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Editorial - Posted by on August 16, 2013

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Editorial: Perspectives

The Constitutional Court means business, that much became clear from yesterday’s interim ruling. The reference to a ruling from the European Human Rights Court indicates which way the judges are leaning with respect to the perspectives from crimina

Opinion - Posted by on August 16, 2013

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Opinion: Interesting stuff

The only question that did not get a clear answer was this one: why did former Finance Minister Roland Tuitt convene a press conference to vent his opinion about the country’s financial state of affairs? Tuitt has plenty of interesting stuff to off

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 16, 2013

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Constitutional Court asks for more information: Interim-ruling addresses life sentence perspectives

Constitutional Court asks for more information: Interim-ruling addresses life sentence perspectives

From left: Ombudsman Dr. Nilda Arduin, attorney Richard Gibson Jr., legal advisor General Affairs Maarten van Rooij and Constitutional Court registrar Maritsa James Christina follow the pronouncement of the interim ruling at the courthouse. In th

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Road-tax dodgers must pay double next year

St. Maarten – “I have news for you,” former Finance Minister Roland Tuitt said yesterday at a press conference he convened at the Turning Point rehab center to vent his opinion about the country’s financial matters. That news is for motorists

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 16, 2013

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Former Finance Minister Tuitt reveals: “Theonomics and Sarahnomics have cost us 100 million guilders”

Former Finance Minister Roland Tuitt: “Government refused to collect 100 million guilders from one taxpayer.” Photo Today / Milton PietersSt. Maarten – Governments that were in office before the National Alliance led coalition took over in

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Not possible to collect old tax-arrears, Tuitt says

St. Maarten – The tax inspectorate is no longer able to collect outstanding taxes prior to 2006. Former Finance Minister Roland Tuitt said yesterday that a ministerial decree regulating this matter has been published in the National Gazette. The on

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Tropical storm Erin poses no threat

St. Maarten – Tropical storm Erin, the fifth storm of the hurricane season, does not pose a threat to St. Maarten. The department of disaster management will monitor the progress of Erin which was formed yesterday morning in the Atlantic Ocean s

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Unions to meet today on cost of living

St. Maarten - At 9 a.m., unions that form part of the Organized Consultative Body (GOA) will meet at the Windward Islands Civil Servants Union (WICSU) headquarters on Pondfill. The emergency meeting is being convened to discuss the government’s non