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Court Room St. Maarten

By Hilbert Haar Think about this a bit. The court in Philipsburg decided against sending the suspects in the Pompeii-investigation to prison because, according to local reports, “the insufficient condition of the detention facilities in St. Maarten.” LOGIN TO READ MORE... THERE IS MORE TO THIS ARTICLE ... Some articles or portions of articles are More...

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Theo Heyliger in Island Council meeting - crca 1998
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Heyliger’s bribery allegations have a long (family) history

PHILIPSBURG – “What they did to his grandfather they are now doing to Theo.” That line, spoken in Parliament by United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers sums up the sentiment in the political arena about the More...

L'Express Bakery & Patry shop - Marigot
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 28th, 2019
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Stabbing victim refuses to press charges; suspects in pre-trial detention

~ Suspected perpetrators in pre-trial detention ~ PHILIPSBURG/MARIGOT — The victim that was involved in a stabbing incident that occurred on the French side on the morning of Monday March 25th, 2019, does More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Witch hunt or a new Marcel Loor case?

PHILIPSBURG — Witch hunt or a repeat of the Marcel Loor case? The public prosecutor’s office demanded on Wednesday 18 months of imprisonment, with 6 months suspended against former Immigration and Border More...

OM Openbaar Ministerie - Public Prosecutor Office
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Public Prosecutor’s Office issue statement on ROBALO case

PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office (OM) has issued the following press release regarding the ROBALO case. Prison time requested for former Immigration and Border Protection Director The ROBALO More...

MP Theo Heyliger - 20181105 screengrab
By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Theo Heyliger to remain detained in Bonaire for next 60 days

Press release Monday, March 18, 2019 By request of the Public Prosecutor, last Friday, March 14, the judge made a decision in regards to T.H.’s detention. During the proceedings circumstances associated with More...

Theo Cartoon - What is he saying now
By The Publisher On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Heyliger’s detention extended by 60 days

PHILIPSBURG -- The judge of instruction ruled on Friday that United Democrats leader MP Theo Heyliger will remain incarcerated for another 60 days. This term ends on May 14. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THERE IS MORE More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Whistleblowers need plenty of guts

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG — The suspicions of bribery and money laundering leveled against United Democrats-leader and now former Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger reveal that there is at least an aura More...

Public Prosecutor's Office entrance
By The Publisher On Saturday, March 9th, 2019
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Anti-corruption task force investigates all suspicious financial transactions

PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office has serious concerns about the financial investigative capacity of the police force. Answering questions from stmaartennews.com, the prosecutor’s office said More...

Free Theo Cartoon
By The Publisher On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Theo Heyliger hears Friday what the future holds for him; will his detention be extended?

[Publisher's note: Will Theo Heyliger be released on Friday when his second 8-days extended pre-trial detention expires? Or will he be held for another 14 days as the law allows the prosecution to request? In our More...