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Source: 721 News
18 Jul 2024 06:10 AM

Minister Lewis Strongly Condemns All Forms Of Violence

The Honorable Minister of Justice, Lyndon Lewis was briefed by the Acting Chief of Police, inspector Shadira Gysbertha regarding a distressing shooting incident that occurred *yesterday evening*. The event left four victims; three were urgently transported to Sint Maarten Medical Center for medical attention, while tragically, one individual was found deceased at the scene. “It appears that these heinous acts may have been politically motivated,” as one of the victims includes Olivier Arrindell, the leader of the Oualichi Movement for Change (OMC) party. Minister Lewis strongly condemns all forms of violence, particularly if it was driven by political motives. “We are committed to conducting a thorough investigation into this matter, and we will ensure that those responsible are held accountable under the law Read more

Candidates in this article:
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Source: 721 News
12 Jul 2024 02:52 AM

Victim Support Services Report On Six Months Service

On July 10th, Victim Support Services St. Maarten hosted a presentation for the Honorable Minister of Justice Lyndon Lewis and various stakeholders, reviewing the organization’s services over the past six months.

Victim Support Services St. Maarten provides optimal assistance to individuals affected by serious assaults, human trafficking, or severe accidents.

Minister Lewis delivered an introductory speech, emphasizing his unwavering commitment to the organization Read more


Candidates in this article:
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Source: 721 News
12 Jul 2024 01:44 AM

Lewis Announces 1% Cola, 1% Vacation Allowance In 2024 Budget Amendment

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Lyndon Lewis on Thursday announced that the outstanding amount for the 1% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) and the 1% vacation allowance will be included in the 2024 budget amendment.

A meeting was held with the board of the WITU on Wednesday to express the governments commitment to include the 1% Read more


Candidates in this article:
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Source: 721 News
09 Jul 2024 07:15 AM

Draft Legislation For Crime Fund, Presented To Minister Of Justice, Lyndon Lewis

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The Ministry of Justice reached a significant milestone, as the Minister of Justice, Lyndon C. J. Lewis, was presented with the draft legislation for the Crime Fund. This development marks a crucial step towards modernizing and improving the management, supervision, and accountability of the Crime Fund, an area identified as lacking in the current, outdated legislation. This initiative is also a part of the broader country package measure aimed at enhancing the efficiency and oversight of the Crime Fund.

The draft legislation was prepared by a dedicated group of civil servants, who undertook this project as their final assignment to achieve certification as legislative lawyers, a program offered to them by the Caribbean Center for Legislation.

The Minister of Justice expressed profound gratitude to the civil servants for their hard work and dedication Read more


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Source: 721 News
09 Jul 2024 06:06 AM

Minister Of Justice Lyndon Lewis Addresses Increase In Gun Violence

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten The Minister of Justice Lyndon Lewis has issued a statement addressing the recent increase in gun violence on the island. This follows a series of troubling incidents that have raised concerns within the community.

“The KPSM has begun their investigation into the recent surge in gun violence,” said Minister Lewis Read more


Candidates in this article:
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Source: The Daily Herald
09 Jul 2024 05:57 AM

Lewis Condemns Gun Violence, Says Culprits Will Face Full Extent Of Law

The wave of fear in the community intensified on Monday when news started circulating that a fourth shooting had occurred, this time on Bush Road. The shooting occurred around 3:20am. A male was injured. He was transported to St Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) and had been undergoing treatment. His condition was listed as serious, but stable. Mondays shooting followed three shootings in two districts on Saturday: two in Dutch Quarter and one in Simpson Bay in which three males were injured and nursing gunshot wounds in SMMC Read more

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Source: 721 News
25 Jun 2024 07:26 AM

Minister Lewis Meets With Halt Foundation Representatives

THE NETHERLANDS — On Monday, June 24, 2024, the Honorable Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Lyndon Lewis, accompanied by his delegation in the Hague, the Netherlands, held an introductory meeting with representatives from the Halt Het Alternative (The alternative) foundation, Ms Read more


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Source: 721 News
25 Jun 2024 07:19 AM

Minister Lewis To Host MeetAnd Greet In The Netherlands

The Honorable Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Culture Lyndon Lewis will host a meet and greet at the St. Maarten House in the Netherlands.

The Minister is looking forward to meeting with St. Maarteners in general in the Netherlands, students included. The session will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2024 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Read more


Candidates in this article:
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UD
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Source: 721 News
21 Jun 2024 05:36 AM

Minister Lewis Re-Assures Prison Personnel,Says Political Game-Playing Has No Place

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Minister of Justice Lyndon Lewis re-assured personnel at the Point Blanche prison, as he did when he took office, that all their concerns have his fullest attention and to be careful with politicians who will seek to gain political mileage on the serious issues they (prison personnel) are contending with.

One of the first things the Minister did when taking office was to meet with prison management about several pressing issues and seek a responsible and prudent way forward Read more


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Source: 721 News
20 Jun 2024 01:33 AM

Mp Emmanuel: 650 Thousand For SchoolRepairs Vanished, Calls For Investigation

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has called on the Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Lyndon Lewis to investigate the disappearance of over Naf 650,000 that was meant for the reconstruction and repairs of schools. MP Emmanuel said it has come to his attention that this is the primary reason why repairs at seven schools, since the passing of Hurricane Irma, are still not completed Read more

Candidates in this article:
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Source: 721 News
17 Jun 2024 11:19 AM

Minister Lewis Meets With School Bus Operators

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Minister of Justice, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport the Honorable Lyndon Lewis described his meeting with school bus operators on Sunday as very fruitful and one of the final steps towards finalizing a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the operators. The SLA is important to professionalize the school bus transport system up to improved and acceptable standards.

