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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.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Lately many media have been reporting about how busy Police and Public Prosecutors are, on the Dutch side as well as on the French side of the island, with numerous violent armed robberies and deadly shootings on our 'Friendly Island'.

Missed deadline for candidates violates the law

Written by Wednesday, 24 September 2014 21:07

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Electoral Council is cautioning all candidates who participated in the recently held parliamentary elections, that if they do not submit their donation registration to the Electoral Council by Monday, September 29th, 2014, they will be in violation of the law.

Arrest in investigation Iron

Written by Tuesday, 23 September 2014 11:40

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On September 12, 2014 a 21-year-old man, A.R.S.R. was arrested in Sint Maarten on suspicion of murder/manslaughter and/or rape.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake says he is preparing for a legal battle regarding the Vorst property based on the outcome of the Central Committee meeting on Friday, September 19.

PHILIPSURG, St. Maarten - No less than 6 armed robberies on supermarkets were reported during September 15th through September 20th.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - With the admittance to the bar of junior associate Vincent Abbing and the employment of associate Godelieve Wesselingh, VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne has expanded with both a starting and an experienced attorney.

Justice Academy's Anniversary

Written by Thursday, 18 September 2014 17:58

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Monday September 15, 2014, the Minister of Justice the Honorable Dennis Richardson attended a ceremony commemorating the 2nd Anniversary of the existence of the Justice Academy and it's achievements to date.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – On Monday afternoon the Minister of Justice, Hon. Dennis Richardson, held an emergency meeting on the situation in the Point Blanche prison.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - As of 1 October 2014 law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne has a new executive committee. New members are Focco Lunsingh Scheurleer (managing partner) and Mayesi Hammoud. Along with current chief financial officer Esther Jansen the trio will be leading the organization with seventy employees in five locations.