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Editorial - Posted by on October 29, 2013

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Editorial: Lack of info

St. Maarten’s member of the settlement committee had some sobering news for members of the Central Committee yesterday. While parliamentarians wonder why the whole process of dividing the assets and liabilities of the former Netherlands Antilles

Opinion - Posted by on October 29, 2013

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Opinion: St. Maarten Room tax

The draft legislation designed to up the room tax for stay-over visitors seems to be long overdue. It will still take some time before any change to this legislation will go into effect and we are looking forward to a healthy discussion about this is

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 29, 2013

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Justice Minister receives draft law on criminal procedures: More rights for crime victims

St. Maarten – Prof. mr. Hans de Doelder presented yesterday morning the first copy of the draft code of criminal procedures to Justice Minister Dennis Richardson at the Justice Ministry on Illidge Road. The draft law is a modernized version of the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 29, 2013

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MPs submit draft legislation to parliament: UP wants higher room tax for stay-over visitors

St. Maarten – United People’s party MPs Johan Leonard, Jules James and Sylvia Olivacce-Meyers have submitted their amended draft law to amend the ordinance on tax for stay-over visitors to the Secretary General of Parliament, Jozef Semeleer. The

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 29, 2013

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University and library sign agreement

St. Maarten - The President of the University of St. Martin (USM), Annelies Oliver-Van den Assem and Director of Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJ) Monique Alberts signed a Service Labor Agreement (SLA).  This SLA is an important step forward in the i