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Editorial - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Editorial: A real fight

Now we have a real fight on our hands. While the governor, based on a speedy advice from three judges, seems to offer a way out, Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs does not want anything to do with it. The governor will only sign the national decree to d

Opinion - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Opinion: MP Frans Richardson statement sounds like a broken record

As Minister of Justice, Dennis Richardson is obviously responsible for everything that falls under his portfolio. The call earlier this week by MP Frans Richardson for his resignation came as no surprise and sounded as hollow as it is. The MP seem

Opinion - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Opinion: Unique specificity

Dear Editor, Let it hereby be officially recorded, that the St. Martin Grassroots People Movement fully endorses the initiative to have the so-called PLU (The Plan Local d’Urbanisme – ‘Zoning Plan) completely- and immediately suspended until

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Constitutional advice does not impress prime minister

“The governor cannot tell me what to do” St. Maarten – Based on the advice he received from a panel of three judges Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday confirmed yesterday in a press release that he will sign the national decree to dissolve parli

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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“Judges should stay out of supervisory committee”

Merx objects to structure national security service St. Maarten  – Questions about the Trias Politica surfaced first after Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday decided to ask a panel of three judges to present a clear opinion about articles 33, 40 an

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs: “I will not back down”

Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs: “I will not back down”

  Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs (left) makes his position perfectly clear while Ministers Hassink, Sams and Connor look on. Photo Today / Andrew Dick St. Maarten – “I will not back down,” Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs told this newspaper

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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“Criminal organizations are killing each other”

Justice Minister Dennis Richardson about rising crime: St. Maarten - The recent hike in crime can be attributed to criminal organizations fighting over territory and killing each other, Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson said at the Council of

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Neighbor dispute ends with shooting

St. Maarten - On Tuesday after 7 p.m., police rushed to the Marion Evangelien de Weever Hering Drive in Union Farm Estate to respond to a shooting incident. The victim has been identified as Blacks who works as a construction worker. Police confirmed

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Port of St. Maarten offers help with pumping storm water

GREAT BAY – The Port of St. Maarten says that its Great Bay Master Plan 2 includes a one-mile long pipeline that will be hooked up to the storm water pumping system that was put in place to reduce water levels in the Great Salt Pond in the event of

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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SOS Radio and host Billy D mark milestone broadcast

SOS Radio and host Billy D mark milestone broadcast

  Jacques “Billy D” Hamlet at SOS Radio. File photo contributed Marigot - SOS Radio celebrates a milestone today when the radio talk show Talking Point reaches its 2000th edition, according to Jacques “Billy D” Hamlet, the host and

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Winair presents enhanced winter schedule

St. Maarten - Winair will enhance its winter schedule with more flights to St. Kitts, Nevis and Tortola, and add the new destinations San Juan and Antigua to its network. The company says in a press statement that it has ensured optimal connection t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Collective Preventive Services issues mosquito alert

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Preventive Services (CPS), is calling once more on the community to prevent mosquito breeding. Recent rain showers have the potential to increase the number of mosquitos. Preventative measures are needed and

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 22, 2015

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Contestants for Little Miss St. Martin pageant

Contestants for Little Miss St. Martin pageant

    Jerinelle Louisa. Photo contributed. St. Maarten – On Sunday November 1, the Philipsburg Cultural Center on Back Street is the stage for the Little Miss St. Martin pageant. Pageant organizer Nzinga Lake introduces the