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border control
By Edition On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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St. Maarten Government agrees to joint border control regulation

PHILIPSBURG - Government has signed on the joint regulation on border control, one of the conditions set by the Dutch Government for doling out 550 million euros in hurricane recovery funds. Justice Minister Rafael More...

holiday
By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Governor: Rebuilding Island can only be done with grace and love

PHILIPSBURG - Governor of St. Maarten Eugene Holliday preached grace and love as the solution to rebuilding the island during his St. Maarten Day address at the annual religious service in Philipsburg on Saturday. Holiday More...

KLM Airbus 330
By Edition On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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KLM resumes flights to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - Royal Dutch Airline KLM resumed scheduled service to Princess Juliana International Airport SXM on Sunday following the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria which severely damaged the Airport facilities More...

Marlin
By Edition On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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NAf. 661,482 approved for January 8 elections in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - The Council of Ministers on Tuesday approved NAf. 661,482 to organise the snap election that has been set for January 8, 2018. Prime Minister William Marlin announced the approval of the funds during More...

Theo Heyliger
By Edition On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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St. Maarten UP rejects election at this time, but full slate ready

PHILIPSBURG - The board of the United People's Party (UP) has condemned the call by the Prime Minister and Leader of the National Alliance, William Marlin, to call an election on January 8th, 2018. "An election More...

holiday
By Edition On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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St. Maarten Governor requests Mr. Franklin Meyers to form interim government

PHILIPSBURG - On November 7, 2017, the Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday, requested the fraction leader of the United Peoples Party, Mr. Franklin Meyers, to form an interim government as More...

Dutch Parliament
By Edition On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Elections, reconstruction at centre of budget debate

THE HAGUE - Should elections be held in St. Maarten or not? And, should elections be tied to the starting up of the Reconstruction Fund? The developments in St. Maarten dominated the handling of the 2018 draft budget More...

tui-arke
By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Weekly TUI flight Brussels – SXM canceled

PHILIPSBURG - The weekly TUI flight from Brussels via the Dominican Republic to Sint Maarten has been canceled. These flights should have started on October 30, but Sint Maarten can no longer provide accommodations. Most More...

SXM Parliament
By Edition On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Update St. Maarten: MPs pass motions to meet Dutch conditions

PHILIPSBURG - Having no objections to the conditions for aid from the Dutch government and amending the draft national ordinance on the Integrity Chamber to include the matters raised by the Dutch Government were More...

SXM Parliament
By Edition On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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MPs pass no confidence motion in six ministers

Lee makes position available PHILIPSBURG - Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday passed three motions, one of which was a motion of no confidence against six of the seven ministers in the Marlin Cabinet, ending More...