pm

      I will believe it when I see it..for almost 4 years we’ve heard words, more words, promises never kept, more words, drag it out and stall for time, paid liars, more words..the whole point was to drag this out as long as necessary, hoping people would go away and everyone would be tired of it and nothing left to use for an investigation.. Only thing time has done is confirm, they are corrupt, already know what happened, and that the last 3 with her, nothing has changed that in almost 4 years.

    70. miriam on January 10th, 2009 6:38 pm

      about corruption:
      60 kitty
      “pray, the Rijks…, from the Netherlands, looks into “the corruption” in this investigation …”
      Yes there is a lot of corruption in Aruba as well as in the Netherlands and in the United States.
      But in Aruba we’ve got a bigger problem: we have for example politicians who will sell their soul, to stay forever “in this corrupt kingdom” of hell.
      You can hear them everyday saying “tanten cu mi ta hulandes”(as long as I’m dutch), or “tanten cu nos ta den reino”(aslong as we’re in “the kingdom”)
      So you all can sum it up:
      As long as we have politicians and some other people ‘in the kingdom’ who think like that, there will be always a lot of corruption here in Aruba!
      So it will not make any difference if someone prays for the “Rijks police” from the Netherlands to look into this investigation.
      Did you know that Arubans do not have any other choice than to carry the dutch, Netherlands Passport and Nationality as if it were “theirs’”? But you can read on the last page of these passports: “This is the property of the State of the Netherlands”.
      And did you know that Arubans cannot renounce neither ‘their’ Dutch passport nor ‘their’Dutch nationality?
      Didn’t you know that?
      Lets keep talking about corruption …. in this ‘kingdom’
      Did you hear or read about the First Minister of the Netherlands blackmailing the First Minister of Aruba, if Aruba will press on having Aruba’s own Apellate Court?
      Talking about corruption ….

    71. kitty on January 10th, 2009 10:57 pm

      There is so much to ~digest~ with what you shared… 70.,(Miriam)… I’m truly, at a loss for words at the moment.
      (sigh)… wow….. my heart is heavy after hearing what you shared. I pray God will break the strongholds and especially the stronghold of corruption that is existing on that Island…

      Most perhaps, and I especially, appreciate you sharing… and after reading your insightful post I/we have truly, become enlightened. I never heard or read about {“the First Minister of the Netherlands blackmailing the First Minister of Aruba, if Aruba will press on having Aruba’s own Appellate Court”}… anything Queen Beatrix can be petitioned for?… it runs deep within Aruba and sounds true in the Netherlands, as well… there IS so much more to this story… (sigh)…

      I do know a little about Dutchmen… my sister’s Father in law, is full blooded Dutch and has always said “if you ain’t Dutch, you ain’t much”… a bit of smug arrogance… and having traveled there twice, and having friends from the Netherlands ~ it is a very, very liberal country… very.

      I’m truly sorry, that Arubans, are suffering from the corruption and the actions of others, those in ‘power’ and those in need of power and control ~ have truly hurt their countrymen and many others in the process ~ It’s a shame.

      In a perfect world, what would Aruba look like if it were to leave the Mother country and be on it’s own? Start new? …

      All I can repeat in my mind at the moment, is the how Jesus taught us all to pray… saying: Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name…Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven…give us this day, our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors… and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil for thine is the Kingdom and Power and the Glory forever and ever, Amen. Only, He can set the captives free…

      Corruption really sucks.

    72. Dolf on January 15th, 2009 6:58 am


      instead of complaining about the Dutch goverment (we all do that anyway), you can start complaining to yours.

      maybe if they raise taxes they won’t be as dependable as they are know.

      maybe if the corruption was battled…we wouldn’t call Aruba a corrupt banana republic.

      maybe if Aruba did something about youth crime and education we wouldnt have that 100% bordersearch and no parlement questions about gangs of criminal Arubans/Antilles.

      and be glad with your Dutch passport, it opens more doors then an Aruban passport

    73. miriam on January 15th, 2009 1:13 pm

      I have been complaining, writing my views to the newspapers in Aruba. Some are published, others are not ………. I have send this one too, but I am still waiting for it to be published ….

      A Happy NewYear To You All

      Mother Teresa’s United Nations Prayer
      (Mother Teresa composed this prayer for the United Nations
      International Year of the Family)

      “Heavenly Father, you have given us
      a model of life in the Holy Family of Nazareth.
      Help us, O loving Father to make our family
      another Nazareth where love, peace and joy reign.
      May it be deeply contemplative, intensely Eucharistic
      and vibrant with joy.
      Help us to stay together in joy and sorrow
      through family prayer.
      Teach us to see Jesus in the members of our family
      especially in their distressing disguise.
      May the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus
      make our hearts meek and humble like His
      and help us to carry out our family duties in a holy way.
      May we love one another as God loves each one of us
      more and more each day,
      and forgive each other’s faults as You forgive our sins.
      Help us, O loving Father
      to take whatever You give and to give whatever
      You take with a big smile.
      Immaculate Heart of Mary, cause of our joy, pray for us.
      St. Joseph, pray for us. Holy Guardian Angels
      be always with us, guide and protect us.

