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Editorial - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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Editorial: Move on (Dutch Kingdom investigation instruction)

Nothing has changed in the position of the St. Maarten government about the instruction to Governor Holiday. The Prime Minister and the Council of Ministers have met this week with the governor to discuss the issue, but details about these talks do n

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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Demand 18 years against Son Latino murder suspect

St. Maarten – The prosecution demanded 18 years imprisonment against 34-year-old Rodriguez W. yesterday for his involvement in the murders of Miquel Torres Cleman and Antoine McKinzie Whit on December 9 of last year near the Son Latino nightclub on

Opinion - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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Opinion: Integrity assessment of country St. Maarten (2)

What would a national integrity system assessment of St. Maarten look like? Critics of Transparency International’s reports say that the findings are to general; at times they have even been compared to “a refined Google search.” Below is part

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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No official start yet to integrity investigation of country St. Maarten

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Wescot-Williams and the Council of Ministers met this week with Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday and discussed the Kingdom instruction for an integrity investigation. Wescot-Williams said that she discussed the issue on Mon

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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St. Maarten’s three years country status: Stumbling from crisis to crisis

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – To stumble: to miss one’s step in walking or running; trip and almost fall. This characterizes the first three years of St. Maarten’s adventure as an autonomous country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The isl

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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Backstreet partially closed tonight

St. Maarten – The Ministry Vromi announces that there will be no through traffic from the beginning of Backstreet to the intersection near Angelo’s Boutique tonight from 8 pm to 12 midnight. The alleys will also be closed. Ministry Vromi apologiz

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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Camille Richardson Street closed

St. Maarten – The Police Department announced that in connection with the celebration of Constitutional Day today, the E Camille Richardson Street, Police Station Alley, will be closed until 5 p.m. The public is asked to pay attention to this notic

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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“Back in the Day” Heritage theme for St. Maarten’s Day 2013

St. Maarten – Minister of Culture Patricia Lourens introduced the members of the St. Maarten Day Committee to organize the upcoming St. Maarten’s Day celebrations yesterday at a press conference in the A C Wathey Legislative Hall. The theme for t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2013

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Elshot calls for national observance: Mental Health Day 2013

St. Maarten - Today, stakeholders locally and globally are observing World Mental Health Day under the theme Mental Health and Older Adults. President of the Mental Health Caregivers and Patients Association Claire Elshot has called on the entire

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St. Maarten Residence Permit pick-up start this Saturday

St. Maarten – The Admittance and Residency Office is calling all persons who have filed a request for change from BTA Category 1 to regular residence permit to visit the office in order to collect the decision on their application. The issuing will