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PHILIPSBURG - Murder suspects that was arrested last year in a sting operation code named "Vesuvius", were returned to the island on Monday.

PHILIPSBURG - On Friday, December 9, 2011, the general meeting of the Sint Maarten Bar Association elected a new board.

PHILIPSBURG - The new Penal Code is expected to be voted on by the Parliament of St. Maarten on the 23rd of January.

PHILIPSBURG - The National Bar Association of the United States will be holding its annual mid winter conference on St.Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG - The office of the public Prosecutor is looking forward to concluding a number of cases this year that was started in 2011.

PHILIPSBURG - Looking back at 2011 with the Chief Public Prosecutor Hans Mos gives a "plan-view" of the most significant facts of the year.

PHILIPSBURG - The investigation into Monday's shooting is continuing.

PHILIPSBURG - We think that Justice has been done.

So stated Chief Public Prosecutor Hans Mos on Thursday referring to the judgment for the three persons convicted for the so called "Gypsy murders".

PHILIPSBURG - On Wednesday the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba overturned the decision of the Court of First Instance of December 7th 2011 in which the judge suspended the pre-trial detention of Border Bar owner I.A.P.

PHILIPSBURG - On Wednesday morning, Fehmi K. Kutluer, attorney at law at Lexwell Attorneys, was sworn in by the Joint Court of Justice of Aruba, Curacao, St. Maarten and Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius in St. Maarten.

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