Intelligence Center Sint Maarten formalized

PHILIPSBURG--The cooperation agreement for the formalization of the Intelligence Center Sint Maarten (ICSM) was officially signed on Friday, June 14th, 2019.
 
The collaborating partners are namely: Police Force Sint Maarten (KPSM); Interpol Sint Maarten (NCB Philipsburg); Financial Intelligence Unit (MOT); Public Prosecutor's Office (OM), Customs Sint Maarten, National Detectives Sint Maarten (LR), Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard (KWCARIB) and Detective Cooperation Team (RST).
 
Formalizing this cooperation agreement which has already been operational over the last few years in a pilot phase, ensures the long-term continuation of existing collaboration with the common objective of protecting, maintaining and strengthening the rule of law and national security in St. Maarten.
 
The agreement gives the partners more incentive to exchange information and expertise. The tasks of each partner can now be carried out in a more focused manner and products and services can be developed jointly.
 
Moreover ICSM serves the international and cross-border interest. It will assist with international requirements imposed on the various law enforcement organizations on Sint Maarten.

Crashed Defence helicopter just completed border patrol

ORANJESTAD/THE HAGUE--The Dutch Defence helicopter that crashed near Aruba on Sunday afternoon was on its way back to Curaçao from a border patrol flight above the sea.

Leerorkest Bonaire opgericht

KRALENDIJK - Onderwijs, cultuur en sociale opvoeding blijven belangrijk, ook tijdens een internationale pandemie. Na succesvolle initiatieven in Nederland, Curaçao en Aruba, is er recent ook een Leerorkest op Bonaire opgericht.

Vierde ‘Moot Court’ van UoC-studenten bij het Gerecht

WILLEMSTAD - Maandag 6 en vrijdag 10 juli is een aantal bijzondere zittingen gehouden in het Gerecht. Studenten van de University of Curaçao Dr. Moises da Costa Gomez (UoC) hebben het vak ‘Moot Court’, oftewel oefenrechtbank, afgesloten met pleitsessies met echte rechters van het Gemeenschappelijk Hof van Justitie.