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Dutch civil servants arrive this week: Action plan in motion

THE HAGUE – Civil servants from the Ministry of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations travel this week to St. Maarten to make a beginning with the implementation of the action plan integrity, Jamila Baaziz reports on Caribisch Netwerk. Minister Ron

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Former Minister Roland Tuitt: “SER used as political football”

St. Maarten – Former Finance Minister Roland Tuitt has lashed out at the Social Economic Council (SER) for its advice that calculates the total write-off of uncollected taxes between 1976 and 2006 at more than 4.4 billion guilders ($2.5 billion).

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Turmoil during ceremonial arrival of Sinterklaas

GOUDA – Police arrested ninety people during the most controversial ceremonial arrival of Sinterklaas in Nederland on Saturday. They are all proponents and opponents of Black Pete, John Samson reports on Caribisch Netwerk. The warring factions ente

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Central committee rehashes election issues tomorrow

St. Maarten – Parliament meets tomorrow at 2 p.m. to discuss with the main voting bureau and the civil registry department “discrepancies that occurred during and in preparation of the elections” in August. According to the press release ab

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British Airways and Virgin Atlantic still interested to service St. Maarten

St. Maarten - British Airways and Virgin Atlantic are among airlines still considering service to the Princess Juliana International Airport for a double stop as they prepare their schedules for 2015. This was disclosed following the recent World Rou

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BTP visits Ectel in St. Lucia

St. Maarten - Director of Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten  Antony Carty and supporting staff paid a working visit to St. Lucia to meet with the Ectel, the multi-state telecom regulator of the Eastern Caribbean, to discuss bilateral-

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Female casino robbers shoot security guard

St. Maarten – Three armed robbers dressed as women shot a security guard in his leg at the Atlantis Casino in Cupecoy yesterday around noon. The robbers entered the casino and went straight to the cashier, threatening this employee with a gun and d

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Record number of votes cast for Crystal Pineapple Awards

St. Maarten -  The Crystal Pineapple Awards voting period closed last week Wednesday with once again a record number of votes for the more than 65 nominees that are all looking forward to be the winners in their  category. This year, Sonesta Mah

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Integrity Project Bureau established

St. Maarten - The organizational structure to ensure that integrity on St. Maarten is handled in an adequate manner has been approved by the Council of Ministers, and the government is not against an offer of assistance received from the Netherlands