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By The Publisher On Saturday, March 25th, 2023

Lottery booths: how the government facilitates gambling addiction

PHILIPSBURG — The Social Economic Council (SER) sent its advice about the placement of lottery booths in low income areas to Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs on February 14. It is hampered by a lack of data. More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, March 18th, 2023

Lottery booths target low-income areas

PHILIPSBURG — There are 360 lottery venues in St. Maarten per February 2021, according to a study by the Social Economic Council (SER). That is, assuming  population of 40,000, one booth for every 111 inhabitants. More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Garbage disaster

The report that citizens in St. Maarten produce 22 times more household garbage than their brethren in Curacao is a rather shocking eye opener. It is also a piece of information that should guide the government More...