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Tag archive for ‘Progress Committee Sint Maarten’
By The Publisher On Monday, June 6th, 2022
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Concerns about UNOPS-involvement in construction of new prison

PHILIPSBURG — The Progress Committee is concerned about the participation of UNOPS, the United Nations Office for Project Services, in the construction of a new prison. This appears from the 43rd progress-report More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 22nd, 2021
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Progress Committee: Situation at prison gloomier than in 2010

PHILIPSBURG — More than three years after Hurricane Irma there are still 21 inmates from St. Maarten housed in prisons in the Netherlands. This appears from the 38th Progress Committee report. Per January More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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Progress Committee remains in place for another two years

PHILIPSBURG – The Progress Committee that monitors the plans of approach for the police force and the prison system will continue its work for another two years. The royal decree that regulates this was established More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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Progress Committee: justice ministry is not in control

PHILIPSBURG – The Progress Committee writes in its 36th report that the situation at the prison still leaves much to be desired – to put it mildly. The report covers the last quarter of 2019, though the More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Pointe Blanche prison remains a major headache

PHILIPSBURG – Inmates at the Pointe Blanche prison have finally had enough. A group of 37 inmates is going to court on Friday, March 20, in an attempt to force the authorities to relocate them to prison facilities More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Justice stakeholders meet to discuss joint concerns about prison

PHILIPSBURG — Joint concerns about the lack of prison cells and the poor quality of prison life on Sint Maarten were discussed between the Progress Committee Sint Maarten, Law Enforcement Council, Point Blanche More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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URGENCY PRISON SITUATION BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF THE FORMATEUR

Progress Committee discussed risk for public safety with Theo Heyliger PHILIPSBURG – “If action is not taken soon, the prison situation can turn into a serious risk for the public safety.” Chairman of the More...