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By The Publisher On Friday, January 1st, 2021
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Man of the Year: Claude ‘Chacho’ Peterson

PHILIPSBURG — While elected politicians wasted their time on lost battles he kept his eye on the ball all the time. He created Facebook government (FBGov) and described the sources for his always accurate More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, December 6th, 2020
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Invest in monuments

Government should invest in monuments. It is the perfect investment for Country Sint Maarten. Monuments were back front and center in last week’s Parliament’s meeting when Minister of Culture, Drs. More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, November 22nd, 2020
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Gracita: Now it not the time to demand 12,5% civil servant’s cut

“PRINCIPLE OF EQUAL TREATMENT VIOLATED”                           Philipsburg, November 19. 2020. Gracita Arrindell said: the billion dollar question facing government and our citizens More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Stop Government Phone Abuse

Dear Editor, People need to be made seriously and individually accountable. It must hurt them ultimately in their own pocket if they so wish to abuse the  phone system at their place of work. Read: Unpaid Advice: More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 26th, 2020
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Unpaid Advice: How Government Can Cut Phone Costs

PHILIPSBURG — “St Maarten’s Government Crazy Phone Bills” is the headline heading up an article on the website of our colleague in the media business, Mervin Hanley of THG News Today. That More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 25th, 2020
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Medical liability issue gets attention from government

PHILIPSBURG — The government, led by Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, wants a St. Maarten version of the Dutch Individual Health Care Professions Act (Wet BIG). This is stated in the NA-UP Governing Program More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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The mother of all challenges

By Hilbert Haar Our island is facing the mother of all challenges – and even that is an understatement. The COVID-19 crises has laid bare what decision makers have known for a very, very long time: it is dangerous More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
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GRACITA: “Parliament has not only the Power but the Obligation to Steer the Course of Government”

PHILIPSBURG — Gracita Arrindell states: “the current state of governance is critical as our island continues to grapple with business closures, under- use of Trust Fund millions, archaic government IT More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 1st, 2020
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Council of Advice does not support the government’s position

~ Council of Advice: “A Consensus Kingdom Law can be a useful solution” ~ PHILIPSBURG – The Council of Advice sent its advice about the draft consensus kingdom law Caribbean Reform entity (CRE) already on More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, August 27th, 2020
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PFP concerned about Plan B and economic recovery

PHILIPSBURG – Party for Progress members of Parliament Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson issued a press release on Thursday, expressing their concern over responses received to questions sent to the Prime Minister, More...





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