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Opinion - Posted by on October 16, 2013

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Today's Opinion: Integrity scans

Today’s Opinion: Integrity scans

When the news came from the Hague that the government will go for a quick scan we scratched our heads. It feels a bit like the cabinet, after its defeat in the Kingdom Council of Ministers, is going out of its way to show how concerned it is about in

Editorial - Posted by on October 16, 2013

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Editorial: Integrity Quick Scan

The announcement that the government is now suddenly interested in an integrity quick scan is remarkable to say the least, but the suggestion that such a scan would make the integrity investigation ordered by the Kingdom Council of Ministers obsolete

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 16, 2013

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Elshot wants salary scale committee: Union-board backs decision on cost of living adjustment

St. Maarten – Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions Vice President Claire Elshot acknowledged yesterday that not all unions agree with the decision by the Windward Islands Teachers Union Witu – of which Elshot is the president – to accept th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 16, 2013

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Union wants cheap mortgages from local pension fund APS

St. Maarten – The general pension fund APS should make mortgages available at reduced interest rates to teachers and civil servants, said Claire Elshot, Vice President of the Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions at the union’s weekly press br

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 16, 2013

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Sarah Wescot-Williams in top-ten of most powerful women

Sarah Wescot-Williams in top-ten of most powerful women

Powerplay: the most powerful woman in St. Maarten, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams – shakes hands with the most powerful woman in the Netherlands – Public Health Minister Edith Schippers.St. Maarten – The Dutch feminist monthly magazine Op

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 16, 2013

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Elshot criticizes casinos for abusing trainee-dealers

St. Maarten – Casinos are hiring interns as dealers without paying them any compensation. According to the vice president of the Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions, Claire Elshot this is a form of abuse that needs to be addressed. “Train

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 16, 2013

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Kidney transplant info session at University of St. Martin

Kidney transplant info session at University of St. Martin

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) will hold a kidney transplant information session at the University of St. Martin on Thursday from 6.45 p.m. to 10 p.m. In St Maarten there is a growing population of persons who have a chronic k

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 16, 2013

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St. Maarten Prime Minister announces integrity quick scan

THE HAGUE – St. Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has announced in a surprise move in The Hague that the government will go ahead with an integrity quick scan. Wescot-Williams is for a four-day visit in The Netherlands where she met w