215 labour complaints filed so far this year

PHILIPSBURG--A total of 215 labour complaints have been registered to date at the Labour Affairs Department, according to figures provided to Members of Parliament (MPs) by Acting Labour Minister, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin during a Parliament meeting on Monday.
 
According to the figures, a total of 226 complaints were filed in 2018 and 468 in 2017. Of the 215 complaints filed thus far in 2019, 67 were from Dutch nationals, 62 were from permanent residents; 19 were from temporary residents; 45 were from undocumented workers and 22 were from persons whose legal status is unknown.
 
Of the cases, one was not solved; 101 were solved; 46 referred to court; one was suspended and 66 are still pending.

Burgemeester Aboutaleb op werkbezoek naar CuraƧao en Colombia

ROTTERADM/WILLEMSTAD - Burgemeester Aboutaleb van Rotterdam gaat van 21 tot en met 30 september op werkbezoek naar Curaçao en Colombia.

Zero Tolerance will be vigilant during passing of Hurricane Jerry

PHILIPSBURG - As the island prepares for the approaching Hurricane Jerry, the Sint Maarten Police Force and the Public Prosecution Service would like to highlight the focus points of the Zero Tolerance Policy.

Nabestaanden marineduiker willen zwaardere aanklacht voor duikongeval Curacao

WILLEMSTAD/NEDERLAND - Nabestaanden van de 23-jarige marineduiker die in 2015 omkwam bij een duikongeluk op Curaçao, willen dat vier betrokken militairen worden vervolgd wegens dood door schuld.