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Editorial: Predicament (Should civil servants follow orders of the PM not to cooperate with the Dutch Integrity Investigation, or follow and obey orders of the Governor?)

Civil servants have sworn obedience to the governor of St. Maarten and they could find themselves in a rare pickle if the government persists in its position that it will not cooperate with the integrity investigation the governor has been instructed

Opinion - Posted by on October 4, 2013

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Opinion: The clock starts ticking today

Is it fair what that darned Dutch government is doing to St. Maarten? Depends whom you ask, we figure. The predominant sentiment in the cabinet is of course that Minister Plasterk – guided by his puppet master Mark Rutte - has pulled a fast one and

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

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US demands extradition of three suspects – Ex-bodyguard of MP Romain Laville arrested on drugs charges

Curacao / St. Maarten –Spokesman for the Public Prosecutor’s office in Curacao Norman Serphos confirmed to this newspaper yesterday that three men have been arrested at the request of the District Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of N

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Dutch Staatscourant publishes royal decree integrity investigation of St. Maarten: Dutch Minister Plasterk expects full cooperation

St. Maarten – The Staatscourant published yesterday the royal decree about the instruction to Governor Holiday to order an investigation into the functioning of the public administration in St. Maarten. The decree will also be published in the Nati

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Energy specialist: “You have to believe in safety.” SHTA, Chamber, and EB Energy host safety conference

St. Maarten – In collaboration with the St. Maarten Hotel and Hospitality Association (SHTA) and the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce (SMCC), oil company GB Energy - which markets and distributes the Texaco brand - hosted a conference on how to impl

Uncategorized - Posted by on October 4, 2013

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William Marlin about Dutch integrity investigation order: “Politicians have brought this upon themselves”

St. Maarten – National Alliance leader William Marlin is back in his role as Member of Parliament and he grabbed the opportunity yesterday in the meeting requested by Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and Justice Minister Dennis Richardson to gi

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Minister Lake meets with Priest about Foga houses

St. Maarten – Vromi Minister Maurice Lake met last week with the board of the One St. Maarten People’s Party (OSPP) led by President Lenny Priest regarding a number of issues of mutual concern. “The meeting was cordial, and the issues that w

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Now smartphone friendly – Laser 101 radio station revamps its website

St. Maarten– “We’re keeping up with the times. We’re keeping up with social media,” Jennifer Carty said yesterday of her company Altus’ collaboration with radio station Laser 101’s revamped website. “It’s a big step up compared to w