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Dissolution decree highly critical of parliament “No-confidence vote without prior debate or motivation”

St. Maarten – The national decree to dissolve the parliament and to call elections for February 9 of next year contains – between the lines – severe criticism of the way politicians have behaved during the past five years. “The continuous ch

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Reduced ticket-tax boosts revenue and employment

St. Maarten - Robin Hayes, President & CEO of JetBlue Airways and keynote speaker at the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) State of the Industry Conference (SOTIC), held last week in Curacao, stunned his audience with a message to which fe

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Winners and losers: who will survive the polls in February?

  St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – February 9, 2016 is crunch day for politicians and those who aspire to become one. The parliamentary elections – for some mysterious reason perceived by some as ‘snap elections’, whatever that may b

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Tomorrow last day to register for Carnival

St. Maarten - Registration for the 2016 Carnival season closes on November 1, 2015. The SCDF opened registration on September 1 for all aspects of Carnival. With the exception of troupes, once registration is closed, there will be no extending o

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Six years for money laundering

St. Maarten – The Common Court of Justice sentenced Pershin Orell Sherwin Doram yesterday to 6 years of imprisonment for firearm and cocaine possession, money laundering and membership of a criminal organization. On different dates between June 201

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TUIfly Dreamliner arrives this afternoon packed with travel agents

  St. Maarten - About 120 travel agents will disembark the Dreamliner 787 aircraft at the airport this afternoon at 4.45 p.m., on a FAM trip organized by TUIfly to mark its inaugural flight to the island, which is supported by the airport.