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PM Wescot-Williams: no need for elections – Dissolving parliament turns system upside down

Against a background of the freshly installed picture of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima Prime Minister Wescot-Williams makes her case against dissolving the parliament. Photo Pearl FM 98.1St. Maarten - Following last weekend’s fall of

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 10, 2013

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Justice Park is dead, Romain Laville ready to pay “ultimate sacrifice”

DP faction leader Roy Marlin  addresses the media while Leroy de Weever and Gracita Arrindell look on. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar Majority of eight wants “all noses in the same direction” St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Two remarkable pie

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Accomplices King-murders sentenced to 28 and 22 years - Life sentence for Meyshane Johnson

Accomplices King-murders sentenced to 28 and 22 years – Life sentence for Meyshane Johnson

[caption id="attachment_22723" align="alignleft" width="350"] Meyshane Kemar Johnson, the main suspect in the King murders, leaving the courthouse on Wednesday after Judge Tamara Tijhuis sentenced his to life imprisonment. Photo Today/Leo Brown[/capt

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Largest vessel Marietje Andrea leaves St. Maarten – 30 minute bridge opening expected on Sunday

St. Maarten – The cargo transport vessel Marietje Andrea, the largest ship ever to enter the Simpson Bay Lagoon to deliver the swing bridge for the causeway, is tentatively set to leave the lagoon on Sunday evening at 7 p.m.  The transit from the

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Budget still not ratified

St. Maarten - More than two weeks after the 2013 Budget was approved by a majority in the parliament, it is yet to be written into law.  The national ordinance that should have followed the legislative approval of the policy document could be stalle

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St. Maarten Prime Minister reacts on third cabinet

St. Maarten -  Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams always appear to land on her feet and in last weekend’s government shakeup there have been no reports to date that she will not head the third cabinet since St. Maarten obtained its constitutiona

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Special edition of one on one with the Prime Minister

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams is urging the population to listen to her radio program One on One with the Prime Minister today at 9 a.m. This week’s radio show will be dedicated to the recent and ongoing political development

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Telegraaf about change of government:  “Mafia tightens grip”

Telegraaf about change of government: “Mafia tightens grip”

UP-leader Theo Heyliger (l) in the company of casino-boss Francesco Corallo (with glasses) and his poker room manager Pepe on April 30, 2012 at the Waikiki Beach bar in Orient Bay on the French side of the island, less than 40 hours after the fal