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Source: The Daily Herald
04 Mar 2021 01:06 AM

Team Encounters Range Of Fraudulent Acts From Residence Permit Applicants

Justice Minister Anna Richardson in Parliament on Wednesday.

 ~ To do away with paper permits, issue cards instead ~

PHILIPSBURG--Submitting applications from bankrupt and non-operational companies, providing falsified tax forms and presenting job letters from inoperative companies and companies where the applican Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
03 Mar 2021 07:25 PM

Mp Buncamper Applauds Minister Of Justice For Officially Bringing Back The Border Protection Under The Ibps

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – “Let me publicly congratulate you (The Minister of Justice) for getting the process of the IBPS (Immigration and Border Protection Service) in its final stages.

is how MP Buncamper started his speech on the floor of parliament in Wednesdays meeting with the Minister of Justice, Anna Richardson.

I know that some people may be disappointed with the change but we must execute the law based on the LIOL (National Order of Governments structure) Buncamper stated.

The MP went on to say that This department has its work cut out for it as the immigration issue is a serious one and we must deal with it humanly, but yet firmly.

The UNICEF report, that addresses the abuse of persons bringing their families to St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Mar 2021 05:27 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- Let me publicly congratulate you (The Minister of Justice) for getting the process of the IBPS (Immigration and Border Protection Service) in its final stages.
is how MP Buncamper started his speech on the floor of parliament in Wednesdays meeting with the Minister of Justice, Anna Richardson.
I know that some people may be disappointed with the change but we must execute the law based on the LIOL (National Order of Governments structure) Buncamper stated Read more


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Source: SMN-News
03 Mar 2021 01:12 PM

Minister Of Justice Advised To Collaborate With Other Ministries With The Overhaul Of Residency Permits Policy.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Anna Richardson appeared in the parliament on Wednesday and made a detailed presentation to the justice committee of parliament was told that while she took the bull by its horns to deal with the immigration situation on St. Maarten she must collaborate with the other ministries before writing such a detailed policy.
Questions were raised about the concubine agreement that has been using and accepted on St Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
02 Mar 2021 10:34 AM

Border Protection And Mobile Unit Back Under The Umbrella Of Ibps

Justice Minister Anna Richardson (centre, at podium) with several Immigration officers on Monday.

PHILIPSBURG--The Border Protection and Mobile Unit was officially brought back under the umbrella of the Immigration and Border Protection Service (IBPS) in a ceremony held on Monday.

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Source: The Daily Herald
25 Feb 2021 11:46 PM

Richardson Makes Residency Requirements More Stringent

PHILIPSBURG--The requirements to qualify for temporary residence have become more stringent under Justice Minister Anna Richardson, due to a Ministerial Decree issued in late January that, among other things, cancels cohabitation agreements from outside the Netherlands and proof of a childs school enrolment on the French side as r Read more


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Source: SMN-News
24 Feb 2021 12:14 PM

Exclusive: Senior Justice Civil Servant On Desk Duty, Allegedly Impregnates 3 Immigration Officers.

PHILIPSBURG: --- An internal investigation is currently underway at the Ministry of Justice while a senior civil servant attached to the Ministry has been placed on desk duty.
Information reaching SMN News alleges that the senior civil servant has impregnated three immigration officers who willingly and knowingly entered into a relationship with him.
SMN News learned that the director of the immigration and border patrol services was made aware of the situation and immediately launched an investigation.
SMN News sent an email to Minister of Justice Anna Richardson on Tuesday evening, which she acknowledged receipt of during the Council of Minister's press briefing on Wednesday Read more


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Source: 721 News
10 Feb 2021 09:00 PM

Mp Emmanuel Asks Richardson For Details On New Border Protocol

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — Other than the Dutch wanting to know what is happening on St. Maarten, what is the purpose or necessity of a new protocol on border control with the Netherlands? MP Christophe Emmanuel on Wednesday dispatched a letter to Minister of Justice Anna Richardson asking for details of a reported new border control protocol she signed with Dutch Kingdom partners.

