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HOLLAND - A police investigation into a suspected jihadi cell in Arnhem has come unstuck after the suspects discovered a secret listening device hidden in the garden of one of their homes.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Ombudsman of Sint Maarten, Dr. Nilda Arduin, recently attending the annual IOI Board Meeting in Vienna, confirmed that an Anti-Corruption Training Course for Caribbean Ombudsmen, sponsored by the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) will be held in the region next year.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The recruitment campaign launched by law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne earlier this year has resulted in three new lawyers for the firm.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Members of Parliament of Curacao and St. Maarten will soon have the opportunity analyze the report made by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) regarding the functioning of the Central Bank of the two countries.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Well-seasoned corporate and finance attorney Karel Frielink is joining BZSE Attorneys at Law and Tax Lawyers of St. Maarten and will set up and manage a Curaçao office of the firm.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The public prosecutor office has taken notice of the statement made in Parliament on October 20, 2014, by one of the MP's pertaining to the issue of "seat buying".

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.