William hopes Govt releases container homes to residents soon

Signing National Decree Prime Minister William MARLIN

GREAT BAY — Former Prime Minister William Marlin in a press release on Sunday expressed hope that residents who are in need will soon receive the 12 container homes he had ordered, when he had been in office, for persons who lost their residences during hurricane Irma. The homes are sturdy 20 foot collapsible containers that are fully isolated More...

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By webadmin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Richardson detained for eight more days

PHILIPSBURG – The Judge of Instruction ruled on Friday that the arrests of USp-leader Frans Richardson and Windward Roads director Janhendrik Boekhaar are legitimate. The public prosecutor extended the detention More...

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By webadmin On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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William: Govt holding back roof repair program

GREAT BAY — Former Prime Minister William Marlin says government seems to be deliberately holding back the immediate roof repair program initiated by the former government, delaying the mending of the roofs More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Addict to jail for 242 days

PHILIPSBURG – Oswald Dwayne Sherwood had a prominent presence on the docket of Wednesday’s court session. His name appeared nine times – four times for petty crimes like theft, ill-treatment and trespassing, More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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King Moumou burns to signal end of carnival on French St. Martin

Marigot — With the burning of King Moumou the end of carnival on French St. Martin came to a close. Described by StMaartenNews.com photo journalist, Milton Pieters, as “people with energy to burn”, More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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MP Frans Richardson arrested

PHILIPSBURG – The anti-corruption unit (TBO) arrested member of Parliament and leader of the United St. Maarten party (USp), Frans Richardson, on Tuesday on suspicion of membership of a criminal organization, More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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USP board: Leader maintains innocence, candidates will push on

GREAT BAY — The board of the United St. Maarten Party, in reaction to the detention of its leader MP Frans Richardson, on Wednesday said their leader maintains his innocence and expects to be fully vindicated More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Two arrests on Sint Maarten, one home seized

Philipsburg — The anti-corruption team TBO executed two searches in homes and one in a company on Sint Maarten. Arrests were made. Two suspects were arrested. One home was seized. The arrest of F.G.R. (1968) More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Fortune in court for double murder

PHILIPSBURG – Kathron Fortune seemed at ease when his image appeared on a video link to the courthouse is in Philipsburg on Wednesday morning. Dressed in a black Nike training jacket he calmly followed the More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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Brunache murder court trial set for June 6

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance will handle the Widmor Brunache murder trial on June 13. Two suspects have been charged with killing Brunache on January 24 of last year in front of his house in More...