Tag archive for ‘investigation’
By The Publisher On Monday, December 4th, 2023

Culture at GEBE is unhealthy, Integrity Chamber says

PHILIPSBURG — The company culture at utilities company GEBE is unhealthy due to a lack of communication between management and employees, the Integrity Chamber concludes after investigation the situation More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 20th, 2023

Open Letter to the Ombudsman of Country Sint Maarten requesting an investigation into Taxes in Sint Maarten

Generally speaking the task of the Ombudsman purports among others to investigate individual complaints against government. I believe that in this instance this threshold is met. The scope of taxation affects everyone More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 8th, 2022

King orders investigation into his family’s role in colonial history

THE HAGUE — Prof. Dr. Gert Oostindie has been appointed as the chairman and lead researcher of a committee that will investigate the role of the royal family in the colonial history. King Willem-Alexander More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 5th, 2021

More prison time looms for former MP Frans Richardson

PHILIPSBURG — There is more trouble on the horizon for former parliamentarian Frans Richardson, the founder of the United St. Maarten party (USp). On November 16, the Court in First Instance will hand down More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 6th, 2021

Doubts about BTP-director’s integrity trigger suspension

PHILIPSBURG — Bureau Telecommunication and Post (BTP)-director Anthony Carty has been suspended for the duration of the criminal investigation against him that started back in 2019. After the completion of More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 20th, 2021

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 Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

Prosecutors end investigation against MP Ottley

PHILIPSBURG — On February 23rd the Prosecutor’s Office notified lawyer S. R. Bommel that based on the investigation carried out by the National Detectives there is no need to continue an investigation against More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 4th, 2020

Police force intensifying investigation into car theft ring

PHILIPSBURG — The Police of Sint Maarten (KPSM) has been continuously working towards putting a halt  to the increase in car thefts taking place on both sides of the island. A meeting between KPSM and our More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 31st, 2020

Former Minister Johnson frustrated Ombudsman investigation into airport’s procurement policy

PHILIPSBURG – Former Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs (TEATT) Stuart Johnson actively frustrated an investigation by the Ombudsman into the procurement policy at the Princess Juliana International Airport. More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 18th, 2020

TBO raided Sherrif Security headquarters in RUBY investigation

PHILIPSBURG — On the morning of Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the Sherrif Security building headquarters was raided and searched by members of the TBO, the Anti-Corruption Taskforce and other law enforcement More...