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Heyliger: The constitution, country and democracy are overall winners

St. Maarten – “The overall winners with the resignations of the four Ministers on Tuesday are the Constitution, the Country, Democracy and the people.  Our institutions have prevailed, and the rule of law has prevailed,” UP Leader Theo Heylige

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Judge orders smuggler to pay back criminal earnings

St. Maarten – Cobert McElroy Jeffrey, who was sentenced to 15 months imprisonment in November of last year for attempted smuggling of 11 persons from Cuba and the Dominican Republic into St. Maarten, was ordered by the court to pay back the money h

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New cabinet for St. Maarten takes office next week

St. Maarten – The new cabinet for St. Maarten is expected to take office as early as next week. The names of the incoming ministers were apparently sent to the Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams for screening. The incoming ministers for the ne

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President of St. Maarten Parliament, Rodolphe Samuel resigns

Resignation effective today St. Maarten – In a letter send to the Parliament of St. Maarten, the President of Parliament Rodolphe Samuel tendered his letter of resignation yesterday. Samuel first announced to tender his resignation as preside

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Point on political developments removed from agenda

St. Maarten – The first agenda point regarding the political developments has been removed from the agenda by the President of Parliament as per the request of Members of Parliament George Pantophlet, MP Louie Laveist of the National Alliance (NA)

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Arrindell congratulates St. Maarten students in Holland

[caption id="attachment_5601" align="alignleft" width="200"] Gracita Arrindell[/caption]St. Maarten – “I would like to commend our students in Holland who are getting involved in other non-curriculum activities to help the communities that they a

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Companies meet with Vromi on energy plant

St. Maarten - Four prospective bidders for the waste to energy plant, held meetings with the Ministry of Vromi this week. The bidders were the ones selected for what is considered Invitation II or the Dialogue Phase and were expected to give verbal p

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De Weever highlights importance of garbage separation

De Weever highlights importance of garbage separation

Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labor, Cornelius De Weever visited the landfill fire on the day the fire began to assess the situation and has expressed his concerns, and stresses the importance of garbage separation. St. Maarten

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Submission date for income tax return form June 5

St. Maarten – The issue date for the 2012 Income Tax Return Form is April 5, an announcement of the Inspector of Taxed stated. Consequently based of article 7 section 1 of the General Ordinance on Federal Taxes the tax return in question has to be

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Small Properties Association updates Tourism Bureau Officials

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Small Properties Association’s (SSPA) Executive Board met with the Director of Tourism Edward Dest and Betty Jean -Baptiste of the Tourism Bureau to establish an amicable and future working relationship. The associatio