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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 12, 2015

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Independence Foundation calls for boycott of Dominican Republic

St. Maarten  - In its meeting of last week Tuesday, the Independence for St. Martin Foundation (ISMF) decided to make a statement condemning the denationalization and forced deportation of thousands of Dominicans of Haitian descent. In this stateme

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 12, 2015

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Moratorium on licenses for new supermarkets

St. Maarten – The Ministry of Economic Affairs has issued a moratorium on business licenses for supermarkets. “Adding new licenses for supermarket could entail consequences that harm existing supermarket and their investments,” according to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 12, 2015

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Three win I-watches from Coca Cola and Burger King

  St. Maarten – Coca Cola and Burger King announced the three lucky raffle winners that are now the owners of an Apple I-Watch. The campaign started in March at all Burger King locations where customers who bought any combo from the menu re

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Dutch Kingdom looks for support from international agencies

Plasterk reacts to Caribbean Ipko-concerns St. Maarten / THE HAGUE – Because the Caribbean countries are part of the Kingdom, they do not qualify for most of the development funds, Kingdom Relations Minister Ronald Plasterk writes to the Second

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Connor moves to Vromi – new candidates pending : Cabinet reshuffle after the summer

Connor moves to Vromi – new candidates pending : Cabinet reshuffle after the summer

Minister Claret Connor’s days as the Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs are almost over. Photo contributed   St. Maarten – Minister Claret Connor will be removed from his position at the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Tr

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Kingdom Council of Ministers decides about instruction

St. Maarten / THE HAGUE – The Kingdom Council of Ministers met for the last time before the summer recess. On the agenda is, among other issues, the instruction to St. Maarten. Financial supervisor Cft sent an advice to the council on July 3 to

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Police officer sentenced for fraud and excessive violence

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced police officer Michelangelo Leonard Rupert Sirvania yesterday to a 3-month conditional prison sentence with 2 years of probation and 180 hours of community service. The court found Sirvania guilty

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Dutch MP Van Raak’s apples and oranges

Ronald van Raak did it again. In a column on The Post Online he devotes a column to the arrest and subsequent release of internet blogger Judith Roumou. Without thinking twice, Van Raak joins the Free Roumou chorus, comparing apples and oranges for e