Tag archive for ‘Voortgangscommissie Sint Maarten’
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021

Progress Committee chairman Nico Schoof: “It is going very slowly, but there is some progress”

PHILIPSBURG — “The preparedness of St. Maarten to do something with the recommendations of the Progress Committee depends since 2010 heavily on the minister of justice and the government that is in office,” More...

By The Publisher On Friday, January 22nd, 2021

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 Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

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

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 Thursday, August 1st, 2019

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

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

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 Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

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 Online Editor On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017


That not everything is alright at the Pointe Blanche Prison is – in fact – old news, but still, the revelation that the complete male prison population is on most days under guard by at best three prison More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 7th, 2016

Progress Committee: “Security major concern for stakeholders”

GREAT BAY – The Progress Committee St. Maarten was in St. Maarten last week for the usual quarterly meetings with the director of the Pointe Blanche prison Edward Rohan and with the management of the police force More...

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