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Suspect in disappearance likely will leave Aruba before hearingupdated: Sat Nov 26 2011 16:10:00

A hearing will be held Wednesday for the lone person suspected in connection with the disappearance of his traveling companion in Aruba -- one day after the suspect is expected to leave the Caribbean nation, Aruba's solicitor general said Saturday.

Aruba can't keep holding man in missing woman case, judge saysupdated: Fri Nov 25 2011 17:39:00

A judge in Aruba Friday rejected a prosecution request to hold U.S. citizen Gary Giordano for 30 additional days in connection with the disappearance of his traveling companion, Robyn Gardner, his attorney told CNN Friday.

Money Magazine: Vacation in the Caribbean without hurricane fearsupdated: Fri Sep 23 2011 06:11:00

Want to nab cheap Caribbean rates during hurricane season? On these three islands you'll cut your chance of a washout. Natalee Holloway's Father Wants Her Declared Legally Deadupdated: Wed Sep 14 2011 22:49:00

"It is my firm, however painful, belief that my daughter Natalee is deceased and not a runaway," he says

Jose Baez to represent suspect in Aruba disappearanceupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 21:40:00

Attorney Jose Baez, best known for his defense of Casey Anthony, said Tuesday he has been hired by a man suspected in the disappearance of an American woman in Aruba. Gary Giordano Will Be Held Another Two Months in Aruba Caseupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 11:30:00

"There are some things we still need to confront him with," a prosecutor says Aruba Case: Last Known Photo of Missing Womanupdated: Wed Aug 24 2011 07:27:00

Robyn Gardner is seen leaving a restaurant with a man believed to be Gary Giordano

Vanished in Aruba: Where is Robyn?updated: Mon Aug 22 2011 20:25:00

HLN examines Gary Giordano, a suspect in Robyn Gardner's disappearance in Aruba.

New search for missing U.S. woman in Aruba comes up emptyupdated: Mon Aug 22 2011 20:25:00

Police in Aruba launched a new search Monday for missing U.S. woman Robyn Gardner, but no body and no new clues were found, Aruban authorities said. New Aruba Witness: They Weren't Snorkelingupdated: Mon Aug 22 2011 14:49:00

A fisherman claims Robyn Gardner and Gary Giordano walked on the beach - and left

Holloway discusses Aruba disappearanceupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 05:57:00

Beth Holloway, Natalee Holloway's mother, speaks out on the latest case of a missing woman in Aruba.

Document: Aruba cops quizzed Giordano on finances, insuranceupdated: Fri Aug 19 2011 05:57:00

Police on Aruba raised questions about Gary Giordano's finances early in their investigation of the disappearance of his companion, Robyn Gardner, according to an interview transcript obtained by CNN. Aruba Mystery: What Happened to Missing Robyn Gardner?updated: Thu Aug 18 2011 12:53:00

The discovery of sexual photos adds a new twist to the Aruba disappearance case Robyn Gardner Suspect Took Out $1.5 Million Accidental Death Policy: Reportupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 17:29:00

The FBI and Aruban authorities are both investigating the policy, whose beneficiary is Gary Giordano

Aruba suspect accusers speak outupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 21:42:00

Two women who claim the suspect in the disappearance of Robyn Gardner threatened them speak to HLN's Nancy Grace.

FBI official in Aruba for missing American case, official saysupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 21:42:00

An FBI official has arrived in Aruba to assist with the investigation into the disappearance of a Maryland woman during a vacation there, an island official said Tuesday. Robyn Gardner Suspect Detained in Aruba for 16 More Daysupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 12:14:00

Gardner's mother has "not given up hope that she may still be alive"

Cops: Aruba suspect not cooperatingupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 17:15:00

Suspect in the disappearance of Robyn Gardner is allegedly refusing to cooperate with police.

