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Ship jumper MP Kevin Maingrette in problems with bribery-allegations

PHILIPSBURG — The Detective Collaboration Team (RST) searched the house and the workplace of an outgoing Member of Parliament, 721news.com reported. According to the report, the investigation focuses on the fall of the government that took office on May 3. The fall was caused by NOW-candidate Kevin Maingrette who announced in a press release More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, July 8th, 2024
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Claude A. H. Peterson, SAM Party Candidate, Calls for Serious Electoral Reform to Ensure Stable Government

Philipsburg, St. Maarten — Claude A. H. Peterson, the number 4 candidate on the Soualiga Action Movement (SAM) party list, has issued a strong call for immediate and comprehensive electoral reform as the critical More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 7th, 2024
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Minister Heyliger-Marten opposes new contract for airport director Brian Mingo

PHILIPSBURG — Outgoing Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication (TEATT) Grisha Heyliger-Marten opposes the renewal of the contract of airport director Brian Mingo, it appears More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, July 7th, 2024
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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 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 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 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...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 22nd, 2024
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Guilty without a sanction? You are still convicted of a crime, Supreme Court rules

THE HAGUE — Is someone convicted if a court finds a defendant guilty and punishable but does not impose a sanction? The Supreme Court considered this question “in the interest of the law” after the Common More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 18th, 2024
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Two new parties to take part in August 19 elections

PHILIPSBURG — Two new political parties will contest the August 19 parliamentary elections: the Soualiga Action Movement (SAM) and the Oualichi Movement for Change (OMC). The founder of the latter party is More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 17th, 2024
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Cusha Cartoons: the ultimate political satirical guide to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Cusha Cartoons is more than a collection of 96 satirical cartoons, published on StMaartenBews.com between 2016 and 2023. Almost all of the cartoons come with back stories that offer readers More...