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Democratic process under pressure

PHILIPSBURG - The democratic process in St. Maarten is under pressure; not due to any shenanigans but due to a rule in the Constitution and a rule in the National Ordinance Registration and Finances Political Parties. Read our political analysis ...

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MP William Marlin appointed Chairman of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG:--- Former Prime Minister and also the former leader of the National Alliance William Marlin was elected chairman of the parliament of St. Maarten. The nine-seat coalition members elected Marlin as chair on Wednesday after the agenda...

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Motion of No Confidence passed against Romeo-Marlin Cabinet

PM Romeo Marlin and De Weever must leave office immediately.~ PHILIPSBURG:--- The majority of nine in the parliament of St. Maarten presented a draft motion of no confidence against the cabinet of Leona Romeo Marlin 2. The motion states that the...

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Only registered parties may postulate on October 2nd

Philipsburg - The Electoral Council hereby informs prospective political parties desirous of participating in the upcoming elections that: In view of the postulation date of October 2, 2019, parties requesting to be registered at the Electoral...

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A News Review
Chinese construction company hiring undocumented workers

PHILIPSBURG:--- Government issued a license to LIU FUJUN Caribbean N.V on February 8th, 2019 to operate as a construction company on St. Maarten. The company has in its employment several Chinese and St. Lucian nationals that are not registered...

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CDA and VVD contemplate intervention on Sint Maarten

THE HAGUE - CDA and VVD are insisting on a governmental intervention on Sint Maarten. The two coalition parties are 'extremely worried' about the reconstruction efforts now that the coalition on Sint Maarten has lost its majority. The fact that...

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Knops: "Gradual Return to Democracy on Statia"

Oranjestad, St. Eustatius- According to State Secretary Raymond Knops a return to full democracy in Statia will be gradual and will also take the necessary time. Knops faced many questions tonight by sometimes quite critical residents. At times...

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All set for 2nd Edition of the NAGICO Health & Fitness Fair

PHILIPBURG - The 2nd edition of the Free NAGICO Health & Fitness Fair will be held on Saturday October 5th, at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex. NAGICO has announced that with over 20 vendors participating, the event will be twice the size of...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean hosts eighth Walk for the Cure Oct. 5th

CUPECOY - For the eighth consecutive year CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank will host the Walk for the Cure. The proceeds of the event - to be held on Saturday October 5 - will go to the Positive Foundation. Last year the fundraiser netted...

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MHF presents Happiness Event on October 10th

The Mental Health Foundation is proud to present the first edition of the Happiness Event! On Thursday, October 10th from 4.30 PM to 8 PM you're welcome at the Cultural Center in town to join us for an evening filled with performances, sharing of ...

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