Aruban judge orders U.S. man held 16 more days in missing woman caseupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 17:15:00

A judge ruled Monday that there was enough evidence to continue holding a U.S. man in connection with the case of a missing American woman, Aruba's solicitor general said. Robyn Gardner Suspect's Lawyer: Aruba Has No 'Hard Proof' Against Clientupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 15:36:00

Gary Giordano's attorney pleads for his client's release in the case of the missing Maryland woman

Lawyer for American man held in Aruba says client should be let goupdated: Sun Aug 14 2011 17:15:00

The lawyer for a U.S. man being held in Aruba in connection with the case of a missing American woman urged authorities on Sunday to release his client.

FBI searches Maryland home of man suspected in missing woman caseupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 21:51:00

FBI agents on Friday night searched the Maryland home of the suspect in the recent disappearance of an American woman in Aruba, an agent said.

Missing woman's boyfriend speaksupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 21:51:00

The boyfriend of an American woman missing in Aruba talks with HLN's Dr. Drew.

Aruban official: Suspect in missing woman case not cooperatingupdated: Fri Aug 12 2011 05:44:00

The man being detained in the case of a missing American woman in Aruba is no longer cooperating with authorities, an official in the Caribbean nation said Thursday.

Suspect held in search for American woman in Arubaupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 13:33:00

Authorities in Aruba are holding a suspect in connection with the disappearance of an American woman there, the prosecutor's office said Tuesday.

Another American missing in Arubaupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 05:54:00

A Maryland woman has gone missing in Aruba in the same resort town where Natalee Holloway disappeared in 2005.

Aruba continues investigation into woman's disappearanceupdated: Thu Aug 11 2011 05:54:00

Aruban authorities said Wednesday they will analyze a rental car, electronic devices and the answers of a man termed the prime suspect in the disappearance of an American woman. Robyn Gardner Goes Missing in Arubaupdated: Wed Aug 10 2011 11:32:00

Robyn Gardner, 35, vanishes six years after Holloway went missing from same town

Top 10 romantic Caribbean retreatsupdated: Mon Feb 14 2011 09:12:00

Whether you're looking for the perfect honeymoon spot, or just a romantic weekend for two, these ten Caribbean resorts are prime places to relax and indulge with each other.

Jawbone rekindles cruise ship mysteryupdated: Mon Jan 03 2011 16:09:00

If the human jawbone that washed up on a beach in Aruba late last year wasn't Natalee Holloway's, whose was it?

Jawbone doesn't close Holloway disappearance, Aruba saysupdated: Wed Nov 24 2010 05:33:00

The piece of jawbone found on a beach in Aruba this month is human, but is not that of long-missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, Aruban prosecutors said Tuesday.

Bone found in Aruba testedupdated: Fri Nov 19 2010 04:03:00

CNN's John Roberts and panel discuss the finding of a bone on an Aruban beach and if it's linked to Natalee Holloway.

Tests may soon tell if bone in Holloway case is humanupdated: Wed Nov 17 2010 17:15:00

Investigators could know as early as Thursday whether a jawbone found on an Aruban beach last week belongs to an animal or a human, authorities said. Did Jaw Bone Found in Aruba Come from Natalee Holloway?updated: Tue Nov 16 2010 12:13:00

Forensic experts are now testing the remains, discovered by tourists on a beach Peruvian Police Will Let Aruba Prosecutor Speak to Joran van der Slootupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 07:47:00

The conversation could "bring clarity in the Natalee Holloway case," says the attorney general

Aruba, Peru swap notes on van der Slootupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 17:17:00

Aruban and Peruvian authorities have agreed to help each other in the Stephany Flores murder investigation.

