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Mark Mingo prepares multi-million dollar claim for damages

PHILIPSBURG — Former Port-director Mark Mingo and his attorney Cor Merx are preparing a multi-million dollar claim for damages against the Government, the Prosecutor’s Office and the Harbor Group of Companies.  More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 21st, 2022
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Infighting in UP causes crack in coalition

PHILIPSBURG — President of Parliament MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten no longer sees eye to eye with the leader of the United People’s party (UP), MP Rolando Brison. “If he is elected as the party leader for More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 18th, 2022
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Mark Mingo suggests introduction of Co2-tax

PHILIPSBURG — Mark Mingo is back and he wants everybody to know that he is not going anywhere. Despite his trials leading up to his acquittal for complicity in robbing the port of millions of dollars, Mingo More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 2nd, 2022
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NV GEBE takes another two weeks to consider disconnections (Updated with Commentary)

~ “Financial situation critical” ~ PHILIPSBURG — Embattled utilities company NV GEBE is “counting on people to come in with their payments,” Temporary Manager Sharine Daniel said in an interview with More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 22nd, 2022
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Minister Doran claims PFP-motion of no confidence is about Alegria

PHILIPSBURG — Smoke and mirrors. That expression comes to mind after hearing VROMI-Minister Egbert Doran’s say in an interview on 102.7 FM radio with Lady Grace that the motion of no confidence the Party More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 16th, 2022
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Ombudsman Mossel: “You cannot use capacity as an excuse all the time”

PHILIPSBURG — Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel was highly critical of the Parliament and the Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) during an interview with Oral Gibbes More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, July 9th, 2022
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Dancer Eliane Berwers prepped for strict discipline at Dance Theater of Harlem

NEW YORK — Teenage Dancer Eliane Berwers is enjoying herself at the summer intensive program of the Dance Theater of Harlem in New York. “I love the classes and I love meeting and spending time with other More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 16th, 2022
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Publisher Terrance Rey: “Greed knows no boundaries”

PHILIPSBURG — The essence of the problems with government-owned companies is “political meddling,” Terrance Rey, the publisher of StMaartenNews.com recently said on Wendell Moore’s radio program People’s More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 18th, 2022
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Mark Mingo: “I have done nothing wrong”

PHILIPSBURG — “I have done nothing wrong,” former harbor CEO Mark Mingo said in an interview with Billy D on SOS radio station 95.9 FM. In January, the Court in First Instance sentenced Mingo to 46 months More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 4th, 2022
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Velasquez-family fiercely opposes early release for Amy’s killer Ashton Lake

PHILIPSBURG — August 27, 1983, was supposed to be just another hot and dry day in paradise. Temperatures peaked at 32 Celsius at noon and did not go lower than 28 during the evening. St. Maarten was a peaceful More...