Special Report: 7-parts series explaining the Public Prosecutor’s views on the statutes of limitations

This is a special report brought to you by StMaartenNews.com outlining the views of the Public Prosecutor’s Office on the statutes of limitations pertaining to the length of investigations, in particular those of politicians, other public figures and prominent citizens on St. Maarten. The introduction to this special report can be read online More...

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Collage Chief Prosecutor accepting petition from Elton Jones - 20180829
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Special Report: Public Prosecutor’s Office shares views on ‘Statute of Limitations’

~ Public Prosecutor’s Office seeking to implement various instruments such as JASAP, Justice As Soon As Possible ~ PHILIPSBURG — On the morning of Wednesday, August 29th, 2018, Chief Prosecutor, Jeroen More...

Illegal parking in Front Street
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Police and Public Prosecutor to tackle illegal parking

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Department in discussion with the Public Prosecutor in charge of traffic have come to the decision to tackle the illegal parking situation in the Philipsburg area which has become More...

Governor Office Cabinet
By The Publisher On Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
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Naturalized Dutch citizens could lose their Dutch citizenship

PHILIPSBURG — Naturalized persons on the island may lose their Dutch nationality if they have not relinquished their former nationality. According to the politicians in the Netherlands persons who are naturalized More...

Judge visiting damaged homes Belvedere - 20180911 BS
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Judge visits SMHDF homes in Belvedere to assess damages

BELVEDERE — Not many court cases end with a judge personally visiting the site of a case in question. However, on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 11, 2018, a walkthrough of the homes of tenants fighting More...

Damaged homes Belvedere - 20180911 BS
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Residents asked to lodge complaints against landlords with the Rental Committee

RESIDENTS ASKED TO LODGE THEIR COMPLAINTS TO THE RENTAL COMMITTEE — if landlords are taking advantage By Andrew Bishop Great Bay — Residents are being advised by the representatives of the Housing Committee More...

Roeland Zwanikken
By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Is it legal to attach conditions to an offer for financial aid?

By Roeland Zwanikken Art. 36 of the Kingdom Charter stipulates that the Netherlands, Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten (will) provide each other aid and assistance. According to the Explanatory Notes, countries within More...

Sarah Wescot-Williams - Danny Ramchandani - Anil Sabnani - Bags
By The Publisher On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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MP Sarah Wescot-Williams Submits her next Initiative Law: Ban on Single-use Plastic Bags

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, August 30, 2018 – Long in the making, the proposal to ban single-use plastic bags, has been submitted to parliament for its consideration. “This is a significant step towards effective More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Citizens take Government to Court regarding the dump

On August 24, 2018, Mrs B. Cannegieter, Mr C. Koster and the law firm BZSE Attorneys at Law/Tax Lawyers filed a petition for an injunction against Country Sint Maarten and the operator of the dump. The plaintiffs More...

Corporate Governance
By The Publisher On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Corporate Governance and The Role of The Supervisory Board of Directors (SBD)

Corporate Governance and the role of the Supervisory Board of Directors is back on the forefront with the issues surrounding the urgent dismissal of the board of the Princess Juliana International Airport Holding More...