Minister of Justice signs agreement with VKS

VKS signing Ministr De Weever & F. Richards 20190716

GREAT BAY – Minister of Justice, Cornelius De Weever, and Chairman of the Board of the VKS, Franklyn Richards, on Tuesday morning signed an agreement for the deployment of VKS Officers for the House of Detention and Prison Point Blanche. “The Voluntary Corps of St. Maarten (VKS) has been supporting and will continue in carrying out its duties supporting More...

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BZSE Law - Citizen Take Government to Court about Dump
By The Publisher On Saturday, July 13th, 2019

Dump lawsuit set for ruling on July 26

PHILIPSBURG – The court case against country St. Maarten and the manager of the landfill, Robelto&Son is near its conclusion. The plaintiffs, Barbara Cannegieter, attorney Camiel Koster and his law office More...

St. Peters Entrance Sign
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

Concerned citizens call on authorities to take immediate action against illegals in St. Peters

ST. PETERS — Reports coming out of St. Peters indicate that criminal elements in the community are systematically targeting illegal Venezuelans living and working in the district of St. Peters. The St. Maarten More...

Police Walk-Through - 190529
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019

Police Stations now deemed ‘water and wind tight’

PHILIPSBURG – Following the completion of the first phase of works at the Philipsburg and Simpson Bay police stations, both are now better able to withstand any major storms as the buildings have been deemed More...

Minister Wycliffe Smith deputizing for Minister of Justice - 29 May 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Current formation plan prison presented in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — During an urgent meeting of Parliament on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, regarding the management structure of the detention facilities on St. Maarten, minister Wycliffe Smith deputizing for the minister More...

Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever - 20 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019

New Prison Director appointed

PHILIPSBURG — The government has appointed Drs. Alwin Queeli as the new Interim Prison Director for the Pointe Blanche Prison. This was announced by the Justice Minister Cornelius De Weever during the weekly More...

Point Blanche Prison Wall Security Installation - 25 March 2019
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019

Security installations progressing at Point Blanche Prison

SINT MAARTEN (POINT BLANCHE) – Repair works at the Point Blanche Prison is steadily progressing with the security installations presently taking place. Caribbean Engineering & Consultancy Company (CECC), More...

Hallway Police Detention Cells - 21 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Philipsburg detention cells near completion. To meet international standards

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) – For years the quality of the Sint Maarten prison cells has been up for discussion. One of the locations that was heavily criticized are the Philipsburg Police Station cells. One of More...

Minister Cornelius De Weever - 21 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Almost 150 critical vacancies at justice ministry

PHILIPSBURG — The Ministry of Justice has 144 critical vacancies, Minister Cornelius de Weever told the Central Committee of Parliament on Wednesday evening. The majority of those vacancies are at the police More...

Courthouse 20180704
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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...