Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Pond Drained In Holloway Search
The search of a pond in Aruba for evidence in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway will continue another day; it's taking longer than expected to drain. Searchers hope to have a clearer view of the bottom on Thursday. Investigators trying to determine what happened to Holloway focused Wednesday on a pond near where the U.S. teen was last seen nearly two months ago.

Saturday, July 23, 2005

Missing Aruba Teen Reward Upped
The family of Natalee Holloway increased the reward Thursday for help finding the Alabama teenager who has been missing for more than six weeks. There is now a $200,000 reward for her safe return and $100,000 for information that helps authorities solve the mystery surrounding her disappearance, the teen's mother, Beth Holloway Twitty, said at a news conference.

Natalee And Joran Captured On Film At Carlos And Charlies

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Aruba Suspects To Undergo DNA Testing
Joran Van Der Sloot and Deepak Kalpoe, Suspects in the disappearance of Alabama high school graduate Natalee Holloway on May 30, arrive at the hospital for DNA tests in Oranjestad, Aruba, Wednesday, July 20, 2005. Investigators said Monday that they planned to conduct DNA tests on blond hair attached to duct tape that was found along the coast to see if it came from Holloway in a possible break to the six-week-old mystery

Sunday, July 17, 2005

DNA Tests Slated for Hair Found in Aruba
Investigators said Monday they will conduct DNA tests on blond hair attached to duct tape that was found along Aruba's coast to see if it came from Natalee Holloway in a possible break to the six-week-old mystery.

Saturday, July 16, 2005

Visit to Joran van der Sloot Suddenly Cancelled

Source: Aruban police giving FBI the cold shoulder

You know, egos, when you're dealing with investigations like this, definitely get in the way. But when you hear that the FBI is there, ready, willing and able to assist in this investigation, it's preposterous to think that this government would not let them intervene and come in. Nobody's saying that the Aruban police are incompetent, but it's the sophisticated level of what they know and how to do this. So I think, at this point, with him being in there as long as he is and not saying anything so far, you're going to have a problem - Stacey Honowitz

Thursday, July 14, 2005

Aruban Judge: Dutch Teen Stays in Jail
A 17-year-old Dutch youth must remain behind bars as authorities try to find out what happened to Natalee Holloway who was last seen six weeks ago leaving a nightclub, an appeals court said Thursday. The court also ruled that there was not enough evidence to detain two Surinamese brothers in connection with the disappearance of the 18-year-old Alabama woman.

Aruba Suspect No Poker Face
Joran Van Der Sloot, the prime suspect in the disappearance in Aruba of vacationing Alabama teen Natalee Holloway, is already guilty — of being a lousy poker player. Van Der Sloot, the 17-year-old son of an Aruban justice official, is being held in connection with the vanishing of 18-year-old Holloway. He was a bad bluffer and lost big during a Texas Hold 'Em tournament on the Caribbean island back in April.
Miami club impresario Tommy Pooch, who played next to Van Der Sloot for more than two hours, tells us the Dutch-born youth "was as nice as can be, but he was a terrible poker player. (Read More)

Greta Van Susteren: Back to Aruba
If you are reading this blog before noon, we are on a plane headed back to Aruba (Read More)

Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Aruba Prosecutors Wants Kalpoes Re-Arrested
A judge heard competing appeals Tuesday in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway with a defense lawyer seeking the release of a Dutch teen in the case and prosecutors asking for the re-arrest of two brothers from Suriname. The hearings were closed and the judge was expected to confer with two colleagues before issuing a ruling Thursday.

Satish's MSN names......

Monday, July 11, 2005

Natalee's Mom Sorry for Aruba Comments
The mother of a missing Alabama teenager apologized Friday for any offense her remarks about the justice system here may have caused to Arubans saying she had been extremely distraught with the scarcity of clues to her daughter's fate when she contended Tuesday that two brothers who have been tied to the case were guilty and should not have been freed from jail.

Thursday, July 07, 2005

Kalpoe lawyer blasts Holloway's mom
A lawyer for one of the brothers released from an Aruban jail in the case of missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway threatened legal action Wednesday over comments by the missing student's mother.

Fox's Greta Heading Home
Late Wednesday night I wrote the blog below because I could not sleep... but minutes ago I was awakened with a call to return to the United States immediately. (Read More)

Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Holloway's mother makes plea
The mother of missing American teenager Natalee Holloway asked Tuesday that two brothers held as suspects in her daughter's disappearance not leave Aruba until the case is solved. Beth Holloway Twitty pleaded for other countries not to allow them entry, and for Aruban officials to notify the U.S. State Department, if the brothers decide to leave the Caribbean island.

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Monday, July 04, 2005

Sunday, July 03, 2005

Aruba suspects escorted to beach
Investigators took the three suspects in the disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway to a beach Sunday morning to check out their accounts of the night the girl was last seen, a government spokesman said.

Saturday, July 02, 2005

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