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Skimmers released from detention, banks did not provide information

PHILIPSBURG--Three Romanian men accused of membership in a criminal organisation and "skimming", fraudulently withdrawing money using forged cash cards, were released from their pre-trial detention as an indirect result of the failure of two banks to send details to the Prosecutor's Office. The men were arrested on July 12.

The case against them was held until November 13, but as their...

Ombudsman requests status report from outgoing ministers

PHILIPSBURG--Ombudsman Nilda Arduin had requested all outgoing ministers to provide her with a status update on the...

SZV to investigate sick leave at prison

~ 30 guards on sick leave ~

POINTE BLANCHE--Authorities will be requesting that the Social and Health Care...

Authorities crack down on prison breaches with multiple measures

~ Dennis: Guns in prison unacceptable ~

POINTE BLANCHE--Authorities are introducing a package of tough measures at...

St. Maarten faces financial challenges, says Plasterk

THE HAGUE--St. Maarten will be facing several (financial) challenges in 2015 and the years after where it comes to...

Topper’s owners arrested after loaded firearms found at restaurant, home

page1a104~ Stomp: Permits were requested, were for self-defence ~

SIMPSON BAY--The owners of Topper's Restaurant were...

Task force to be set up to restructure prison

PHILIPSBURG--The formation of a task force to work on the restructuring and reorganisation of the prison was one of...

Plasterk: Focus in 2015 on islands’ evaluation

THE HAGUE--The focus in year 2015, when it comes to Kingdom Relations will be on the evaluation of the constitutional...

Kingdom Relations Committee swiftly deals with hefty agenda

PHILIPSBURG--Parliament's Permanent Committee for Kingdom Affairs and Inter-Parliamentary Relations, chaired by...

‘Marlin Cabinet’ to be shaping up

PHILIPSBURG--While the leaders of the three political parties of the "Red, White and Blue Coalition" have been...

23 cases of child abuse reported from Jan. to Aug

~10 alleged sexual abuse ~

PHILIPSBURG—Twenty-three cases of child abuse have been reported to the Court of...

One line about islands in Speech from the Throne

page11a103THE HAGUE--King Willem-Alexander dedicated one line to the Dutch Caribbean in his traditional "Speech from the...

Prison director not threatened

PHILIPSBURG --The Prosecutor’s Office, in a press release, denied that the director of Pointe Blanche prison was...

Suspect arrested for multiple car thefts

PHILIPSBURG--A man has been arrested on suspicion of multiple car thefts, both on the Dutch side and on the French...

Man killed in shoot-out

CAPE BAY--Another man has died as a result of violent crime. He was shot in the stomach on Sunday, September 14, and...

SP criticises trimming of islands health care package

THE HAGUE--The Socialist Party (SP), together with the Saba Labour Party (SLP), is questioning the move by Dutch...

Pension Fund buys Mary’s Fancy Estate

MARY'S FANCY--General Pension Fund APS St. Maarten has reached agreement with the property owners for the purchase of...

Frustrated prison guards want meeting with Rohan, Dennis

~ Concerned about safety, security ~

PHILIPSBURG--The Pointe Blanche prison operated with what workers called a...

Nicole de Weever behind the scenes at Swizz Beatz party

5aNEW YORK--Professional Broadway dancer Nicole de Weever, best known for her role as Art Saves Lives (ASL) Founder and...

St. Maarten target destination for affluent Americans looking to travel more in 2014

PHILIPSBURG--According to a report authored and published by travel and hospitality marketing communications firm...

St. Maarten/St. Martin, Anguilla team up to draw South Americans

PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten/St. Martin and Anguilla have pooled resources to specifically attract visitors from the...
Skimmers released from detention, banks did not provide information
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Three Romanian men accused of membership in a criminal organisation and "skimming",... Read more...
Ombudsman requests status report from outgoing ministers
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Ombudsman Nilda Arduin had requested all outgoing ministers to provide her with a... Read more...
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Caribbean becoming less competitive due to increasing aviation taxes, IATA warns
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands--The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Tuesday... Read more...
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Jamaica government to review e-cigarette ban
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
KINGSTON, Jamaica--Less than 24 hours after it announced an immediate ban on the importation of... Read more...
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U.S. inflation surprisingly weak, Fed keeps low rates pledge
Thursday, 18 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and... Read more...
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U.S. leaders call for "war" on Ebola outbreak, pledge troops
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
ATLANTA--U.S. lawmakers called for a government-funded "war" to contain West Africa's deadly Ebola... Read more...
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Islamic State beheadings a concern for mankind
Thursday, 18 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced Islamic State's beheading of innocent... Read more...
Funding woes force UN to slash rations for Syrians
Thursday, 18 September 2014
GENEVA-- The United Nations will have to slash food rations to four million Syrians by 40 percent... Read more...
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Pro-pot activists launch first U.S. 'Consume Responsibly' campaign
Thursday, 18 September 2014
DENVER-- Taking a cheeky jab at a New York Times columnist who had a bad experience with... Read more...
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Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
CAPE CANAVERAL/WASHINGTON-- NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned... Read more...
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Urgent call for female judges, prosecutors & justice minister
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Editor, It takes women to understand the suffering that our children undergo when they become... Read more...
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Grown up son
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Queenie, My mother and I were very close when I was little and it was just the 2 of us. But... Read more...
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St. Martin’s Brown hits game winner
Thursday, 18 September 2014
GERMANY—The French National Baseball team advanced to the next round of the 2014 European... Read more...
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Wasteful PSG miss out on chance for away win
Thursday, 18 September 2014
AMSTERDAM-- Edinson Cavani scored early for Paris St Germain but a series of wasted chances came... Read more...
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Jaguar XKE stolen in NY in 1968 recovered
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- U.S. authorities have recovered a Jaguar XKE stolen 46 years ago outside a New York City... Read more...
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Forensics suggest Richard III killed by blows to bare head
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
LONDON- - Scientists in Britain have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the... Read more...
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Dine - Beirut
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
~ Tasty fare for all ~ Beirut is new on the block and right on the road next to RBC Bank in Simpson... Read more...
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Glow Ride
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Bike-a-thon ~ Glow in the dark fun ride in Simpson Bay ~ This fun event is taking place this... Read more...
Editorial - Joint effort
Thursday, 18 September 2014
The Pointe Blanche prison remains in the news as authorities unveiled a package of measures to... Read more...
Editorial - Solid enough
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
The names mentioned in today's paper as the reported candidates for the various positions of the... Read more...
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Thursday Sep 18, 2014
Thursday, 18 September 2014
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Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Notices September 18
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...
Notices September 17
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...