Two-day Justice conference in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG--Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever in cooperation with the office of the Representative of the Netherlands in Philipsburg will be hosting a two-day working conference between St. Maarten and the Netherlands on the topics of Border Control and the recovery of the local Justice system post-Hurricane Irma.

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Zaken mensensmokkel op Curacao toegenomen in 2017

WILLEMSTAD - De zaken van mensensmokkel op Curaçao zijn in 2017 enorm toegenomen in vergelijking met eerdere jaren.

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Uitspraak: Nederlandse beleggingsvennootschap in 2004 nog in Nederland gevestigd

De Hoge Raad oordeelt dat Nederland heffingsbevoegd is voor het jaar 2004. X bv werd in 2004 namelijk nog niet geleid door de formele directie, maar door A, vanuit zijn woonplaats.

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Ondertekening MOU UoC en Universiteit Leiden

WILLEMSTAD - Vorige week werd op de Universiteit van Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) het MoU getekend voor samenwerking met de Universiteit Leiden voor de gezamenlijk aan te bieden Spring School Frontiers of Children’s Rights in the Caribbean Region van 5-9 maart 2018 op de UoC.

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Symposium 20 jaar kinderrechten in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - In een volle aula van de Universiteit van Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) vond op dinsdag 16 januari 2018 het symposium ’20 jaar Kinderrechten in Curaçao’ plaats.

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Ombudsman St. Maarten finds no reason to stop Integrity Chamber law

PHILIPSBURG--Ombudsman Nilda Arduin has found no reason to send the approved national ordinance on the establishment of an integrity chamber for the country to the Constitutional Court for review.

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Minister van Justitie en Veiligheid Ferdinand Grapperhaus op kennismakingsbezoek bij het Hof van Justitie

WILLEMSTAD - De Nederlandse minister van Justitie en Veiligheid Prof. mr. Ferdinand Grapperhaus heeft een kennismakingsbezoek gebracht aan het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie.

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Curaçao pension funds want to invest in new local hospital

PHILIPSBURG - Public Health Minister Emil Lee is exploring more options to finance the construction of St. Maarten’s new general hospital.

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Onderzoek goudsmokkel van Venezuela naar Curacao en Aruba

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao exporteert jaarlijks voor een half miljard dollar aan goud dat grotendeels vanuit Venezuela wordt gesmokkeld, dat blijkt uit onderzoek.

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Julian Lopez Ramirez beëdigd als commissaris CBCS

Willemstad/ Philipsburg - Dinsdag 9 januari is Julian Lopez Ramirez beëdigd bij de gouverneur van Sint Maarten als Commissaris van de Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (de “CBCS”).

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Interim cabinet St. Maarten installed

PHILIPSBURG -- St. Maarten now has its sixth prime minister in under eight years as a country-within-the-Dutch-Kingdom. The cabinet of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin took the oath of office before Governor Eugene Holiday this morning.

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VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne kicks off 2018 with swearing-in of two attorneys at law

WILLEMSTAD - With the swearing-in of Saul Castaño Ortiz and Joël Felida on Tuesday 9 January 2018, the Curaçao office of VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne has added two sworn attorneys to its team.

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Connor says his appointment as minister affected by court verdict

PHILIPSBURG--United People’s (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Claret Connor said on Sunday that his appointment as a minister in the new cabinet that is set to be sworn in today, Monday, was “delayed” because of the verdict in a civil court case.

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Demand of 22 years imprisonment for murder of cruise ship employee Adriana Morales

KRALENDIJK - The prosecutor for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba has demanded a prison sentence of 22 years against the man R.E.G.S. for the violation and murder of Adriana Morales de Florencio, 23, in the month of April 2017.

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Four Venezuelans die on boat trip made despite travel ban to Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - Four Venezuelans attempting to reach the Dutch Antilles island of Curacao despite a travel ban by Caracas, died when their boat broke apart, authorities and family members of the passengers said on Wednesday.

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15 maanden cel voor verdachte die met drank op voetganger dood reed

WILLEMSTAD - Verdachte P.M.P.R. stond woensdagmiddag terecht voor het doodrijden van de heer Godfried Martha op de Kaminda Winfrido Hermans op 23 december 2016 omstreeks 23:20 uur.

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5 Suspects sentenced today in investigation “Ijzerparel”

PHILIPSBURG - Five suspects were sentenced to prison terms today, Wednesday January 10th 2018, by the Court of First Instance (GEA) in Philipsburg.

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China's debt-ridden Guangdong Zhenrong taps private refiner for Caribbean project

BEIJING - China’s debt-ridden Guangdong Zhenrong Energy (GZE) has asked a private refining group to join a multi-billion dollar investment in an aging Caribbean oil plant to shore up financing on the deal, said two Chinese executives involved in the matter.

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Meeting Parliament Chairs ‘tense but meaningful,’ says Van Putten

ST. EUSTATIUS--The Chairwomen of the First and Second Chambers of the Dutch Parliament paid a working visit to St. Eustatius Sunday.

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MP Brownbill headed to court over tax evasion

PHILIPSBURG--The Prosecutor’s Office in cooperation with the anti-corruption taskforce TBO has charged Member of Parliament (MP) Chanel Brownbill with tax evasion.

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