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Source: SMN-News
04 Jan 2023 01:32 PM

: --- Minister of Justice Anna Richardson did not mingle with words on Wednesday at the Council of Minister's press briefing when she addressed the issues regarding the back pay owed to police officers.
Richardson was reacting to an article published on SMN News on Tuesday regarding the outstanding payments owed to police officers and the motion that was passed by the parliament of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Jan 2023 06:15 PM

PHILIPSBURGMinister of Justice Anna Richardson is under hot water with members of her justice ministry once again after not executing a motion tabled by Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Grisha Heyliger-Marten on June 30, 2021 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Dec 2022 08:23 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, the Government of Sint Maarten represented by the Hon. Minister of Justice Anna Richardson and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) represented by the Director of the UNOPS Multi-Country Office for Panama, Costa Rica and the English & Dutch Speaking Caribbean, Mr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
04 Nov 2022 06:11 PM

Exclusive: Immigration Workers Calling For The Dismissal Of Department Head Alexandra Yeung.

~ Several complaints filed, no action taken by Minister of Justice, Conflict of Interest highlighted. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Several immigration workers that are working at IND building under the current department head Alexandra Yeung is calling for her immediate dismissal.
The workers that contacted SMN News said they filed written complaints against Yeung whom they said have been terrorizing her subordinates by verbally abusing them and using obscene languages in the presence of clients Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Nov 2022 06:44 PM

Exclusive: Head Of Admittance And Expulsion Suspended For Assault.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The head of Immigration (Admission and Expulsion) Alexandra Yeung has been suspended for assaulting a co-worker at the Immigration Office on AT. Illidge Road on Wednesday.
SMN News learned that Yeung attacked the younger employee because she heard from others that the employee Sientje Hooi made a remark on Wednesday saying she Yeung likes to speak too much.
Eyewitnesses to the attack said that Yeung attacked the worker by choking her after which she further ill-treated the employee.
SMN News learned that another senior employee had to intervene before Yeung was suspended by the Minister of Justice Anna Richardson.
SMN News learned from several sources that many persons within at IND building filed complaints against Yeung for being a bully but no disciplinary measures were ever taken against her.

According to the eyewitnesses, Yeung made several threats towards Hooi when she was assaulting her Read more


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Source: SMN-News
02 Nov 2022 12:24 PM

~ I am sorry the process has taken this long but when it's completed it will be to the officers' benefit. ~

PHILIPSBURG: --- Minister of Justice Anna Richardson announced on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers press briefing that the police law is with the Council of Advice, while the function book has been completed.
Asked if the government of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Oct 2022 07:54 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On October 27, 2022, police officers of the KPSM carried out a traffic control on the Nisbet road in the early morning focusing on the technical requirements of vehicles. 

During the course of this action, several heavy equipment vehicles using the Nisbet roads were also controlled for non-compliance with technical requirements

These operators have explained the upcoming actions the police will take after December 1st, 2022, regarding the use of heavy equipment during rush hours. 

As of December 1st, 2022, in accordance with the statement of Minister of Justice Anna Richardson, the police will take action against drivers of heavy equipment operating during rush hours in violation of Article 60-A of the Traffic Ordinance of St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Oct 2022 07:37 PM

"Govt should merge work/residence permit and Permanent Residency for those born here."

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the United People's Party, MP Rolando Brison, expressed satisfaction over the Government of St. Maarten's announcement that it has instituted a "grace period" during which undocumented persons living on the island can apply for residence and work permits Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Sep 2022 01:58 PM

~ I will not fail my mother who has served her country as a civil servant Minister and Member of the Parliament of the Netherlands Antilles.~


PHILIPSBURG: --- Deputy Prime Minister Egbert Jurendy Doran said in response to questions posed to the Council of Ministers regarding the instability in the parliament of St. Maarten that it is shameful that there are 9 factions in a 15-member parliament in St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Sep 2022 12:31 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Dr. Shana Lewis, a TEDx speaker, Licensed Professional Counselor, and a National Certified Counselor turned Executive Wellness Coach will be joined by thirteen (13) world-renowned speakers including Khaliah Guillory of the Nap Bar and Dr. Felecia Phillips at her 1st annual retreat titled, Selfcare is the New Sexy. The retreat is being hosted in St. Maarten on Sept 29th - 3rd Oct 2022 with an itinerary that includes an exclusive All White Welcome Party, Daily Yoga, Conference, Domestic Violence Benefit Gala, and so much more
Selfcare is the New Sexy is based on the premise that when a woman has sufficiently cared for herself, she is able to show up powerful, confident, clear, assertive, and focused and that's SEXY Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 Sep 2022 08:32 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prisoners at the Pointe Blanche Prison found maggots in their breakfast on Thursday morning.
Two videos sent to SMN News showed that maggots are inside their breakfast.
Some of the prisoners who contacted SMN News said the prison is in deplorable condition which creates a healthy and hygienic.
It is imperative that the Prison management looks into this matter as well as the Minister of Justice.


Point Blanche, Sint Maarten Management of the Point Blanche Prison and House of Detention (HVB) has taken note of two videos published by SMN News on Thursday, September 15, 2022, allegedly indicating that maggots were found in the cereal of inmates of the Point Blanche Prison Read more


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Source: SMN-News
14 Jun 2022 08:48 AM

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PHILIPSBURG:--- SJIS opened its Foster Home for children ages 13 through 18 last Friday, June 13, 2022. Minister of Justice the honorable Anna Richardson together with St. Maarten Development Foundation (SMDF) director Makhicia Brooks, SJIS Board Member Ajamu Baly, Pastor Cuvalay, and Foster Care Coordinator Meredith Concincion cut the ribbon marking the official opening of the home.
Currently, 5 children have been placed at the new home which will be able to house 20 children when it is operating at capacity.
SMDF has been instrumental in making it possible for SJIS to make this significant step towards establishing a home for minors placed under supervision Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Jun 2022 01:06 PM

Exclusive: No Information From Prosecutors Office Regarding Lance Thomas Case --- Minister Of Justice.

