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Mental health patient dies due to possible overdose of medication

CAY HILL - For the second time in two months, a patient of psychiatrist Dr. Kitty Amarello-Pelswijk, interim director of the Mental Health Foundation, died of unnatural causes. The second victim is an More...

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Mental health patient dies due to possible overdose of medication

CAY HILL - For the second time in two months, a patient of psychiatrist Dr. Kitty Amarello-Pelswijk, interim director of the Mental More...

Mental Health Law not being applied

PHILIPSBURG – In the supervision of mental health care in St. Maarten, the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor More...

Distinction between natural and unnatural death remains unclear

PHILIPSBURG – The jury is still out on the cause of death of 43-year old psychiatric patient Caulette Julien. Dr. Kitty Pelswijk, More...

Back to school: Education (almost) returns to normal

PHILIPSBURG – Education is about to return, at least partially, to normal on Monday, October 19, it appears from two press releases More...

BTP paid nothing to government since 2017

PHILIPSBURG – The report Retrospective – Ten years of the General Audit Chamber – revisits the state of affairs at the Bureau More...

Minister Irion contests Cft’s take on article 16

PHILIPSBURG – Finance Minister Ardwell Irion disagrees with financial supervisor Cft about its opinion that, by floating a 75 million More...

UD: Minister Doran out of touch with reality

PHILIPSBURG — “The unveiling of a multi-million dollar project by the current Minister of VROMI demostrates the depth More...

Cft objects to intended 75 million bond issue

PHILIPSBURG – Unless Finance Minister Ardwell Irion makes a U-turn, there will be a 75 million guilders bond issue for St. Maarten More...

10x the next 10 years

As we commemorate today, 10-10-20, 10 years of Country Sint Maarten since 10-10-10, we must inexorably conclude: “We have nothing to be proud about!” The past weeks More...

Have taxes been paid?

Reports coming out of Curacao indicate that well-known people on St. Maarten allegedly received millions in payments over a number of years from companies linked to ENNIA Insurances. More...

Force Majeure: The Liability Question

Our local accountant had some very interesting things to say wherein he gave us his opinions about the demands SZV was imposing on some of his clients. Companies are utilizing More...

White Paper: Sint Maarten’s First Decade as a Constituent State of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

10.10.10 – 10.10.20 ~ Sint Maarten’s First Decade as a Constituent State of the Kingdom of the Netherlands ~ A Turbulent Constitutional Odyssey by Julio R. Romney [Instructions: More...

CHE versus OHO: A Figment of our Imagination?

by Emsley D. Tromp In a letter dated October 6, 2020, to the Chairperson of Parliament Ms. A. Pauletta, Prime Minister E. Rhuggenaath on the one hand, and in a recent press conference, More...

An ugly dog fight

By Hilbert Haar Finance Minister Ardwell Irion’s plan to float a 75 million guilders bond issue has resulted in an ugly More...

Cursed Circles

By Hilbert Haar Years ago, as I was sitting on my balcony in the Cretan sun, the mailman stopped by and asked More...

life sentences in jail ‘New prison will accommodate treatment of mentally ill convicts’

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Mental health patient dies due to possible overdose of medication

CAY HILL - For the second time in two months, a patient of psychiatrist Dr. Kitty...

Cursed Circles

By Hilbert Haar Years ago, as I was sitting on my balcony in the Cretan sun,...

Three suspects arrested for early morning robberies at two supermarkets

PHILIPSBURG — The Detective Department together with the Patrol officers has arrested three suspects More...

Police arrest two over the weekend in connection with domestic violence

PHILIPSBURG — On Friday, October 16, 2020, around 6:00 pm, the patrol officers arrested a man with the initials E.R. as..

Police Union NAPB Public Message for Police Day

PHILIPSBURG — On Saturday, October 10, 2020, the Police Force of St. Maarten is celebrating its 10th anniversary. On the occasion..

Rebuttal to article about Pro Soualiga Foundation

Dear Editor, I recently read your article concerning a letter sent by Pro Soualiga to the Cft. In said article, More...

The limitations of our kingdom relationship

Dear Editor, In trying to understand the relative failure of the first decade of Country Sint Maarten, I keep getting directed..

Food for thought (part 2)

Dear Editor, I am an eternal optimist. The glass is always half full rather than half empty. My Letter to the..

PFP Member of Parliament Melissa Gumbs’ Remarks – Constitution Day 2020

Good morning Mr. Chairman, Griffiers, my colleagues in Parliament, and those joining us online and via radio, both here and abroad...

UP-leader Brison spins the 75 million bond issue story

PHILIPSBURG – United People’s party leader MP Rolando Brison said in an interview with Curacao’s TV Direct program Notisia 13 that..

NAGICO donates Hand Sanitizing and Temperature Check stations to all Public Schools and school supplies for Public School students

~ NAGICO donates Hand Sanitizing and Temperature Check stations to all Public Schools and school supplies for Public School students ~..
 

UP-leader Brison spins the 75 million bond issue story

PHILIPSBURG – United People’s party leader MP Rolando Brison said in an interview with Curacao’s TV Direct program Notisia 13 that..

Minister Doran denies Alegria’s water rights

POND ISLAND — On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020, the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), the Honorable..

Hibernators may be excluded from compulsory Covid insurance

PHILIPSBURG — Many foreign condo owners and renters on St. Maarten have doubts about hibernating on the island this year. The..
 

The ENNIA-saga: How Ansary fought the Central Bank every step of the way

PHILIPSBURG – After ignoring instructions from the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten for years, the court in Curacao placed..

Local businessman sentenced for selling SZV doctor cards

~ Public Prosecutor: Nothing but an “ordinary fraudster” ~ PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Danny Wigley last week..

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