      “One Day At A Time” By Lynda Randle
      Trinidad All Stars – One Day At A Time Sweet Jesus


      Nadie puede arrebatarte tus derechos humanos
      DERECHOS HUMANOS – etica y valores

      • “No hagas a otro aquello que no te gustaría que te hicieran a ti.”
      • “No todos los hombres pueden ser grandes, pero pueden ser buenos.”
      • “Cuando el objetivo te parezca difícil, no cambies de objetivo; busca un nuevo camino para llegar a él.” Confucio
      • “Siempre es más valioso tener el respeto que la admiración de las personas.” Jean-Jacques Rousseau
      • “Se deja de odiar cuando se comienza a respetar.” Tertuliano

      Obtenido de

      “Que el pueblo y el gobierno respeten los derechos de todos;
      entre los individuos como entre las naciones,
      el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz.”
      - Benito Juarez, Presidente de Mexico
      “Let all people and all governments respect the rights of others;
      among individuals as between nations,
      peace lies through the respect of the rights of all others.”
      - Benito Juarez, President of Mexico

      Diversity Quotes

      “Civilization is a method of living and an attitude of equal respect for all people.”
      - Jane Addams

      “We Americans have a chance to become someday a nation
      in which all racial stocks and classes can exist in their own selfhoods,
      but meet on a basis of respect and equality and live together, socially, economically, and politically.”
      - Shirley Chisholm,
      1 st Black Woman elected to Congress & 1st Black person to seek a major Party’s nomination for the U.S. presidency

      “It is not the strongest of the species nor the most intelligent, but the most responsive to change that survives.”
      - Charles Darwin, Survival of the Fittest

      Cancion por la Paz

      Life is an opportunity, benefit from it.
      Life is beauty, admire it.
      Life is bliss, taste it.
      Life is a dream, realize it.
      Life is a challenge, meet it.
      Life is a duty, complete it.
      Life is a game, play it.
      Life is a promise, fulfill it.
      Life is sorrow, overcome it.
      Life is a song, sing it.
      Life is a struggle, accept it.
      Life is a tragedy, confront it.
      Life is an adventure, dare it.
      Life is luck, make it.
      Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
      Life is life, fight for it.
      Mother Teresa

      “Hazme Instrumento de Tu Paz” “Make me a Channel of Your Peace”
      Video del III Congreso Internacional Espiritualidad de la Cruz

      Dushi Band of Aruba – Music
      Dushi Band of Aruba’s 2007 roadmarch contest winning song “music” recorded live at the Joe Laveist Stadium. Featuring Teddy Philips.
      Dushi Band of Aruba – Happy
      Dushi Band of Aruba’s 2008 roadmarch song “Happy” recorded live at the Joe Laveist Stadium. Featuring Mighty Mike Saladin.

      A Happy NewYear To All

      New Years Party Sero Pita 2008


    74. bloodhound on February 22nd, 2009 5:56 am


      check out the girls in this photograph, natalee in picture? nobody knows,so far nobody I’ve contacted has responded including fox’s like nobody is soppose to find her,if anybody out there can enlarge and clarify the picture please please do so.these women in this picture are in all likelyhood hostages and men with credit cards are paying the kidnappers money so they can sexually asault the victim and then leave the hostage in the hands of the kiddnapers so others can assault them too.anyway here the place the photogragh can be found just cut and paste in the address bar
      # bloodhound on Your comment is awaiting moderation. February 22nd, 2009 5:46 am

      also here’s another picture which I ‘ve not recieved any feedback on.the girl sure looks like natalee,but could use another opinion,just because see’s smiling in the picture anything and the she probably didn’t know that it was going to be used to sell her on craigslist,evan the ad itself was probably written up by kiddnappers,o.k here’s the address

    75. Cin on March 27th, 2009 12:42 am

      So um, what’s the big deal??? I’m so tired of Natalee Holloway even being slightly important. God, there are millions of parents that have felt your pain. I would not say I would wish that disaster on any parent, but why oh why is this girl more important than the millions of kipdnapped or missing children in our nation or all over the world. I am sorry, so sorry that this has happened but Natalee is not the only one and nor will she be. Lets focus on the present and press on, looking for the many children, of all colors, that are in need of resuce that still have leads. Again, sorry this has happened….but, its happened and I think we’re done.

    76. kitty on April 8th, 2009 10:15 pm

      Every child is a gift from God ~

      The fact that this happened to Natalee and yes, unfortunately others, shows the sad state of affairs world wide…

      However, that being said ~ I pray, that Natalee’s family ~ will find their beloved. I admire their tenacity, their strength to have endured, what many of us, will never truly understand or fathom unless we’ve personally lived it ~ I pray, that they NEVER give up and that they know others support them through prayer, as that is all most of us can do, is pray… and pray, that another family does not ever have to suffer what they have suffered ~

      You may think that “we’re done”, however, I’m so moved, that Natalee’s family will never be “done”… it shows how loved this child was and I do pray, that they find her. I’m sure, there are many world wide, that feel the way most of us do and you have shared your opinion, I’ve shared mine.

      In my heart of hearts, I pray, (Natalee’s family) that they never give up ~ I pray, until they find her, they turn over every rock, search high and low and what ever it takes, keeping this in the forefront of the world, that it will show Aruba and the world, that Natalee’s life, certainly meant something ~ This families integrity & dignity, have certainly been tested and tested… may Gold continue to give them His strength to continue pressing on, and may they have courage to do what they are doing, it speaks volumes that this is far from “done”…

      Focusing on the present.. ~ lets take a look at this ~ the reality for Natalee’s family, is that they have not been given answers to where their daughter is ~ they will never give up and I am moved, by the fact that it is truly their Faith that has gotten them through this travesty in the first place.

      I truly feel, many worldwide, are praying that those who care enough to press on, never giving up, that they will find her ~ and God Bless them,and God Bless Natalee’s family ~ for their pain has been shown so publicly and to say what you have, causes me to pause and pray especially for you.

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