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St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 28, 2014

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St. Maarten Justice Ministry keeps fighting Dutch-American Friendship Treaty: American employee gets her rights in court

St. Maarten – Consistent court rulings over the past couple of years have given American citizens the right to be in St. Maarten under the protocol of the Dutch-American Friendship Treaty, but according to attorney Vivian Choennie not much has cha

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 28, 2014

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St. Maarten Governor submits Government’s interim integrity progress report

St. Maarten –Governor Eugène Holiday submitted the interim progress report of the integrity inquiry to the Kingdom Council of Ministers in keeping with the provisions of the Kingdom Decree of September 30, 2013, his cabinet said yesterday in a pr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 28, 2014

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DP registered at Electoral Council: “New approach and philosophies”

St. Maarten – The Democratic Party (DP) registered at the Electoral Council yesterday. The party is now legally eligible to contest the upcoming 2014 Parliamentary elections, the party said in a press release. DP leader and Prime Minister Sarah We

Opinion - Posted by on May 28, 2014

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Opinion: Ethnic discrimination (St. Maarten born, Holland born: equal nationality, however…)

The recent death of notary candidate Lars de Vries caused considerable turmoil in Sint Maarten society. Primarily because of the nature of his death, which was self imposed. His family and many friends were shocked and surprised after hearing what ha

Editorial - Posted by on May 28, 2014

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Editorial: Professional harassment

There is a big difference between being right and getting what you are entitled to. An American woman who works as a sales associate in St. Maarten found that out – after many others before her – when she sought admittance by right to the territo