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Editorial - Posted by on September 15, 2014

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Editorial: Prison unrest

To take one incident at the Pointe Blanche prison as the measuring stick for the state of affairs on that hill is probably too easy. The events of the past couple of days have however demonstrated that not all is well under the relatively new directo

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Opinion: Independistas

The question whether the Netherlands is still the colonial master of St. Maarten (and by extension of Curacao and the other islands that formerly belonged to the Netherlands Antilles) is one about perception. Junior Lake, author of 6 4 9, has been a

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St. Maarten Governing program in final stages

St. Maarten – The workgroup charges with drafting the governing program for the coalition of National Alliance, Democratic Party and United St. Maarten party exports to complete its tasks by the end of the week. The draft will first be presented to

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Leak from confidential Cft-meeting

St. Maarten – The Board financial supervision (Cft) is confident that future consultation with the Parliament in Curacao will be held in total confidence,” the organization stated in a press release issued yesterday afternoon. The statement follo

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Notorious inmates at war

Hitman Carlos Richardson in intensive care St. Maarten – The unrest in the Pointe Blanche prison of last Thursday seems to revolve around a power struggle between inmates with long sentences to their name. The trouble started reportedly on Thurs

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Man allegedly shot, checks in to St. Maarten Medical Center

St. Maarten---A shooting in the vicinity of the Star Mart gas station on the Bush Road early Sunday morning has left one man nursing gunshot wounds to the chest according to unconfirmed reports. The bullet is said to have allegedly narrowly missed

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Junior Lake repeats the battle cry for independence: Little book, powerful message

St. Maarten – A little book with a powerful message. That best describes Junior Lake’s latest publication 6 4 9. On Friday evening, Lake officially launched the publication at the Cultural Center in a setting that pleased the independistas in his

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St. Maarten Nature Foundation plants tamarind trees in Cole Bay

GREAT BAY - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation continued its community-wide tree planting effort on Friday when it planted two tamarind trees close to the location where last year a tamarind tree was removed to accommodate construction associated with

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Formateur William Marlin has identified his ministers

St. Maarten - Leader of the National Alliance (NA) and Member of Parliament William Marlin expects to complete his tasks of forming a new government that will work in the best interest of the people of St. Maarten by Wednesday, September 24. Marl