New judges for St. Maarten and Aruba

THE HAGUE - A new judge has been appointed for St. Maarten. C.W.M. Giesen will take up her position on January 1, 2016. The Kingdom Council of Ministers approved Giesen’s appointment on Friday on the request of Dutch Minister of Security and Justice Ard van der Steur.
 
Giesen, born in 1964, is currently a senior judge at the Amsterdam Court. She will primarily handle criminal cases.
 
J. Sap was appointed civil judge in Aruba. His appointment will go into effect per March 1, 2016. Sap is currently a judge at the Midden Nederland Court. The proposal by Minister Van der Steur Both to appoint Sap and Giesen was done in consultation with the Justice Ministers of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten.
 
The Kingdom Council of Ministers also approved the re-appointment of Eunice Saleh as Vice-president of the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten, and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba for a period of five years.   
 
M.L.A. Angela was appointed Solicitor General in Curaçao. Angela is currently Public Prosecutor in Curaçao and Acting Solicitor General. His appointment takes effect January 1, 2016. In this case too, Van der Steur consulted with his colleagues in Curaçao and St. Maarten prior to his proposal.

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.

Afspraken met regering CuraƧao

Vandaag hebben Nederland en Curaçao afspraken gemaakt om Curaçao er financieel bovenop te helpen. Er wordt gewerkt aan een onderlinge regeling die concrete afspraken zal bevatten over de noodzakelijke structurele hervormingen door Curaçao, onder meer op het gebied van de economie, overheidsfinanciën en overheidsapparaat.

Drie verdachten aangehouden in onderzoek naar kinderporno

ORANJESTAD - Uit internationale samenwerking tussen diverse opsporingsdiensten in verschillende landen is gebleken dat meerdere gebruikers van Arubaanse IP-adressen (internetaansluitingen) betrokken zijn geweest bij het downloaden en verspreiden van kinderporno.