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Sunset Building 3
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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How Frans lost his building and his seat in Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – Port de Plaisance Boutique is the rightful owner of the Sunset Building in Simpson Bay. Attempts by its previous owners – United St. Maarten party leader Frans Richardson and Bureau Telecommunication More...

TBO Anti Corruption Taskforce
By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Two arrested and released in BTP-investigation code name Aquamarine

PHILIPSBURG — On Monday September 2, 2019, a member of parliament of Sint Maarten was detained by agents of the Anti-Corruption Taskforce (TBO). He is suspected of accepting bribes, (co)committing official More...

Emerald case investigation
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018
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Blistering picture of mismanagement at the port

PHILIPSBURG – The attorney for the public prosecutor’s office, Rogier van den Heuvel, presented a blistering picture of mismanagement and fraud at the harbor companies on Thursday at the hearing with the Common More...

Frans under pressure
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
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MP Richardson to court on June 11

PHILIPSBURG – On Monday June 11, MP Frans Richardson (United St. Maarten party – USp) will appear in court as a suspect in the Emerald and Squid investigations. Together with Richardson, former port director More...

life sentences in jail
By The Publisher On Friday, February 16th, 2018
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Richardson detained for eight more days

PHILIPSBURG – The Judge of Instruction ruled on Friday that the arrests of USp-leader Frans Richardson and Windward Roads director Janhendrik Boekhaar are legitimate. The public prosecutor extended the detention More...

Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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House of corruption

By Hilbert Haar Two things come to mind after the arrest of USp-leader MP Frans Richardson. One: everybody is innocent until proven guilty. That applies to everyone and also to Richardson. Two: there is no smoke More...

Stand With US USP
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
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USP board: Leader maintains innocence, candidates will push on

GREAT BAY — The board of the United St. Maarten Party, in reaction to the detention of its leader MP Frans Richardson, on Wednesday said their leader maintains his innocence and expects to be fully vindicated More...

Frans Richardson 1
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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Frans asks GEBE to expedite restoration to parts of Cay Bay

Philipsburg — Member of Parliament and leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party Frans Richardson is calling on GEBE to at least explain to residents of Cay Bay why they are still without electricity 6 months More...

Cruise ships in Port St. Maarten with Dump Smoke over Philipsburg - 20180207 MP
By The Publisher On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018
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Frans: Constant instability stalls any progress at landfill waste management

Philipsburg — In light of the current ongoing fires at the Philipsburg landfill, the United St. Maarten (US) party is once again pointing out that the constant instability of government has effectively stalled More...

Frans Richardson 1
By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Frans questions role of Post Office in voting cards distribution

Philipsburg — Leader of the United St. Maarten (US) party MP Frans Richardson on Monday questioned what the role of the Post Office will be in distributing voting cards for the February 26 Parliamentary election. Richardson More...