Public Prosecutor Henk Jan Starrenburg tackle truancy issues in Statia schools

STATIA - Public Prosecutor for Saba, St. Eustatius and Bonaire Henk Jan Starrenburg on Thursday, February 15th, 2018, met with a group of parents and students, whom since the start of the year had missed too many hours of school, as a result of skipping classes.

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Pechtold and Meijer election observers in St. Maarten

THE HAGUE--Chairman of the Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Alexander Pechtold and Senator Meta Meijer will be part of the international team of observers at Monday’s elections in St. Maarten.

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Procureur-generaal Roger Bos over het OM Sint Maarten

In september vorig jaar mocht ik hier als PG van Sint Maarten de BES en Curaçao beginnen met mijn werkzaamheden, goed voorbereid dacht ik en vol energie ging ik aan de slag.

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E-Court in acute problemen door beslissing kantonrechters

E-Court, de digitale arbitragerechtbank die vorige maand kritiek kreeg op zijn intransparante procedures, is in acute problemen gekomen.

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Chief Prosecutor urges voters not to sell vote

PHILIPSBURG--Newly-appointed Chief Prosecutor of St. Maarten Jeroen Steenbrink said on Monday that the election on February 26 should be free and fair.

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Prosecutor’s Office Sint Maarten alert for vote fraud

PHILIPSBURG - On Monday, February 26, 2018 the citizens of St. Maarten will go to the polls to elect a new parliament. The different political parties contesting the elections will try to obtain as many votes as possible to be represented in the new parliament.

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Eerste aangeschreven "vrijevoeter" in SDKK

WILLEMSTAD - Het Openbaar Ministerie (OM) Curaçao heeft een aanvang gemaakt met de executie van straffen van "vrijevoeters". 

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Minister Ferrier and Dutch State Secretary Knops sign loan agreement

THE HAGUE-- Minister of Finance Michael Ferrier and Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops signed off Friday on a NAf. 50 million loan to stave off St. Maarten's looming liquidity challenges brought on by Hurricane Irma.

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Extra judge in St. Maarten to assist in eliminating Irma backlog

PHILIPSBURG--Judge M.Th. Hoogland will become a deputy member of the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten, and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba.

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Lawyers file complaints about criminal justice system St. Maarten with Minister de Weever

PHILIPSBURG--Ten lawyers filed a complaint with Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever concerning what they consider the consistent violation of the criminal justice system in St. Maarten.

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Erfgenamen Perry in conflict met trustkantoor om honderden miljoenen

Erfgenamen van een Israëlische zakenman liggen in de clinch met een trustkantoor over bezittingen die zijn ondergebracht in belastingparadijzen, waaronder Curaçao.

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Emsley Tromp is suing Central Bank

WILLEMSTAD--Former director of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) Emsley Tromp has filed a lawsuit against the CBCS, because he wants to see another NAf. 284,000 from his former employer.

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Hof van Justitie Curaçao vanaf 15:00 uur gesloten op 9 en 13 februari

WILLEMSTAD – De vestiging Curaçao van het Hof van Justitie heeft in verband met carnaval aangepaste openingstijden op vrijdag 9 en dinsdag 13 februari a.s.

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BLOG: Gezocht: tewerkstellingsvergunning voor vreemdeling. Standplaats: Bonaire

Door Charlotte van Burk
Toen ik ongeveer een half jaar geleden van Nederland naar Bonaire emigreerde leverde dat, wat betreft verblijfs- en werkvergunning, niet veel problemen op. Bonaire is een ‘bijzondere gemeente’ van Nederland.

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Nieuwe wet Nederland: beperkte gemeenschap van goederen

Vanaf 1 januari 2018 geldt de Wet Beperkte gemeenschap van goederen. U trouwt dan niet meer in algehele gemeenschap van goederen.

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Prosecutor Martine Boheur expert in financial crimes

SABA/ST. EUSTATIUS--New Prosecutor for the Caribbean Netherlands Martine Boheur was recently introduced to the Island Governors of Saba and St. Eustatius, as well as to the Police and others on the islands, said Chief Prosecutor Henry Hambeukers.

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Justice stakeholders work towards improving law enforcement in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - More than fifty delegates of the Ministry of Justice St. Maarten, Ministry of Justice and Security Netherlands, Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations Netherlands, and associated parties attended a conference organised by the local Government and the Representation of the Netherlands in St. Maarten on January 22 and 23.

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Prosecution St. Maarten handles 178 Irma-related cases

PHILIPSBURG--The Prosecutor’s Office OM registered 178 cases in the period post-Hurricane Irma, according to a press release on Thursday. Of these cases, 61 were conditional dismissal, meaning they were settled outside of court.

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Court sessions on Saba and Statia to be handled by St. Maarten Prosecutor

SABA/ST. EUSTATIUS--From now on, most criminal court sessions on Saba and St. Eustatius will be handled by a Prosecutor from St. Maarten instead of by a colleague from the Prosecutor’s office for Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba.

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President van het Hof ontvangt Gouverneur Holiday

WILLEMSTAD – President van het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie van Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten en van Sint Eustatius en Saba, mr. Eunice Saleh, heeft dinsdag 23 januari de Gouverneur van Sint Maarten drs. Eugene Holiday ontvangen voor een beleefdheidsbezoek.

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