Ocean Independence’s Montagne has also seen increased interested in St. Martin. “St Maarten has picked up again after Hurricane Maria and even though the winds can gather, St Barths is looking like it is going to be very busy, which is great to see,” she adds.
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PRISON REBELLION SINT MAARTENOvercrowded cells, cockroaches and violence: Sint Maarten prison ‘inhumane’
According to Dekker, however, that improvement is “a country affair” and Sint Maarten, as an independent country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands itself, is responsible for the abuses in Pointe Blanche. The Netherlands Institute for Huma
Closing Arguments Expected In Trial of Canadian Man Accused In 1990 Slaying. Hid The Money In St Maarten & Anguilla
“There was a plethora of evidence at his home,” Carter testified. “It included a receipt for duct tape, travel to St. Maarten, manifests from St. Maarten to Anguilla in the Caribbean. There was a passport we located. We located banking information from the bank in Anguilla. We located banking information from the Royal Bank of Canada.”
POLICE AGENT ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH TAX FIRE
The EXTRA today reports that a female police officer has been arrested in connection with the fire at the tax office on August 22. Research showed that the woman had a lot of contact with a 47-year-old suspect who had been detained for some time because of involvement in the fire. The EXTRA reports that the agent has been questioned for six hours and is still stuck.
Video Killer Scott Hapgood now a fugitive
And in September, ABN Amro confirmed the Dutch public prosecution department had launched a criminal investigation into possible money laundering at the bank. ING has also been fined €775m for failing to comply properly with money laundering rules.
I guess Papa Noel is coming early this year.
Last month the president of the Collective Daniel Gibbs and his vice-presidents Annick Petrus and Valérie Damaseau were detained. They are now summoned to the Criminal Court of St. Martin on December 19. They will all have to answer for the crime of favoritism. Daniel Gibbs is also suspected of embezzlement.
Scott Hapgood Is A FUGITIVE: PRESS RELEASE HON. ATTORNEY GENERAL DWIGHT D. HORSFORD 12th November 2019
Yesterday, 11 November, the Preliminary Inquiry into the case of the Commissioner of Police v. Gavin Scott Hapgood resumed in the Magistrate’s Court. Hapgood was due to present himself at the Court as required by bail conditions imposed on him by Order of the High Court dated 17 April 2019.
The Netherlands has made half a billion euros available for the reconstruction of the island, which was hit hard by the hurricane. That money is spent on projects via the World Bank. But according to many people in Sint-Maarten, those processes are far too slow.
The Connecticut banker charged with manslaughter over the death of a hotel worker in Anguilla has refused to fly back to the island for his most recent court appearance, claiming he will […]
So which countries currently pose a risk of zika virus?
Public Health England offers advice on which countries pose a risk of Zika virus – there are currently no European countries on the list.
Whooping cough bacteria ‘can hide in noses of healthy people’ – how to prevent the illness [INSIGHT]
Flu-like illness could kill 80 million people in less than two days [INSIGHT]
NASSAU, Bahamas – Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Police Force and local fishermen, on Friday (Nov 9) intercepted a vessel with 62 undocumented Haitian migrants off the coast of Long Island in the Bahamas.
Hurricanes are rated according to intensity of sustained winds on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage.
A Category 3 or higher is considered a major hurricane.
The National Hurricane Center advises preparedness:
The Caribbean received a record 16.7 million cruise passenger visits during the first six months of 2019, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). That was 1.3 million more than for the same period in 2018 which posted 15.4 million visits.
The biggest increase year-over-year came in January, which was up 18 percent, the CTO sta
Currently, the most direct and affordable route to citizenship is through the CBI’s Sustainable Growth Fund, which requires an investment of at least USD $150,000. The initiative, created last year by Prime Minister Timothy Harris, offers an optional Accelerated Application Process (AAP), which enables eligible applicants to secure St. Kitts
The mother-in-law of a Connecticut man charged with killing a hotel worker while vacationing in Anguilla has spoken of their family’s ‘seven-month nightmare’ as he prepares to appear in court.
Scott Hapgood, 44, is returning to the Caribbean on Monday to face court on manslaughter charges over the death of Kenny Mi
Firstly, because white men are less likely to occupy corruption-sensitive positions. But also because of course there are also women and people with a migrant background who will be guilty of corruption when they have the opportunity.
You could therefore argue that it is also in the interests of white men and their image that the top of business, government and politics quickly
The minister also expressed concern that any impact to visitors’ experiences from industrial action will undermine the ‘Bahamas open for business’ promotion tag-line. “Now you’re confusing the market, especially at a time when
Throughout 2012, the HARC intercepted just under 4,000 pounds of cocaine. So far this year six times has been seized, with a street value of more than 1.2 billion. And that is only a small part of the actual amount of coke that goes through Rotterdam. The police estimate that only ten percent are intercepted. Criminal organizations themselves sometimes
Man arrested for threatening family member.
Police arrest man for theft
Suspect arrested for being in possession of a stolen vehicle.
Parking ordinance Reminder during St.Maarten Day activities
Man who was being sought by police for ill-treatment arrested
Young man shot in the middle of a football match
Man arrested for threat with Spear-gun On Monday evening November 4th 2019 the dispatch center directed the police patrol to the Guana-bay road for a man who was in position of a […]
The tax on international flights rises from 42 to 45 dollars. For trips to Bonaire 16 instead of 10 dollars has to be paid, and towards Aruba and St. Maarten the tax is increased from 30 and 15 dollars to 32 dollars respectively. Switchers will soon pay 11 instead of 10 dollars. In addition to the tax, $ 1.32 comes as standard for border control.
“We have been doing this for over 18 years now offering surgical services all around the world,” he said via WhatsApp, adding that patients come not only from Trinidad but globally including from Italy, Spain, England, the US and from other Caribbean islands such as Antigua and St Maarten.
CPO’s re-launces the Cops and Kids program
Road closure Cay Hill area
Emergency services were alerted around seven o’clock for a major incident. A press officer from the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee can currently say no more than that an incident is taking place and is talking about a suspicious situation. More information will follow later.
Several ambulances and fi
After the fall of the Cabinet on St. Maarten , Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings is the acting Justice Minister. According to Geerlings, the projects to prepare the container cells, such as providing sewerage, water and electricity, can continue as normal. But when the container cells are ready, there is no answer.
‘It’s not just about the cell deficit’
Schoof confirms that t
This is the full livestream of MP Rolando Brison’s address this morning. I have to do this for the St Maarteners who want nothing to do with social media, but always want the latest.
Other things too, but the prison management doesn’t want to say anything more. Photographer Welvaart is in custody for possible involvement in drugs and gold smuggling, after they were found in his
The Antigua and Barbuda Swimming Federation (ABSF) has selected the national team to compete at the 29th Annual OECS Swimming Championships, which will be held November 8th to 10th at the Shrewsbury […]
Explorer of the Seas Cruise Will Be Stopping In St Maarten Instead. Will Skip Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados, Dominica. Itineraries Affected Due to Storms
The next cruise was due to depart tomorrow, but will instead depart on Friday – skipping St Lucia, Barbados, Dominica and Antigua, and calling at St Maarten instead.
The cruise is till due to end in Miami on November 19th.
Passengers on both cruises have been offered compensation by Royal