BREAKING NEWS: Dump under scrutiny from Prosecutor’s Office

Irma Dump Fire on Pond Island

PHILIPSBURG – The disastrous situation at the landfill and the persistent fires that have put many citizens on edge has drawn the attention of the Public Prosecutor’s Office. “We are looking at the situation at the dump,” public prosecutor Jeroen Steenbrink said on Tuesday. However, a decision about a possible course of action has not been More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Our Country is often referred to as a State of Law (Rechtstaat). This means that our Country is governed by the rule of law, and that every formal decision of the state must be based on a law and the authority provided More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Azaria de Groot of Hoeve Rogers law firm sworn in

Photo caption: The law firm Hoeve & Rogers is pleased to welcome Ms. Azaria R. de Groot (centre) to its team of lawyers. Ms. de Groot was sworn in as an attorney-at-law before the Joint Court of Justice of More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

No action from Central Voting Bureau against MP Richardson

PHILIPSBURG – For the time being the Central Voting Bureau (CVB) does not see a role for itself in assessing the right of United St. Maarten party (USp) leader Frans Richardson to his seat in Parliament. CVB-chairman More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, April 5th, 2018

MP-status Frans Richardson called into question

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – There are strong indications that Frans Richardson, leader of the United St. Maarten party (USp) has been wrongfully admitted to the parliamentary elections on February 26 and that More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Only one of the four commercial developers of Indigo Bay is bankrupt, other projects still moving forward

INDIGO BAY – On Monday, March 12th, a bankruptcy notice was published in The Daily Herald announcing that by decision of March 6th, 2018, the Court in First Instance of St. Maarten declared Indigo Bay Development More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Relationship clauses are not allowed in labor contracts

PHILIPSBURG - What are employers allowed to put in a labor contract? Jan de Boer, the chairman of the Common Court of Justice, recently shed some light on this question during the installation of two new attorneys More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 12th, 2018

Former manager contests Banco di Caribe’s actions

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance will rule on April 5 on a dispute between Banco di Caribe and its former branch manger Madelon Dijkhoffz. ... Some articles are restricted exclusively for our registered More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, March 9th, 2018

Emotional airport employees want their jobs back

PHILIPSBUIRG – The attorneys for nine fired airport employees and the airport-attorney have until next week Friday to file their final argument in a dispute over the immediate dismissal of the workers. After that, More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Departure policy rules could void long lease contracts

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG –There is a distinct possibility that the land former VROMI-Minister Christophe Emmanuel granted in long lease to some of his close associates will be taken back by the government. More...