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Opinion - Posted by on November 5, 2015

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Integrity

Dear Editor, I have taken note of yesterday’s article regarding the ad hoc committee for integrity of parliament.  The Chair and Vice Chair of the integrity committee were appointed in a February 11, 2015 meeting. The integrity committee met

Opinion - Posted by on November 5, 2015

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Scared but not leaving

Dear Editor, I am scared to death and a great number of people in St. Maarten with me also. We are afraid of our Prime Minister, the not so honorable Mr. Marcel Gumbs and of the VDSM (the Secret Service of Sint Maarten). Miss Regina Labega app

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Corrupt civil servant gets hefty fine

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance found civil servant Paul Brookson and Shamwatie Seepersaud guilty of bribery. Brookson worked at the census office where, back in 2012, he organized driver’s licenses for Seepersaud in exchange for paymen

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Funds secured for prison expansion

St. Maarten - The cooperation between Aruba, the Detective Collaboration Team RST and the Marechaussee is well underway and currently involved in seventeen investigations, Justice Minister Dennis Richardson said yesterday. The minister said that

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February elections will cost almost 230,000 guilders

St. Maarten – The cabinet has budgeted 229,763 guilders ($128,359) for the upcoming elections on February 9. The money comes from the budget of the Ministry of General Affairs. Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs said yesterday that the voter registry w

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Two armed robberies, six years in jail

St. Maarten – Dillan Jamar Wallace committed two armed robberies on one day – May 18 of this year – and yesterday he received his punishment for these crimes in the Court in First Instance: 6 years of imprisonment. At Usave, the first superm

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Investment Bank supports improved internet access

Finance contracts signed in St. Maarten St. Maarten - The European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term investment institution, has agreed to provide EUR 8 million for investment by Telem to improve internet access on the Caribbean island of St Maa

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Career fair attracts over 1,500 students

Career fair attracts over 1,500 students

  An overview of the Belair Community Center during yesterday’s fair. Students of the Milton Peters College. Photo Today / Milton Pieters St. Maarten - The 2015 St. Maarten Career & Study Fair at the Belair Community Center attracte