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Editorial - Posted by on September 4, 2013

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Editorial: Nice touch

Predictably, the parliament voted yesterday unanimously in favor of a motion against André Bosman’s initiative law to restrict the admission of citizens from St. Maarten, Curacao and Aruba to the Netherlands. While Members of Parliament cried f

Opinion - Posted by on September 4, 2013

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Opinion: I agree with Bosman

Dear editor, Let’s see if people in St. Martin are mature and can pass with flying colors. I the Patriot would be a hypocrite if I disagreed with Bosman. He is simply fighting to make sure his Dutch Caucasian identity is protected; it has nothin

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 4, 2013

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Cft-advice: budget instruction

St. Maarten – The financial supervisor Cft has advised the Kingdom Council of Ministers to give St. Maarten an instruction “to accomplish an adopted 2013 budget that complies with the standards of the Kingdom Act.” In a press release, the Cf

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St. Maarten Parliament adopts motion against Bosman draft law to restrict access to the Netherlands

St. Maarten – Slavery, the Second World War, Martin Luther King, discrimination – all these topics rolled around yesterday morning when the parliament discussed the Bosman initiative-law to limit the access of citizens from St. Maarten, Curacao a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 4, 2013

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Dutch Minister Plasterk supports Bonaire’s Kingdom Representative Stolte

THE HAGUE - Kingdom Affairs Minister Ronald Plasterk has no doubts about the integrity of Wilbert Stolte, the Kingdom Representative in Bonaire. According to a recent publication in NRC Handelsblad the political unrest on the island began after St

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 4, 2013

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Hans Wesselink new interim Chief Prosecutor for St. Maarten

St. Maarten - Hans Wesselink (66) will be, for the next six months, the interim Chief Public Prosecutor for St. Maarten. Wesselink succeeds Hans Mos who returned to the Netherlands on August 1. Wesselink arrived on Sint Maarten with his wife on Fr

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St. Maarten Prime Minister outlines plans for pilot projects

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has outlined plans to launch two pilot projects that will address areas where St. Maarten is lacking based on the ‘Millennium Development Goal Report for St. Maarten’. The prime minister exp

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Wifol calls for workers security during business changeovers

St. Maarten AY- Wifol president Theophilus Thompson is registering concern over what he calls a “very serious problem within the labor market.” He believes that many businesses are now patterning themselves after the fiasco involving Pelican Reso