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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The chain of the Justice Ministry should be strengthened across the board in order to effectively combat crime, stated Minister with the responsibility for Justice, the Honorable Dennis Richardson.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Justice Ministry has as high on its list of priorities for 2015, the expansion of the Point Blanche Prison, noted Minister with the responsibility for Justice, the Honorable Dennis Richardson, who made the observation during the Central Committee meeting handling the National 2015 Draft Budget last week.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Mr. Franklyn Richards, Chairman of the Council for Law Enforcement, recently presented 5 reports regarding various aspects pertaining to law enforcement on St. Maarten to St. Maarten's Minister of Justice, Mr. Dennis Richardson.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - By decision of 23 January 2015, the Board of Supervision of the Legal Profession in Curaçao (the "Board") declared Fundashon Akshon Sivil (FAS) inadmissible in its complaints against attorney E.R. de Vries, LLM (HBN Law).

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Seemingly, the abandonment of children by their parents is a growing trend on the island.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs has submitted to the Council of Advice the written declarations and notifications (assets/holdings, secondary positions/interests) of the new Ministers as well as those of the Ministers of the former cabinet in accordance with the National Ordinance Promotion of the Integrity of Ministers (Landsverordening Integriteitbevordering Ministers).

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday, January 14th a meeting was held between the Public Prosecutors Office and the Police Department.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Member of Parliament of the United People's Party, Silvio Matser was sentenced in the court of first instance on Wednesday to 24 months imprisonment of which 18 is conditional for tax evasion.

Court busy with high profile cases

Written by Wednesday, 07 January 2015 20:12

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Tax evasion case brought against former Minister Maria Buncamper Molanus has been postponed.

MP Silvio Matser sentenced Tuesday

Written by Wednesday, 07 January 2015 18:55

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Member of Parliament of the United People's Party, Silvio Matser was sentenced in the court of first instance on Wednesday to 24 months imprisonment of which 18 is conditional.