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First illegal fire-arm turned in

Written by Wednesday, 15 October 2014 23:32

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - October 15th 2014 is the official date starting the grace period of the "Stop, Drop and Go" campaign.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday October 15th the Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson paid an official visit to the Philipsburg Police Station, where he was given a presentation regarding the ongoing intense police controls.

ORANJESTAD St. Eustatius - Wednesday October 8th the island council of Statia has passed a motion to hold a referendum preferably before the end of this year.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Raising one's finger, an inheritance from colonial times, comes easier to populist Dutch politicians than searching their own hearts.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - There is a photo currently being circulated on social media (face book), of some-one pointing an illegal firearm at a Police Patrol car.

Appeal after acquittal attempted manslaughter

Written by Wednesday, 08 October 2014 01:00

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Public Prosecutors Service appealed the Courts decision in the case against the 36-year-old man E.S.R.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - By letter dated September 18, 2014, the Minister of Justice of Sint Maarten to the Council for Law Enforcement requested to start an investigation into the prosecution policy of the office of the Public Prosecution's Office of Sint Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Former Minister of Justice, attorney Roland Duncan told our news department over the weekend that the Justice system needs to be built up.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The issue of the possible intervention of the Dutch government into the affairs of St. Maarten through the Justice Department was also put to the former Justice Minister Attorney Roland Duncan on Friday.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - President of the Windward Islands Federation of Labor, Theophilus Thompson told members of the media on Thursday morning that the organization is concerned about several issues affecting employees.