Dangerous convict Cuchi to prison in The Netherlands

PHILIPSBURG--Dangerous convict Kathron “Cuchi” Fortune (39 years) was transported on Sunday to The Netherlands, according to the Prosecutor’s Office on St. Maarten on Monday.
 
He arrived earlier last week on Curaçao on a military flight from St. Maarten.
 
He was in the SDKK prison awaiting the transport on a commercial flight to Amsterdam. He arrived on Monday morning in the Netherlands and will be staying in the Netherlands until the situation in Philipsburg has normalized.
 
“Cuchi” Fortune is serving a 21-year prison sentence rendered against him for the murder of Ervin Margarita in 2006.

Legal scholar Deedee Johnson working at Minister Plenipotentiary’s Cabinet

PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE--The Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary in The Hague, in its effort to afford young professionals the opportunity to gain hands-on experience prior to entering the workforce, has welcomed Deedee Johnson to the Cabinet.

COCI tables anti-money-laundering legislation concerns with Minister

PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry (COCI) tabled its concerns on the proposed changes to the law relating to the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) recommendations and, in particular, the articles of the law related to COCI’s functioning, during a meeting with Justice Minister Cornelius de Weever and his legal advisers on August 19.

Detentie chauffeur dodelijk ongeluk Curacao verlengd

WILLEMSTAD - De detentie van de chauffeur die afgelopen vrijdag een dodelijk ongeluk veroorzaakte is verlengd.