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Editorial: SXM Confidential

Prime Minister Wescot-Williams is of course right when she states that the vetting information ministers submitted to her after their appointment in 2010, is confidential. We knew that. But the controversy surrounding our justice minister shows ho

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Arcade vendors voice concerns after branch breaks

Arcade vendors voice concerns after branch breaks

Vendors get involved in the cleanup exercise prior to the arrival of the members from the Fire Department yesterday. Photo Today / Milton PietersSt. Maarten - Normal business in the Vendors Arcade came to a standstill yesterday after a huge branc

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Aids Foundation, Generation New Status and Golden Age Foundation local winners Kroonappel Award

Aids Foundation, Generation New Status and Golden Age Foundation local winners Kroonappel Award

Some of the children of the Generation New Status STM Drum bandSt. Maarten – The three foundations that got enough votes and are still in the running for a Kroonappel Award are the St. Maarten Aids Foundation, Youmay Dourmoy’s Generation New Stat

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PM: Vetting info is confidential

St. Maarten – Answering questions from this newspaper, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams stated yesterday in an email that she is not free to release information ministers have submitted to her during the vetting process in 2010. Today asked

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Suspect Son Latino murders makes first court appearance

Suspect Son Latino murders makes first court appearance

[caption id="attachment_21959" align="alignleft" width="250"] Detectives examine the passport of murder victim Antoine Whit on the crime scene on Illidge Road on December 9 of last year. Photo Today / Leo Brown.[/caption]St. Maarten – The Court in

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Usona to discuss closure with government today

St. Maarten - The Council of Ministers will today meet with The Implementing Organization of the Foundation for the Development of the Netherlands Antilles (Uitvoeringsorganisatie Stichting Ontwikkeling Nederlandse Antillen - Usona) to look at the f

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Threat with machete earns defendant conviction #11

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Gerard Richards to 6 weeks of imprisonment for threatening a man who sat in a car in front of his house on December 2 of last year. The prosecution demanded 2 months imprisonment. Richards won’t

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Local financial action task force committee functional

St. Maarten - A committee to advise on combating terrorism financing and money laundering has been established since June 2012, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday based on information that she had received from the Bureau for Unusual

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Armed robber proclaims his innocence

St. Maarten – Louie Alberto Junior E. proclaimed his innocence in the Court in First Instance yesterday, but prosecutor Tineke Kamps demanded 5 years imprisonment against him for an armed robbery, fencing stolen goods and firearm possession. The co