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Rosalie Hodge mother of the year

Rosalie Hodge mother of the year

St. Maarten- Achieving motherhood does not mean the end of the road when it comes to pageantry and that was demonstrated when Rosalie Hodge, a mother of two swept away most of the prizes and was crowned as the undisputable mother of the year. Hodg

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A rule for one is a rule for all: The meaning of citizenship today

St. Maarten / By Jason Lista - The recent immigrant law proposal coming out of The Hague was justifiably criticized by the Council of State. The law targeted Dutch nationals from the island of Curacao and would have required them to undergo distinct

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Editorial: Same dog, different hat

That there was something amiss with Taxand Curacao and the deal it got from former Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto back in 2011 is no secret. But that the situation at the company got so out of hand that the court allowed the appointment of an extern

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Prosecutor’s office: “That’s not our statement” “Suspect Wiels-murder arrested in Netherlands”

THE HAGUE / WILLEMSTAD – The police in Zoetermeer arrested a 26-year- old man in Zoetermeer on Saturday evening. He is suspected of involvement in the May 5 murder on Pueblo Soberano-leader Helming Wiels, the Telegraaf reports based on a story from

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Judith Brewster took money from TC-account – Court appoints manager at former Taxand Curacao

St. Maarten /  By Hilbert Haar – The Common Court of Justice has appointed HBN Law attorney Chris de Bres as external manager of TC, a company formerly known as Taxand Curacao. De Bres is charged with investigating mismanagement by Judith Brewste

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Editorial: Classy behavior

Education Minister Silveria Jacobs left office in style yesterday with her head held high, no regrets and all the best wishes for the new government. That is a refreshing and encouraging approach to politics that deserves some attention after all

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Cabinet Wescot-Williams III sworn in

St. Maarten – There was an almost eerie silence outside the office of Governor drs. Eugène Holiday yesterday afternoon. Inside, the governor was occupied with the swearing in of six ministers of the Wescot-Williams III cabinet. Outside, photograph

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After outcry in Today: Prime Minister announces meeting with Safe Haven

St. Maarten - In a reaction to an article published in Today's Thursday edition headlined "Amfo funds dry up-Safe Haven stops client intake," Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams says that she will now meet with the foundation in an attempt to remedy

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Professor Elzinga: “Position governors is weakening”

St. Maarten – Is the position of governors in the Caribbean weakening? Douwe Jan Elzinga, a professor in constitutional law at the National university in Groningen thinks this is the case. He explained his point of view in an opinion piece in the m

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Drunk driver arrested for threatening policemen

St. Maarten – On Friday morning around 4 a.m. police arrested a man with the initial S.J.F. for insulting and threatening police officers. The incident occurred according to a police report in front of the Golden Eyes nightclub on the Airport Boule

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Topper’s gears up for Taste of St. Maarten

St. Maarten – When Sunday July 7 rolls around, Topper’s Taste of St. Maarten-event will enter its sixth edition. For the first time, 8 French restaurants will join 18 dutch-side restaurants in this festive food sampling bonanza that will bring be

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Library launches eBook collection Thursday

St. Maarten - On Thursday the Philipsburg Jubilee Library will launch its e-Book service to the public of St. Maarten at 6 pm, in the library’s hall. As the demand for eBooks among library patrons continued to grow and its use slowly becomes com

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Arrival Dutch marines expected by August

St. Maarten - Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams announced on her Radio Show "One on One with the PM" on Friday that she expects marines to be stationed on St. Maarten starting in August and that she is exploring the possibility to make the marine