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By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Supreme Court sends Alegria/TOCA timeshare case back to the Court of Appeals for a new ruling

PHILIPSBURG – The Supreme Court of the Netherlands ruled on Friday that Alegria Real Estate does not have to honor the rights of timeshare-owners at the former Caravanserai Beach Resort. The timeshare-owners, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Payday for jeweler’s former employee

PHILIPSBURG – KRK Corporation, the entity that operates Milano Diamond Gallery and Diamonds Are Forever in Philipsburg is on the ropes for a hefty payment to a former employee after the Common Court of Justice More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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WIB wins license fee dispute against Travel Planners

PHILIPSBURG – De Windward Islands Bank (WIB) has prevailed in a lengthy legal battle against travel agency Travel Planners over the payment of the 1 percent foreign exchange license fee for bank transfers to More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, January 30th, 2020
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Prison time looms for parliamentarian Frans Richardson

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Member of Parliament Frans Richardson, leader of the United St. Maarten party (USp) on Wednesday to 36 months of imprisonment for accepting $370,000 in bribes More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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Lynch wins case outright against housing foundation

~ Happy to be moving on with life ~ PHILIPBURG — Former Managing Director of the St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF) Henry Lynch on September 27, 2019, was finally able to close a challenging More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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St. Maarten appeals dump-ruling

PHILIPSBURG – St. Maarten has appealed the court ruling that orders the government to complete the Fire Suppression Plan for the dump by May 1, 2020. On July 26, the court ruled that the country has to pay a More...

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...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Moral aspects

By Hilbert Haar Well, well well. Hear hear. The appeals court has acquitted Maria Buncamper-Molanus and her husband Claudius of quite some charges in the so-called Eco Green-investigation. Terms like ‘no crime More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018
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Many acquittals but Buncampers found guilty of tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has sentenced former Public Health Minister Maria Buncamper-Molanus and her husband Claudius to a 25,000-guilders fine and 240 hours of community service each for tax More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Robbery investigators asking community to help identify robber(s)

PHILIPSBURG — In connection with the ongoing investigation of the attempted armed robbery at Jump-Up Casino which took place on Wednesday June 6th at approximately 12.15 a.m. resulting in one robber being More...