Tag archive for ‘court’
Court Room St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 25th, 2019

The wrong message

By Hilbert Haar Think about this a bit. The court in Philipsburg decided against sending the suspects in the Pompeii-investigation to prison because, according to local reports, “the insufficient condition of More...

InselAir Fokker 50
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Insel Air on the verge of bankruptcy

PHILIPSBURG – Troubled airline Insel Air came one step closer to bankruptcy this week after the Court in First Instance withheld its approval of the so-called homologation agreement with its creditors. Intercaribbean, More...

Charles Woodley - Clyde van Putten - Denicio Bryson 20181023 TR
By The Publisher On Sunday, October 28th, 2018

Statia heads for injunction against the Netherlands; ultimatum expires Monday at 4pm

ORANJESTAD – Statian politicians spearheaded by Island Council member Clyde van Putten are heading to court in an attempt to regain control of their island. There is not even a remote chance that the Netherlands More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Sunday, October 21st, 2018

When opportunity knocks

By Hilbert Haar The end of the sad story about Maritsa James-Christina, the disgraced registrar of the court in St. Maarten, is not in sight yet. After almost a lifetime of service to the court, James-Christina More...

StMaartenNews Letters
By The Publisher On Sunday, August 26th, 2018

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

By Fabian Badejo Just recently, my daughter told me, “on St. Martin, you are guilty until proven innocent and even then, you still remain guilty.” Her statement jolted my memory and then it came back to me: More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 24th, 2018

Citizens take Government to Court regarding the dump

On August 24, 2018, Mrs B. Cannegieter, Mr C. Koster and the law firm BZSE Attorneys at Law/Tax Lawyers filed a petition for an injunction against Country Sint Maarten and the operator of the dump. The plaintiffs More...

Port of st maarten
By Desk Editor On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

Port St. Maarten Management pleased with Court Ruling

PORT ST. MAARTEN — June 14, 2018, the Joint Court of Justice rendered a provisional judgment with regard to the Public Prosecutor’s request for a civil inquiry and several injunctive measures. The Court More...

St. Maarten Cable TV building
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Cable TV employees battle dismissal

PHILIPSBURG – Sixteen employees of St. Maarten Cable TV are fighting for their jobs, but its parent company Caribbean Teleview Services NV wants to dissolve their labor contracts. The Court in First Instance More...

Ourt Court House by Alphonso Nestor-Hubert
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Higher punishment for attempt to rob Prime Distributors

PHILIPSBURG – Two men who aborted an attempt to rob Prime Distributors in Cole Bay on December 8, 2016, received heavier prison sentences in the Court in First Instance on Wednesday than the public prosecutor More...

Judge court gavel
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Community service for fencing stolen scooter

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced a 17-year old kid to community service for fencing a scooter. The boy was involved in an accident on November 26 of last year with his two-wheeler and when More...