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St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 19, 2014

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Electoral reform won’t happen before the elections in August

GREAT BAY – Changes to the ordinances that regulate the elections will not happen before the August 29 elections, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said at yesterday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. “Changes to the ordinances is certai

Opinion - Posted by on June 19, 2014

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Opinion: Frankenfood

Mark Bittman opens the attack on big food in this interesting op-ed in the New York Times. “You can buy food from farmers — directly, through markets, any way you can find — and I hope you do. But unless you’re radically different from mos

Opinion - Posted by on June 19, 2014

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Opinion: Downward spiral

Downward spiral Jacob Gelt Dekker is not happy with Prime Minister Ivar Asjes and his performance during his first year in office, he writes in a column on Curacao Chronicle. “During his first year in power, Prime Minister Asjes did not intro

Opinion - Posted by on June 19, 2014

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Opinion: 2014 elections : Business as usual

It will be business as usual for the 2014 elections. The Parliament has been screaming for electoral reform (months ago), yet it has fallen silent in recent months. Prime Minister Wescot-Williams has made some proposals, even made a presentation abou