Van der Sloot questioning not likely until August, Aruba saysupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 17:17:00

Aruban investigators will likely not travel to Peru to question murder suspect Joran van der Sloot until at least the end of August, prosecutor Peter Blanken said Wednesday. Inside Story: The Alleged Extortion of Natalee Holloway's Familyupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 18:48:00

The FBI knew about it but didn't arrest Joran van der Sloot, who police say went on to commit murder Joran van der Sloot Wants to Tell Aruba Cops Where Natalee Holloway's Body Isupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 12:49:00

The Dutch playboy reportedly wants to come clean to the Aruba authorities again

Dutch youth lives under shadow of Holloway case 5 years laterupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 19:22:00

It was supposed to be a celebration -- sun, fun and relaxation on a tropical island for recent graduates savoring the heady taste of approaching adulthood.

Van der Sloot seen in hotel with victimupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 19:22:00

Video is released showing murder suspect Joran van der Sloot entering a hotel room with Stephany Flores Ramirez. Report: Joran Van der Sloot Recounts Chilling Moments After Murderupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 00:31:00

The Dutch national had breakfast in his hotel room after killing Stephany Flores, according to reports of his confession

Natalee Holloway bones found?updated: Thu Mar 25 2010 16:50:00

A Pennsylvania couple who went snorkeling in Aruba have an underwater photo they believe may be a skeleton.

Aruba prosecutor: TV confession in Holloway case 'not true'updated: Wed Feb 24 2010 17:35:00

A Dutch man once considered a suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway has told a television station he dumped her body in a swamp, Aruba's chief prosecutor told CNN.

One arrest, more cold cases to solveupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 13:00:00

The photographs are haunting: a toddler with huge, saucer eyes; a teenager smiling shyly; a middle-aged couple; a freckle-faced Little Leaguer.

No pool on my honeymoon?updated: Fri Feb 13 2009 12:31:00

When Stefanie Rasimowicz finds out the pool at her resort hotel will be closed during her vacation, she faces the prospect of a ruined honeymoon. The hotel is apologetic, but offers her no alternative except to use another nearby pool. Can it do better? Should it? Wedding Guest Calls Timbaland's Nuptials 'Heartfelt'updated: Thu Jun 26 2008 10:57:00

Singer/songwriter Keri Hilson says the ceremony on a private island was "very beautiful"

Court: No rearrest in Aruba disappearance of U.S. teenupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:06:00

An appeals court in Aruba has ruled that a Dutch college student should not be rearrested in the disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway. Aruba Probing New Holloway Case Evidenceupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 14:55:00

Aruban authorities are investigating new evidence in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway provided by a Dutch crime reporter

Holloway suspect wrote teen was dead, prosecutor saysupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 08:12:00

In an Internet chat shortly after the May 30, 2005, disappearance of Natalee Holloway on Aruba, one of the three main suspects in the case said the Alabama teenager was dead, the island's chief public prosecutor told CNN on Thursday. Judge Releases Three Men Held in Natalee Holloway Caseupdated: Fri Dec 07 2007 17:44:00

Joran van der Sloot, one of three young men last seen with Natalee Holloway in Aruba, was set free Friday by an Aruban judge who ruled there was not enough evidence to hold him for an additional 60 days of pretrial detention.

Brothers suspected in Aruba case remain freeupdated: Wed Dec 05 2007 17:17:00

A ruling by a panel of Aruban judges on Wednesday could mean trouble for the prosecution in the case of an American teenager's disappearance in Aruba.

Brothers in Holloway case walk away from jails -- againupdated: Sat Dec 01 2007 18:07:00

Satish Kalpoe, one of two brothers rearrested last week in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, shook his attorney's hand Saturday after leaving a jail in San Nicolas, Aruba.

2 Holloway suspects releasedupdated: Sat Dec 01 2007 18:07:00

Aruban prosecutor Hans Mos reacts to news that a judge released two suspects in the Natalee Holloway case.

Dutch man to stay in custody in Holloway caseupdated: Tue Nov 27 2007 15:23:00

A judge Monday granted the prosecution's request to hold Joran van der Sloot for a total of 16 days "on the suspicion of manslaughter" in the case of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway.

