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St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 29, 2014

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French St. Martin and Dutch St. Maarten go to war against gun possession

Collection drive in second half of October MARIGOT – French and Dutch side law enforcement authorities have joined forces in an attempt to get as many illegal firearms off the streets as possible. During a joint press conference at the prefectur

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Kingdom Council of Ministers releases PWC integrity report: “Start the fight against corruption”

St. Maarten – Initiate the fight against corruption, create and launch a strategic communications campaign and increase transparency and public access to information. These are the first three recommendations that appear from the 250-page integrity

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MPs prefer trip to Panama to parliament meeting

St. Maarten – It was to be expected, but it still was a sight for sore eyes when the rescheduled meeting of Parliament yesterday morning to handle an amendment to the 2014 budget did not get a quorum. Only MPs Hyacinth Richardson and George Pantoph

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Governor appoints Marcel Gumbs and Joe Richardson as informateurs

St. Maarten - Marcel Gumbs and Joe Richardson have been offered and have accepted an assignment to become the informateurs of the new government of St. Maarten that is expected to be formed as a result of an agreement between Cornilus de Weever and t

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Teens arrested for stealing Hennesy Cognac

St. Maarten - Two teenagers were arrested yesterday after they stole several bottles of Hennesy Cognac from a supermarket in Cole Bay. The eighteen and sixteen year old male suspects with the initials M.D. (18) and J.L.M. (16) were arrested on Fr

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Statement Minister De Weever: “Let my work determine my contribution to our country”

St. Maarten – A “political statement” of 867 words Minister of Public Health, Social Affairs and Labor Cornelius de Weever issued last night makes clear that the counterpart policy was the breaking point that drove him to the decision to take

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Caribbean students (Freemovers) get in trouble in the Netherlands

ROTTERDAM – Caribbean youngsters who move on their own to the Netherlands for study often encounter all sorts of problems, Jamila Baaziz reports on Caribisch Netwerk. They do not know very well what life in the Netherlands looks like, and they get

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Port St. Maarten a partial Sponsor of SXM Airport Safety and Security Conference

St. Maarten--The port is one of the sponsors of SXM Airport’s Safety & Security Conference 2014 which will bring to the country’s shores over 100 aviation professionals from the Caribbean region, airlines industry reps and civil aviation auth