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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 25, 2013

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St. Maarten PM responds to Plasterk

GREAT BAY- Although St. Maarten is a much smaller country than the Netherlands, it is an equal partner in the Kingdom, whether certain officials choose to acknowledge this or not, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday. It is from thi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 25, 2013

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Young mother finally in court for 4-year old tragedy – Attempted murder charge for baby’s death in 2009

St. Maarten – The prosecution is unable to prove that Kenesha Tunisia R. killed her 6-month old baby on May 26, 2009 but considers there is enough evidence that the now 27-year-old defendant attempted to murder the child. Yesterday prosecutor Tinek

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 25, 2013

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Civil servants placement completed

St. Maarten - The placement process for all civil servants as part of new country St. Maarten has been completed.  Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams with responsibility for the Ministry of General Affairs Placement on Wednesday said that of the a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 25, 2013

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Dr. Jones crowned Road March King

[caption id="attachment_22516" align="alignleft" width="300"] A moment to cherish, Dr Jones with his championship trophy after winning the 2013 Road March Competition doing a tune entitled, ‘Ten Fingers’. Photo Today/Milton Pieters[/caption] S

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 25, 2013

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Money laundering punished with 36 months imprisonment

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Fernando Jose Medina Martinez yesterday to 36 months imprisonment for money laundering and firearm possession. Of the sentence 12 months are suspended. The court imposed 3 years of probation. M

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 25, 2013

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OCI: King will have new military status

St. Maarten – With the abdication of Queen Beatrix and the succession to the throne of the Prince of Orange less than a week away, the King will have a new military status. In the process of creating awareness about the role of members of the Ro

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 25, 2013

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St. Maarten PM addresses Cola and union issues

St. Maarten - Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams is expected to dispatch a letter to the Organized Consultative Body (GOA) on the cost of living adjustment (Cola) and the cost of living in general before she leaves the island for the Royal Inaugura

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 25, 2013

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St. Maarten Prime Minister Wescot-Williams joins in fundraising for foundations

St. Maarten Prime Minister Wescot-Williams joins in fundraising for foundations

[caption id="attachment_22517" align="alignleft" width="250"] From left to right: Nicole De Weever, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and Erika Cannegieter[/caption] St. Maarten –Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams joined Minister Silveria J