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St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 12, 2013

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William Marlin's credentials scrutinized and accepted for parliament seat

William Marlin’s credentials scrutinized and accepted for parliament seat

From left MPs Roy Marlin, Louie Laveist and Sylvia Meyers-Olivacce scrutinize in small committee the credentials of National Alliance leader William Marlin. They found everything to be as it should be and recommended to parliament to admit Marlin as

Editorial - Posted by on September 12, 2013

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Editorial: Budget Amendment

The budget amendment Finance Minister Hassink sent to parliament is a sensible piece of work, even though the financial supervisor Cft has expressed its doubts about it. Like with all good plans, substance matters more than intention. This is why

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 12, 2013

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Budget amendment targets reserves and casino fees

Cft wants more information about proposals St. Maarten – Amid lots of “political warfare” as opposition MP Louie Laveist expressed it, the Central Committee yesterday dealt with Finance Minister Hassink’s amendment to the 2013 budget. T

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 12, 2013

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Court grants compensation to acquitted murder-suspect

St. Maarten – Ray Anthony Spencer will receive more than 100,000 guilders in compensation from the state for the time he spent in prison and in a police cell – first as a suspect and then as a convict in the January 23, 2010 murder of Christian L

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 12, 2013

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Richardson’s position on the line

St. Maarten - The position of James Richardson as head of the National Security Service of St. Maarten (VDSM) clearly can no longer be maintained, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said during yesterday’s Council of Ministers weekly press briefi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 12, 2013

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SHTA reiterates need for Electoral Council

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA), stresses the urgency in having the Electoral Council becoming functional as soon as possible. With the 2014 elections around the corner it is imperative that this council is able

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First ecological assessment conducted since 2010

Nature Foundation: fish abundance increases by 10-20% St. Maarten – The Nature Foundation recently concluded a research project where the changes were measured in the environment of the Man of War Shoal Marine Park since it was established almo

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Court denies request to extradite drugs-suspect

St. Maarten – The Common Court of Justice denied an extradition request submitted on behalf of the United States of America’s Attorney-General Erik Holder Jr. The US asked St. Maarten on May 10 to extradite John Henry M. whom it accuses of posses