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Justice Minister tightens immigration rules

PHILIPSBURG -- Justice Minister Anna Richardson has published new guidelines for the admission and expulsion of foreigners in the National Gazette. These guidelines set new and tighter rules for immigrants, but they seem to completely ignore a report from the Law Enforcement Council from 2014 that revealed serious shortcomings in the system. LOGIN More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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Emmanuel: Government willfully stalling by postponing COHO meeting again

PHILIPSBURG — With a second postponement of the Central Committee meeting to discuss the Caribbean Organization for Reform and Development (COHO), Independent Member Of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel has More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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Complaints cast shadow over garbage collection bidding process

PHILIPSBURG -- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel is extremely concerned about complaints he has received about the tendering process to award new waste disposal contracts. Emmanuel said if some More...

By The Publisher On Friday, February 19th, 2021
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TelEm awaits new proposal from union

PHILIPSBURG -- The spat between TelEm CEO Kendal Dupersoy and SMCU-leader Ludson Evers has calmed down a bit after Dupersoy retracted the first paragraph of a letter he sent to the union that began with the sarcastic More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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How the airport became a political football

StMaartenNews.com brings you a special report on how the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) has become a 'political football' with the fundamental question: Who is really Brian Mingo's boss? LOGIN TO More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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Relationship between TelEm and union deteriorates

~ TelEm CEO admits to ghetto tone in letter to SMCU ~ PHILIPSBURG -- The relationship between TelEm’s Chief Executive Officer Kendal Dupersoy and Ludson Evers, the President of the St. Maarten Communication Union More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
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MP Buncamper balks at decision to prosecute him

PHILIPSBURG — The Common Court of Justice has ordered the Public Prosecutor’s Office to prosecute MP Claudius Buncamper for crimes he allegedly committed when he was heading the Infrastructure Department More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
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MPs renew attack on airport director Mingo

PHILIPSBURG — Members of Parliament fired dozens of questions about the airport at Minister Ludmilla de Weever (Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication) during a central committee meeting More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 11th, 2021
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Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs responds concerning leaked letter from World Bank

PHILIPSBURG – In response to the article published in The Daily Herald on February 9th, regarding a leaked letter from the World Bank Country Director for St. Maarten Tahseen Sayed concerning the state of affairs More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
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St. Maarten detention system needs enhanced supervision

PHILIPSBURG — Enhanced supervision by the (European) Committee of Ministers is “of vital importance to ensure structural improvement of the St. Maarten detention system in line with international human More...







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