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Grisha grateful for majority support to remain President of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — In a short press statement released on Monday morning, President of Parliament, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten expressed her appreciation for the majority of Parliament supporting her to continue as President of Parliament. “I am very thankful and honored to have received majority support from my colleagues to continue my work as President More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, October 17th, 2022
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Policy establishes fees for towing cars

PHILIPSBURG — Towed cars could cost their owners or users between $75 and $115 plus a daily storage fee of $15, it appears from the towing policy published in the National Gazette of October 14. The towing More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 14th, 2022
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Tax Office cannot find judge who has been living in St. Maarten for more than three years (UPDATED)

PHILIPSBURG — A publication by the tax inspectorate in the National Gazette of September 30 has caused some confusion about the status of one of the judges that works at the Court in First Instance in Philipsburg. The More...

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, October 13th, 2022
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Pro Soualiga Delivers Decolonization Report to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — On October 10th, 2022, Pro Soualiga delivered a report entitled “The Jus Cogens Right to Self-Determination As The Finalization Of Decolonization” based on twelve questions posed More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 12th, 2022
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Victory for investigative journalist Cramm against Curacao’s gambling industry: sublicensing is illegal

WILLEMSTAD — Investigative journalist Nardy Cramm scored a decisive victory in her fight against Cyberluck, a company that issue sublicenses to the operators of online gambling sites. Cramm has described More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 6th, 2022
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Brison addresses right to bank account during IPKO

PHILIPSBURG — MP Rolando Brison addressed the right to having a basic bank account during the recent meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (IPKO), but it remains unclear what he achieved More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 28th, 2022
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Chief Prosecutor Buist: “We need more interpreters”

PHILIPSBURG — There is a shortage of court interpreters, especially in the Spanish language, Chief Prosecutor Hieke Buist said last week during the installation of Judge Gert Jan Wouters and the reinstallation More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 24th, 2022
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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...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 16th, 2022
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MP Brownbill addresses high food prices by stating that, ehh, food prices are too high

PHILIPSBURG — Rising food prices pose a huge problem for many families on the island and the government is feverishly looking for alternatives. Recently, Minister Ottley (Economic Affairs and Tourism, as More...