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Penal law scholars question deployment of TBO-prosecutors and judges

PHILIPSBURG — The Association of St. Maarten Penal Law Scholars has approached Minister of Justice Anna Richardson with questions about the deployment of Curacao-based prosecutors, judges, judges of instruction, registrars and police officers that are associate with the TBO (Team Bestrijding Ondermijning) – the anti-corruption task force. The More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, September 12th, 2021
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Embezzling notary sent to jail

WILLEMSTAD — Eighteen months of imprisonment and a 5-year ban on functioning as a public notary. That is the punishment the Court in First Instance handed down on Friday to Johnny Kleinmoedig for stealing More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 20th, 2021
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Notary plays a false note and faces profession ban

WILLESTAD — Renowned composer and piano player Johnny Kleinmoedig is facing an 18-months prison sentence (with 6 months suspended) and a ban from practicing as a public notary for five years. The public prosecutor More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 19th, 2021
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No talks about lower prison sentence for Theo Heyliger – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG -- There are many rumors circulating about the fate of Theo Heyliger, the founder of the United People’s party (UP), who was sentenced in May of last year in the Larimar-trial to five years of imprisonment More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 15th, 2021
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Prosecutor’s Office starts preliminary criminal investigation into GEBE oil spill 

CAY BAY — The Prosecutor’s Office OM SXM has launched a preliminary criminal investigation into the major oil spill that occurred on Tuesday in the vicinity of the Cay Bay power plant of utilities company More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 20th, 2021
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Kick-off event SJIB Community Service Project

St. Maarten, Cul de Sac – The Foundation Judicial Institutes St. Maarten (SJIS) and the (4C) Foundation/NPOwer are hosting a Kick-Off virtual meeting for Not for Profit Organizations (NPO’s), in an effort More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 9th, 2021
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Former branch manager courthouse gets 27 months for embezzlement

PHILIPSBURG — The Court in First Instance sentenced the former branch manager of the courthouse in Philipsburg, Maritsa James-Christina (63) to 27 months in prison for embezzling more than $1.1 million from More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 9th, 2021
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Attorney Merx obtains right to hear witnesses in Pompeii-trial

PHILIPSBURG — The Common Court of Justice has set December 9 as the date for the continuation of the appeal in the Pompeii-trial against Etienne ‘Toochie’ Meyers, Dulcea Felomina Florentina and More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
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Sewage system to be updated via Windward Roads $2M USD fine

FOGA, Sucker Garden – The construction of a new sewerage pumping station at Foga with a pressure line to the A. Th. Illidge Road wastewater treatment plant is one of three major projects to directly benefit the More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 6th, 2021
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Jamaloodin gets on appeal 30 years for ordering Wiels-liquidation

WILLEMSTAD – The Common Court of Justice sentenced former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin on Friday on appeal to 30 years of imprisonment. The court found the defendant guilty of ordering the assassination More...






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