According to media reports the Netherlands has drawn up a joint protocol for strengthening border control together with Aruba, Curaao and St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
10 Feb 2021 04:54 PM

Mp Emmanuel Asks Richardson For Details On New Border Protocol.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Other than the Dutch wanting to know what is happening in St. Maarten, what is the purpose or necessity of a new protocol on border control with the Netherlands? MP Christophe Emmanuel on Wednesday dispatched a letter to Minister of Justice Anna Richardson asking for details of a reported new border control protocol she signed with Dutch Kingdom partners.

According to media reports, the Netherlands has drawn up a joint protocol for strengthening border control together with Aruba, Curaao, and St Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
10 Feb 2021 04:43 PM

Mp Emmanuel Asks Richardson For Details On New Border Protocol

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Other than the Dutch wanting to know what is happening on St. Maarten, what is the purpose or necessity of a new protocol on border control with the Netherlands? MP Christophe Emmanuel on Wednesday dispatched a letter to Minister of Justice Anna Richardson asking for details of a reported new border control protocol she signed with Dutch Kingdom partners.

According to media reports the Netherlands has drawn up a joint protocol for strengthening border control together with Aruba, Curaao and St Read more


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Source: SMN-News
09 Feb 2021 04:05 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday, MP Claudius Toontje Buncamper of the USP faction in parliament sent a letter to Minister of Justice, the honorable Anna Richardson, stating that it has come to his attention that boats registered in Anguilla were picking up and dropping off passengers at the pier in the Simpson Bay lagoon Airport ferry dock Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
07 Feb 2021 10:21 PM

St. Maarten, Netherlands Seek Initial Agreement On New Prison Proposal

The current penitentiary at Pointe Blanche

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten and the Netherlands are seeking to come to an initial agreement by Monday, February 15, on the United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) proposal to build a new prison to replace the outdated Pointe Blanche prison. This is what Justice Minister Anna RichardsonRead more


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Source: The Daily Herald
03 Feb 2021 11:52 PM

Anna Speaks On Pedestrian Accident, Vows To Address Dangerous Junction

Minister Richardson

PHILIPSBURG--On Wednesday, Justice Minister Anna Richardson opened up about her accident in St. Peters on Monday night, when she hit a man who was crossing St. Peters Road near its junction with L.B. Scott Road. The pedestrian suffered only minor cuts and scrapes to his right arm.

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Source: SMN-News
01 Feb 2021 10:50 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- The personnel traffic department is investigating an accident with minor injuries that took place on February 1st, 2021 about 08.10 pm, at the intersection of by L.B.Scott Road and St.Peters roads.
According to the preliminary information, it appeared that a pedestrian was crossing the St.Peters road, at the same time that the driver of the Black jeep bearing the license plate MR.-3, driven by the Minister of Justice Anna Richardson who was coming from the direction of Sheik Supermarket and turned left on the St.Peters road with the consequence the pedestrian was struck on the crossing.
The pedestrian suffered minor abrasions to his right arm Read more


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Source: SMN-News
18 Jan 2021 05:23 PM

Enforcement Of Ministerial Decree Concerning School Fights.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Police Force of Sint Maarten (KPSM) has taken note of videos of school fights being circulated on social media since the commencement of the school year. Based on this disturbing trend of misconduct and abuse, the police force would again like to inform the public, especially students, parents, and guardians, of a ministerial decree issued by Honorable Minister of Justice Ms. Anna Richardson on November 16th2020.
With the issuance of this ministerial decree, the Honorable Minister of Justice has given directives to the Police Force of Sint Maarten to repressively act against misconduct by students and the community at large Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
18 Jan 2021 05:16 PM

Enforcement Of Ministerial Decree Concerning School Fights

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Police Force of Sint Maarten (KPSM) has taken note ofvideos ofschool fights being circulated on social media since the commencement of the school year. Based on this disturbing trend of misconduct and abuse, the police force would again like to inform the public, especially students, parents and guardians,of a ministerial decree issued by Honorable Minister of Justice Ms. Anna Richardson on November 16th2020.

