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HOLLAND - The Netherlands is not in a position to follow Germany and work towards banning the militant Islamic organisation IS, Dutch justice minister Ivo Opstelten told reporters on Friday.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Speaking to our news department n Friday, Minister of Justice, the Honorable Dennis Richardson stated that the matter of Thursday's prison fight is now in the hands of the National Detective Unit for investigation the Landsrecherche.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - One prisoner was seriously injured on Thursday afternoon at the Pointe Blanch Prison.

Minister of Justice Meets with Inmates Association

Written by Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:04

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Minister of Justice, Hon. Dennis Richardson, Minister of Justice, Hon. Dennis. L. Richardson, met recently with the Inmates Association.

HOLLAND - All six children taken into care when their parents were arrested for allegedly planning to move to Syria are to be returned home, a family court in Utrecht said on Monday.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Minister of Justice in Curacao Nelson Navarro held a press conference on Thursday.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – A delegation from Paris, France on Tuesday visited Philipsburg and had discussions with the Governor, His Excellency Eugene Holiday, and with the Minister of Justice, Hon. Dennis Richardson, about crime prevention and the fight against illegal firearms.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The police force of St. Maarten is said to be investigating the discovery of a body on Tuesday morning.

Monster given life sentence in Curacao

Written by Sunday, 31 August 2014 23:55

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - A judge of first instance in Curacao on Friday sentenced Elvis "Monster" Kuwas to life imprisonment.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In a press release of the 27th of August 2014, the Chief Prosecutor of St. Maarten, Mr. Eric Noordhoek states that he has already brought to the attention of the Minister of Justice the shortage of manpower at the National Detective Agency (landsrecherche) of Sint Maarten.