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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 Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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“Negotiations about land border begin as soon as possible”

Minister Koenders about Oyster Pond dispute: “Negotiations about land border begin as soon as possible” GREAT BAY – The action of French authorities against Captain Oliver’s in Oyster pond “go against 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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Crime knows no borders

Crime knows no borders on St. Maarten and the criminals know that too. When the justice authorities talk about cross-border crime, they usually are not talking about criminals crossing the border of St. Maarten More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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The issue of independence

Every now and then the issue of independence for St. Maarten pops up. The venue on a number of occasions has been the floor of the Parliament of St. Maarten. Members of Parliament such as Franklin Meyers once famously 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...

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By webadmin On Friday, October 28th, 2016
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A real threat

October 26 was the deadline for tendering bids to the public competition for the proposed development of the Marigot Bay. In the setting of the absolute need and urgency to create sustainable economic activity More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, October 11th, 2016
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Collectivité installs three fitness trails

MARIGOT – As part of its prevention policy on the risks related to overweight, the Collectivité launched the construction of three fitness trails in August. These public amenities have been provided to fight More...