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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Transparency International, the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption, is expected to pay a working visit to the island of St. Maarten shortly.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - A former police officer who served on St. Maarten Gregory Koeiman, was arrested on Monday afternoon in the vicinity of a supermarket by the Arrest Team.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Lawyers Jeroen Veen and Willem Nelissen from Lexwell Attorneys at Law successfully argued that all EU citizens − currently 28 nationalities − have to be treated no different from Dutch citizens when applying for residency in Sint Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten  - On Friday March 14th, 2014, the Minister of Justice the Honorable Dennis Richardson met with a high profile dignitary namely the French Préfet Mr. Gilles Leclair.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – On Wednesday March 5th – 11th, 2014, the Minister of Justice the Honorable Dennis Richardson made his way to the Dominican Republic with the intention to strengthening the lines of communication and the working relations between the two countries.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On January 29, 2014, three Swedish/American tourists caught three burglars in their rental villa in Oyster Pond.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - In its meeting of Thursday, the parliament of Curacao unanimously accepted a motion to give the Minister with the responsibility for Justice on that island Nelson Navarro a deadline to come up with rules and regulations regarding the way detainees are being treated by the police.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Last week, the Public Prosecution Service had to send home two suspects as a consequence of overcrowding in the Point Blanche prison on Sint Maarten.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - International legal publisher Chambers & Partners has launched the 2014 edition of Chambers Global; its annual worldwide ranking of law firms and individual lawyers.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The murder of a drug addict is the focus of an investigation on Curacao.