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St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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Rumors run amok in local politics: Coalition may fall apart with De Weever’s departure

Finance Minister Martin Hassink confers with National Alliance leader William Marlin while (from left) Frans Richardson and Romain Laville look on. In front is NA-MP Hyacinth Richardson. Photo today / Milton PietersSt. Maarten – Rumblings in l

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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Formateur gets more time to complete his  mission  

St. Maarten – Yesterday Governor drs. Eugène Holiday, received an update on the formation process from formateur William Marlin. Based on the evaluation of the information presented to the governor in regard to the governing program and the time r

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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Girl sentenced to 30 months for cocaine transport

St. Maarten – Rainely De L.M. appears to be a diminutive 21-year-old girl – a child almost by her appearance - but she will spend her foreseeable future behind bars in the Pointe Blanche prison. That is the price for transporting 13.8 kilos of co

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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Tourist Bureau embezzlement investigation: Roorda, Labega and Richardson called to testify one more time

St. Maarten – Bas Roorda, Regina Labega, Lisa Koffi, Frans Richardson, Hiro Shigemoto, Alex Richardson, Miguel de Weever and Keith Graham will all be heard at witnesses at the request of the attorney of Edward Dest, the former head of marketing at

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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Shooting suspect remains in jail until October trial

Shooting victim Richard Vidal. Photo giveforward.comSt. Maarten – Aleandro de Jesus St. J. loudly proclaimed his innocence yesterday morning in the Court in First Instance, but Judge Koos van de Ven saw no reason to suspend or terminate the def

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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Inspector Henson dismisses police brutality claims

Inspector Henson dismisses police brutality claims

St. Maarten - Claims that excessive force was used recently by the police in subduing students of the Sundial School during a fight, and allegations of police brutality, have been dismissed by police spokesman Inspector Ricardo Henson. “The fig

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Project ‘Touristic Development Waaigat’ Starts

WILLEMSTAD – Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) begins with the ‘Touristic development Waaigat’ project. The implementation of the project is possible with the support of the Ministry of Economic Development and the guidance of the Fundashon Desaro

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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Community encouraged to share their stories

GREAT BAY--- The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau is calling on the community to share their stories and experiences about working in the hospitality sector in connection with World Tourism Day (WTD) which is observed globally every September 27. The th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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USM hosts ICT classes for seniors

St. Maarten -The University of St. Maarten (USM) is having a class entitled: “Computers and the forging of cross-communal ties among senior citizens; St. Maarten cultural heritage in the making” for senior members of the community. Dean of Aca

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2014

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2015 Budget in Council of Ministers today

St. Maarten – There is more or less consensus about the 2015 budget, Finance Minister Martin Hassink said yesterday. Today, the Council of Ministers will handle the draft budget. Upon its approval, it will be sent to the Council of Advice, which wi