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Tag archive for ‘Progress Committee St. Maarten’
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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Pointe Blanche prison remains stuck in its own quagmire

PHILIPSBURG – To say that things are not going well at the Pointe Blanche prison is a serious understatement. In reality it is a mess and in spite of ten years of monitoring the Plan of Approach, in spite of More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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Report Progress Committee on Police Force: “Dark clouds are emerging.”

PHILIPSBURG – “The situation at the police force is less rosy than in our previous report,” the Progress Committee writes in its 37th progress report about the plan of approach for St. Maarten’s men and More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, April 11th, 2020
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Committee exasperated about lack of progress at the prison

PHILIPSBURG – The justice ministry does not have a grip on the detention facilities in St. Maarten. “The ministry has not freed up capacity for it and it is functioning badly. That hinders the prison management More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Police Force receives work-visit from Progress Committee

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday July 30th the Police Chief Carl John and Management team received a scheduled work-visit from the Progress Committee. During this visit Chief John gave the committee an extensive More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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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 Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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An interesting move

By Hilbert Haar Not for the first time, the Progress Committee – the club that monitors how St. Maarten is doing with the execution of Plans of Approach for the police force and the prison – has sounded More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Progress Committee: ‘Safety of the population is at risk”

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten’s Plans of Approach for the police and the prison – dating back to 2010 – have not been realized by a long shot and the situation at the Pointe Blanche prison is so More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 1st, 2018
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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, December 13th, 2017
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Progress Committee met with Minister of Justice Rafael Boasman

PHILIPSBURG — As a part of the its quarterly review of the progress reports of the Police Force St. Maarten (KPSM) and of the Prison, the Progress Committee St. Maarten met officially for the first time since More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Progress Committee is “less pessimistic”

GREAT BAY – The Progress Committee is not entirely “cautiously optimistic” in its first quarter report as Justice Minister Rafael Boasman said at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. This appears More...