~ Former Interim Prison Director signed MOU with MHF and authorized Thomass detention.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Anna Richardson said in response to questions posed by SMN News that the Prosecutors Office is not divulging any information regarding the investigation into the death of mental health patient Lance Thomas Read more


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Source: SMN-News
25 May 2022 11:02 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, a live drill was held at the A.C. Wathey Cruise Facilities involving several government entities.
During this exercise, a live scenario was played out in which a vessel transporting illegal drugs was stopped by the coast guard and taken to shore for inspection. Later in the scenario, the vessel caught fire and several members of the crew sustained injuries.

During the drill, the police, fire department, ambulance, coastguard, and other partners had to perform their tasks within the scenario.

The police of Sint-Maarten wish to thank the coordinators of this drill for the great job they did Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 May 2022 12:38 PM

Government Launched Full Scale Investigation On Legal Status Of Back Street Store Employee.

~ Employer skirted the law and obtain Domestic- worker Labor Permit~

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Government of St. Maarten has launched a full-scale investigation into the legal status of the Sports Center employee who passed away in Colombia on Friday last week.

Prime Minister of St. Maarten Silveria Jacobs said that she took note of all the information that has surfaced since the death of the young lady Read more


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Source: SMN-News
15 May 2022 10:22 AM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The headlines have been buzzing with excitement for the opportunities that lay ahead for St. Maarteners. An initiative that has been championed and pioneered by Minister of Justice Ms. Anna Richardson has had a successful sign-off. The agreement formed between The Government of St. Maarten and Royal Caribbean International will present job opportunities for our people.

The Royal Caribbean Group is a major international cruise liner known for its hiring of multinational/cultural persons Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Apr 2022 05:18 PM

~President elect acted emotionally when he was declared President of the COM, Gibbs presented a list to form the executive council.~

MARIGOT:---Leader of the Rassemblement Saint Martin and Alternative Loui Mussington that merged for the March 27th, 2022 run-off territorial election was elected unanimously as the President of the Collectivity of Saint Martin on Sunday, April 3rd, 2022 at the installation (swearing-in) ceremony.

When the announcement was made that all twenty-three members of the incoming council voted in favor of Mussington as the President-elect he reacted emotionally as he did not expect the opposition members of the council to support him as the newly elected president of the council Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Mar 2022 06:09 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On March 14th, 2022, the Minister of Justice, Ms. Anna E. Richardson, and the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure (hereafter VROMI), Mr. Egbert Doran held a meeting to discuss ways in which both ministries can collaborate and coordinate working opportunities for inmates at the Pointe Blanche prison and House of Detention. Also present during the meeting were the Act Secretary-General and Head of New Projects, Mr. Kurt Ruan, Act Head of Infrastructure Management, Mr Read more


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Source: SMN-News
07 Mar 2022 07:51 PM

PHILIPSBURG (DCOMM):--- The Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) Hon. Egbert Doran, accompanied by the Minister of Justice Hon. Anna Richardson, hosted a symbolic demolition ceremony on March 2, 2022, to inaugurate the demolition of the designated justice building, which was tendered in the second quarter of 2021 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
27 Feb 2022 04:24 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Eighteen enthusiastic new police officers of the Class of 2019 took their oath in front of Minister of Justice Anna Richardson at a ceremony held on Friday in front of the Walter R. Kramers Building (Philipsburg Police Station). They received their diplomas from Mr. De Boer and R. Appelhof of the Netherlands Police Academy and had their epaulets changed from that of a cadet to officer by family members.

Governor Eugene Holiday, Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, Richardson, new Chief Prosecutor Hieke Buist addressed the graduates and wished them all the best on their chosen path Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Feb 2022 08:46 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Friday, February 18, 2022, State Secretary for Kingdom Relations and Digitalization Alexandra van Huffelen visited the Point Blanche Prison and House of Detention together with Prime Minister Silveria E. Jacobs and Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson. They were received by Prison Director Steven Carty, Program Manager Rob Kievitsbosch and the prisons management team who led them inside for an introduction and presentation about the prison Read more


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Source: SMN-News
16 Feb 2022 12:31 PM

~ Controls will continue as compliance is needed on St. Maarten --- Minister of Justice.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Anna Richardson did not mix with words on Wednesday when she addressed the concerns of the chairlady of the Justice Committee of parliament
Grisha Heyliger Marten regarding the immigration controls conducted by the multi-disciplinary team.
The Minister of Justice said because of political interference the businesses on St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Feb 2022 12:17 PM

~ Lack of compliance by employers must be addressed.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Anna Richardson took the lid off at Wednesday's Council of Ministers' press conference when she addressed some of the abuse undocumented workers faced on St. Maarten.

Minister Richardson was asked how long an undocumented person stays behind bars when they are picked up and who pays for the persons ticket when its been decided they will be deported Read more


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Source: SMN-News
21 Dec 2021 05:25 PM

A Job Well Done, Minister Of Justice, Anna Richardson.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Board of the National Alliance and all its members alike would like to disseminate a heartfelt congratulations to our Honorable Minister of Justice, Ms. Anna Richardson in achieving this great feat on behalf of country Sint Read more


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