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By The Publisher On Thursday, September 17th, 2020
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Arkenbout: “Can we count on each other?”

The worldwide crisis due to COVID-19 has hit the islands in the Kingdom relentlessly hard, notes Erwin Arkenbout, representative of the Netherlands in Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten. “The past few months have More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 3rd, 2020
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Emancipation Day Speech Minister of Culture Drs. Rodolphe Samuel

Sacred Legacies: Standing on the shoulders of giants Emancipation, Emancipation, Emancipation A word that brings about many reactions within us at the same time. When you truly know this word it takes you on a More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, March 29th, 2020
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Governor swears in Jacobs II Cabinet with no handshaking

HARBOR VIEW — While observing social distancing protocols, members of the new Jacobs II cabinet were sworn in today, Saturday, March 28, 2020, by His Excellency, the Governor, drs Eugene B. Holiday, in the More...

By The Publisher On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Dutch State Secretary Knops’ prepared speech for Parliament

PHILIPSBURG — Below is a copy of the integral speech the Dutch State Secretary of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations, Raymond Knops, had intended to give to the Parliament of Sint Maarten on Wednesday, September More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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Council of Ministers invoke article 59

~ allowing the voters of Sint Maarten the opportunity to decide ~ PHILIPSBURG – On Monday September 23rd, Prime Minister Leona Romeo Marlin and the Council of Ministers held a press conference in which the Prime More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, September 14th, 2019
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Ancient history

By Hilbert Haar Remember September 11, 2015? It was not only the fourteenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in the United States. It was also the day Attorney-General Guus Schram addressed More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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MP Peterson: A true team player in the coalition

PHILIPSBURG — Member of Parliament Claude Chacho Peterson today had the distinction of having to give his prepared closing speech immediately after the unexpected announcement made by MP Franklin Meyers during More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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BREAKING NEWS: MP MEYERS WITHDRAWS SUPPORT PRESENT GOVERNMENT

PHILIPSBURG — MP Franklin Meyers has just announced in Parliament that he withdrew his support from the government. “I hereby withdraw my support from the present government!” he said in ending More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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MP William Marlin slams the State Secretary and the Dutch Government during speech in Parliament

Dubs State Secretary Raymond Knops the “President of Sint Maarten”. PHILIPSBURG — Instead of delving his time into discussing allocations in the 2019 National Budget, MP William Marlin on Tuesday More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 26th, 2019
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Governor: Building partnerships of cooperation for socio-economic sustainability

PHILIPSBURG/THE HAGUE — During a reception party hosted by the St. Maarten House in The Hague, Governor Eugene Holiday gave the following speech under the theme “Building partnerships of cooperation More...