More immigration employees arrested for human smuggling and bribery

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GREAT BAY – The Ostrich-investigation into the illegal admittance of Jamaicans and Haitians to St. Maarten has led to two more arrests. Yesterday morning around 6.20 a.m. members of the human smuggling and human trafficking unit of the police force, assisted by officers of the National Detective Agency arrested two employees of the immigration service, More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016
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Justice Institute still an empty shell

GREAT BAY – When Justice Minister Edson Kirindongo cut the blue ribbon on the old Soremar building in Cole Bay on July 29, we wrote that this building “holds a lot of promise for the near future” because the More...

By webadmin On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
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Immigration department back at the police force

GREAT BAY – Under supervision of Chief Commissioner Denise Jacobs the immigration department is again part of the police force. The department is fully operational. The aim is to further professionalise the More...

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By webadmin On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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Progress Committee: “Security major concern for stakeholders”

GREAT BAY – The Progress Committee St. Maarten was in St. Maarten last week for the usual quarterly meetings with the director of the Pointe Blanche prison Edward Rohan and with the management of the police force More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
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Plasterk demands action

Prison director Edward Rohan. File photo Today / Hilbert Haar GREAT BAY – Kingdom Relations Minister Ronald Plasterk intends to speak with the new government about the progress with the plan of approach for the More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, October 12th, 2016
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Justice workers now fully insured

GREAT BAY – For the first time in St. Maarten’s history, employees who fall under the Justice Ministry now have full insurance coverage for accidental death and dismemberment. Minister of Justice Edson Kirindongo More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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“Prosecutor’s Office is on a witch hunt”

UP-leader Theo Heyliger upset about Masbangu-appeal Billboard of UP-leader Theo Heyliger on Walter Nisbeth Road, with billboards of Finance Minister and NA-candidate Richard Gibson in the background. Photo Today More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Merx steps down as Matser’s attorney

GREAT BAY – MP Silvio Matser will have to find another attorney after his legal counsel Cor Merx threw in the towel yesterday during a pro forma hearing about the Octopus-investigation into vote-buying ahead of More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Eleven pro bono attorneys are on strike; court cases in limbo

Justice Ministry does not pay GREAT BAY – The strike of on-call attorneys, initiated by attorney Geert Hatzmann two weeks ago, has widened. Currently eleven attorneys are on strike. They only serve paying clients More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
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Prosecutor’s Office appeals acquittals Masbangu-case

GREAT BAY – The Prosecutor’s Office has lodged an appeal against the four verdicts of the Court of First Instance of St. Maarten in the Masbangu investigation. The investigation focuses on vote fraud during More...