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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - A police officer who is currently not working, had his house searched this week by the SWAT Team of the St. Maarten Police Force.
Apartheid in the Dominican Republic: Are you Haitian? Dominican Republic racist law against its Black citizens affects quarter of a million peopleWritten by Myriam J.A. Chancy, Ph.D. [OES Dispatch from St. Martin] Thursday, 21 November 2013 09:49
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten — The implications of the ruling of September 23 by the Constitutional Tribunal of the Dominican Republic, stripping citizenship from the offspring of non-resident Haitians born in the Dominican Republic (DR), where nationality is conferred "jus soli," by place of birth, are only beginning to be understood by the international community with the OAS, Amnesty International, and the governments of Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, openly condemning the violation of human rights it represents.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Chief of the RST in Curacao has denied that his department secretly bugged the phone of the leader of the MFK, Member of Parliament Gerrit Schotte.
BES Island - Lotte Dunnink, junior associate at VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne in Bonaire, was sworn in as an attorney on 14 November.
WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - A pressure group on Curacao will be heard in the court of justice this month as they try to seek legal redress for what they believe were crimes committed while in government by the Gerrit Schotte cabinet.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Minister of Justice the Honorable Dennis Richardson who received the new draft Caribbean Procedure Code on Monday from Professor Den Doelder and his team is intent on putting the new procedures into law by next year.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The new draft Caribbean Procedure Code was presented to the Minister of Justice, the Honorable Dennis Richardson and Attorney General Taco Stein on Monday morning.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Attorney General Taco Stein is pleased with the new updated code stating that it is a balanced document.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The translation of the 37 Organic laws into English as a ministerial decree has been signed off by the Prime Minister of St. Maarten, the Honorable Sarah W Williams.
MARIGOT, St. Martin - During the month of May 2012, a search of the island of Saint- Martin was conducted by a helicopter from the branch of the Coast Guard (Customs) and the officers of the customs on Saint-Martin during which the identified several areas where the cultivation of cannabis plants in Concordia was taking place.