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By The Publisher On Saturday, October 17th, 2020
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White Paper: Sint Maarten’s First Decade as a Constituent State of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

10.10.10 – 10.10.20 ~ Sint Maarten’s First Decade as a Constituent State of the Kingdom of the Netherlands ~ A Turbulent Constitutional Odyssey by Julio R. Romney [Instructions: Use the viewer below to More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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The limitations of our kingdom relationship

Dear Editor, In trying to understand the relative failure of the first decade of Country Sint Maarten, I keep getting directed to the strange lack of vision of many leading politicians regarding the relationship More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 4th, 2020
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Report describes St. Maarten’s “silent crisis”

PHILIPSBURG – The Economic Bureau Amsterdam produced at the request of the Dutch parliament a report about performance, opportunities and solutions for the Caribbean part of the Kingdom, entitled Small Islands, More...

By The Publisher On Friday, April 10th, 2020
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Did the CFT set the Kingdom on fire?

DID THE CFT SET THE KINGDOM ON FIRE?[1] By Emsley D. Tromp April 10, 2020 On April 7th last, when the whole world was battling the coronavirus, the Cft struck a blow to the public trust in its raison d’être with More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, November 30th, 2019
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“Public statement is a blemish on the whole Kingdom”

PHILIPSBURG – The Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) issued a public statement against St. Maarten during its fiftieth plenary meeting in Antigua last week. This is due to the country’s failure to More...

By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Ombudsmen of the Kingdom meet with the King of the Netherlands

The Hague — His Majesty King Willem-Alexander met with the Ombudsmen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on Wednesday afternoon, 30 October 2019. It was the first time that the Ombudsmen had a joint conversation More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Only brief reference to St. Maarten in Troonrede

THE HAGUE / PHILIPSBURG – Four paragraphs before the end of the annual Troonrede in Den Haag, King Willem-Alexander devoted more space than usual on the Caribbean part of the Kingdom on Tuesday. There is only More...

By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Council of Ministers meets Committee on Kingdom Relations of the Dutch House of Representatives

PHILIPSBURG — On Thursday, July 12, 2018, the full Council of Ministers met with the standing Committee on Kingdom Relations of the Dutch House of Representatives. The committee comprised of Alexander Pechtold More...

By The Publisher On Monday, May 28th, 2018
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What becomes of St. Maarten in a Unites States of Europe?

HILVERSUM – What will happen with the Caribbean countries in the Kingdom if Europe became a republic? Rik Haverman examined this hypothetical situation for Caribisch Netwerk with Caribbean-expert Wouter Veenendaal, More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
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Unhealthy state

“Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.” – Winston Churchill Today we quote More...