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PHILIPSBURG - There was no decision to create a second Brooks Tower, stated minister with the responsibility for Justice, Rolland Duncan.

PHILIPSBURG - The draft Kingdom law on the issuance of visas for the Countries of the Netherlands, has been a point of debate between the Dutch Minister responsible for Foreign Relations and Minister Roland Duncan who is responsible for Justice.

PHILIPSBURG - The island of St. Maarten has experienced a decrease in crime for this year and an increase in serious violent crimes.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – A public plenary session of parliament will take place on Tuesday, September 27 at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG, Willemstad - There is a need to put a stop to verbal violence, Attorney General Dick Piar told a gather at an installation ceremony of four judges on Curacao over the weekend.

PHILIPSBURG - The cruise ship industry is concerned about crime, especially when it is against their clients, stated Minister with the responsibility for Justice, Rolland Duncan.

WILLEMSTAD - The law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne won the award for the most female-friendly organization in Curaçao. Acting Governor Adèle van der Pluijm-Vrede presented the SVC Award to office director Esther Jansen.

PHILIPSBURG - The President of Parliament drs. Gracita Arrindell is advising against any law noting that would seek to punish criminals who commit crimes against tourist.

PHILIPSBURG - A permanent patrol for the beaches on the island as well as an increase in the punishment demand for those who commit crimes against tourist, are some of the measures that is now being put into place by the Justice Ministry.

PHILIPSBURG - The office of the Public Prosecutor received a boost in the arm Thursday when the department's 5th prosecutor took the oath in-front of the Governor of St. Maarten, his Excellency drs. Eugene Holiday.

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