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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 16, 2014

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UP-leader Theo Heyliger trashes spending habits National Alliance

Emilio Wilson Estate purchase under fire as well St. Maarten – United People’s party leader Theo Heyliger attacked the previous National Alliance-led government for draining the country’s reserves. At the end of 2011, St. Maarten’s liquidi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 16, 2014

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Ousted politicians cost the treasury 1 million in 2013

St. Maarten – Nine former ministers received more than 1 million guilders in political pension last year. Former Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto collected 19.5 percent of the total – as bit more than 202,000 guilders. Former Minister of Education

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 16, 2014

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MP Laveist calls salary cut cabinet ministers a gimmick

St. Maarten – National Alliance MP Louie Laveist said yesterday that the Today Newspaper had misquoted him about his stance on the salary cuts members of the Wescot-Williams cabinet are taking this year. MP Laveist then quoted from the editorial

Opinion - Posted by on January 16, 2014

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Opinion: Thompson refutes editorial

Dear Editor,   Board members and volunteers of the Emilio Wilson Estate Foundation (EWEF) read the editorial in the Daily Herald of Friday January 10th, 2014 with a great sense of disappointment and astonishment. The Editor’s poorly rese

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 16, 2014

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Marlin wonders whether arrears in casino fees will be collected

St. Maarten – National Alliance leader William Marlin tackled the outstanding casino fees of 10 million guilders in his address during yesterday’s budget debate. “The public is asked to take cuts – in subsidies, in the promotion of St. Maarte

Opinion - Posted by on January 16, 2014

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Opinion: Little pinpricks

At the time of this writing, it was still unclear whether Members of Parliament would table any motions, whether they would massively vote for or against one or more items in the budget. But, like in previous years, it seems a foregone conclusion tha

Editorial - Posted by on January 16, 2014

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Editorial: Get it Louie?

Member of Parliament Louie Laveist began his address to parliament yesterday by stating, “the Today Newspaper had misquoted me.” MP Laveist then quoted from our editorial that appeared on this page on Tuesday – and that particular piece did