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Editorial - Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Editorial: Settlement

The story that Robbie's Lottery owner Robbie dos Santos wants to settle his court case with the Public Prosecutor's Office has not been confirmed yet, but the thought of such a possibility to escape criminal prosecution must have caused some concerns

Opinion - Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Opinion: Labor Day

Civil servants in Amsterdam are about to be robbed of an official holiday. The factions of the Labor Party PvdA and D66 support an initiative of the VVD to take away the day off on May 1, Labor Day. This is not as shocking as it looks. Amsterdam i

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Central Bank presents annual report 2012 Tromp: Island needs less red tape, more red carpet

Central Bank presents annual report 2012 Tromp: Island needs less red tape, more red carpet

St. Maarten – The President of the Central Bank for Curacao and St. Maarten, Emsley Tromp, said yesterday that the important thing for the government of St. Maarten to do is to create “confidence in our economy.” Otherwise, the president warned

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2013

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“Dos Santos wants to settle for $10 million”

WILLEMSTAD - Robbie's Lottery owner Robbie dos Santos wants to settle with the Public Prosecutor's Office before the Bientu-case goes to court towards the end of August, the Antilliaans Dagblad reported yesterday. Sources close to the investigation t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Marcel Loor-arrest remains a mystery

St. Maarten - A week after his reported arrest at the airport of Orly in Paris there still is no official report about the status of the former head of the immigration department Marcel Loor. Information from the Dutch embassy in Paris suggests th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Cosplayers set tone for Video X Games

St. Maarten - One the eve of the highly anticipated 4th annual VXG Games, some of the visiting gamers representing 48 countries showed off their lighter sides while interacting with a group of Cosplayers for rare photo opportunities. The various c

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Leaning Unlimited student to tourism youth congress

Leaning Unlimited student to tourism youth congress

From left tourism official Lisa Noel, Sharon Parchani, her daughter Harsha and Edward Dest,   the interim director of tourism. Photo contributed.St. Maarten - Learning Unlimited school student  Harsha Parchani was chosen to represent St. Maarten a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Prosecutor Benammar leaves St. Maarten

Prosecutor Benammar leaves St. Maarten

Prosecutor Dounia Benammar on her way to the crime scene of the Michael and Thelma King murders in September of last year. Photo Today / Leo Brown.St. Maarten -  There is a new vacancy at the prosecutor's office per February 1 of next year. Pros