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Minister Doran grants second right of long lease on same plot of land

~ “With a well-functioning Cadastre it is impossible to establish long lease twice on the same parcel of land.” ~ PHILIPSBURG — Minister Egbert Doran (Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure – VROMI) has issued a piece of land in Hope Estate in long lease for the construction of social housing, while a company More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, October 14th, 2022
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Ombudsman closes file on Over the Bank dispute

PHILIPSBURG — The Ombudsman will not pursue further investigation of the issuance of long lease rights in the Over the Bank area. It sent a notice of termination to VROMI-Minister Egbert Doran. In a press More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 23rd, 2021
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Controversy about Vineyard Heights triggers integrity-row

PHILIPSBURG -- The controversy over the Over the Bank - Vineyard Heights housing development is affecting Minister Egbert Doran (VROMI) and Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel, as well as the 54 applicants who applied for More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
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Office space mini audit leaves many questions unanswered

PHILIPSBURG — The General Audit Chamber submitted its mini audit “Efficiency of government’s office space” to Parliament on Tuesday, March 30 with a rather embarrassing conclusion: the auditors were More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
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Knops maintains: human rights are St. Maarten’s responsibility

THE HAGUE – “It remains urgent that the detention situation in St. Maarten improves within the foreseeable future. The problem requires a decisive approach and the cabinet has offered assistance on several More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Prime Minister to look into the high cost of rents

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin has promised to look into the high cost of rentals by home owners which is spiraling out of control following the hurricanes of 2017. Marlin in her capacity More...

By The Publisher On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Finance Minister impressed with Oryx Residences

‘Construction to be finalised by the end of Summer’ CAY HILL — Construction of the Oryx Residences in Cay Hill is at 60 per cent according to its developers the Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten APS More...