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MP Arrindell is searching for guidelines that are already there

PHILIPSBURG -- Member of Parliament Akeem Arrindell has asked Prime Minister Mercelina for clarity about the right of voters to get time off on Election Day to cast their vote. Arrindell states in a letter he sent to the prime minister that he has received numerous complaints from citizens who claim that they were unable to vote in the January parliamentary More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, July 6th, 2024
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Conditional prison sentence for Emsley Tromp

WILLEMSTAD — The Court in First Instance sentenced Emsley Tromp and René Lourents to conditional prison sentences for forgery. The court acquitted both defendants of bribery and corruption. At the time of More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2024
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National Alliance with seventeen candidates in August 19 elections

PHILIPSBURG — The National Alliance submitted a list of seventeen candidates for the August 19 elections on Postulation Day to the Central Voting bureau in the legislative hall of the Parliament building. More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 29th, 2024
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Parliament hesitant about approving Ennia-solution

PHILIPSBURG — It is not at all certain that the parliament will approve the proposal to save Ennia from bankruptcy and thus protecting the interest of its policy holders. Finance Minister Marinka Gumbs More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 29th, 2024
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Finance Minister Gumbs criticizes Ennia-solution

PHILIPSBURG — Finance Minister Marinka Gumbs is highly critical of the proposed solution to keep insurance company Ennia out of bankruptcy. The Netherlands has made the interest rate St. Maarten has to pay More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 28th, 2024
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MP Marlin questions the government’s delay in addressing sinkhole issue

~ Looming Crisis: Unresolved Sinkhole on Cole Bay Hill Raises Concerns ~ COLE BAY — It’s been six weeks since a significant sinkhole appeared on Cole Bay Hill on May 15, 2024, and there is still no More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 28th, 2024
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Court rules against developer in land swap dispute

PHILIPSBURG -- Tesi NV is a project developer and a part of the Port de Plaisance Group. In a notarial deed dated June 8, 1998, it obtained the right of long lease to several parcels of land located in Simpson More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 28th, 2024
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GEBE pays a heavy price for firing Sharine Daniel

PHILIPSBURG -- Utilities Company GEBE is finally rid of its former Head Internal Audit Sharine Daniel, providing that it does not withdraw its request to dissolve the labor agreement and that it pays Daniel 350,000 More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 26th, 2024
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European millions available for energy transition

PHILIPSBURG — “It is imperative for St. Maarten to look into renewable energy sources and alternative energy sources. The COVID-19 crisis has shown St. Maarten that making deep structural changes and reforms More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 24th, 2024
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Politicians express concerns about energy-crisis

PHILIPSBURG -- Politicians are jumping on the energy-crisis bandwagon expressing different concerns and suggestions. URSM-MP Richinel Brug addressed concerns about public health, while DP-MP and President of Parliament More...