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Courthouse-sxm
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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St. Maarten Prosecutor considering appealing Colade case

PHILIPSBURG - The Prosecutor’s Office (OM) said Friday it is considering an appeal in the so-called “Colade” case, because the three suspects in this case were acquitted by the Court of several charges, including More...

prison
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Open letter to Ministers of Justice of St. Maarten and Curaçao, Cornelius de Weever and Quincy Girigorie

Dear Minister De Weever, We are writing this letter to thank you for giving us a chance to rehabilitate and to help us with our job here in Curaçao, at the same time. Some of us were lucky enough to try and gain More...

Theo Heyliger
By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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First preliminary hearing in ‘Catfish’ case postponed

PHILIPSBURG - The first preliminary hearing in the “Catfish” investigation, in which Member of Parliament (MP) Theodore Heyliger (48) and co-suspect J.M.S. (70) are the main suspects, which was scheduled to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
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Islands voted against new law proposal on Dispute Regulation

THE HAGUE - The three Dutch Caribbean countries voted against the Kingdom Law proposal to establish a Dispute Regulation for the Kingdom, during last week’s meeting of the Kingdom Council of Ministers. Curaçao More...

prison
By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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UN Committee concerned about prison, says finances no reason for continued derogation

Poses 180 questions to Kingdom at human rights hearing ~ PHILIPSBURG - The United Nations Committee on Torture stressed its ongoing concerns about the St. Maarten prison system, indicating that while it can appreciate More...

Sint Maarten
By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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St. Maarten: Minister of Justice De Weever pleased with border control cooperation between Dutch & French

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever said he is pleased with the border control cooperation with the two sides of the island, Sint Maarten and Saint Martin by the relevant authorities, adding that More...

Sint Maarten
By Edition On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Trust Fund second payment approved for St. Maarten

THE HAGUE - The Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament on Tuesday unanimously approved a budgetary amendment to transfer the second tranche of 150 million euros to the St. Maarten Reconstruction Trust Fund. The More...

Min of Public Health Social Development and Labour Cornelius de Weever
By Edition On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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St. Maarten: Clark summoned to appear in court on November 23

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever has made good on his promise to begin a civil case against former Pointe Blanche prison Chief Operations Officer (COO) Fernando Clark who accused the minister More...

Sint-Maartenday
By Edition On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Unity at centre in The Hague St. Maarten Day celebration

THE HAGUE - Words of commitment and cooperation to restore St. Maarten to its former glory and the message of unity sounded at the St. Maarten Day celebration at the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary of St. More...

Marlin
By Edition On Thursday, November 8th, 2018
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St. Maarten National Alliance wants strong message sent about self-government interference to Hague

PHILIPSBURG - The National Alliance (NA) Members of Parliament have called on fellow MPs to unite on a yet-to-be-tabled motion to tell the Dutch government to back off from interfering with St. Maarten’s right More...