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- March 24, 2017 8:24 AM
PHILIPSBURG--A 47-year-old former officer of the Voluntary Corps St. Maarten VKS was sentenced Wednesday to two weeks suspended, on two years’ probation, with fifty hours of community service, mandatory anger management training and treatment at Turning Point rehabilitation centre for alcohol addiction, for several cases of ill-treatment.
- March 19, 2017 7:38 PM
UNITED STATES - Police need a warrant to search the cell phone of a person who has been arrested, absent special circumstances, a unanimous Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
- March 07, 2017 3:07 PM
WILLEMSTAD – Het Hof heeft op 7 maart 2017 het derde herzieningsverzoek van Frailon Pieter afgewezen.
- February 24, 2017 10:14 AM
PHILIPSBURG--The 20-year-old man held responsible for the armed robbery of Caribbean Gems jewellery store on Front Street on December 5, 2016, was sentenced Wednesday to three years.
- February 23, 2017 4:22 PM
PARAMARIBO- De rechter heeft vanochtend de vordering van de Staat Suriname tegen de Bond van Leraren (BvL) en de Alliantie van Leerkrachten in Suriname (ALS) toegewezen.
- February 23, 2017 10:29 AM
PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice on Wednesday sentenced Anthonie J. Horst to 16 months in jail, eight months of which were suspended, on three years’ probation, for the possession of 2,904 ecstasy pills.
- February 23, 2017 9:49 AM
PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice on Wednesday afternoon sentenced the two main suspects in the so-called Menam case involving the armed robbery of Oro Diamanté jewellery store in Front Street and the subsequent shooting of Police Officer Gamali Benjamin to prison sentences of 25 and 15 years.
- February 17, 2017 9:16 AM
PHILIPSBURG--Farley R. Elshot (35) was sentenced Thursday to fifty hours of community service. During a brief session, the Court of First Instance found it legally and convincingly proven that he had seriously threatened one of his neighbours on December 4, 2016.
- February 13, 2017 3:38 PM
WILLEMSTAD - Vandaag heeft de rechtbank in Willemstad uitspraak gedaan in de zaak die het Openbaar Ministerie (OM) Curaçao aanspande tegen burger Norbert George. Rechter Irma Lips oordeelde hierbij dat George moet rectifiiceren.
- February 10, 2017 8:55 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Het tijdelijke inreisverbod dat president Trump twee weken geleden instelde voor mensen uit zeven landen, is ook in hoger beroep ongeldig verklaard. Bij het Hof van Beroep won de procureur van de staat Washington de zaak van het van het ministerie van Justitie.
- February 09, 2017 10:48 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - With the entire country watching, the unanimous U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday left in place a ruling blocking President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries.
- February 03, 2017 2:59 PM
PHILIPSBURG--El Mas Rapidito (EMR) Courier Services N.V. has won the court case against the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten. The money-transfer operation initiated legal action, after the bank published a warning notice on January 4, stating that the company handles money-transfer services without a permit.
- February 03, 2017 9:55 AM
WILLEMSTAD - De mannen G. “Ge” B. (1994), M. “Joao” A. (1998) en E.J. (1992) zijn donderdag 2 februari 2017 door het Hof in Hoger Beroep veroordeeld tot 16 jaar, 16 jaar en 8 jaar gevangenisstraf voor hun betrokkenheid bij de moord op de man Antonio “Beat” Paulina op 20 mei 2015 in de wijk Fuik.
- January 26, 2017 9:36 AM
THE HAGUE--Aruba resident and lawyer Lincoln Gomez lost his appeal at the Council of State in the Netherlands in an effort to obtain voting rights for the March 2017 elections of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament.
- January 26, 2017 8:33 AM
PHILIPSBURG--The Court of First Instance on Wednesday dealt with a 52-year-old man who defrauded five persons out of NAf. 5,234.60 between May 8, 2015, and October 5, 2015.
- January 16, 2017 7:24 PM
WILLEMSTAD - The General Audit Chamber Curaçao is not authorized to investigate the books of United Telecommunications Services (UTS). The Joint Court of Justice has confirmed this in appeal on Tuesday 10 January.