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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Thursday August 6th, 2015, the Minister of Justice the Honorable Dennis Richardson extends his heart and prayers to Officer Benjamin and his family and expresses his continued complete support for and solidarity with the Sint Maarten Police Force.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In connection with this very sensitive investigation a "Multi Disciplinary Investigation Team" consisting of members from the Landsrecherche (Federal Detectives), R.S.T. (Recherche Samenwerking Team) and K.P.S.M. has been formed.

COLE BAY, St. Maarten - Sint Maarten has a new law firm as of July 2nd, 2015 at 57, Welfare Road in Cole Bay, but the individuals behind Hoeve & Rogers Attorneys at Law have been practicing law for a combined 24 years, and are well known throughout the community and surrounding islands.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The man who has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the death of the student who was found in April on Saba, has been released on July 27th, 2015.

BERLIN, Philipsburg – There is a general gap between law and practice in St. Maarten's key institutions, the global anti-corruption organisation Transparency International said in a report published today.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The authorities on St. Maarten are now conducting an investigation into the discovery of a human smuggling ring operating on St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - For reasons of public interest and based on the Civil Code of Sint Maarten, the Public Prosecutor's Office is authorized to submit a request to the Common Court of Justice of Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire, Sint Eustatius & Saba to investigate the policies and course of affairs of any legal entity in Sint Maarten. Such an inquiry may extend to the policies and course of affairs of other, closely linked legal entities.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The 23-year-old woman, M.N.D, who is suspected of manslaughter of a 7 month old baby (girl), is released from her pre-trial detention on Monday 29th of June, 2015.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - It has now been confirmed that an autopsy was carried out on the body of Miguelito Garcia 31 years old, the victim who was fatally stabbed on Sunday and died in the Dominican Republic on Tuesday.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The authorities on Curacao are currently conducting an investigation in a money laundering case.