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Editorial - Posted by on July 18, 2013

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Editorial: Unfortunate

Prime Minister Wescot-Williams used the word unfortunate several times to describe her opinion about statements independent MP Frans Richardson made about the investigation into irregularities at the National Security Service. The MP spoke of a br

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2013

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American commits suicide aboard Carnival Dream

St. Maarten - A suicide aboard the Carnival Dream leaves one to ponder why so many people choose this cruise line to end their lives under tragic circumstances when they were supposed to be having a good time. According to the police report, it wa

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2013

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Great deal of money gone, but VDSM-head (National Security Service) is there

St. Maarten - A great deal of money has disappeared at the National Security Service VDSM, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams confirmed at yesterday's weekly press briefing. The government accountant bureau Soab completed its investigation into irr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2013

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Mohican Scouts depart for Suriname

The seven cub scouts that start their trip to Suriname today. In the background are from left Soraida Ersilia, PM Sarah Wescot-Williams, Angela Richards and Marva Verwayne. Photo Pearl 98.l FMSt. Maarten - Seven cob scouts of the Mohican Scouts trave

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2013

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PM talks plant health at international forum

PM talks plant health at international forum

The international delegates gathered at the 6th annual Caribbean Plant Health Directors Forum yesterday at the Belair Community Center. The 3 day forum ends Friday. Photo Today/Milton PietersSt. Maarten – “This gathering is a good one,” sai

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2013

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Remarks MP Richardson about VDSM anger PM

St. Maarten - Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams  reacted at the weekly press briefing with barely contained anger to statements made in local media by independent MP Frans Richardson who called for her resignation over the investigation at the Na

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2013

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Funding-dilemma delays integrity assessment

PM: "Government cannot pay directly to Transparency International" St. Maarten - There is still no agreement about conducting a National Integrity System Assessment, Natalie Baharav of Transparency International informed this newspaper yesterday.