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Publisher Terrance Rey: “Greed knows no boundaries”

PHILIPSBURG — The essence of the problems with government-owned companies is “political meddling,” Terrance Rey, the publisher of StMaartenNews.com recently said on Wendell Moore’s radio program People’s Voice. “No matter who gets appointed to these companies, they will always have to battle political interference. There is no government-owned More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, June 16th, 2022
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Audit Chamber issues adverse opinion about 2020 financial statements

PHILIPSBURG — The government is not very good at managing the money it has at its disposal to run the country. This becomes clear once more from the General Audit’s Chamber audit of the country’s 2020 More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 11th, 2022
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Concerned St. Peters residents discuss forming Community Council

St. Peters – A group of concerned residents in the St. Peters community met on Thursday evening June 9th, with residents of the community, to discuss establishing a Community Council. The district has been missing More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 9th, 2022
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Supreme Court confirms Jamaloodin’s conviction

THE HAGUE — Curacao’s former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin’s conviction to 30 years of imprisonment for ordering the murder of Pueblo Soberano-leader Helmin Wiels on May 5, 2013, has become irrevocable, More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 9th, 2022
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MP Angelique Romou congratulates Young St. Maartener Kyeisha Laurence on being the first from St. Maarten to be accepted to the Prestigious Harvard Medical School

PHILIPSBURG — MP Romou says it goes without saying how extremely proud and elated she is about hearing the news that a young St. Maartener namely Kyeisha Laurence has been accepted to the prestigious Harvard More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 6th, 2022
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Concerns about UNOPS-involvement in construction of new prison

PHILIPSBURG — The Progress Committee is concerned about the participation of UNOPS, the United Nations Office for Project Services, in the construction of a new prison. This appears from the 43rd progress-report More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 1st, 2022
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Central Bank projects strong economic growth

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten’s economy could grow by as much as 14.3 percent this year, but the Central Bank warns that the length and the intensity of the war in the Ukraine could have a mitigating effect. More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 31st, 2022
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Appeals Court acquits Buncamper of tax fraud

PHILIPSBURG — The Court of Appeals acquitted suspended Member of Parliament Claudius Buncamper in a ruling dated May 30 of tax fraud related to the Eco Green case. His wife, former Minister of Public health More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 30th, 2022
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Court rulings put immigration-policy under pressure

PHILIPSBURG -- The Ministry of Justice suffered two defeats in the Court in First Instance at the hands of attorney Edwin Maduro, who represented two plaintiffs from the Dominican Republic. The court rulings have More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 25th, 2022
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Acting Governor Groeneveldt unexpectedly passes away

PHILIPSBURG — Acting Governor Reynold Groeneveldt unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022. News of his passing soon spread quickly throughout the legal community on the island. “With his passing, More...