Gwendolien Mossel appointed acting Ombudsman

PHILIPSBURG--Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday appointed Gwendolien Mossel as the Acting Ombudsman for St. Maarten.
 
In her new capacity, Mossel will observe the duties of Ombudsman in the absence of Ombudsman Nilda Arduin-Lynch.
 
Mossel was recommended for the post by the office of the ombudsman. The recommendation was first handled in a meeting of the Central Committee of Parliament on Wednesday, January 25, where it was approved. It was put to a vote during a plenary session of Parliament on Thursday.
 
Chairperson of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams had said before the voting that the appointment of an Acting Ombudsman had become necessary.
 

Child friendly court Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – November the 20th is the International Day of the Rights of the Child. The  Sint Maarten branch of the Common Court of Justice also puts emphasis on the importance of this day.

Eigen ademanalyseapparaat voor het KPC

WILLEMSTAD - Sinds 2017 neemt het alcoholbeleid (niet aangeschoten of dronken rijden) structurele vorm aan op Curaçao. Dit om doden, zwaar gewonden, botsingen en alle schade die daarmee samenhangt te verminderen en te voorkomen.

Robbie dos Santos aangehouden in onderzoek zaak Maximus

PHILIPSBURG/WILLEMSTAD - Vandaag is op Sint Maarten, in het kader van het onderzoek Maximus, Curaçaoënaar Robbie dos Santos (62) aangehouden.