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Editorial - Posted by on February 25, 2014

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Editorial: Accountability

The General Audit Chamber gave a clear and concise presentation to members of the Central Committee of parliament yesterday afternoon. What struck a chord is the remark by the chamber’s secretary-general about the philosophy behind the work of this

Opinion - Posted by on February 25, 2014

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Theo Heyliger’s Opinion: Central Bank is vital

Considering the remarkable content of MP Laveist’s letter (Smelling a rat) we invited UP-leader Theo Heyliger to comment on it. This is his statement: “The only reason Louie is making his mouth big is not for the RBC workers but it is for the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2014

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Opinion: Simpson Bay Lagoon filling illegal

Dear Editor, The board of the Sint Maarten Pride Foundation is certain that you will recall the serious concerns Pride Foundation expressed in the printed media on December 21st, 2013 regarding the most recent filling-in of the Simpson Bay Lagoon

Opinion - Posted by on February 25, 2014

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Louie Laveist’s Opinion: Smelling a rat

I smell a rat was my reaction when reading the front page lead story of Thursday February 20, 2014 newspapers. The leader of the UP party MP Theo Heyliger threatened to once again plunge St Maarten in political turmoil  by pulling his support from

Uncategorized - Posted by on February 25, 2014

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SG Audit Chamber Joane Dovale-Meit: “We can honestly say, mission accomplished”

St. Maarten– “We can honestly say: mission accomplished. We are operational,” said the Secretary-General of the General Audit Chamber, Joane Dovale-Meit during a presentation to the central committee of parliament yesterday afternoon. Dovale

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2014

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Club owners balk at plans to regulate sex industry “We prefer closure to losing money”

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – “If the government sticks to its plans we will close down. We prefer closure to losing money. And then we will see what will happen with criminality on the island.” That is the position of brothel owners and adu