Suspects in Holloway case to appear in Aruba court Fridayupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 10:28:00

A court hearing in Aruba on Friday will consider whether authorities were right to re-arrest two brothers in connection with the disappearance of an Alabama teenager more than two years ago.

Extradition in Holloway caseupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 10:28:00

A Dutch court ordered a suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway be extradited to Aruba. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Prosecutor: 'No doubt' Natalee Holloway is deadupdated: Fri Nov 23 2007 22:44:00

There is enough evidence to prove Natalee Holloway is dead -- even if the Alabama teenager's remains are never found, Aruba's chief public prosecutor said Friday.

Three charged in Natalee Holloway's deathupdated: Thu Nov 22 2007 07:41:00

Authorities have re-arrested three men in connection with the disappearance of an Alabama teenager in Aruba in 2005, based on new evidence in the case, prosecutors announced Wednesday.

Felix reaches hurricane status, expected to intensifyupdated: Sat Sep 01 2007 21:49:00

Felix strengthened into a hurricane over the Caribbean on Saturday, setting its sights on Aruba and prompting Jamaica to issue a tropical storm watch, forecasters said.

Money Magazine: 4 fall travel bargains - that won't break the bankupdated: Fri Oct 13 2006 08:08:00

Still-nice weather, fewer crowds - autumn is the time for great deals. By Donna Rosato and Kate Nugent, Money Magazine.

Money Magazine: More Cruise, Less Moneyupdated: Sun Oct 01 2006 00:01:00

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Holloway case a mystery after a year of 'catch and release'updated: Tue May 30 2006 07:35:00

A year has passed since Natalee Ann Holloway, accompanied by three young men, walked out of a nightclub in Oranjestad, Aruba, and into oblivion.

Suspect in Holloway case freedupdated: Tue May 23 2006 09:13:00

A man indicted in the Netherlands on charges of murder and manslaughter in the disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba was released Tuesday, according to his attorney's office.

Suspect in Holloway case to be releasedupdated: Mon May 22 2006 07:41:00

A man indicted in the Netherlands on murder charges in the disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba will be released Tuesday but must remain available for questioning, the man's attorney said.

Source: Arrest in Holloway case made in the Netherlandsupdated: Sun May 21 2006 14:10:00

Dutch police have arrested an acquaintance of Joran van der Sloot, who was once a focus of the investigation into last year's disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, a source close to the case told CNN.

Holloway case detainee to be held 8 daysupdated: Mon Apr 17 2006 15:49:00

A man arrested in connection with Natalee Holloway's 2005 disappearance has been ordered to remain in custody for another eight days, authorities on the Caribbean island of Aruba announced Monday.

Brothers arrested again in Aruba caseupdated: Fri Aug 26 2005 10:51:00

After being detained and then released last month in Natalee Holloway's disappearance, two brothers were arrested again Friday in Aruba on suspicion they acted "together with other people" in raping and killing the Alabama teen, the prosecutor's office said.

Missing teen's mother leaves Arubaupdated: Sun Jul 31 2005 07:42:00

After spending two months on Aruba following the disappearance of her daughter, the mother of missing Alabama teen Natalee Holloway has returned home to Birmingham indefinitely.

Aruba case reward rises to $1 millionupdated: Mon Jul 25 2005 18:06:00

The mother of Natalee Holloway on Monday announced a reward of $1 million for the safe return of her 18-year-old daughter, who disappeared in Aruba nearly two months ago.

Holloway's mother makes pleaupdated: Tue Jul 05 2005 12:48:00

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.

Two Aruba suspects releasedupdated: Mon Jul 04 2005 10:33:00

Two brothers held nearly a month as suspects in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway were released Monday, but a judge ordered a third youth to remain in police custody, court officials said.

Texas team begins search for teen in Arubaupdated: Sat Jun 25 2005 00:07:00

A team of Texas search specialists began a full-fledged hunt Saturday for Alabama teen Natalee Holloway.

