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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Political parties have to remove billboards from roundabouts

Chief Commissioner De Witte: “This is a learning moment” St. Maarten – “This has been a learning moment,” Chief Commissioner Peter de Witte told this newspaper yesterday about the permit for the placement of political campaign material.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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St. Maarten mourns victims of flight MH17

“This tragedy touches all parts of the kingdom” GREAT BAY – St. Maarten observed the national day of mourning for the victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. Flag were half-mast at government buildings. The government has opened a condol

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Tricks gets 7 years for two armed robberies

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Leroy Wilson yesterday to 7 years of imprisonment for committing two armed robberies and for firearm possession. On April 6, 2013 Wilson robbed the Golden Island Chinese restaurant of money, c

Editorial - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Editorial: Hurting ourselves

The good news is that one of the suspects in a daylight robbery of a Front Street store in complete disregard and disrespect of the law and civil norms was arrested, sending a signal to other would be criminals that the police aren’t going to take

Opinion - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Opinion by Lloyd Beaton, One St. Maarten People Party: Blatant campaign violations

Dear Editor, It was with great astonishment that we read in Today on Friday, July 18, that the police visited all parties over campaign violations. In the same article this daily indicated that four political parties including the One St. Maarten

Opinion - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Opinion by Bienvenido Richardson: Do the right thing

Dear Editor, Yes, election time is here again, but the question is:  are we willing and able to bring about change? Bringing about change would mean that each and every citizen will have to go out and vote for whichever political party and or can

Opinion - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Opinion by Iris D. Arrindell, UP Party candidate #19: Family structure

SXM is at its crossroads. We are a young nation solidifying our rightful spot in this world. When we look around in our society today, it seems as if everything is just falling apart. However we also realize it is not only on SXM, but it is a worldwi

Opinion - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Opion by United St. Maarten Party: The debt crisis

Dear Editor, The United Sint Maarten Party (USP) feels voters have a right to know all the facts, especially about our country’s debt situation, so that they can be well informed to make the right decision before they head to the polls next mont

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2014

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Julian Rollocks reflects on the late A C Wathey

St. Maarten – “I worked with him, I learnt from him, and I fought like cats and dogs with him,” former Commissioner of Tourism, local businessman, and current United People’s (UP) Party candidate Julian Rollocks said yesterday of the late Al