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St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 2, 2013

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Attorney Merx: “Coercion method is unlawful” – Bada Bing-boss suspected of forgery and money laundering

St. Maarten – The prosecutor’s office confirmed in a press release that Bada Bing owner Jaap van den Heuvel has been detained by the National Detective Agency. He is suspected of forgery, failing to file a tax return and money laundering. Van den

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 2, 2013

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Bandell unhappy with imposed investigation

HILVERSUM – Ronald Bandell, the chairman of the Progress Committee Sint Maarten is not happy with the way the Dutch government is forcing St. Maarten to investigate integrity, Jamila Baaziz reports on Caribisch Netwerk. “That the integrity needs

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 2, 2013

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Ruth Douglas submits resignation to parliament

St. Maarten – Member of Parliament Dr. Ruth Douglass submitted her resignation to Parliament yesterday. According to sources, the MP and member of the United People’s Party (UP) resigned to make space for UP party leader Theo Heyliger. Douglas an

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 2, 2013

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Opinion: Old hat (Integrity Investigation of St. Maarten Govt by Dutch Kingdom)

It is a pity that the controversy surrounding the instruction the Kingdom Council of Ministers gave to Governor Holiday had deteriorated into a shouting match wherein terms like neocolonialism, illegal, unconstitutional and paternalistic are just a f

Editorial - Posted by on October 2, 2013

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Editorial: Ambush

Ronald Bandell, chairman of the Progress Committee Sint Maarten has come to the rescue of the government in the controversy over the instruction to Governor Holiday to initiate an integrity investigation. Bandell says that the measure the Kingdom

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 2, 2013

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St. Maarten Cabinet objects to integrity investigation strategy of Dutch Kingdom government; but: Standing orders have option to instruct the governor

St. Maarten – In a memorandum to the Second Chamber dated July 15, 2011 the Dutch government gave an extensive explanation about the so-called guarantee-function – an article in the Kingdom Charter designed to protect basic rights and freedoms, l

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 2, 2013

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Damaged telephone cabinet causing interruption in service

St. Maarten – An early morning accident in the Simpson Bay area left a TelEm Group telephone cabinet totally damaged yesterday interrupting landline and internet services to the area. The damage was reported by a concerned member of the public w