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Several Policies Implemented to Combat Prison Chaos.

Several Policies Implemented to Combat Prison Chaos.

SOAB Investigation has to take place

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson updated members of the media at the Council of Ministers weekly press briefing on Wednesday of all the new measures that have been implemented to better secure the Pointe Blanche House of Detention. Minister Richardson said that since Thursday and Friday's incident where two firearms were found inside the prison facilities. "We cannot escape the stark reality that a serious breach of sec...

Coroner paid, Autopsy Conducted Wednesday.

Coroner paid, Autopsy Conducted Wednesday.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson confirmed on Wednesday while at the Council of Ministers weekly press briefing that the coroner has been paid but he could not say when a pathologist will be coming to St. Maarten to conduct the autopsies on the two murder victims. Last Sunday the father of murder victim Lizcania Maduro said that he intends to move to court to force the Prosecutor's Office to find a pathologist within 24 hours. However, Edwin Maduro told S...

Owner of Toppers Restaurant and Wife Arrested.

Owner of Toppers Restaurant and Wife Arrested.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Police arrested the owner of Toppers Restaurant and his wife on Wednesday for illegal gun possession. According to a police report from KPSM, the police received information that the businessman who was also involved in doing business with the slain Kings were in possession of illegal firearms. The police search team conducted a search at Toppers Restaurant and arrested the owner, a second search was conducted at the home of the businessman where they found a ...

Kooyman Donates to the St. Maarten Pride Foundation in support of International Coastal Clean-Up 2014.

Kooyman Donates to the St. Maarten Pride Foundation in support of International Coastal Clean-Up 2014.

CAY HILL:--- Kooyman B.V has donated ANG 1000 to the St. Maarten Pride Foundation. The donation will go toward the foundation's coordination of the 2014 International Coastal Clean-Up 2014 on St. Maarten
International Coastal Clean-Up puts the spotlight on the importance of enviro...

Chain snatcher arrested.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday September 16th, 2014 at approximately 2:45pm, a police patrol was sent to Johnnie 2 Supermarket in Sucker Garden to investigate a case whereby the chain of a man was snatched from his neck. On the scene the officers spoke to a witness who stated that an...

Ombudsman requests status report implementation recommendation from Ministers.

Ombudsman requests status report implementation recommendation from Ministers.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Ombudsman, Dr. Nilda Arduin, requested all Ministers to provide her, prior to the change of the guard in the Council of Ministers, a status update of the implementation of recommendations issued over the period 2011-2013.
Leading up to the Parliamentary electio...

Foster parent and Volunteer training.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Foundation Judiciary Institutes Windward Islands unit Foster Families Central contributes towards child protection and development on St. Maarten by matching children who are placed under protective measure by the judge with suitable foster families and volunt...

Suspect arrested for severely ill-treating and threatening female companion.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Tuesday September 16th, 2014 at approximately 10:20pm, several police patrols were sent to a residence on Hysop Road to investigate a case involving the severe ill-treatment and threatening of a female victim. The victim with initials E.F.H. (39) had already fi...

Minister of Justice: Nobody inside prison is above the law, immediate action to be taken.

Minister of Justice: Nobody inside prison is above the law, immediate action to be taken.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- On Monday afternoon the Minister of Justice, Hon. Dennis Richardson, held an emergency meeting on the situation in the Point Blanche prison.

The recent incidents, where an inmate was seriously injured and illegal goods such as firearms, other weapons and mobi...

Champions of Peace Peace March & Rally on Friday September 19th.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The young and young at heart and those who want to make a statement regarding living peacefully and encouraging our youth to resolve conflicts peaceably, are invited to join the PEACE IS Foundation on Friday September 19th as we march under the theme "Champions of...

St. Maarten Invests in Destination's Economy by Hosting FCCA Conference & Trade Show.

PEMBROKE PINES, FL:--- Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association's (FCCA) annual keynote event, the Conference & Trade Show, has a 20-year history of increasing cruise tourism's impact for its host destinations by spotlighting their products, experiences and infrastructure to the ...

Ministers Lake, Richardson and other stakeholder’s wrap-up tourist directional signs project.

Ministers Lake, Richardson and other stakeholder’s wrap-up tourist directional signs project.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake and Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications Hon. Ted Richardson along with representatives of the St. Maarten Timesha...

 

Hyundai Ranked Highest Non-Premium In J.D. Power Apeal Study.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA:--- J.D. Power designated 2014 Accent as its most appealing small car in its 2014 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study released today. Hyundai is also the highest-ranked non-premium brand in the J.D. Power 20...

HMF et L’équipe de création du spectacle "Forget the Popcorn" organisaient dimanche dernier des auditions.

HMF et L’équipe de création du spectacle

HMF et L'équipe de création du spectacle Forget the Popcorn organisaient dimanche dernier des auditions.
Avec à la Direction artistique du futur spectacle les deux artistes membres de HeadMade Factory, Peggy OULERICH chorégraphe et Hans MINNAERT mette...

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les personnes conduisant sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique, était menée le dimanche 24 août 2014 de 03h00 à 06h00 par la compagnie de gendarmerie départementale de Saint-M...

They Have a Right.

Dear Mr. Editor:

If we truly want to make St. Maarten a better place for our children and grandchildren, letters to the Herald's Editor like the one in Sept 11th's edition under the caption "They have a right to" should become a thing of the past and ...

How to Actualize Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's "21st Century Security Concept" By Dr. David Leffler

How to Actualize Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's

Huang Jin Bianji reports in his insightful and well written People's Daily article "Chinese FM calls for new security concept to ensure lasting peace in Asia" that "Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for a security concept for the 21st century s...

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