Police officer J.G. will be released today, pending his Court date

PHILIPSBURG - Suspect J.G. (42 years) will be released today, August 3 2018, by request of the Public Prosecutor’s Office Sint Maarten.
This in light of this is medical condition and therefore the limited resources in the Point Blanche prison for medical attention and therefore special attention to the suspect. Both the investigative judge and the lawyer agreed to the request by the Public Prosecutor.
He will remain a suspect in the “Whale-investigation” were he is a suspect of bribery, forgery and breach of confidentiality. His case will be handled in Court on October 17th 2018.
His release is under specific conditions:
• He suspect may have no contact with other suspects in this case
• The suspect will hand over his passport and ID card to the Public Prosecution Service 
• The suspect will not travel abroad without permission from the Public Prosecutor’s Office
• The suspect will remain at the disposal of the Public Prosecutor’s Office and the National Criminal Investigation Department (Landsrecherche Sint Maarten).

Legal study: “The Kingdom in violation of the European Convention on Human Rights in the case of the ‘Isla’ oil refinery on Curaçao”

WILLEMSTAD – Various studies have already been published when it comes to the Isla refinery and the violation of human rights because of the polluting emissions and the associated improper management.

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Draft study-financing law to Parliament next week

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