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By The Publisher On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Statia’s deadlocked political future

By Hilbert Haar If the result of the island council elections in Statia have made anything clear it is that change does not come easy to people. You can take horse to the water but you cannot force it to drink, More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, October 24th, 2020
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Elections changed nothing; Statia still has a long way to go

ORANJESTAD – “We have to prevent at all cost that the situation on the island from before the intervention reappears after a return to a regular administrative administration,” is one of the observations More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 22nd, 2020
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Heyliger extends congratulations to St. Eustatius

~ Says: “Free and Fair elections allow democracy to reign.” ~ PHILIPSBURG— “Democracy at work,” were the words, Member of Parliament, the Honorable Grisha Heyliger-Marten used to describe her sentiments More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 21st, 2020
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Delta Airlines repatriation flight carries home 150 Americans from St. Maarten

~ Exclusive interview with two American couples about their bittersweet departure ~ PHILIPSBURG — US citizens who had been vacationing in St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius, were able to fly home on a humanitarian More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
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The Netherlands subsidizes electricity and drinking water on the BES islands

PHILIPSBURG – Utility customers on Saba, St. Eustatius and Bonaire are exempted from paying the fixed tariff for electricity and water until next year. The Dutch government has reduced the rate to zero to More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Clyde van Putten c.s. presented 11-page document to the court to justify arguments

STATIA/ PHILIPSBURG—The judge in the Court of First Instance will hand out a decision in the hearing of the two cases presented by the people of St. Eustatius on December 11, 2018. According to reports on the More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 19th, 2018
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Statia in Peril: The case against “Public Entity” – REVISED

By Political Analyst, Julio R, Romney The Court of First Instance in Philipsburg is scheduled (on Tuesday, November 20, 2018) to hear open arguments from the dissolved insular Government of Sint Eustatius which More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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No scheduled meeting with Van Putten as Dutch State Secretary visits St. Eustatius this weekend

PHILIPSBURG/ST. EUSTATIUS—The visit of the Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Relations Raymond Knops is not expected to include a meet with the Leader of the Progressive Labor Party Clyde van Putten during his More...

By The Publisher On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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Van Putten: Court set date injunction case for November 20

PHILIPSBURG — The leader of the Progressive Labor Party Clyde van Putten informed StMaartenNews.com that the injunction case he filed last week Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at the Court of First Instance in More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, October 25th, 2018
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The Bastion of Society

It was in the early 1804 that Haiti became the first country to become independent in this hemisphere. The rest of the world thought that Haiti which was a former colony of France was “bold and out of place” More...





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