MP Rolando Brison refutes legal review of his inquiry-proposal by Dutch attorney

MP Rolando Brison in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – In response to the criticism expressed by Dutch attorney Wim van Sambeek in an article titled “Mullet Bay Parliamentary Inquiry-proposal fully misses the point”, member of Parliament Rolando Brison wrote to that he agrees the parliamentary inquiry is a far reaching instruction and that is precisely why he is using More...

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Wim van Sambeek - Dutch civil attorney
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 18th, 2019

“Inquiry-proposal fully misses the point” says Dutch civil law attorney

PHILIPSBURG – There is no justification for spending half a million guilders on a parliamentary inquiry into Mullet Bay of which the outcome will be that the beach is public. That is the opinion of civil law More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 27th, 2019

Court sets deadline for solution to dump nuisance

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance put the Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) with its back against the proverbial wall on Friday with a ruling that orders More...

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...

Court House Philipsburg square
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019

No Dutch citizenship for former President Louis Constant Fleming

PHIIPSBURG — Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday was within his rights when he refused Dutch citizenship to the former President of the Collectivité de Saint Martin, Louis Constant Fleming, it appears from a ruling More...

Court Room St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Déjà vu

By Hilbert Haar Déjà vu is a powerful experience. It brings you back in a flash to a time when something happened that is similar to a current experience. I had this feeling when I read about the Robalo-case against 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...

OM Openbaar Ministerie - Public Prosecutor Office
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

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...

Attorney Brenda Brooks
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Attorney Brenda Brooks on the Robalo case

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, attorney Brenda Brooks issued the following press release in the Robalo case, wherein her client E.H. is standing trial for two charges of human smuggling, forgery More...

Robbie's Lottery Head Office St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Banks kick lottery companies out

PHILIPSBURG — The Windward Islands Bank (WIB) in St. Maarten and Maduro & Curiel’s Bank (MCB) in Curacao do not have to maintain their banking relationships any longer with Robbie’s Lottery and five More...