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St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 20, 2014

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Doing the right things right: Wit-committee presents 40 integrity-recommendations

St. Maarten – Doing the right things right, the final report from the Committee Integer Public Administration chaired by Justice Bob Wit, was leaked to the media yesterday morning from the email-address integritysxm@gmail.com. The leaked version,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 20, 2014

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Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten take a stand: “No government can be the judge of its own actions”

St. Maarten – The Presidents of the Parliaments of Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten and their respective committees for Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations adopted two resolutions during their meeting on Monday. Yesterday they presented the resolution

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 20, 2014

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Central Bank presents its annual report: Deficits declining, but monitor debt to GDP level

St. Maarten – President of the Central Bank Emsley Tromp said yesterday in press conference that if the current trend continues with St. Maarten’s budget, there will be a “positive and healthy situation soon, with a surplus on the budget.” T

Opinion - Posted by on August 20, 2014

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Opinion by Elco Rosario: The state of our Nation of Law

Of the reactions to my article of last weekend published in Today under the heading  Left Behind the prevailing ones were: 1) government must immediately correct the great injustice caused to this young Sint Maarten student and 2) don’t count on

Opinion - Posted by on August 20, 2014

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Opinion: Historic heritage motions

Dear Editor, In February of 2013 Member of Parliament Frans Richardson called to assure me that he believes in and fully supports the efforts of Sint Maarten Pride Foundation, Epic and the Emilio Wilson Estate Foundation to safeguard and properly

Opinion - Posted by on August 20, 2014

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Opinion: Back to court (Denicio Richardson, ex postal director)

Having been in courts already three times to defend myself on the matter surrounding my settlement package as the former Director for Postal Services St. Maarten NV (PSS) Office, both Government and PSS are taking me back to courts for a fourth time

Editorial - Posted by on August 20, 2014

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Editorial: Uphill battle (fixing St. Maarten’s integrity deficiencies)

That someone chose of all options the integrity report from the Wit-Committee as a potential weapon to damage political opponents says something about how integrity is understood in St. Maarten. From what this newspaper has been able to divine fro