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Editorial - Posted by on August 21, 2013

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Editorial: Bosman-law

Whether André Bosman’s initiative-law goes into effect or not does not make all that much of a difference. According to constitutional law expert Hoogers (see our front page article) it will not solve the problem it claims to address, so at the en

Opinion - Posted by on August 21, 2013

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Opinion: Welfare slaves

Now that our socialist political leaders and government have conditioned us into believing we are all helpless victims, victims of the Europeans, victims of rich and the self-reliant they have encouraged an entire culture of “collectivism, dependen

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2013

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Court declares bankruptcy for Aquarius and Sabra

St. Maarten – Aquarius Company Ltd. and Sabra NV have both been declared bankrupt by the Court in First Instance yesterday.  The court appointed attorney Norbert Hijmans as the trustee in both bankruptcies. Both companies – from Marc and Johnny

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2013

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Constitutional law expert Hoogers: “Bosman-law reeks of symbolic legislation”

HILVERSUM – The Bosman-law will not change the influx of underprivileged Antillean youngsters into the Netherlands, constitutional law expert Gerhard Hoogers says in an interview with Jamila Baaziz of Caribisch Netwerk. “It reeks of symbolic legi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2013

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Decision about AUC-agreement now contested in court - University-owners settled  with tax inspectorate

Decision about AUC-agreement now contested in court – University-owners settled with tax inspectorate

St. Maarten – The former owner of the American University of the Caribbean in Cupecoy dismissed comments by former Finance Minister Roland Tuitt that have created the impression that it evaded taxes after Devry Inc. purchased the university for $23

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2013

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Cola non-payment could see industrial action – Civil servants meet today

St. Maarten – Unions that represent employees in the public sector are galvanizing their members to determine a formidable way forward in engaging government regarding the payment of the Cost of Living Adjustment (Cola) for 2011 and 2012. As fru

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2013

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SER meets with Aids Foundation

St. Maarten – The board of the Social Economic Council (SER) met with representatives of the St. Maarten AIDS Foundation on Thursday. As the Social Economic Council continues to provide government with advice pertaining to matters of socio-economic