Tag archive for ‘Prosecutor’s Office’
By The Publisher On Friday, May 25th, 2018

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...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

“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...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

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...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

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...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

MP Frans Richardson released; lawyer says detention was unnecessary

PHILIPSBURG — In a statement issued today, the Public Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that MP Frans Richardson, identified as suspect F.G.R. (1968), has been released. The statement quickly points out More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018


By Hilbert Haar Vromi-Minister Christophe Emmanuel has made a curious turn in his battle with his fellow-Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Emil Lee. In December there was an interesting publication More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Consenting adults

The prosecutor’s office is coming down hard on the suspects in the Casablanca human trafficking case with an 8-year prison sentence demand for the company’s director. It is certainly another wake up call for More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 28th, 2016

Real motives

That the prosecutor’s office has decided not to start a criminal investigation against Minister Emil Lee (Public Health) and SZV-Director Glen Carty suggests that the departed chairman of SZV’s supervisory board More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Prosecutor’s Office appeals acquittals Masbangu-case

GREAT BAY – The Prosecutor’s Office has lodged an appeal against the four verdicts of the Court of First Instance of St. Maarten in the Masbangu investigation. The investigation focuses on vote fraud during More...