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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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National Alliance Congress 2016: Marlin and Jacobs returned as party leader and deputy

St. Maarten News —Members of the National Alliance has returned William Marlin and Silveria Jacobs as the leader and deputy leader respectfully with a unanimous vote at the party congress Sunday. The congress was held at the Westin St. Maarten Dawn

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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USP introduces four new candidates

St. Maarten News —The United St. Maarten Party (USP) has added four more candidates to the party to contest the upcoming elections that are slated for September 26, 2016 and was introduced to the public at the party headquarters on Friday. The new

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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St. Maarten aviation on its way to category 1; Curaçao still unsuccessful

GREAT BAY/WILLEMSTAD—The awarding of an “Aerodrome Certificate” to Princess Juliana International Airport SXM by the Ministry of Transport, Economic Affairs, Tourism and Telecommunication (TEATT) announced recently in Sint Maarten is undoubtedl

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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“Memory, Identity, and Immortality in the Caribbean”

By Michela A. Calderaro St. Maarten News —Caribbean literature has been gaining stature and critical attention beyond its territorial boundaries, not only in countries where people speak the Caribbean languages but also in such countries as my It

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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MP De Weever calls for a compliance commissioner on integrity matters

St. Maarten News — Member of Parliament Cornelius De Weever said he will be seeking political support for the institution of a compliance commission in light of the failed attempt to set up an integrity chamber on St. Maarten. The MP noted that int

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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USP leader laments bureaucratic tax system

St. Maarten News  - We’ve been talking about the simplification of the tax system for too long and bureaucracy is killing us,” says Leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) Frans Richardson, adding that it is time to stop talking and tackle

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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Man sentenced for smuggling drugs on St. Barth’s ferry

St. Maarten News —A man residing on from French St. Martin has been sentenced to 24 months, 12 of which are suspended for his involvement in attempting to smuggle large quantities of marijuana and cocaine through a St. Barth’s ferry. Alexander D

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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October 26 for Casa Blanca case

St. Maarten News —The infamous Casa Blanca case will be heard in court on October 26. The case involves the exploitation of women, deprivation of liberty and human trafficking at the brothel known as Casa Blanca in Oyster Pond. The decision to hear

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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Kim Sha Beach parking lot saga:  Dive shop wins case to have establishment removed by government

St. Maarten News —The judge in the Court of First Instance has thrown out the case against the principals of Ocean Explorers NV which was initiated by the government of St. Maarten. Ocean Explorers NV has occupied the location for the last 39 years

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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Residents complain about: Flooding in Simpson Bay

St. Maarten News —“I have been begging the government for several years to have the flooding fixed that has existed between the Druggist in Simpson Bay and the restaurant on the other side of the alley,” said Simpson Bay resident Philip van Del

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SMCP opens headquarters, presents manifesto

  St. Maarten News — The Sint Maarten Christian Party officially opened the party headquarters located on Backstreet on Wednesday morning and used the opportunity to also launch its manifesto. The Christian Party the first for St. Maarten eve

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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Richardson touts USP as party of second chances

St. Maarten News —Leader of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament Frans Richardson dismissed jabs against his party as a party for “ship jumpers” by focusing on the fact that the individuals targeted still have lots to contrib

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2016

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Ministry VSA receives 3 bids for the construction of the new SMMC

St. Maarten News - Three completed bids for the New St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) have been submitted on Monday July 18 by 2 PM, disclosed Minister of VSA Emil Lee. Twelve original interested bidders were narrowed down by preselection criteria to

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Gov’t announces interim work permit policy for exotic dancers

St. Maarten News —Minister of VSA Emil Lee, has emphasized that the new interim policy governing the issuance of work permits to exotic dancers, will seek to ensure that these workers will not be forced by clubs and brothel owners to perform tasks