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Editorial - Posted by on January 19, 2016

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Editorial: Two things

If students from abroad get the right to vote it sounds indeed like a good idea to make it possible to vote in the place where they are studying. Otherwise, two things could happen. The first one is that only students who can afford to come back f

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 19, 2016

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Constitutional Court rules on Alexander’s petition

Constitutional Court rules on Alexander’s petition

  St. Maarten News - The Constitutional Court will take a decision on Friday morning about the petition Lisa Alexander filed about the election date. The court is in session on Friday to handle the review of the Integrity Chamber-legislation

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 19, 2016

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“Electoral reform is a race against time”

St. Maarten – Bringing about electoral reform that is applicable to the September 26 elections is “a race against time,” DP-MP Sarah Wescot-Williams said at a party press conference yesterday afternoon. “The proposals I made to parliament

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Wescot-Williams (DP): “First get the hospital  on a good footing”

  St. Maarten – “It is important to know where we stand. Before we start about a new hospital, the St. Maarten Medical Center must be on a good footing,” DP-leader Sarah Wescot-Williams said at a press briefing yesterday afternoon. “

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Jones and Priest host Another View

St. Maarten – Former commissioners of the Island Territory Elton Jones and Lenny P:riest – currently leader of the One Sint Maarten People Party – will host the radio program Another View on PJD2 102.7 FM every Wednesday from 9.30 to 10 p.m. SO

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Traffic disruption at Beacon Hill Road (Maho Beach)

St. Maarten News – Traffic at the Beacon Hill Road, that runs from Rhine Road in Maho behind the airport runway towards the Alegria Resort, was  disrupted this morning from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The concrete traffic barriers along the road were re

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VKS commander presents Scott Memorial Lecture

VKS commander presents Scott Memorial Lecture

St. Maarten News – VKS commander Antonio Rogers will present the fourteenth Lionel Bernard Scott Memorial Lecture on January 28 at the PMIA Hall on Back Street. Past, present and future development of crime as it relates to the self-esteem and reli

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Broader scope for Constitutional Court under consideration

St. Maarten News – DP-MP Sarah Wescot Williams is entertaining thoughts about broadening the scope of the Constitutional Court. The delegation of Curacao circulated a draft-initiative proposal from the Pais-faction during the recently held Inter-Pa

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Local financial training institute in the making

St. Maarten – The Central Bank is working on plans for an institute for financial education in St. Maarten, DP-MP Wescot-Williams said yesterday, adding that she is pleased with this, as she proposed the idea in 2014 when she was the country’s pr

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St. Maarten Police announces intensified controls

St. Maarten News – The multidisciplinary team controlled 150 cars on Sunday between 12 noon and 4 p.m. at several locations on the Dutch side of the island. The officers issues 52 fines and towed 15 cars because of traffic violations. The multid

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Regatta art competition invites kids to compete

GREAT BAY - The annual Regatta Art Competition, is a fun contest open to children between the ages of 4 and 18 years. Children will have to complete assignments which are divided per school group. Professional judges will judge the art after they hav

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“Let students abroad vote electronically”

St. Maarten News – If students living outside of St. Maarten get the right to vote they ought to be able to vote in the place where they study,” DP-MP Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday. “If they have to come here to vote, only students who c