Looter Sint Maarten in court

PHILIPSBURG - This week, a detained looter in Philipsburg was presented to a Investigative Judge (Rechter-Commissaris). The coming week, the Public Prosecutor will demand the custody of the suspect.

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Police St. Maarten warns public about looting after Hurricane Maria Tuesday

PHILIPSBURG--The Police force of St. Maarten (KPSM) and the Prosecutor's Office (OM) are preparing for the approach of Hurricane Maria expected to pass through the area on Tuesday.

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Man stabbed to death this morning on Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - Detectives are presently investigating the fatal stabbing of a man residing “Over the Bank” in Philipsburg. This incident took place on Sunday September 17th between 07.00 and 08.00 a.m.

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Curaçao holds mediathon in support of victims hurricane Irma

WILLEMSTAD--The people of Curaçao, Bonaire and further afield can support the survivors of hurricane Irma via the ongoing One Love SXM mediathon.

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First cases of ‘quick and swift punishment’ on Sint Maarten executed, 10 men already punished

PHILIPSBURG - The men who were arrested recently in Sint Maarten for failing the curfew were sentenced by the Public Prosecutor to 'work punishment' (werkstraf).

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Caribbean Credit Bureau Wants Taxes Waived on Hurricane Relief Supplies

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – In the wake of Hurricane Irma, a special appeal has been made for regional governments to waive airport taxes and other levies on emergency relief supplies.

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Eis OM BES 18 jaar cel voor G.V.L. zaak “Alapaha” Bonaire

KRALENDIJK - Vrijdag 15 september heeft op Bonaire de behandeling plaatsgevonden van de zaak “Alapaha”. Het betreft de dodelijke schietpartij op 1 maart 2017 omstreeks 02:10 uur in de nacht in de Kaya Korsow in het centrum van de stad.

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St. Maarten economy gets moving with every open door

PHILIPSBURG--The resilience of the St. Maarten people and her economy are shining through.

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VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne Thesis Prize presented in Aruba

ORANJESTAD - This year, the VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne Thesis Prize in Aruba was won by Francis Cáceres.

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Voorwaardelijke celstraf voor 7 automobilisten

WILLEMSTAD - De rechter heeft woensdag 13 september tijdens de ‘verkeerszitting’ voorwaardelijk hechtenis opgelegd aan 7 verdachten die wederom hebben gereden zonder rijbewijs of verzekering.

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Exceeding time limits suspects Sint Maarten covered

PHILIPSBURG - The Court of First Instance on Sint Maarten, at the request of the Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) of Sint Maarten, agreed with the exceeding time limits for suspects currently detained pending further investigation.

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Bakker: ‘Grondrechten niet ondergeschikt aan veiligheid’

'S HERTOGENBOSCH - ‘Soms moeten grondrechten worden beperkt om het geheel aan rechten overeind te houden. De sleutel ligt in de balans. We moeten op cruciale momenten het hoofd koel houden. Als iedereen in paniek is en om zich heen slaat, moeten wij de rechtsstaat omarmen en beschermen.’

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PPB: All Philipsburg businesses damaged by Irma and looting

PHILPSBURG--All businesses in the country’s capital of Philipsburg have suffered damages from the catastrophic winds of Hurricane Irma and in some cases also from the widespread looting that followed, the Philipsburg Promotional Board (PPB) said on Wednesday.

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Two arrests for firearm possession St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - On Tuesday, September 12, Sint Maarten two men were arrested on sint Maarten for firearms possession. The arrests took place by members of the policeforce KPSM.

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Hof heropent onderzoek in strafzaak Bada Bing vanwege gevolgen orkaan Irma in Sint Maarten

Willemstad / Philipsburg - Het Hof heeft vandaag middels een tussenvonnis het onderzoek in de Bada Bing-strafzaken heropend vanwege de gevolgen van de orkaan Irma in Sint Maarten.

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Governor St. Maarten: Some 80 per cent of hotel inventory ‘out of service’

PHILIPSBURG--Some eighty per cent of hotel inventory is “out of service” following battering of St. Maarten by monster Hurricane Irma. Tourism is the life blood of the country and this news is an additional blow and translates into the loss of a tremendous number of the jobs in the tourism and hospitality sector.

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Luxe jacht in beslag genomen op Bonaire

KRALENDIJK - Op maandag 11 september 2017 is in opdracht van het Openbaar Ministerie (OM) BES door het Recherche Samenwerkings Team (RST) in de Marina op Bonaire een luxe jacht in beslag genomen.

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Kingdom and sister islands St. Maarten show immense commitment

THE HAGUE/WILLEMSTAD--Sister islands Curaçao and Aruba have assumed the admirable role of assisting St. Maarten in whichever way possible.

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Looters St. Maarten will be taken to Court

PHILIPSBURG - The past couple of days military and police units on Sint Maarten have put an end to large-scale robberies and looting. An unknown number of persons were detained.

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Rijksministerraad komt bijeen n.a.v. orkaan Irma

DEN HAAG - Vandaag is de Rijksministerraad bijeengekomen om te vergaderen over de actuele situatie op de Caribische eilanden Sint Maarten, Saba en Sint Eustatius die zwaar zijn getroffen door orkaan Irma.

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