Witch hunt or a new Marcel Loor case?

Courthouse 20180704

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 Protection (IBP) director Udo Aron and a 6-month suspended prison sentence and 240 hours of community service against his policy advisor Erling More...

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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...

Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever - 20 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Justice Minister sets the record straight

~ No interference in Theo Heyliger’s case ~ PHILIPSBURG — The Minister of Justice Cornelius De Weever has set the record straight with regard to his Ministry being involved in individual cases. He spoke 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...

Charter of the Kingdom of The Netherlands
By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Inequality in the Kingdom: a constitutional judge would be a step in the right direction

PHILIPSBURG — Maintaining the myth that there is equality between the four countries in the Kingdom of the Netherlands is hypocritical, St. Maarten’s representative in the Council of State Maria van der More...

MP Theo Heyliger - 20181105 screengrab
By The Publisher On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Theo Heyliger to remain detained in Bonaire for next 60 days

Press release Monday, March 18, 2019 By request of the Public Prosecutor, last Friday, March 14, the judge made a decision in regards to T.H.’s detention. During the proceedings circumstances associated with 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...

Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings - 12 Mar 2019
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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“Government favors businesses over citizens”

PHILIPSBURG -- The government’s decision to deny citizens an extension for the payment of road tax and to offer businesses a payment plan for turnover taxes is discrimination, Anti-Poverty Platform chairman Drs. More...

New Government Administration Building
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Anti-Poverty Platform criticizes pension reform

PHILIPSBURG -- The Anti-Poverty Platform contests the notion that civil servants will receive a higher pension once the legislation to amend the pension ordinance. Referring to an article in The Daily Herald that More...