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Opinion - Posted by on December 16, 2013

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Reader’s Letter: Internal control

During my tenure as minister of finance, I noticed that the government of St. Maarten was operating without a proper functioning internal control department. Thus I made an agreement with the Soab (internal auditors of government) to get a profession

Editorial - Posted by on December 16, 2013

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Editorial: Priceless

Members of the King-family once more showed what they are made off when they visited Chief Commissioner Peter de Witte to express their gratitude for the way law enforcement handled the investigation into the gruesome murders of Michael and Thelma Ki

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

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Fiber optic cable finally connects Saba and Statia

St. Maarten – The Saba Statia Cable System (SSCS) landed n Friday morning at the TelEm manhole on the Great Bay beach in St. Maarten but keen observers noted that the cable was spliced: one part goes to TelEm daughter Smitcoms, the other part to th

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

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King family expresses its gratitude to police

St. Maarten - The entire family of murder victims Michael and Thelma King visited the police station in Philipsburg on Friday to present a plaque to Chief Commissioner Peter de Witte. The family expressed this way its gratitude for the great job the

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

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St. Maarten Police search prison

St. Maarten – A large police force consisting of around 25 officers did an extensive search at the Pointe Blanche prison on Saturday. The officers were looking for forbidden items such as cell phones, drugs and weapons. Repeated calls to prison dir

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

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No life sentences but acquittal, Vesuvius-attorney Brooks demands Jones and Richardson maintain innocence

St. Maarten – Acquittal from all charges. That is the position of attorney Brenda Brooks for gang leader Omar Jones and his hitman Carlos Richardson. On Friday, Brooks presented her four-hour long plea in the Common Court of Justice. Jones and Rich