Council could not issue complete Doncher advice

PHILIPSBURG--The Corporate Governance Council (CGC) of St. Maarten indicated that lack of information on Dexter Doncher’s nomination prevented it from rendering a complete advice to Acting Minister of Tourism at the time Rafael Boasman regarding Doncher as Director of Princess Juliana International Airport Holding Company (PJIAH).

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Board in a snap: JetBlue testing use of facial recognition instead of boarding passes

NEW YORK, United States, Saturday June 10, 2017 – JetBlue is this month ditching boarding passes and trying a facial recognition process, starting with flights to one Caribbean island.

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Temporary directors appointed at Port, Mingo remains in jail

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers, as shareholder of Port St. Maarten Group of Companies, authorised shareholder representative Minister Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher to appoint port management officials Ton van Kooten and Richard van der Mark as temporary directors.

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Curaçaose zakenman Elias met gemak door parlementair verhoor

DEN HAAG – De parlementaire ondervragingscommissie die onderzoek doet naar belastingontwijking heeft vrijdag weinig nieuwe informatie uit de Curaçaose zakenman Gregory Elias gehaald.

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Gregory Elisa verhoord door onderzoekscommissie Tweede Kamer

DEN HAAG - regory Elias begrijpt eerst niet dat zijn naam 312 keer voorkomt in de Panama Papers. En zijn trustkantoor 1200 keer.

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Joint Court hears appeal against Laville’s illegal firearm conviction

PHILIPSBURG--Former Member of Parliament (MP) Romain Laville (38), on Thursday, appealed his sentence for the illegal possession of a firearm with ammunition as meted out by the Court of First Instance.

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Eddy York’s killer appeals conviction

PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice, on Thursday, heard the appeal of Jannie York, who on November 2, 2016, was sentenced to 18 years for involvement in the killing of her father Eddy York, Sr. in cold blood at his home on December 31, 2014.

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Jaarverslag Hof aangeboden aan Curacao en Bonaire

WILLEMSTAD/ KRALENDIJK – Woensdag 7 juni heeft vicepresident van de vestigingen Curaçao en Bonaire van het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie, mr. Mauritsz de Kort, het Jaarverslag 2016 van het Hof aangeboden dhr. Gilbert Isabella, Rijksvertegenwoordiger van de Openbare Lichamen Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba.

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Uitspraak in zaak DRUM Bonaire

KRALENDIJK – Het gerecht in eerste aanleg van Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba heeft vandaag uitspraak gedaan in de zaken van de zeven verdachten die in het onderzoek DRUM zijn gedagvaard.

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Venezuelan refinery reels as PDVSA ships light oil to Cuba, Curacao

CARACAS - Venezuela's 187,000-barrel-per-day Puerto la Cruz refinery is running at 16 percent of capacity, mainly due to a lack of light oil as state-run PDVSA ships a portion of its Mesa 30 crude to Cuba and Curacao, according to internal trade reports and workers.

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Celstraffen van 12 tot 20 jaar in zaak DRUM Bonaire

KRALENDIJK – Het gerecht in eerste aanleg van Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba heeft vandaag uitspraak gedaan in de zaken van de zeven verdachten die in het onderzoek DRUM zijn gedagvaard.

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Directeur Gilbert Martina weg bij Ennia

WILLEMSTAD - Ennia-directeur Gilbert Martina heeft afgelopen maandag per direct zijn ontslag ingediend. President-directeur Ralph Palm bevestigt dit bericht, aldus het Antilliaans Dagblad.

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Bank Deposit Guarantee System for BES Islands

THE HAGUE/BES ISLANDS--The Dutch Government will institute a so-called Deposit Guarantee System for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba to create more security for bank clients on the islands.

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Corallo’s freedom at the mercy of the court

PHILIPSBURG--The conditional release of casino boss Francesco Corallo (56) still has to be decided by the Common Court of Justice. The judges also said on Tuesday that they will rule on Italy’s extradition request before June 20.

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Petition to grant Dutch abroad dual citizenship

THE HAGUE--A petition to allow dual citizenship of Dutch nationals residing abroad has been launched. “We want to give off a strong political message to the incoming Dutch Government,” said one of the initiators Eelco Keij.

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InselAir may go to court over Winair

WILLEMSTAD - If InselAir and Curaçao’s Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) cannot come to an understanding about Windward Islands Airways Winair’s new route, the airline will probably take the matter to court.

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Rechter Gertrude Edelenbos naar Curacao

WILLEMSTAD - Gertrude Edelenbos wordt lid van het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie van Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten en van Bonaire, Sint Eustatius en Saba.

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Tussenvonnis bodemzaak Duurzame Energie vs. Land Curacao en Aqualectra

WILLEMSTAD - Het Gerecht te Curaçao heeft vandaag een tussenvonnis gewezen in de bodemzaak tussen de Vereniging voor Duurzame Energie als eiseres en het Land Curacao en Aqualectra als gedaagden.

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St. Dominic declared champion of SXM Moot Court competition

PHILIPSBURG--After a Friday afternoon filled with pleadings, arguments and rebuttals in a high-profile and legally highly complicated case involving war crimes, the St. Dominic High School legal team emerged as winners in the second edition of the SXM Moot Court Competition for high school students.

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Parlementaire ondervraging over brievenbusfirma's en trustkantoren

DEN HAAG - Veertien maanden na de publicatie van de Panama Papers wordt er nu serieus werk gemaakt om de sector van brievenbusfirma's en trustkantoren in Nederland door te lichten.

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