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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Former Prime Minister of the then Netherlands Antilles, Maria Liberia Peters is of the opinion that politicians did not take into account making the necessary changes to certain laws prior to 10-10-10.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Despite its long term efforts to reach a satisfactory amicable solution with its development partners, Zebec Development N.V. (Zebec) was today forced to file a claim for over $100 million against the St Maarten Harbour Group of Companies (the Harbour) and CEO Mark Mingo for their breach of contract.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – On Wednesday August 13, 2014, the Minister of Justice the Honorable Dennis Richardson signed a letter along with Henk Van Den Heuvel the Director/Owner of the LICCOM Company in the presence of members of his cabinet including the Prison Director Edward Rohan.

THE STATE OF OUR NATION OF LAW

Written by Tuesday, 19 August 2014 22:52

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Of the reactions to my article of last week-end "One Who Was Left Behind" the prevailing ones were: 1) government must immediately correct the great injustice caused to this young Sint Maarten student and 2) don't count on it that the denial to grant Juliy study financing will change: this subject, because of Juliy's Chinese back ground, is politically too sensitive; no politician, not even the actual three candidates with Asian roots (nor the others who do not belong to the so-called "indigenous Sint Maarteners") will touch it and surely not at this hottest stage of the election season.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Having been in courts already three (3) times to defend myself on the matter surrounding my settlement package as the former Director for Postal Services St. Maarten NV (PSS) Office, both Government and PSS are taking me back to courts for a fourth time.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The authorities on Curacao are investigating a gruesome discovery on that island.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Parliament of Curacao met on Tuesday. The meeting was to debate and vote on the sanction ordinance on Terrorism as is initiated by Holland.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - "A campaign is ongoing to bring more awareness to stakeholders of measures that can be taken jointly or separately to minimize opportunities for crime," pointed Minister with the responsibility for Justice, the Honorable Denis Richardson.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Deputy Chief Commissioner of Police, Commissioner Carl John told Members of Parliament on Monday that it was always difficult for persons who are threatened to report the crime to the police, even though there is provision in the law for their identity to remain anonymous.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Minister with the responsibility for Justice, the Honorable Denis Richardson on Monday made a presentation to Members of Parliament regarding the crime situation on the island. The presentation was made at a Central Committee meeting.