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Brison questions Governor about screening process

PHILIPSBURG – Under the guise of “considering the position of minister in Country St. Maarten” Denicio Brison has asked Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday 24 questions regarding the screening process of ministers. However, the questions seem more related to the security investigations by the national security service VDSM then with the screening process. Former More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, December 4th, 2020
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Police force intensifying investigation into car theft ring

PHILIPSBURG — The Police of Sint Maarten (KPSM) has been continuously working towards putting a halt  to the increase in car thefts taking place on both sides of the island. A meeting between KPSM and our More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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Parliament, govt need to tackle prosecutors abuse

PHILIPSBURG — The board of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) on Monday said it stands behind USP MP and faction leader Claudius Buncamper in calling for a fair trial for his latest fight with the prosecuting More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
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Ombudsman: “There is no proper towing policy”

PHILIPSBURG – The government’s towing and parking policy is a mess, and in parts nonexistent, and the public prosecutor’s office has failed to collect approximately 1.3 million guilders ($758,855) in More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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Carnival foundation responds to comments Minister of TEATT and PM

~ The SCDF would like to issue the following statement in response to comments made today by the Minister of TEATT and PM ~ PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) on Wednesday More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
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How do we tackle the issue of trash everywhere on St. Maarten?

~ How to deal with litterbugs? ~ What do you do when you see people littering? ~ Many people are seen littering the streets and beaches despite there being bins for the same. Throwing light on this, we interviewed More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
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MP Buncamper questions Telem subcontractor working with illegals

PHILIPSBURG — On Tuesday, Member of Parliament, (MP) Claudius Buncamper, of the United St. Maarten Party (USP) faction in Parliament, sent a letter to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs addressing the local sub-contractors More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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Shot fired at suspect caught breaking and entering a car dealership

PHILIPSBURG — A 27-year-old man with the initials M.B is now in police custody, after being shot in the leg while officers were responding to reports of a possible breaking and entering at a used car dealership More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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A man died of natural causes while hiking a trail on St. Peters hill

ST. PETER’S — On Sunday, 29th November, 2020 at around 5:30pm, the Police Dispatch Center received information that a man was found not showing any signs of life along a hiking trail on St. Peter’s More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 30th, 2020
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MP Buncamper questions Prime Minister regarding SER Board

PHILIPSBURG — United St. Maarten Party (USP) Member of Parliament Claudius “Toontje” Buncamper on Friday fired off a number of questions to Prime Minister, Silveria Jacobs, regarding government’s failure More...