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Editorial, St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 21, 2013

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Editorial: Closure

On May 26, 2009 the island was in shock after the brutal and senseless murder of businessman Haresh Dayalani. Indian merchants closed their stores for two days and offered a reward for information and citizens formed a new crime task force. For a lon

Opinion - Posted by on November 21, 2013

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Opinion: Begging for money

Of course Members of Parliament have the right to file motions. They did it in spades in April during the belated debate about the ill-fated 2013 budget. Now parliamentarians are complaining that the government is not executing the motions it approve

Opinion - Posted by on November 21, 2013

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Opinion: Conditional release

The draft criminal code is a product that has the fingerprints of former Justice Minister Roland Duncan all over it, though it would be unfair to shove the shortcomings entirely onto his plate alone. There are fifteen other suspects in this game: the

Opinion - Posted by on November 21, 2013

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Opinion: Sinking ship

The opposition of the Government in Curacao against the announced mass dismissals at Telecom provider UTS were to be expected. When the going gets tough – as is happening now at UTS – politicians quickly lose their head, think about their voters

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 21, 2013

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After 4.5 years, suspect in court for Dayalani-murder

Trial postponed due to attorney’s food poisoning St. Maarten – Four years and 179 days after armed robbers fatally shot businessman Haresh Dayalani, murder suspect Robertson Craig P. appeared in court yesterday to give account. The now 31-yea

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 21, 2013

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Past, Present, and Future. The Philipsburg Jubilee Library

St. Maarten / By Jason Lista – The friendly staff pointed the way to the library director’s office yesterday. Monique Alberts stood at the door with a smile and offered some tea. Her office also serves as the library’s archive for old and valu

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 21, 2013

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Focus on identity for Rights of the Child 2013

St. Maarten - Children need special protection and even with migration patterns, they must feel a sense of belonging. That was the message of Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams for yesterday’s observance of International Day of the Rights of the