With the issuance of this ministerial decree, the Honorable Minister of Justice has given directives to the Police Force of Sint Maarten to repressively act against misconduct by students and the community at large. 

The Police Force of Sint Maarten (KPSM) will like to emphasize that the infractions taken up in the decree will be thoroughly enforced in the districtsand areas mentioned in the ministerial decree. Some of the infractions mentioned in the decree are:                                       That there should be NO loitering by children or adults in the school districts.  Fighting and any other types of criminal activities will NOT be tolerated. This includes assault, assault with a weapon, possession of illegal weapons, possession of illicit substances, group fights, threatening, and disorderly conduct that disturbs the peace, among others.

Over the past years, we have strengthened our efforts to prevent misconduct and abuse while working with partners in our response to this type of behavior by putting the victims first. 

Based on the fact that fights and related criminal activities are becoming more violent with a high frequency, a rising number of teenagers are actually being arrested for their in/out of school misbehavior and are being brought to court for their role(s) in criminal activity. 

The top priorities of the police force are to provide victims with assistance, ensure swift and victim-centered investigations and establish safe and accessible reporting channels Read more


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Source: SMN-News
13 Jan 2021 11:23 AM

Residency Permits Policy Was Not Changed Or Amended.

~ Minister getting rid of foreigners thru backdoor says attorneys.~

PHILIPSBURG:--- In response to queries regarding the residency permit policy that is being executed by the IND at the Ministry of Justice, Minister of Justice Anna Richardson said on Wednesday at the Council of Ministers press briefing that the policy that was established in 2012 has not changed or amended.
Minister Richardson said the policy was not properly enforced in the past and that it is her responsibility as the current Minister of Justice to ensure that the policies in place are fully enforced Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
11 Jan 2021 11:56 PM

Justice Minister Meets With Integrity Chamber

Justice Minister Anna Richardson and representatives of the Integrity Chamber.

PHILIPSBURG--Justice Minister Anna Richardson and her support staff met with the I Read more


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Source: SXMIslandTime
08 Jan 2021 02:03 PM

St. Maarten Government Representatives Meet With State Secretary Knops

Philipsburg On Thursday, January 7th, Prime Minister & Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs, Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion, Minister of Justice Anna Richardson, Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran, and their support staff met with State Secretary of Interior & Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops and his delegation in a series of meetings at the Government Administration Building to update and follow-up on agreements made prior to the end of 2020 Read more


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Source: SMN-News
08 Jan 2021 01:50 PM

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, January 7th, Prime Minister & Minister of General Affairs Silveria Jacobs, Minister of Finance Ardwell Irion, Minister of Justice Anna Richardson, Minister of VROMI Egbert Doran, and their support staff met with State Secretary of Interior & Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops and his delegation in a series of meetings at the Government Administration Building to update and follow-up on agreements made prior to the end of 2020 Read more


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Source: The Daily Herald
23 Dec 2020 10:32 AM

Draft Function Books Submitted To Ccsu

PHILIPSBURG--The draft function books for all nine departments in the Justice Ministry have been submitted to the Committee of Civil Servants Unions (CCSU), announced Justice Minister Anna Richardson on Tuesday.

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Source: The Daily Herald
22 Dec 2020 11:21 AM

Girl Power

Some 14 new Immigration officers, mostly women, were sworn in by Justice Minister Anna Richardson during a short ceremony at the Government Administration Building on Monday.

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Source: The Daily Herald
17 Dec 2020 10:54 AM

Government Considering Unops Proposal To Build The New Prison

~ Project to last 5 years ~

PHILIPSBURG--Government is considering a proposal by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) to build a prison to replace the outdated and run-down Pointe Blanche prison, Justice Minister Anna Richardson told Members of Parliament (MPs) on Monday.

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Source: The Daily Herald
16 Dec 2020 11:35 PM

Richardson Calls Out Police For High Operational Costs

MPs listening to Justice Minister Anna Richardsons presentation in a Parliament Central Committee meeting on Monday.

~ Police union head refutes claims ~

PHILIPSBURG--Justice Minister Anna Richardson on Monday called out the St Read more


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