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Editorial - Posted by on September 14, 2014

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Editorial: Soul searching (Justice System)

Something is terribly wrong in a judicial system when a prisoner gets shot inside another by another inside a prison. It is not unreasonable for most people to expect that once a felon is convicted and placed behind bars the last thing he can get his

Opinion - Posted by on September 14, 2014

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Opinion: The stepping down debate

The debate is on in Curacao: there seems to be a majority in Parliament for legislating criminal suspects out of their midst. Here is the vision from Curacao Chronicle columnist Jacob Gelt Dekker on this issue. “On suspicion of committing a crim

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 14, 2014

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Cruise passengers top 130 million: CTO research-director reports strong growth in first half year

St. Maarten – Visitor arrivals to the Caribbean increased by 4.3 percent in the first six months of the year. The growth is in step with the global increase of 4.7 percent, said Winfield Griffith, director research and information technology of the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 14, 2014

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Paula Daal-Doño: Argentine flare, St. Maarten heart

St. Maarten / By Jason Lista – She is lively, and her eyes gleam with pure optimism, yet they bear the inexplicable glaze of one who has travelled much in life, and of one who is still continuing on the journey. Dancer and entrepreneur Paula Daal-

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 14, 2014

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Security checks continue at prison

ST. Maarten—Numerous homemade weapons including cleavers, machetes, knives or shanks, cellular telephones and many other illegal items including a female G-string underwear were removed from the cells during a search for contraband at the Pointe Bl

Opinion - Posted by on September 14, 2014

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Opinion: Money for nothing (pensions for politicians)

Now that the cat is out of the bag and we know that more than $4.2 million of taxpayers’ money will disappear into the pockets of unemployed politicians it is time to reflect on how reasonable the arrangement for these political pensions really is.