New Resident Judge

PHILIPSBURG - Judge Tamara Anna Maria Tijhuis took the oath before Governor Eugene Holiday on Wednesday. She replaces Judge Monique Keppels and will be the new Resident Judge in St. Maarten.

Judge Keppels left St. Maarten last month and has returned to Holland after having completed her three-year stint in St. Maarten.


In the picture judge Tijhuis is flanked by head of the administrative staff at Courthouse in Sint Maarten Maritza James (left) and Judge René van Veen at the Courthouse (right).

Curacao Immigration card goes fully digital

WILLEMSTAD – The Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) is collaborating with the Government of Curaçao and Curaçao International Airport to switch fully to an online immigration card in a continuing effort to simplify travel to Curaçao.

Motion to transfer management law enforcement to The Hague

THE HAGUE–Separating management of and authority for of law enforcement in St. Maarten, and seeing if the Netherlands could take over this task for a period of five years to strengthen this sector, was the essence of a motion filed by Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament Chris van Dam of the Christian Democratic Party CDA during the handling of the draft 2020 budget for Kingdom Relations in the Second Chamber last week Thursday.

Balie vestiging CuraƧao weer normaal geopend

WILLEMSTAD - De balie (Front Office) van de vestiging Curaçao van het Hof van Justitie is vandaag weer op de normale tijden bereikbaar. De administratie afdeling (Back Office) is vanaf 13:00 uur weer beschikbaar.