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Editorial: Cards on the table

The publication of the by now infamous Bada Bing bribery tape has provided everyone with interesting insights. The temptation to nail independent MP Patrick Illidge to the wall is probably too strong to resist for most and after watching the images s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 10, 2013

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Bada Bing sues the Telegraaf over bribery-story MP Illidge accepted $15,000 with $30,000 still to follow

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – “Fuck him. We control the government. I just told him to sign.” This is a verbatim quote from the Bada Bing tape; its author is independent MP Patrick Illidge and the statement refers to Vice Prime Minister Willi

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UP’s Sylvia Meyers hints at second bribery video

St. Maarten - The United People’s Party faction issued a press release yesterday expressing its concerns over the Bada Bing bribery video featuring independent MP Patrick Illidge – with ever mentioning his name. the party also reports that there

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Court holds closed session for reconstruction King-murders

CUPECOY, St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance held a closed session at the Ocean Club in Cupecoy yesterday morning for the reconstruction of the September 21 murder of Americans Thelma and Michael King. The trial against the three defendants i

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Demand again 8 years for fratricide

St. Maarten – Solicitor-General Taco Stein demanded 8 years against Charles Tristan Samuel for fatally shooting his brother Jamal on February 12 of last year. The demand equals the sentence the Court in First Instance handed down on July 4 of last