Judge arrested in Aruba caseupdated: Thu Jun 23 2005 14:42:00

An Aruban judge, the father of a 17-year-old suspect in the disappearance of an Alabama teenager, also has been arrested in the case, the island's police commissioner said Thursday.

Mother meets suspect's parents in Arubaupdated: Wed Jun 22 2005 00:47:00

The mother of missing Alabama teen Natalee Holloway said Wednesday more individuals "need to be pursued" in connection with the student's disappearance more than three weeks ago on the island of Aruba.

Texas team to aid Aruba searchupdated: Tue Jun 21 2005 11:06:00

A search-and-rescue organization from Texas was expected to arrive in Aruba late Tuesday to help look for Natalee Holloway, the Alabama teen who has been missing for more than three weeks.

Aruba police quiz judge againupdated: Sun Jun 19 2005 15:44:00

Police questioned an Aruba judge Sunday for the second day in a row in connection with the disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway.

Aruban judge questioned in missing teen caseupdated: Sat Jun 18 2005 14:23:00

Nearly three weeks after Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway disappeared in Aruba, police there questioned a local judge whose son is a suspect in the case, a law enforcement source close to the investigation said.

New arrest in Aruba missing teen caseupdated: Fri Jun 17 2005 10:05:00

Authorities probing the disappearance of missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway arrested the DJ of a popular party boat Friday morning and searched his home.

Was race a factor in Aruba arrests?updated: Wed Jun 15 2005 12:00:00

The last people to see Natalee Holloway on the night she disappeared in Aruba were the white teenage son of a local judge and two middle-class young men of Surinamese descent, according to local police.

Aruba police search beach in missing girl caseupdated: Tue Jun 14 2005 09:00:00

A search near an Aruba beachfront hotel that began in the afternoon ended Tuesday night with apparently no sign of 18-year-old Natalee Holloway, the Alabama student missing since May 30.

Aruba releases two security guardsupdated: Mon Jun 13 2005 12:14:00

Authorities in Aruba have released two security guards arrested in the disappearance of an Alabama teen late last month.

Prime minister: Aruba prays for teenupdated: Sun Jun 12 2005 22:05:00

Aruban Prime Minister Nelson Oduber stressed Sunday night that his government "is doing the utmost" to solve the disappearance of an Alabama teen.

Expert: Aruba law 'decidedly different' from U.S.updated: Fri Jun 10 2005 10:25:00

Aruba authorities have arrested five suspects in the disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. None of the suspects has been charged with a crime so far.

Three more arrested in Aruba missing teen caseupdated: Thu Jun 09 2005 07:05:00

Three more suspects were arrested Thursday in the investigation into the disappearance of Alabama 18-year-old Natalee Holloway in Aruba, bringing those in custody to five.

Lawyer says Aruba men accused of homicideupdated: Wed Jun 08 2005 02:53:00

The lawyer for two men held in Aruba in the disappearance of an 18-year-old Alabama student says his clients stand accused of homicide.

Two Aruba men held on 'reasonable suspicion'updated: Tue Jun 07 2005 04:49:00

Prosecutors in Aruba decided to further detain two hotel security guards in the disappearance of an Alabama student based on what authorities called "a reasonable suspicion" they were involved in "criminal acts" related to the case.

Aruba workers join hunt for missing teenupdated: Mon Jun 06 2005 07:31:00

Aruba's government employees today joined police, Dutch marines and FBI agents in the search for 18-year-old Alabama student Natalee Holloway, who vanished a week ago on the Caribbean island.

Two men charged in Aruba missing student caseupdated: Sun Jun 05 2005 07:55:00

Police in Aruba have charged two security guards with crimes related to the disappearance of an 18-year-old Alabama student.

Teen's disappearance a criminal caseupdated: Sat Jun 04 2005 13:26:00

Aruba police are treating the case of a missing Alabama high school graduate as a criminal investigation but still hope she will be found unharmed, a police spokesman said Saturday night.

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