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By webadmin On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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A call to arms

Dear Editor, PM Marlin travelled to Holland Tuesday for meetings with Minister Plasterk and others seeking an acceptable resolution to the Integrity Chamber debacle. In a truly sovereign state this would have been More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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Important mission

Prime Minister Marlin is on an important mission to the Netherlands with little hope of success. The Kingdom Council of Ministers is dominated by Dutch ministers and it is hardly likely that more than half of them More...

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By webadmin On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Quartermaster

Dear Editor, The matter of meeting (or not) with the quartermaster recently gained some traction again. The Chairlady of Parliament in responding to the question whether she met with the Quartermaster during his More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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The next step

The Parliament of “Country St. Maarten” convened a meeting on Thursday to debate the unilateral appointment by the Dutch of a quartermaster for the non-existing Integrity Chamber. To refresh your memory this More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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A Trumpian entry ban?

Parliament’s meeting about the controversial appointment of Dutch quartermaster Hans Leijtens to the non-existent Integrity Chamber drifted to its predictable conclusion yesterday afternoon. The Parliament stood More...

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By webadmin On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Whirlwind

Dear Editor, A lot of indignation reigned during the discussions on the appointment of a quartermaster by the Dutch government and rightfully so. The Dutch Minister (Plasterk) has  however remained undeterred More...

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By webadmin On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Marlin: “Charge Audit Chamber with integrity investigations”

GREAT BAY – The government is considering an alternative to the Integrity Chamber, Prime Minister William Marlin said yesterday afternoon during a meeting of Parliament about the controversial appointment of Dutch More...

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By webadmin On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Gestapo

The ease with which politicians use comparisons with the Second World War to characterize the attitude of the Netherlands towards St. Maarten is – to use a Frans Richardson expression – unfortunate. Yesterday More...

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By webadmin On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Windmills

Don Quixote was charging at windmills under the illusion that they were giants. Something similar was happening in Parliament yesterday during the debate about the appointment of a quartermaster for the Integrity More...

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By Online Editor On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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Let us not blame the Dutch

Dear Editor, The appointment of Quartermaster Hans Leijtens, last week, came as a shock to our politicians. The Honorable Prime Minister said he was flabbergasted. The Honorable President of Parliament called the More...