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Corrupt St. Maarten should be thoroughly investigated --- Dutch MPs.

THE HAGUE, Netherlands:--- Justice must undertake a major criminal investigation into the thoroughly corrupt St. Maarten. That is what the Second Chamber demands now that Theo Heyliger has grabbed absolute power on the island.
A majority of the chamber members of the VVD, SP CDA and the PVV want action after it appears from a Price Waterhouse report, released this weekend, that the entire administration is steeped in cronyism. If the prosecutor is not able to get a grip on the...

Follow up political statement Minister Cornelius De Weever.

Follow up political statement Minister Cornelius De Weever.

PHILIPSBURG:--- During many pre- and post campaigns I have met disgruntled candidates, voters and supporters from all parties which created a deep empathy in me for those who felt abandoned and/or mistreated. I observed the process and talked to the leadership, usually by phrasing my thoughts into questions, talked about how things should be and tried to implement small improvements but the overall environment was still unwelcoming to any major change. In order to effectuate ...

Two arrested for illegal gun possession.

Two arrested for illegal gun possession.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Sunday September 28th, 2014 at approximately 12:40am, a Phlipsburg Police Patrol was sent to Lizzy's Bar on the Boardwalk where the music was being played too loud. On the scene the investigating officers noticed that two men who at the time were standing in a group of men were behaving quite suspicious and passing an unknown item to each other. The officers approached these two men when suddenly a gun fell to the floor. Both suspects with the initials Z.M....

Amendment to budget approved, Vorst Property out of 2014 Budget.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The long awaited budget amendments to the 2014 budget were approved unanimously on Monday by the Members of Parliament that attended the meeting. However, Member of Parliament Roy Marlin submitted a motion to amend the budget amendments to remove the purchasing of...

Social media abuzz with messages of congrats for TelCell Breakthrough winners.

Social media abuzz with messages of congrats for TelCell Breakthrough winners.

POND ISLAND:--- It was a night to remember at the Theatre Royale, Maho, Saturday, where judges announced the 2014 TelCell Breakthrough Talent Search winners in true Hollywood style.
The winners and runners-up in the four categories were:

Instruments:
Winner: New Generation Status (G...

Minister Lake visits road paving projects throughout districts.

Minister Lake visits road paving projects throughout districts.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake on Monday visited a road paving project in the residential district of St. Peters.

The secondary roads that are scheduled to be paved are Guavaberry, Mar...

Sports materials officially presented to Minister of Sports Lourens-Philip. Schools and associations encouraged to make use of materials and facility.

Sports materials officially presented to Minister of Sports Lourens-Philip. Schools and associations encouraged to make use of materials and facility.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- Tuesday September 23, 2014 saw the official handing over of the sports materials by USONA to the Minister of Education Culture Youth and Sports Hon. Patricia Lourens-Philip.
These materials have been a long time coming and they were purchased to facilitate th...

Benjamin & Parker Corporation of Panama upgrading SXM professionals in Efficiency and Risk measurement using innovative B-Parker Auditing standard.

Benjamin & Parker Corporation of Panama upgrading SXM professionals in Efficiency and Risk measurement using innovative B-Parker Auditing standard.

PHILIPSBURG:--- In mid March 2014, Benjamin & Parker (www.b-parker.com), initiated onsite certification sessions for the online course "Efficiency Auditing", a new science to secure corporate workflow effectiveness and corporate financial waste, in association with PCMI under...

FCCA Conference & Trade Show expected to boost tourist’s arrivals pre and post conference.

FCCA Conference & Trade Show expected to boost tourist’s arrivals pre and post conference.

POINT BLANCHE:--- With 100 cruise executives, presidents, chief executive officers, and approximately 1000 conference attendees scheduled to attend the 21st Annual Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association's (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show from October 6-10, destination St. Maarten...

Former Formateur Broke Silence on Current Political Situation.

Former Formateur Broke Silence on Current Political Situation.

Work Group worked hard in preparing a Governing Program

PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the National Alliance William Marlin who was appointed formateur by Governor Eugene Holiday to form the next government for 2014 - 2018 finally cleared the air on Sunday at a press conference. Marlin...

 

Crystal Pineapple Awards - Nominate NOW!

Crystal Pineapple Awards - Nominate NOW!

PHILIPSBURG:--- The 9th Annual Crystal Pineapple Awards, organized by the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association, officially opened its nomination period on September 1st 2014. SHTA has been receiving nominations and is in the process of the...

Début du communiqué, Gendarmerie.

sécurité (casque) et les personnes conduisant sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique, étaient menées les samedi 27 et dimanche 28 septembre 2014, de 10h00 à 12h00 et de 03h00 à 06h00, par la compagnie de gendarmerie départementale de Saint-Martin et Sain...

Sénatoriales: déclaration de Daniel GIBBS

Bonjour à tous,
Vous trouverez ci-dessous, la déclaration de Daniel GIBBS après le vote des sénatoriales.
Restant à votre disposition,
Bonne journée
Jéno

Déclaration de M. Daniel GIBBS,
Député de Saint-Barthélemy et Saint-Martin
Président de l'Union pour la...

THE HORSE HAS LEFT THE BARN; Formation of government has only now started.

St. Maarten facing situation where 15 elected parliamentarians realize any eight can form the government; party leaders and political parties are irrelevant. It is possible that any eight MP's can form a government without any party leader

The elector...

OPEN LETTER TO THE MEMBERS OF THE TERRITORIAL COUNCIL OF SAINT–MARTIN.

I am appealing to your faculty to reason, and if you can no longer do so in the interest of our country, permit us to advise you. The ill that is eating away your honorable Assembly resulting in its total implosion, has reached the proportions of an ...

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