Jeroen Steenbrink appointed as new Chief Prosecutor St. Maarten

 PHILIPSBURG--The Kingdom Council of Ministers has appointed Jeroen Steenbrink as St. Maarten’s new Chief Prosecutor, it was announced Friday.
 
Steenbrink, who will be appointed as per January 1, 2018, was appointed on the recommendation of Dutch Minister of Security and Justice Ferdinand Grapperhaus and his colleague in St. Maarten Minister of Justice Rafael Boasman.
 
Steenbrink will be the successor of current Chief Prosecutor Ton Maan, who will be returning to the Netherlands.
 
Currently, Steenbrink (58) is acting Chief Prosecutor at the Prosecutor’s Office in the province of Noord-Holland.
 
He also was Chief Prosecutor at the Court of Alkmaar, Director of the Prosecutor’s Office’s expertise centre on traffic and transportation CVOM, and Chief of the city of Amsterdam’s Integrity Bureau.

Assessment of health risks due to dump fires starts on Jan. 21

PHILIPSBURG--A team from Dutch National Institute for Public Health and Environment RIVM will carry out a two-week assessment of the potential health risks for the community in relation to dump fires starting January 21.

Minister-president Rutte en staatssecretaris Knops naar Bonaire, CuraƧao en Aruba

Minister-president Rutte en staatssecretaris Knops (Binnenlandse Zaken en Koninkrijksrelaties) bezoeken zondag 20 tot en met dinsdag 22 januari Bonaire, Curaçao en Aruba. Het bezoek staat in het teken van economische samenwerking en rechtshandhaving. 

Dock Maarten vindt geen gehoor bij overheid met klacht over Bobby's Marina

PHILIPSBURG - Het jarenlange geschil tussen Dock Maarten, Bobby's Marina en de overheid loopt nog steeds.