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PHILIPSBURG - On Postulation Day, Thursday, November 21, 2019, the Sint Maarten Christian Party, SMCP, submitted a list of 13 candidates for the upcoming 2020 elections to be held on Thursday, January 9. The list of 13 candidates are as follows:...

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SMCP looks to increase seats with its slate of 13 candidates

PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament (MP), former Prime Minister and leader of St. Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) Wycliffe Smith said his party is “looking forward to receiving more seats in this election.”

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SEABASS investigation leads to house searches

PHILIPSBURG - As a result of an extensive investigation by the National Detectives, searches were carried out at 5 addresses today, November 19th, 2019. Two office buildings in Philipsburg and three houses were searched. The charges in this...

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Arrest made in Maximus investigation

In connection to the ongoing Maximus investigation, suspect R.A.d.S. of Curaçao was arrested this morning, November 18th, 2019, on Sint Maarten. The Public Prosecution Service had filed a request with the supervisory judge on Curaçao to have the...

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Child Friendly Court in Sint Maarten

Philipsburg - November the 20th is the International Day of the Rights of the Child. The Sint Maarten branch of the Common Court of Justice also puts emphasis on the importance of this day. As part of the Day of the Rights of the Child, the...

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The National Ombudsman will visit Bonaire, Saba and Statia

CARIBBEAN -This November, the National Ombudsman's team will be visiting the Caribbean Netherlands. Three times a year, the researchers come to Bonaire, Saba, and Statia to assist residents with their complaints about the Government. Consultation ...

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Sint Maarten Lions Club received "UNSUNG HEROES" Award

On Monday, November 11, 2019, the Sint Maarten Lions Club was one of the recipients to receive the UNSUNG HEROES award by the director of the St. Maarten in Retrospect Foundation (SIR). The occasion marked the 20th anniversary of the St. Maarten...

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Police arrest two suspects for false documentation

PHILIPSBURG - Police arrested three suspects over the weekend: two suspects were arrested for falsified documentation and a third was arrested for scooter theft. Routine traffic controls over the weekend lead to two arrests The police stopped and ...

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MP Wescot-Williams requests meeting of General Affairs

Parliament's Role is Still a Full-Fledged One, Its Dissolution Notwithstanding Philipsburg St. Maarten, November 19, 2019 - "It has been some time now since the Parliament has been apprised of progress with the Trust Fund and the execution of the ...

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Shola the Farmer: from the backyard to a full-blown farm

PHILIPSBURG - Farm today or die tomorrow. That was the in-your-face text on a billboard in front of the agricultural ministry in Anguilla several years ago. Agriculture in St. Maarten has always been a bit of a sideshow with a few locals - like...

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