Déjà vu

Court Room St. Maarten

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 former Immigration and Border Protection director Udo Aron and his policy advisor Erling Hoeve. Actually, there were two déjà vu experiences, More...

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

Raymond Jessurun
By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Jessurun: salary cut politicians will affect civil servants

PHILIPSBURG - A cut in the salaries of ministers and parliamentarians means a cut in the salaries of civil servants too. That is the opinion of the chairman of the Anti-Poverty Platform. Drs. Raymond Jessurun. LOGIN More...

Courthouse 20180704
By The Publisher On Friday, March 8th, 2019
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Court lets interCaribbean escape from Insel Air penalty

WILLESTAD – InterCaribbean Airways Ltd. does not have to pay a penalty of $500,000 to bankrupt airline Insel Air, the Common Court of Justice ruled on Thursday. The Court in First Instance imposed this penalty More...

Keshia Richards
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
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Keshia Richards obtains Masters Degree in Notary Law

~ Plans to return to St. Maarten to join notary office ~ Philipsburg, St. Maarten – Keisha Richards, a former HAVO student of Milton Peters College in St. Maarten, is expected to become a new addition to one More...

Free Theo Cartoon
By The Publisher On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Theo Heyliger hears Friday what the future holds for him; will his detention be extended?

[Publisher's note: Will Theo Heyliger be released on Friday when his second 8-days extended pre-trial detention expires? Or will he be held for another 14 days as the law allows the prosecution to request? In our More...

Courthouse in Willemstad Curacao
By The Publisher On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Court grants Schotte witness-interview with Pellicano

WILLEMSTAD – The Court in First Instance has granted a request from former Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte and his partner Cicely van der Dijs to hear the Italian prosecutor R. Pellicano as a witness in a so-called More...