Interactive Public Lecture on Understanding the Constitutional Structure of St. Maarten

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PHILIPSBURG — Political Analyst and scholar of Comparative Government & Politics in collaboration with the University of Saint Martin (USM) kindly invite the general public (the youth and aspiring politicians, in particular) of Sint Maarten to an interactive public information session on understanding the Constitutional governing structure More...

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By Hilbert Haar Let me make one thing clear before writing anything else. The real winners and losers will become apparent only after the January 9, 2020 elections. But I still think, quoting Greta Thunberg, that More...

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