It also means the eventual realization of the school bus management system to streamline and optimize the management of the school transportation services Read more


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Source: 721 News
14 Jun 2024 12:17 AM

Sint Maarten Flag To Be Hosted On Cole Bay Hill For Flag Day

The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Lyndon Lewis was very happy on Wednesday that efficient team-work led to the hoisting of the St. Maarten flag on Cole Bay Hill, affectionately also known as the Bell’s Lookout or Harold Jack Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
04 Jun 2024 10:59 AM

Lewis And Witu Board Hold Discussions On Overdue Issues

Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Lyndon Lewis (centre) with WITU members and members of his cabinet.

PHILIPSBURG--Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Read more


Candidates in this article:
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Source: 721 News
04 Jun 2024 09:01 AM

Acting Minister Of Ecys Lyndon Lewis Meets With Witu

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Lyndon Lewis recently met with the board of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) to discuss several short- and long-term matters that require his attention.

Issues discussed included the repairs at the public schools, outstanding payments to teachers and school boards, proper placing of persons in correct scales with correct salaries among other things Read more


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Source: 721 News
04 Jun 2024 07:05 AM

Prisoner In Isolation Cell In Pointe Blanche Prison Severely Beaten And Hospitalized

PHILIPSBURG – An inmate held in an isolation cell at the Pointe Blanche prison was so severely beaten by two assailants that he had to be taken to the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC). Justice Minister Lyndon Lewis was quoted in a media report as saying that the assailants wore khaki uniforms, suggesting that the attack must have been the work of other inmates Read more


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Source: 721 News
31 May 2024 07:47 AM

Members Of Com Attend 57ThAnniversary Of The Anguilla Revolution

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) Members of the Council of Ministers (CoM) namely Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Veronica Jansen Webster, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication Grisha Heyliger Marten, and Minister of Justice Lyndon Lewis, were in Anguilla on Thursday, May 30, 2024, for Anguilla Day at the invitation of Premier Dr Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
30 May 2024 09:34 AM

Brutal Attack On Inmate At Pointe Blanche Prison

PHILIPSBURG--An inmate at Pointe Blanche prison, confined in an isolation cell, was attacked and injured by two masked men dressed in prison uniforms. This was revealed during the Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday by Minister of Justice Lyndon Lewis, who has initiated an investigation into the incident.

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Source: The Daily Herald
29 May 2024 10:23 AM

New Group Of 25 Justice Workers Receives Eagerly Awaited Decrees

Justice Minister Lyndon Lewis (front, centre), Chief of Police Carl John (right) and Ministry of Justice Secretary General Florence Marlin (left), with justice workers holding their National Decrees.

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Source: 721 News
28 May 2024 08:49 AM

Dcomm Documentalist Participates InDutch Caribbean Heritage Platform Conference

Philipsburg In their 10th year of existence, the Dutch Caribbean Heritage Platform, held their 4th conference, with this years theme of Awareness. The biannual conference was held on Sint Maarten, Saba, and Sint Eustatius, from May 5-May 9.

Present at the conference were participants from the BES islands and the rest of the Dutch Caribbean (Sint Maarten, Curacao, and Aruba), including participants from Anguilla.

The DCH platform was founded on the basis of strengthening cooperation among the Dutch Caribbean islands, exchanging knowledge, networking, and learning and sharing information, practices, and activitieswith the support of ErfgoedAcademie, a Dutch institute, founded in 1986, for heritage education.

The Department of Communication (DCOMM) Documentalist, Lee Williams attended the conference, which began on Sunday evening with a soft opening where Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth & Sports Lyndon Lewis gave a short opening remark Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
27 May 2024 12:41 PM

Minister Lewis Prioritise Digital Safety For Children

From left: Minister Lyndon Lewis, a representative from the UNODC and the ministers Senior Policy advisor Jerome Gumbs in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

PHILIPSBURG--On May 22 and 23, Minister of Justice and Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, Lyndon Lewis attended the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Global Program on Cybersecurity in Port of Spain, Trinidad Read more


Candidates in this article:
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Source: 721 News
26 May 2024 03:25 PM

Minister Lewis Intervenes Amid Immigration Officer Shortage At Pjia

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — On Saturday, May 25, 2025, an unexpected shortage of immigration officers at Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) due to a mass sick call, reportedly linked to unpaid overtime, prompted immediate action from the Ministry of Justice. Justice Minister the Honorable Lyndon Lewis, also a former immigration officer, personally visited the airport to assess the situation and lend a hand. Efforts to mobilize additional officers from the mobile unit were unsuccessful, leading the Minister to step in directly alongside his former colleagues on the front lines Read more

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Source: The Daily Herald
20 May 2024 09:43 AM

Lewis Takes Action To Address School Issues

Acting Minister of Education Lyndon Lewis touring the Marie Genevieve DeWeever School and observing an area of overgrown perimeter foliage.

PHILIPSBURG--Acting Minister of Education, Culture, Youth, and Sport (ECYS), Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
16 May 2024 12:08 AM

Lewis Moves To Address Heat Issues At Ruby Labega School

Acting Minister of ECYS Lyndon Lewis (second from right) met with the administration of Ruby Labega School and members of the WITU on Wednesday.

PHILIPSBURG--In an effort to address pressing issues affecting Ruby Labega School, Acting Minister responsible for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS), Read more


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Source: 721 News
13 May 2024 11:38 AM

Say One, Say Two, Say The Thing

Dear Editor,

The editorial in the Daily Herald newspaper of Friday, May 10th, 2024 titled Bad apples regarding what the editor considers a major decision of the new Minister of Justice, Lyndon Lewis (NOW) whereas he announced his decisive action to correct justice workers suspensions. In so doing the new Minister of Justice intends to alleviate staff shortages and ensure fair labor practices Read more


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