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Editorial - Posted by on November 28, 2013

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Editorial: Going for gold

The prosecution is going for gold, so to speak with a demand of life imprisonment for gang leader Omar Jones and his hitman Carlos Richardson. The prosecution is apparently not impressed by recent rulings from the appeals court – that overturned

Opinion - Posted by on November 28, 2013

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Opinion: Caribbean passport

Andre Bosman is at it again, now with a proposal to introduce Caribbean passports for citizens in St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao. A dark blue for Curacao, a light blue one for Aruba and probably an UP-green one for St. Maarten. How crazy is that?

Opinion - Posted by on November 28, 2013

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Opinion: It’s all about drugs – and power

How do you even begin to describe a trial that involves a gang whose members committed at least six murders, attempted to kill a couple of others and made drugs, weapons and violence their everyday business? How is it possible to understand that a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 28, 2013

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Gynecologist shot twice at Yogesh Building

St. Maarten - Gynecologist Dr. Randall Friday was shot twice by an unknown gunman yesterday morning around 8.45 a.m. in front of the Yogesh Building on the A.J.C. Brouwers Road where he has his practice on the second floor. According to witnesses,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 28, 2013

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No support for Bosman’s Caribbean passport idea

THE HAGUE – The proposal by the VVD to introduce separate passports for citizens in St. Maarten, Curacao and Aruba should lead according to initiator André Bosman to a debate about the passports in the Kingdom. He has not researched whether the in

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 28, 2013

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PM reacts to RGM court ruling – “We have no plan B at this time”

St. Maarten -In her first reaction since Tuesday’s decision of the Court in Instance for the government to occupy the new administration building on Pond Island within 12 months and also pay damages to developer RGM, the prime minister said that sh

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 28, 2013

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Second day Vesuvius-appeals – Prosecution demands again life for Jones and Richardson

St. Maarten – Solicitor-General Taco Stein demanded on appeal life sentences against gang leader Omar Jones and his hitman Carlos Richardson yesterday for the four murders they committed in 2011,  the two attempts at manslaughter, firearm possessi