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Mazda car and Ducati motorbike confiscated by Asset Recovery Team

Confiscated Car by Asset Recovery Team - 20180809

PHILIPSBURG — In continuation of the investigation KES, a Mazda Miata car and a Ducati motorbike were seized by the Asset Recovery Team Sint Maarten with assistance from the Korps Politie Sint Maarten, on Arch Road today, Thursday, August 9, 2018. During the first action of the Asset Recovery Team on Thursday, July 26, 2018, a car was seized More...

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Justice day
By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin addresses gathering at Justice Day Celebration

PHILIPSBURG — On Sunday, July 15th Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin addressed the audience gathered at the Government Administration Building for the celebration of International Justice Day. “International More...

Minister Cornelius de Weever - Photo by Roland Bryson
By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Minister promotes small claims procedure

PHILIPSBURG – With the assistance of Judge Peter Lemaire, the Justice department is developing a standard form for the small claims court procedure. The form will be available on the website of the court starting More...

Geert Hatzmann - 20180608 HH
By The Publisher On Friday, June 8th, 2018

Mexican standoff with pro bono lawyers

PHILIPSBURG – The strike of the pro bono lawyers enters its fourth week on Saturday and there is still no solution in sight. Geert Hatzmann, the Dean of the Bar Association, does not exclusively rely on handling More...

Court Room St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Friday, June 8th, 2018

Court gets around absence of pro bono laywers

PHILIPSBURG – In the absence of the pro bono lawyers who went on strike over a payment conflict with the government three weeks ago, the Court in First Instance blustered through a handful of criminal cases on More...

marching attorneys - MGP
By The Publisher On Monday, May 28th, 2018

Strike pro bono attorneys continues

PHILIPSBURG – Pro bono lawyers continue their strike that began eleven days ago on Tuesday. The attorneys have not been paid by the government since January. Furthermore, the government refuses to pay higher More...

Common Court of Justice - 1st session 70 days after Irma 20171115 - HH
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Common Court books 1.5 million loss

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice suffered a loss of just over 1.5 million guilders (close to $838,000) in 2017. Additional costs due to Hurricane Irma are only part of the reason for the negative result. More...

Police Station Philipsburg
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Repairs to police station get priority

PHILIPSBURG – The first emergency repairs funded by the trust fund at the World Bank will begin in June, Prime Minister Leona Marlin-Romeo announced during Wednesday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. There More...

Christophe Emmanuel 20170809 - HH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Emmanuel rages against justice system

PHILIPSBURG – MP Christophe Emmanuel already made a remark about it on Monday, but during the second day of the 2018 budget debate he went all out against the criminal justice system in St. Maarten because he More...

De Weever Chris Johnson Minister Grapperhaus 20180502 - HH
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

Grapperhaus gets a different taste of St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus (Justice and Security) got a firsthand taste of the destruction Hurricane Irma inflicted on St. Maarten during his visit to the island that was preceded by stops in More...