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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 24, 2013

Comments Off on Police unions: PM and Duncan have until today to respond – No answers on legal status in St. Maarten

Police unions: PM and Duncan have until today to respond – No answers on legal status in St. Maarten

Former inspector and Union Representative Tony Rogers (right) and board members of the unions speaking to reporter’s yesterday evening after the general membership meeting. Photo Andrew DickSt. Maarten – “To date, after 2,5 years the poli

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Cft shoots down loan for Duncan’s Justice Park

Justice Park Location Proposal five times as expensive as necessary St. Maarten  – The Board for financial supervision Cft rejects Justice Minister Roland Duncan’s intention to enter into a loan-construction with developer Corporate Property

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Plasterk answers MP Bosman’s questions “Coast Guard will keep sailing”

Plasterk answers MP Bosman’s questions “Coast Guard will keep sailing”

The Coast Guard station in Simpson Bay. The cutter that is usually docked here was on patrol when the picture was taken yesterday afternoon. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar St. Maarten – “The Coast Guard will keep sailing, no matter what goes on

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Comments Off on Rent allowance controversy still not settled – Police officers threaten again with legal action

Rent allowance controversy still not settled – Police officers threaten again with legal action

St. Maarten – On December 14 of last year, nineteen police officers felt vindicated after the Court in First Instance ruled in their favor in a dispute with Justice Minister Duncan over the net payment of rent allowances. The state did not even con

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 24, 2013

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Tears for Gordon when crowned Miss Mature 2013

With mouth agape and still in a state of shock, Paula Gordon stood riveted to one spot as the crown was being placed on her head by the outgoing Queen, Sharon Layne. Milton Pieters PhotoSt. Maarten - When I say Paula, you say Gordon, Paula- Gordo

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Government entities massively fail to submit annual accounts

St. Maarten – Government entities massively fail to submit their annual accounts to the Finance Ministry. A review of the thirty entities in a report from Pefa, a workgroup of financial supervisor Cft, shows that of five entities no information was

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Historic night at Miss Mature Pageant

Historic night at Miss Mature Pageant

St. Maarten - It was an historic night for the Miss Mature 2013 pageant as this year’s first prize was a brand new Hyundai I 20 Motor car. The car was sponsored by Motorworld and the keys were presented by Representative Ron Elferink, as they join

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St. Maarten PM comments on increase in pension age

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-William stated that steps are being taken to increase the pension age and how it affects retiring civil servants. This she stated on her radio show ‘One on One with the prime minister’ on Friday. The

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St. Maarten Prime minister stresses need for electoral reform

St. Maarten –Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams announced last week that her cabinet has been working diligently on proposals which would result in a reform of election laws for the country. The prime minister stated on Friday that her proposa

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Public access to budget info leaves much to be desired

St. Maarten – Public access to budget-information still leaves a lot to be desired, even though the parliament for the first time this year published the draft 2013 budget on line – but without the enclosures that would give a more detailed insig