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koeiman
By Edition On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Update: Former Police officer Koeiman arrested Tuesday by authorities

PHILLIPSBURG -Former Curaçao police officer Gregory Koeiman, who has been on the island for several years, was arrested by the Police Force of St. Maarten Arrest Team on Tuesday morning at his home. Koeiman was More...

Bosman
By Edition On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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VVD seeks clarity on Oyster Pond dispute

THE HAGUE – The liberal democratic VVD party in the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament is asking for answers from the Dutch Government about the border dispute between St. Maarten and St. Martin over Oyster More...

j-spaans
By Edition On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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J. Spaans nominated for appointent as Solliciter-General

PHILLIPSBURG - The Kingdom Council of Ministers of Ministers has nominated J. Spaans, LLM for appointment as Solicitor-General at the Attorney-General’s Office in St. Maarten as of January 1, 2017. Mr. Spaans More...

coast-guard
By Edition On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
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Navy Ship Holland intercepted Venezuelan drug shipment

PHILLIPSBURG - Earlier this week, the Navy guard ship intercepted a Venezuelan drug transportation. The boat sailed between Haiti and the Windward Islands and had more than 60 kilos of cocaine aboard. Street value More...

sxm
By Edition On Monday, November 7th, 2016
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US expanding international airport preclearance program to St. Maarten

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Friday that it has selected 11 international airports in nine countries, including Sint Maarten, for a possible expansion of its U.S. preclearance program More...

ronald-plasterk
By Edition On Friday, November 4th, 2016
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Action is direly needed for St. Maarten police and prison

THE HAGUE – Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk stated on Wednesday that he agreed with the Plans of Approach Progress Committee St. Maarten that concrete steps and financial reprioritising More...

caribnog
By Edition On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Caribbean faces serious cyber security threats

PHILIPSBURG - Keep it secret. And make sure it's safe. Don't use your real name, your birth date, or any single word. Instead, try a short phrase that includes some numerals and even some punctuation. Devising More...

schools
By Edition On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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Need for more focus on vocational education highlighted at conference

PHILLIPSBURG - Representatives of vocational education institutions from several islands gathered at Milton Peters College (MPC) in St. Maarten on Thursday to discuss the development of trade schools in the region More...

Central Bank
By Edition On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Economic contraction in the monetary union in the second quarter of 2016

WILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG – According to the Quarterly Bulletin of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten, the monetary union recorded an economic contraction in the second quarter of 2016 as real GDP dropped More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 27th, 2016
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Court hearing Papegaai investigation postponed

PHILLIPSBURG - The court hearing in the Papegaai investigation has been suspended till February 8, 2016. The Court of First Instance of St. Maarten came to this decision during the hearing that took place on Wednesday, More...