Tag archive for ‘court cases’
By The Publisher On Saturday, November 25th, 2023

Olivier Arrindell has to rectify incorrect allegations against Ministers Jacob and Ottley

PHILIPSBURG -- The Court in First Instance had ordered Olivier Arrindell to rectify slanderous statements he made since the beginning of September about Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs and Minister Omar Ottley. More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 4th, 2023

Personnel affairs

By Hilbert Haar I am completely stunned by the way government-owned entities handle their personnel affairs. When you read the verdicts in the two GEBE-cases (against Sharine Daniel and against Clifford Sasso) More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 15th, 2023


By Hilbert Haar The November 19, 2021, court ruling against Hushang Ansary, his daughter Nina and several others that orders them to repay insurance company ENNIA in excess of a billion guilders starts having an More...

By The Publisher On Monday, December 12th, 2022

Corrupted judicial system in labour matters

Dear Editor, Listening to a recent radio program hosted by ONESXM Association, in which the Head of the Labour Department was the guest, turned out to be a sad state of affairs where employers behavior are concerned.   The More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 20th, 2020

Treatment of criminal cases behind closed doors

PHILIPSBURG — The handling of a large number of lawsuits has been postponed due to COVID-19. Criminal cases that will continue in the coming week are no longer public. “The treatment takes place behind More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

No scheduled meeting with Van Putten as Dutch State Secretary visits St. Eustatius this weekend

PHILIPSBURG/ST. EUSTATIUS—The visit of the Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops is not expected to include a meet with the Leader of the Progressive Labor Party Clyde van Putten during his More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

The responsibility of school boards

By Hilbert Haar The case of the dismissed guidance counselor Zeynep Sabahoglu by the Foundation for Academic and Vocational Education (FAVE) shows once more how irresponsible the board members of such organizations More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Gestapo tactics

By Hilbert Haar Oh oh; the justice system is doing what it is supposed to do and politicians start to feel the heat. Don’t let their cries of Gestapo-tactics, denationalization and Dutch takeover fool you. Nor More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 8th, 2018

Court gets around absence of pro bono laywers

PHILIPSBURG – In the absence of the pro bono lawyers who went on strike over a payment conflict with the government three weeks ago, the Court in First Instance blustered through a handful of criminal cases on More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Departure policy rules could void long lease contracts

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG –There is a distinct possibility that the land former VROMI-Minister Christophe Emmanuel granted in long lease to some of his close associates will be taken back by the government. More...