URGENCY PRISON SITUATION BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF THE FORMATEUR

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Progress Committee discussed risk for public safety with Theo Heyliger PHILIPSBURG – “If action is not taken soon, the prison situation can turn into a serious risk for the public safety.” chairman of the Progress Committee Sint Maarten said to formateur Theo Heyliger in a meeting on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018. “The alarming situation at the More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Humanitas-chairman apologizes for insulting Antilleans

THE HAGUE – The chairman of the Humanitas Foundation, Gijsbert van Herk, apologized last week in an email for his statements about Antillean employees of the Rotterdam-based nursing home De Leeuwenhoek, Natasja More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Dispute regulation put on ice

THE HAGUE – The Dutch government has put the establishment of a dispute regulation on ice, John Samson reports on Caribisch Netwerk. It is the umpteenth disappointment for the autonomous countries St. Maarten, More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Trust Fund agreement officially presented to Prime Minister Leona M. Marlin-Romeo

Philipsburg – On behalf of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Chris Johnson, head of the Dutch Representation Office on St. Maarten, presented Prime Minister Leona M. Marlin-Romeo a copy of More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Knops: Kingdom not responsible for offshore games of chance in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE – The Kingdom is not responsible for legislation related to games of chance in St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao. “This is not a Kingdom concern and therefore the Kingdom has no authority over the issuance More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Stricter screening …. in the Netherlands

By Hilbert Haar The municipal elections in the Netherlands that take place on Wednesday have brought the issue of integrity in local governments sharply into focus. Reading through reports in Dutch newspapers it More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Administration of justice is effective, judge says

TILBURG – The administration of justice in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom is just as efficient as it is in the Netherlands, Judge Frank Spreuwenberg says in an interview with Rik Haverman on Caribisch Netwerk. More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Minister of Tourism De Weever welcomes CN-Express Air Connection for Windward Islands with Bonaire

POND ISLAND – Acting Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Cornelius de Weever, says he welcomes the news about an agreement that has been signed this week More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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William weighs in on Dutch takeover of Statia

GREAT BAY — Former St. Maarten Prime Minister William Marlin believes that the move by The Hague to dissolve the St. Eustatius Island Council, send the Executive Council and Acting Island Governor home and More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
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Parliament and senate approve intervention in Statia

THE HAGUE – The Second and First Chamber unanimously approved the legislation that underpins the Dutch administrative intervention in Statia. State Secretary Raymond Knops travels on Wednesday morning to Statia More...