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Editorial - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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Editorial: Step by step

Attorney-General Dick Piar’s call for legislation to protect whistleblowers has already fallen on deaf ears in St. Maarten. At least, this is how we interpret Prime Minister Wescot-Williams statement that she prefers to take things step by step and

Opinion - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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Opinion: Which way, St. Maarten?

“Pressure for change and understanding is most effective when people have access to the facts and can arm themselves with the arguments, that the concept of providing people with a comprehensive right to know about sources of pollution, development

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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Prosecutor’s Office knows nothing about sex trafficking of local students in Holland

Sources TiP-report remain a mystery St. Maarten – The Trafficking in Persons report the American State Department published in June has the full attention of the government, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said at yesterday’s press brief

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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PM: “Hands full with integrity-program” Whistleblower-law is no priority

St. Maarten – For the time being the government will not take action on Attorney-General Dick Piar’s call to establish legislation designed to protect whistleblowers. Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday that Piar’s remark remind

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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St. Maarten’s vanished Amerindian past

St. Maarten’s vanished Amerindian past

[caption id="attachment_24638" align="alignleft" width="300"] Archeologist Jay Haviser holds up Amerindian stone axe heads found at various sites on the island. Many such artifacts have been lost due to unsupervised building. Photo Today / Milton Pie

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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Elshot: Teachers need legal protection against violence

St. Maarten - Just back from the Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) 36th Biennial Conference that was held in Georgetown Guyana from August 4 to 9, president of the Windward Islands Teachers Union Claire Elshot says that violence against teachers is a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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Men who attacked Chucky go to trial in November

St. Maarten – The four inmates that attacked Omar Smith Nelson in the Pointe Blanche prison on May 4 will stand trial on November 6 for attempted manslaughter. Yesterday, two suspects appeared in court, only to hear that the trial would be postpone

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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PM criticizes Tuitt’s remarks

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams severely criticized the remarks former Finance Minister Roland Tuitt made last week during a press conference at the rehab center Turning Point. Tuitt blasted the government for the tax deal with t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 22, 2013

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Teenager killed in Colombia

St. Maarten – Anthony Molanus-Galvez, the 14-year-old son of Dirk Molanus, was fatally shot during a robbery on Tuesday evening in Tualá, Colombia. Reportedly, the youngster was shot in his head and chest before he was robbed of a quad he was driv