Tag archive for ‘Justice Ministry’
By The Publisher On Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Retroactive payments to justice personnel amount to almost $25 million

PHILIPSBURG — Retroactive payments to personnel of the justice ministry are going to cost the government 44,588,500 guilders ($24.9 million) it appears from a press release issued by the ministry. Making More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 13th, 2023

Politicians join the debate about the go-slow action at the police force

PHILIPSBURG — The go-slow action at the Police Force has the full attention of politicians and the Ministry of Justice. MP Rolando Brison (UP) proposed a three-step solution in a press release, while these More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

Justice ministry struggles with regulating the legal position of its employees

PHILIPSPBURG — The Ministry of Justice is “making great progress with the final phase of regulating its personnel affairs,” according to a press release issued by the same ministry. On December 9, 2022, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 29th, 2021

Empty promises

By Hilbert Haar Did the Court in First Instance rule in favor of Justice Minister Anna Richardson? Or did it rule in favor of the unions? Politicians have a talent for calling something that is actually black, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 11th, 2021

Franklyn Richards joins Progress Committee

PHILIPSBURG — Former Lt. Governor and former member of the Law Enforcement Council Franklyn Richards is the successor of attorney Jason Rogers as St. Maarten’s member of the Progress Committee. This appears More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Minister of Justice meets with correctional officers

PHILIPSBURG – Justice Minister Anna E. Richardson met with Correctional Officers and Management of the Prison and House of Detention in Point Blanche on Wednesday, May 13. The meeting, requested by Correctional More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, May 9th, 2020

“Ministry of Justice confirms; random search was executed at the Pointe Blanche Prison”

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, May 8, 2020, officers at the Pointe Blanche Prison executed a random search after concern that a weapon may have been concealed in the facility. The management of the Prison enforces More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Progress Committee presents again alarming data about the police force and the prison

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG - United St. Maarten MP Rolando Brison submitted a request for an urgent meeting with Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever towards the end of a parliament meeting on Wednesday where More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

Justice workers now fully insured

GREAT BAY – For the first time in St. Maarten’s history, employees who fall under the Justice Ministry now have full insurance coverage for accidental death and dismemberment. Minister of Justice Edson Kirindongo More...