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Opinion - Posted by on September 27, 2013

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Opinion: Misery

Again we are confronted with a situation in the criminal justice system that is screaming for a different solution. The case at hand is about a 17-year-old boy who is charged with a couple of burglaries, ill-treatment and firearm possession. But t

Editorial - Posted by on September 27, 2013

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Editorial: Dispute

The dispute between BZV Curacao and country Sint Maarten about claims to the tune of 16 million guilders show that there are still quite some skeletons in the cupboards of the now defunct Netherlands Antilles. No matter how the court rulings in th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 27, 2013

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Mosera – At the crossroads of politics and art

St. Maarten / By Jason Lista – A shaggy black dog streaked with silver came to the gate, curious to see who was visiting deep in the heart of French Quarter late yesterday morning. A tall dreadlocked figure emerged from the house and yelled out. T

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Court rejects multi-million claim BZV Curacao against St. Maarten (Social healtcare insurance)

St. Maarten– The Court in First Instance in Curacao has rejected a multi-million claim from the bureau for medical expenses facilities (SZV) in Curacao against Country St. Maarten in a court ruling that was published on Monday. BZV claimed 16 mi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 27, 2013

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Family victim of violent robbery

St. Maarten – A violent robbery took place yesterday evening at a home in Guana Bay where a couple and their teenage daughter suffered from severe injuries when they got robbed by four unknown men at gunpoint. During the robbery the couple was s

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Royal Marechaussee Captain Van der Heiden: “Our work is about delivering added value”

St. Maarten – “There are of course cultural differences. Some things we would maybe do different. But this is a country under construction and if we are able to contribute to that, I consider that as something very beautiful,” says Captain Ewou

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St. Maarten Carnival 2014 schedule released

St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) has released the dates for the Carnival 2014 festivities, an impressive lineup of 24 days of Carnival activities to mark the 45th anniversary of Carnival on St. Maarten that invit

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Mother to trial in sexual abuse case

St. Maarten– The 38-year-old mother of two boys who stood trial in March for sexually abusing their little sisters will appear in court on October 10. The woman is charged as an accomplice in the sexual abuse case. The boys, aged 20 and 19 faced

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Teenager left to his own devices in detention

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance deferred the trial of a 17-year-old boy yesterday to October 23. The teenager is charged with two burglaries, by ill-treating someone with a knife and with firearm possession. He appeared briefly in court y