Tag archive for ‘Prosecutor’s Office’
Paper TIger
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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Another paper tiger

By Hilbert Haar The Financial Action Task Force has put forty recommendations in place that St. Maarten is supposed to follow. It is all about combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism. The Financial More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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What a disgrace

By Hilbert Haar In a moment of weakness and – I have to admit, bad judgment - I reacted on Facebook to a post about Member of Parliament Frans Richardson where he stated that two members of the anti-corruption More...

Frans Richardson and Cecil Nicholas 1
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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USP Board asks Justice Minister if he will investigate TBO theft

PHILIPSBURG — The board of the United St. Maarten (US) party is echoing the call by its leader MP Frans Richardson by publicly asking the Minister of Justice if he will investigate the theft of jewelry from More...

Public Prosecutor's Office entrance
By The Publisher On Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
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Prosecutor’s Office distances itself from the statements made by Mr. Richardson

PHILIPSBURG — The Public Prosecutor’s Office does not recognize the statement of Mr. Richardson made in Parliament and to the media about the theft of jewelry by two TBO members in December 2016 and that More...

Screenshot MP They Heyliger 20180703
By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Theo Heyliger on rumors of impending prosecution: “Part of my life”

GREAT BAY — Once again, Member of Parliament Theo Heyliger is at the center of rumors of impending prosecution. Tuesday, July 3rd, members of the media, in particularly those of the online news sites, were More...

Frans under pressure
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Frans: I will not sit by silently and let my name be tarnished

PHILIPSBURG — With the main part of his trial still pending, Member of Parliament Frans Richardson on Tuesday said he is not going to sit back silently and let the Prosecutor’s Office paint a negative picture More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Friday, May 25th, 2018
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Worth every penny

By Hilbert Haar Should the court grant the public prosecutor’s office its wish to conduct a civil inquiry at the port companies? The answer to that question is currently under consideration. On June 26, the Common More...

Cruise ships in Port St. Maarten with Dump Smoke over Philipsburg - 20180207 MP
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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“Politics used harbor as sugar daddy”

PHILIPSBURG – The Public Prosecutor’s Office has dropped its demand that the supervisory board of the harbor group of companies be sent home but it maintains that Chief Executive Officer Mark Mingo remains More...

Court Room St. Maarten
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Court handles request to investigate mismanagement at the port

PHILIPSBURG – The court will hear arguments on Thursday morning from the public prosecutor’s office and defense attorneys for the harbor about a request by the attorney-general to initiate an investigation More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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Father and son released after threats against policeman

PHLIPSBURG – The prosecutor’s office ordered on Wednesday the release from pretrial custody of a father and son who were involved in a ruckus after a head on collision that took place on Sunday around 1.45 a.m. More...