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Monster given life sentence in Curacao

Written by Sunday, 31 August 2014 23:55

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - A judge of first instance in Curacao on Friday sentenced Elvis "Monster" Kuwas to life imprisonment.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In a press release of the 27th of August 2014, the Chief Prosecutor of St. Maarten, Mr. Eric Noordhoek states that he has already brought to the attention of the Minister of Justice the shortage of manpower at the National Detective Agency (landsrecherche) of Sint Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The United People's (UP) Party petitioned the court once again to attain a copy of the voters register, a register formerly freely issued, to verify the correctness of information on this register and to comply with legal obligations formulated in the National Ordinance Registration and Finances Political Parties.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - "Zebec Development N.V. has read the St. Maarten Harbour Group of Companies recent press release and is first and foremost quite surprised to learn that the Harbour considers the lawsuit without merit and frivolous.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Today August 27, 2014 the Public Prosecution Service of St. Maarten appealed against the decisions of the Court concerning the Masbangu-investigation.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Fighting crime effectively requires constant cooperation between law enforcement agencies and permanent sharing of information.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The board of the United People's Party (UP) says the Judge did not throw out the case initiated by the United People's (UP) Party with respect to obtaining a copy of the voter's registry which has been common practice in the past.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Legal Case brought by Sylvia Myers-Olivacce as president of the Board of the United People's Party was thrown out of court on Tuesday.

Masbangu case thrown out of court Monday

Written by Monday, 25 August 2014 23:35

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - A verdict in the vote buying case code named "Masbangu" came on Monday in the court of first instance St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake says he has taken note of the recent story by former Minister of VROMI William Marlin regarding how he should be held liable for 'wrongdoing' in the Vorst land deal.