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Editorial - Posted by on March 22, 2013

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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

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 22, 2013

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Landsrecherche interviews Heyliger and Herald publisher

St. Maarten – Theo Heyliger and Publisher of the Daily Herald, Paul de Windt were interviewed by the Landsrecherche in the alleged Bada Bing corruption case, a press release from the Prosecutors’ Office stated yesterday. In the last few days s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 22, 2013

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MP Patrick Illidge declines to comment on Orca-probe - Describes investigation as “sensitive”

MP Patrick Illidge declines to comment on Orca-probe – Describes investigation as “sensitive”

MP Patrick Illidge answers questions from reporters at the airport upon his return to St. Maarten on March 10. Photo Today / Leo BrownSt. Maarten – Independent MP Patrick Illidge attended the central committee meeting yesterday about the appoin

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 22, 2013

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Leona Marlin chairs new Monument Council - Restoration funds available for Passangrahan and Guavaberry Emporium

Leona Marlin chairs new Monument Council – Restoration funds available for Passangrahan and Guavaberry Emporium

The characteristic building of Guava berry Emporium on Front Street. Photo Today / Hilbert HaarSt. Maarten – Soft loans have been secured for the restoration of two of St. Maarten’s prized monuments: the Passangrahan Royal Guest House and Guava b

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 22, 2013

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St. Maarten Government evaluating feasibility of Central Bank

St. Maarten - The advice rendered by the Social Economic Council among others for St. Maarten to break away from the monetary union of the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten will come under consideration when the administration makes clear its p

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 22, 2013

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Middle Region festival hosts pre- St. Maarten Carnival jump up

St. Maarten – Next week Sunday, the Middle Region and Defiance Community Council will host the Middle Region Festival, highlighted with a pre-Carnival musical jump up parade. “This parade is going to be the talk of town. Just imagine the peopl

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 22, 2013

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St. Maarten Prime Minister deflects criticism on Bada Bing scandal – Challenges UP to use law for its allegations

St. Maarten - As the controversial Bada Bing scandal continues, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams is maintaining that she will not be engaging in any tit for tat, especially after Monday’s press conference by the United People’s (UP) Party cal

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 22, 2013

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St. Maarten Prime Minister: Issues with Medivac at airport unsubstantiated

St. Maarten - Claims made by Saba and St. Eustatius that the St. Maarten airport is not cooperating with them with regard to medical evacuations are unsubstantiated, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said on Wednesday. Following a letter written b