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Editorial - Posted by on July 15, 2014

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Editorial: Ulterior motives (of politicians)

It is amazing how suddenly politicians from all walks of life bend over backwards to commend the police for a job well done, and how they suddenly come out of the woodwork with their concerns about crime after almost four years of silence. There a

Opinion - Posted by on July 15, 2014

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Opinion: The legacy Laville the politician leaves behind contains just one word. Why?

Why? Independent MP Romain Laville has a checkered political history at best. Last week he topped it off in style with a full page advertisement in which he blew his own horn a little bit too loud. Some would say he provided incorrect information,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 15, 2014

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CPC contests Rueben Thompson’s explanation

“Sidelining is insulting and a downright lie” St. Maarten – Secretary Paul Dijkhoffz and treasurer Paul Henriquez are unhappy with the way the now former president of Citizens for Positive Change (CPC) Rueben Thompson has portrayed the proc

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St. Maarten PM receives integrity report

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams received the final report from the Integrity Committee Public Administration on Monday at her Cabinet at the Government Administration Building. Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson, the head of

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 15, 2014

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Police arrest nine scooter riders

St. Maarten – Police arrested nine scooter riders near the airport yesterday afternoon. The group traveled from the French side through the Lowlands in the direction of Cole Bay. When officers ordered the riders to stop, they sped up and fled in th

Uncategorized - Posted by on July 15, 2014

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Mike Eman cries at press conference: Solution nearby for conflict in Aruba

ORANJESTAD – The governments of Aruba, the Netherlands and governor Fredis Refunjol are negotiating a joint document that will contain new agreements about the Aruban budget, Ariën Rasmijn reports on Caribisch Netwerk. Nicole Hoevertz, the secr

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Police find another marijuana plantation

St. Maarten – In the hills south of Richards drive in Middle region the police discovered another marijuana plantation on Sunday. Officers found 331 plants at the location but there was nobody around at what the police describe as a well-maintained

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 15, 2014

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Endorsement Day: Voters flock to census office to endorse party of their choice

St. Maarten – Party leaders, candidates and supporters gathered at the census office yesterday morning for the final hurdle towards participation in the August 29 elections. Endorsement Day, this occasion ought to be called – the day when citize

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Laville’s scholarships do not exist

St. Maarten – Independent Member of Parliament Romain Laville said his goodbyes to politics last week with a full page color ad in the Daily Herald. However, the vice-president of parliament stretched the truth beyond breaking point in his advertis

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Gracita Arrindell concerned about hunger strike Mike Eman

St. Maarten - “History is about to repeat itself if  the Kingdom Council of Ministers in The Hague, once again miscalculates the passion of the majority of the people of Aruba for their democratically elected leaders. I hope that a timely solutio