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Dutch send Supervisor Integrity and reinforcements to the island

Debate about Kingdom Relations-budget in The Hague THE HAGUE  - Assistance for the Public Prosecutor’s Office to fight white collar criminality,  border control under the supervision of the Netherlands and the appointment of a Supervisor Integ

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Comments Off on UP Party says it will not accept any Dutch interference

UP Party says it will not accept any Dutch interference

St. Maarten - The board of the United Peoples Party (UP) strongly believes “that the recent rhetoric of the Liberal Democratic VVD party and Socialist Party (SP) in the Netherlands is exactly that, rhetoric, but nonetheless infringes on the fundame

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Emilien Kruythoff murder suspect arrested

St. Maarten —A suspect has been arrested in the shooting death of 26 -year- old Emilien Kruythoff, just a little over two weeks after his murder by gun shot in Cay Bay. Police spokesman Inspector Ricardo announced yesterday that a thirty year ol

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Prime Minister has nothing but smooth answers to integrity questions

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams had nothing but smooth answers to questions about the PricewaterhouseCoopers integrity report yesterday but then, her term in office comes to an end just eight days from now and from the way things

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Business Owners/Managers Invited to FCCA Conference & Trade Show Open Day

St. Maarten -Business owners/managers will be able to experience the 21st Annual Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Cruise Conference and Trade Show during a first time ever open day on Thursday, October 9 from 8.00am to 1.00pm. Registrat

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Prison time for gun possession

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced 24-year-old Angelo Gumbs yesterday to 20 months of imprisonment for illegal firearm possession. The sentence is 4 months below the demand by public prosecutor Karola van Nie. Judge Rick Smid, i

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Sexual abuse case heads for conditional sentence

St. Maarten – The prosecution asked a 6-month conditional prison sentence and 140 hours of community service against Juan Frederic Junior S. yesterday for sexual abusing several girls below the age of consent. The court will pronounce its sentence

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Thompson concerned about economic and environmental sustainability

St. Maarten –Rueben Thompson of the United St. Maarten party expressed his concerns for St. Maarten’s future environmental and economic sustainability under the governance of current Minister of Vromi Maurice Lake and the newly-formed UP coalitio

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Inmate stabbed several times at Simpson Bay prison cells

St. Maarten —An inmate housed at the Simpson Bay prison cells was stabbed yesterday and taken to the St. Maarten Medical Center for treatment where he remains for observation, according to police spokesman inspector Ricardo Henson. A search of t

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“Stop, Drop & Go! A safer St. Maarten starts with you!”

St. Maarten — Persons in possession of illegal firearms are being urged to “stop” possessing these weapons, “drop” them off voluntarily between October 15th and October 31st at the Attorney General’s office or at the Gendarmerie and “Go

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Comments Off on Dutch Quarter man arrested; threats called in to police

Dutch Quarter man arrested; threats called in to police

St. Maarten - A 24-year-old man L.A.D was arrested in Dutch Quarter yesterday after he was spotted riding a scooter without a license plate and without wearing a helmet. The police also discovered an illegal firearm on his person during an arrest, wh