Tag archive for ‘justice’
By The Publisher On Saturday, April 27th, 2024

Government ignores recommendations to update its prostitution-policy

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten structurally ignores recommendation from the Law Enforcement Council. In 2016, the Council issued six recommendation to improve the country’s policies towards prostitution. Seven More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 4th, 2022

Doing justice to Amy’s legacy

By Hilbert Haar Since 2013, the European Human Rights Court has ruled several times that a life sentence without the possibility of review is inhumane. The Supreme Court has confirmed this point of view. In the More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

“Without regard to persons,” they claim.

By A Contributor The predominantly Dutch European Judiciary and Public Prosecution Service consistently claim that adjudication and prosecution takes place without regard to persons (‘zonder aanziens des More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, June 23rd, 2019

No justice for people in prison

Modern Day Slavery Dear community of Sint Maarten, Certain things have been going on lately that need to shared, my article is based on people who are experiencing these real life matters at the moment. Our justice More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

Parliament to discuss police and prison in Central Committee meeting on Wednesday

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019, at 10am Parliament is scheduled to discuss the Progress Committee St. Maarten’s report on the police department and the prison and the proposed measures More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Special Report: Public Prosecutor’s Office shares views on ‘Statute of Limitations’

~ Public Prosecutor’s Office seeking to implement various instruments such as JASAP, Justice As Soon As Possible ~ PHILIPSBURG — On the morning of Wednesday, August 29th, 2018, Chief Prosecutor, Jeroen More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

By Fabian Badejo The decision of the Joint Court of Justice to grant the Public Prosecutor’s Office permission to prosecute United Democrats (UD) leader, MP Theo Heyliger, continues to generate public discussion. More...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 15th, 2018

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin addresses gathering at Justice Day Celebration

PHILIPSBURG — On Sunday, July 15th Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin addressed the audience gathered at the Government Administration Building for the celebration of International Justice Day. “International More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Safety and Security

Dear Editor, Since 10-10-10 our “Country” has been plagued with all kinds of lawlessness. We have witnessed a spate of choke and rob, constant hold ups, break-ins, carjacking and the insane gun violence. We More...