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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – 18 October was observed as Human Trafficking Day within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Parliament of St. Maarten resumed its meeting on Wednesday morning from last Monday. The meeting was called for by MPs the Honorable Franklin Meyers, Tamara Leonard and Silvio Matser.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Public Prosecutors Office reported on Tuesday that the "Stop, Drop and Go" project against illegal guns is doing very well.

HOLLAND - A couple who grew marijuana 'by the book' and informed the tax office about their income have been found guilty of running an illegal plantation but will face no punishment.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - This week Thursday on October 23, 2014 the Sint Maarten Seniors and Pensioners Association (SMSPA) will be having a one day seminar for their members on the rights of older persons.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Member of Parliament the Honorable Cornelius de Weever has sought legal council against recent statements in the Dutch, Curacao and St. Maarten press attributed to Dutch MP Andre Bosman.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The UP Faction would hereby like to make one thing abundantly clear to the general population and Kingdom partners:

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Friday October 17th, the Council of Ministers in Holland states that the integrity of the government of St. Maarten has to be above all doubts.

Arrest and house searches conducted

Written by Friday, 17 October 2014 19:33

BES Islands, St. Eustatius - On Wednesday, October 15th at about 6:15 P.M. a man with the initials J.M.D., born in 1990, was arrested at a house on the Rosemary Lane in connection with a robbery involving violence matter.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Tuesday, October 6, 2014 the Public Prosecutors Service (OM) was informed of the death of an 11- month old child, a boy.