Tag archive for ‘border dispute’
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By Online Editor On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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A phone call from Koenders

Since a team of 25 gendarmes came down on Captain Oliver’s in Oyster Pond in October of last year nothing much seems to have been done to find a solution for the border dispute. Yesterday, almost three months More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Dutch side gets support from Louis Mussington

MARIGOT—“I am in full agreement with the decision taken by the government of the day and the Council of Ministers to boycott the November 11 event,” leader of the political party Movement for Justice and Prosperity More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
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Essential role for parliament

Dear Editor, We commend Prime Minster, William Marlin, for insisting that the Oyster Pond border dispute be brought to our Parliament which is indeed the direct representative of the people of St. Maarten. After More...

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By webadmin On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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DP feels that a local solution is possible

GREAT BAY – The Democratic Party feels that before damaging the cooperation between the Northern and Southern halves of the island, all efforts to find a speedy resolution locally should have been exhausted More...

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By webadmin On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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United we stand

Dear Editor, In the wake of the decision taken by parliament to back the decision taken by the Council of Ministers not to attend our St. Maarten Day (Not that of France nor Holland), I want to share my opinion More...

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By webadmin On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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Simple advice

Dear Editor, As a former Member of Parliament, I must say that our ancestors must be turning over in their graves with the type of leadership and cooperation we displayed during our St. Martin Day Celebration by More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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PM Marlin: “This is not going in the right direction”

GREAT BAY – “This is not heading in the right direction,” Prime Minister William Marlin said yesterday afternoon when he explained the situation surrounding the border dispute with the French side in Oyster More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Oyster Pond

What to do about the border dispute in Oyster Pond? That question is not just on the mind of Prime Minister William Marlin but also on that of many Members of Parliament. Nobody seems to know what to do, even though More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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PM Marlin calls for parliament meeting about Captain Oliver’s

GREAT BAY – Prime Minister William Marlin has requested the Chairman of Parliament MP Claret Connor to convene an urgent meeting of parliament to discuss the ongoing problems at the Captain Oliver’s Marina More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016
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Fair question

Is Prime Minister Marlin following the right path by asking for a meeting of parliament to discuss the border row with the French over Captain Oliver’s? That seems a fair question. What is the parliament supposed More...