Despite strong plea for more time; PM Silveria Jacobs and Justice Minister Anna Richardson join forces to arrange the transfer home of 3 Detainees during COVID19 crisis. | SMN News

“Due to Minister Dekker insisting that the detainees return to Sint Maarten, within the time frame that was set.”

PHILIPSBURG:— Recently, Sint Maarten was made aware that the Netherlands would within short, be returning three of our detainees who were transferred to the Netherlands due to the state that our prison was in after Hurricane Irma. During the discussions with the Netherlands concerning the transfer of the detainees, it quickly became evident that it was not possible for the detainees to remain in the Netherlands any longer.
Considering the limited resources that Sint Maarten has, the chair lady

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