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Unions sent Letter to Prosecutor’s Office --- Minister of Justice gave orders to re-do advice, proper procedures must be followed.

Unions sent Letter to Prosecutor’s Office --- Minister of Justice gave orders to re-do advice, proper procedures must be followed.

Unions says Chief of Police should take responsibility for signing advice he did not write.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Two of the three police unions have dispatched a letter to the Prosecutor's Office notifying them of what they considered criminal actions by a civil servant in the department of Human Resources of the KPSM. According to information provided to SMN News, a civil servant in the department wrote an advice for herself, leaving out her other colleagues that are ...

NA, USp and DP Formation Talks Finalized. (UPDATED)

NA, USp and DP Formation Talks Finalized. (UPDATED)

NA, USp and DP Sign Governing Accord --- Rumors must be put to rest

PHILIPSBURG:--- Formation talks between three political parties that obtained seats in the Parliamentary Elections that were held on Friday are continuing. Early Saturday morning shortly after the election results were announced the leaders of the United St. Maarten People's Party, the National Alliance and the Democratic Party signed an agreement to work together to form the next Government of St...

UTS completes 200MB Fiber circuit for Coastguard.

UTS completes 200MB Fiber circuit for Coastguard.

SIMPSON BAY:--- UTS has completed the delivery of 200 Megabyte (MB) fiber optic cable circuit to the Coastguard headquarters in Simpson Bay. The new connection is a symmetrical 200MB (200MB upload and 200MB download) link which will allow the local coastguard office to communicate with other facilities in Curacao and The Netherlands. The IT infrastructure of the local Coastguard will communicate directly with the servers in The Netherlands. No data will be stored...

Governor Starts Consultations Following Elections.

HARBOUR VIEW:--- Following the Parliamentary Elections of August 29th, 2014, His Excellency Governor Eugene B. Holiday decided to start consultations regarding the formation of a new government. It is noted that the current government has not tendered its resignation...

Minister Lake says thank you.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake would like to thank his family, friends, and supporters for the support he received in August 29 parliamentary elections.

"I would like to t...

Man arrested for firearm possession.

SIMPSON BAY:--- On Saturday August 30th, 2014 at approximately 11:20pm in the vicinity of "Reggea Pool Bar and Grill", a Simpson Bay Police patrol was approached by a man who stated that shortly before he was threatened with a handgun by another man who he knows. Aft...

The National Detective Agency: its challenges and development.

PHILIPSBURG:--- In a press release of the 27th of August 2014, the Chief Prosecutor of St. Maarten, Mr. Eric Noordhoek states that he has already brought to the attention of the Minister of Justice the shortage of manpower at the National Detective Agency (landsreche...

Mobile Medical Unit on its way.

Mobile Medical Unit on its way.

GREAT BAY:--- The island of St. Maarten will soon have a Mobile Medical Clinic that will go through the various districts offering basic medical care to the residents. The mobile unit is equipped with an examination room, bathroom, reception area and waiting room.
The...

SHTA – No Lame-Duck Decisions.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), the largest business representative on the island, representing over 160 companies in the tourism and trade industry on the island, is concerned about two highly controversial labor issues, t...

CPA -- Let the Nominations begin!

CPA -- Let the Nominations begin!

PHILIPSBURG:--- The 9th Annual Crystal Pineapple Awards organized by the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association officially opens its nominations period today! Businesses, Resorts, Restaurants, and the general public are hereby invited to submit their nominat...

Another Coalition Government for the next Governing Period ---

Another Coalition Government for the next Governing Period --- "What Transpired in the last Governing term will not happen again" - Frans Richardson. (UPDATED)

Preliminary Results UPP  7 Seats, NA – 4 seats, USp – 2 seats, DP – 2 seats --- NA, USp and DP signed working document

PHILIPSBURG:--- The United Peoples Party got a resounding amount of votes from the voting population on Friday. The massive campaign paid o...

 

Lasana Sekou on summer reading list in Spain, Yaya’s book reviewed in the UK.

Lasana Sekou on summer reading list in Spain, Yaya’s book reviewed in the UK.

GREAT BAY:--- "Pelican Heart – An Anthology of Poems by Lasana M. Sekou made the 2014 summer reading list in Spain, said Jacqueline Sample, president of HNP, the book's publisher.
"The St. Martin book was selected by Italian and Hispanic ...

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les personnes conduisant sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique, était menée le dimanche 24 août 2014 de 03h00 à 06h00 par la compagnie de gendarmerie départementale de Saint-M...

Opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière à Saint-Martin - 19 août 2014.

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les conduites addictives et le port des équipements de sécurité par les conducteurs de roues, était menée le mardi 19 août 2014, de 15h00 à 18h00, par la brigade motorisée ...

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Questionable Real Estate Bubble.

General

The UP lead government has created a real estate bubble that will burst and hurt many real estate investors.
Let us take a look at the real estate transaction by Minister Lake of the UP party from an auditor's view:

Requirements
Befo...

Open Response To Facebook Comment Of Reginald Richardson.

Dear Reginald Richardson,

Like many people, I too agree with your advice to our current Prime-minister, Mrs. Sarah Wescot-Williams.
For the simple reason, that the lady has in her own style and un-disputably displayed a political knowledge...

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