Francesco Corallo may be extradited

PHILIPSBURG - The Court of Appeal decided this afternoon that the extradition of Francesco Corallo (1960) is permissible.
 
The desicion was taken after a request by Italy on January 12th. 2017 for his extradition.
 
The casino owner has been behind bars since December 2016.
 
The Anti-Corruption Taskforce TBO of the Kingdom Detectives Cooperation Team RST arrested Corallo at the request of Italian authorities on the basis of an Interpol “Red Notice” on December 13, 2016. The Minister of Justice of the Republic of Italy after that requested Corallo’s extradition.
 
The Prosecutor’s Office has stated on numerous occasions that Corallo will be prosecuted in Italy for, amongst other things, tax evasion of more than 250 million euros, and membership in a criminal organisation. Italy-born Corallo, who has been a Dutch national since July 2000, is also suspected in Italy of using his businesses for money-laundering.

Assessment of health risks due to dump fires starts on Jan. 21

PHILIPSBURG--A team from Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM will carry out a two-week assessment of the potential health risks for the community in relation to dump fires starting January 21.

Minister-president Rutte en staatssecretaris Knops naar Bonaire, CuraƧao en Aruba

Minister-president Rutte en staatssecretaris Knops (Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties) bezoeken zondag 20 tot en met dinsdag 22 januari Bonaire, Curaçao en Aruba. Het bezoek staat in het teken van economische samenwerking en rechtshandhaving. 

Dock Maarten vindt geen gehoor bij overheid met klacht over Bobby's Marina

PHILIPSBURG - Het jarenlange geschil tussen Dock Maarten, Bobby's Marina en de overheid loopt nog steeds.