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State Secretary Knops: “Fight against poverty is the responsibility of St. Maarten”

THE HAGUE — State Secretary Raymond Knops (Kingdom Relations) resolutely dismisses the notion that financial support for the inhabitants of St. Maarten is a form of suppression, racism and colonialism, as a petition the Parliament of Sint Maarten submitted to the United Nations suggest. Answering questions from Dutch Second Chamber parliamentarian More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, January 9th, 2021
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Civil servant and police-employee sentenced for fraud with French-side welfare system

MARIGOT — Two women – one employed by the police force and one by the government in St. Maarten have been sentenced to conditional prison sentences in the court in Marigot for fraud with social allowances. More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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Local businessman sentenced for selling SZV doctor cards

~ Public Prosecutor: Nothing but an “ordinary fraudster” ~ PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance sentenced Danny Wigley last week to 15 months of imprisonment, with 10 months suspended, for forgery and More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten determined to make vitamin supplements free for all seniors

PHILIPSBURG — Legislators will soon debate a proposal by Faction Leader for the United People’s Party in Parliament, MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten, to add vitamin supplements to the SZV package for Senior More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 19th, 2020
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KUDOS TO “S’MAATIN”

PHILIPSBURG — On Wednesday, the 16th of September 2020, this – One Island, One People, One Destiny – came together as One and with One Voice sent One Message to the one person that was showing pure More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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New Foundation for Cannabis Awareness

PHILIPSBURG — The Herbal Awareness SXM group has been the recognized community leader for cannabis issues over many years, including two well-attended public Town Hall Meetings (April 2014 and June 2015), More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
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Hyacinth Richardson Foundation and SPF give away food bags in St. Peters

ST. PETERS — On Saturday, August 29, 2020, some thirty families received two bags of groceries, bottled water, facemasks, and COVID-19 awareness pamphlets compliments of the Hyacinth Richardson Educational More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 28th, 2020
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Laws need to be put in place to protect pensioners

~ Seniors are ready to unite; taxation on pension income a serious issue ~ PHILIPSBURG — Senior citizens who are pensioners are ready to unite as taxation on pension income is become an intolerable issue More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 23rd, 2020
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Inmates worried about COVID, says prison is ticking time bomb

PHILIPSBURG — Inmates at the Point Blanche prison sounded an even louder alarm this weekend urging the powers-that-be to get serious about restructuring the prison system or risk facing a situation they will More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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MP Heyliger-Marten requests formal position of Bar Association

~ Racism and bigotry in St. Maarten are unacceptable, says MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten ~ PHILIPSBURG—”The fact that Mr. Hatzmann sees the people of Sint Maarten as “little village people” proves that he More...






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