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By The Publisher On Saturday, May 25th, 2024
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Supreme Court’s solicitor-general concludes in favor of same-sex marriage

THE HAGUE — The Common Court of Justice was correct when it ruled that excluding partners of the same sex from marriage in Aruba and Curacao violates the constitutional ban on discrimination. Both countries More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 14th, 2024
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Supreme Court wants clarity about the term conviction

PHILIPSBURG -- Sentenced or not? That question has become a hot topic that is currently under consideration by the Supreme Court. Key question: is someone sentenced if the court returns a guilty verdict without More...

By The Publisher On Friday, December 29th, 2023
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Supreme Court likely to dismiss appeals against same-sex marriages

THE HAGUE — Aruba and Curacao have to allow marriages between same-sex partners. Both countries appealed the decision by the Common Court of Justice that ordered both countries to recognize these marriages More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 11th, 2023
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Same sex marriage debate continues at the Supreme Court

WILLEMSTAD — The debate about the right to same sex marriage in Curacao and Aruba is in full swing, after the Common Court of Justice ruled that banning such marriages violates the constitutional right to More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, October 24th, 2023
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Ennia wants to take the Ansary-dispute to the Supreme Court

WILLEMSTAD — Ennia and its supervisor CBCS want a ruling from the Supreme Court in The Hague about the dispute with Ennia’s majority shareholder Hushang Ansary and others, the Antilliaans Dagblad reports. In More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 21st, 2022
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Supreme Court puts civil inquiry at harbor companies to rest

PHILIPSBURG — The Supreme Court has firmly closed the door on a request from the Public Prosecutor’s Office to order a civil inquiry into the St. Maarten Harbor Holding company and twelve associated businesses. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, November 10th, 2022
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Supreme Court’s conclusion goes against Eratos in Sabra-bankruptcy

PHILIPSBURG — The Erato-family is on the brink of losing ownership of 38 rights of apartment after a conclusion by the Supreme Court’s Attorney-General G. Snijders. This is the story about the downfall More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 9th, 2022
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Supreme Court confirms Jamaloodin’s conviction

THE HAGUE — Curacao’s former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin’s conviction to 30 years of imprisonment for ordering the murder of Pueblo Soberano-leader Helmin Wiels on May 5, 2013, has become irrevocable, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Supreme Court sends Alegria/TOCA timeshare case back to the Court of Appeals for a new ruling

PHILIPSBURG – The Supreme Court of the Netherlands ruled on Friday that Alegria Real Estate does not have to honor the rights of timeshare-owners at the former Caravanserai Beach Resort. The timeshare-owners, More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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Matser’s conviction for tax fraud stands

PHILIPSBURG – Former Member of Parliament Silvio Matser has found no reprieve at the Supreme Court in The Hague where he contested his 2017 conviction for tax fraud. The Supreme Court judges – Willem van Schendel, More...