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Dismissal Prison Director ruled unreasonable

PHILIPSBURG – Justice Minister Egbert Doran was “unreasonable” when he decided to fire Pointe Blanche Prison Director Alwin Keli per March 24, 2020. The Court in First Instance ruled on November 20 that the country has to pay Keli 55,904 guilders ($31,231) plus de equivalent value of unused vacation days and the accompanying vacation allowance. More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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Emmanuel’s “victory” and the difference between criminal and questionable behavior

PHILIPSBURG – When the Common Court of Justice denied a request from the Attorney-General to prosecute MP Christophe Emmanuel for alleged irregularities with granting land in long lease when he was minister of More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
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Prosecutor’s Office considering consequences court verdict

PHILIPSBURG — The Common Court of Justice (Hof), on Thursday, October 29th, ruled against the claim of the Attorney General (PG) to prosecute MP Mr. C.T. Emmanuel for among other accusation, abuse of function More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 2nd, 2020
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USP MPs Arrindell and Buncamper congratulate MP Emmanuel

~ Say the laws have to be reviewed ~ PHILIPSBURG — Members of Parliament of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) Akeem Arrindell and Claudius “Toontje” Buncamper have expressed words of congratulations More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 30th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten congratulates Emanuel

~ Says, “screening process must be screened” ~ PHILIPBURG — The true essence of democracy must include resecting the rights of the people of the Country to elect whom they wish to serve as their leaders More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 30th, 2020
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Legal fight over Planet Hollywood continues

PHILIPSBURG – Planet Hollywood, the all-inclusive successor of the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort and Casino, will not open its doors at the end of this year and opening in 2021 has also become a practical impossibility More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, October 19th, 2020
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‘New prison will accommodate treatment of mentally ill convicts’

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By The Publisher On Sunday, October 18th, 2020
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Mental Health Law not being applied

PHILIPSBURG – In the supervision of mental health care in St. Maarten, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA), the Health Inspectorate and the Public Prosecution Office do not comply More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Pro Soualiga Foundation is grasping at straws with letter to Cft

PHILIPSBURG – After its defeat in the Court in First Instance on October 9, the Pro Soualiga Foundation sent a letter to the chairman of financial supervisor Cft asking that it ceases operations because the Cft More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 10th, 2020
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Court declares lawsuit Pro Soualiga Foundation inadmissible

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance has declared the Pro Soualiga Foundation inadmissible in its injunctions against the state of the Netherlands and its Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations. More...