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2011 Cola payout 50 percent less

St. Maarten - The government is willing to pay out half of the money that is owed to civil servants and teachers for the cost of living adjustment (Cola) for 2011, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams told Parliament yesterday. In 2011, the cost of l

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Attorneys downplay clients’ roles in King-murders - Court ruling announced for May 8

Attorneys downplay clients’ roles in King-murders – Court ruling announced for May 8

Meyshane J., who faces a life sentence for killing Thelma and Michael King, leaves the courthouse with bent head. Photo Today / Milton PietersSt. Maarten – Defense attorneys went out of their way yesterday morning in the Court in First Instance to

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St. Maarten Government seeks developer to complete administration building

St. Maarten - Prime Minister with responsibility for General Affairs Sarah Wescot-Williams returned to Parliament yesterday after coming under heavy criticism for the delay in occupation of the new government administration building located on Pond I

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Marlin wants to get a grip on Cadastre fees

St. Maarten - Minister of VROMI William Marlin wants to enact legislation to control the independence of the Cadastre office in adjusting fees on immovable property. In responding to concerns raised by the Democratic Party Parliamentarian Roy Marlin

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Ambulance department invests in compression pumps

Ambulance department invests in compression pumps

St. Maarten – In an effort to continue to further professionalize the operations of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS), and to equip ambulances and expand the level of care in the area of advance cardiac life support, the Department of EMS has pu

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Defendants apologize to King family

St. Maarten – Adding insult to injury, 29-year-old Meyshane Kemar J. had this to say in his last word at the end of the Thelma and Michael King murder trial: “I cannot see myself doing a lifetime in prison. I apologize to the Kings and I hope I c

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PricewaterhouseCoopers to conduct audit on Central Bank

St. Maarten - PricewaterhouseCoopers has been awarded the government contract to conduct an operational audit of the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten. The two countries agreed to conduct the audit before any decision is made on the dismantling

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Date for budget-debate sparks controversy

St. Maarten - The start of the third day of Central Committee deliberations into the presentation of the Draft 2013 Budget featured disagreements between Members of Parliament on the announcement of a plenary session set for next week. Parliament