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King-murderer faces life sentence - Prosecution demands 28 and 24 years against co-defendants

King-murderer faces life sentence – Prosecution demands 28 and 24 years against co-defendants

Michael King’s mother and relative enter courthouseSt. Maarten – The prosecution demanded life imprisonment against Meyshane Kemar J. yesterday for the murder of Thelma and Michael King on September 19 of last year and for an armed robbery on

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Canon salute in Great Bay Harbor - Millions for inauguration King Willem Alexander

Canon salute in Great Bay Harbor – Millions for inauguration King Willem Alexander

From left to right:  Organizing Committee Inauguration (OCI) Secretary Emilia Thomas, National Committee Inauguration (NCI) Representative Mavis Albertina, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams, Minister Silveria Jacobs, Liaison Council of Minist

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MPs want clarity on effect of cuts in justice budget

St. Maarten - Cuts to the Ministry of Justice’s budget for 2013 continue to be a cause of growing concern and several Members of Parliament are questioning the government’s approach to spending for on the justice department. While all ministries

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SHTA strikes back at Romain Laville “MPs would do well to lead by example”

[caption id="attachment_118" align="alignleft" width="300"] Romaine Laville on the right[/caption] St. Maarten - Certain Members of Parliament behave as if commenting on the budget is an earned right and that if organizations or individuals don’

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Arrindell eyes certification for foreign security officers

St. Maarten - United People’s (UP) Party Parliamentarian drs. Gracita Arrindell used the opportunity presented during yesterday’s continuation of first round central committee deliberations on the draft 2013 Budget to express her concerns about f

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Budget takes hammering in second day parliament meeting

Budget takes hammering in second day parliament meeting

St. Maarten - It took former President of Parliament, drs. Gracita Arrindell all of two hours and thirty minutes to puncture holes in the National Alliance/Democratic Party/ Independent 3 government’s budget that was officially presented to a publi

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Minister Jacobs reacts to gate Fort Amsterdam

St. Maarten – Minister of Culture Silveria Jacobs met with the management of the Divi Little Bay Hotel yesterday to clear up issues pertaining to placement of gates at the entrance to Fort Amsterdam with signage claiming that it was a restricted ar

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Parking for silent march at ending point

St. Maarten – The Middle Region Defiance Community Council announces that in compliance with traffic regulations, persons attending the silent march honoring Kimberly Illidge and Mark Reid Jr. scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight, are asked to not park the