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Préfet for St. Martin meets St. Maarten's Governor

Préfet for St. Martin meets St. Maarten’s Governor

Mr. Philippe Chopin, Préfet for St. Martin and St. Barthelemy, paid a working visit on Tuesday and met with Governor Eugene Holiday at his office in Philipsburg. During the meeting, the Governor and the Préfet discussed several matters of mutual

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Mason acquitted of manslaughter

St. Maarten – Andrew Ellis E. literally walked out of the courthouse a free mason yesterday afternoon after the Court in First Instance acquitted him of the manslaughter on Oscar Anselm on April 30, 2011. The 38-year-old mason successfully called o

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St. Maarten Prime Minister: Lack of procedures after screening ministers

St. Maarten – There are no procedures in place to deal with ministers when information surfaces after they have taken office that would have disqualified them for the position, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday in answer to questi

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Stabbing-suspect back in detention

St. Maarten – The Common Court of Justice ordered the further pretrial detention of 17-year old S.A.B., the girl who is suspected of the fatal stabbing of Kimberley Illidge in Middle Region on March 24. The girl reported voluntarily to the police s

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Vetting process candidate ministers is underway

St. Maarten – What bothers me is that all ethics have been thrown to the wind. Do these politicians realize what they are doing to the community?” Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday at what used to be the Council of Ministers pre

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Court adjourns trial burglary-suspect

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance adjourned the trial against burglary-suspect Darrick Daniel B. yesterday until an undetermined future date after the 18-year-old defendant claimed he had obtained specifics about the burglary from the victi

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Light punishment for e-theft

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Erickson Rufus Greene yesterday to a 1-month conditional prison sentence and 30 hours of community service for electricity-theft. The 39-year-old defendant claimed ignorance: “I knew nothing

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Lookout faces 42 months for role in armed robbery

St. Maarten – Randy S. is facing a 42-month prison sentence for his alleged involvement in a threat, a burglary and an armed robbery at the Peoples Supermarket on Zagersgut Road. The Court in First Instance will pronounce its verdict on June 19.