Great Bay, St. Maarten , Friday, 17 October 2014 -No indications criminal offense in investigation “Tulp” On Tuesday, October 6, 2014 the Public Prosecutors Service (OM) was informed of the death of an 11- month old child, a boy. The child was deceased on board an aircraft while it was flown to the Dominican Republic for medical treatment. A day before, the child was brought in to St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC). The mother stated that the child had fallen into a toilet bowl.
PHILIPSBURG, St.Maarten (October 17, 2014) - United People's (UP) party Members of ParliamentFranklin Meyers, Silvio Matser and Tamara Leonard have requested an urgent meeting of Parliament to respond to the recent instruction by the Kingdom Council of Ministers for Governor Eugene Holiday to execute a thorough screening of all minister candidates of the new coalition government.
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 -On Tuesday morning the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) met to assess the situation in the country. The following information is available; additional information will be provided later today after a follow-up meeting related to a number of issues:
Friday, 17 October 2014 PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – There will be an urgent plenary session of the House of Parliament for October 20th.
The plenary session is set for Monday at 2.00pm in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Philipsburg.
1st accident took place around 03:30 am on the Airport Road in the vicinity op Arrindell Aviation.
A silver Suzuki Grand Vitara P-9541 collided with a Mitsubishi Eclipse P-2015. After the collision for unknown reasons the Suzuki Vitara travelled on three wheels for more or less 215 meters before it came to a full stop and almost reaching the round a bout at Maho Reef.
Great Bay, St. Maarten, Friday, October 17, 2014 -With the instruction given to Governor Eugene Holiday by Dutch Minister of Kingdom Relations Plasterk, the Dutch government has one again shown that it will spare no measure in setting aside St. Maarten’s constitution and continue disrespecting St. Maarten’s Parliamentary democracy.
This time, they have put Governor Holiday in a complicated unenviable position by instructing him not to ratify decrees appointing candidate ministers and the Prime Minister until an expanded vetting process that they (the Dutch) want to set in place in addition to St. Maarten’s own investigative process.
Sunday, October 12, 2014 -On Saturday October 11th at approximately 03.45 a.m. a Philipsburg Police Patrol was sent to Oyster Bay Resort to investigate a case of breaking and entering. On the scene the patrol spoke to one of the on duty security guard who stated that two young men were caught on the premises carrying a black flat screen Toshiba television.