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Geerlings address Consumer Coalition’s allegations

Geerlings address Consumer Coalition’s allegations

PHILIPSBURG—Finance Minister, the Honourable Perry Geerlings, is critical of “the false claims made by the St. Maarten Consumer Coalition & Anti-Poverty Platform who recently said his Ministry's policy on alleviating the burden for businesses and residents with outstanding taxes, did not favour the small man," in a recent publication.  Geerlings said contrary to the Platform's claim, the Ministry did not...

EU impatient with Brexit, but resigned to delay

EU impatient with Brexit, but resigned to delay

BRUSSELS - European Union governments are exasperated by British dithering over quitting the bloc but have little appetite for pushing it out on schedule next week without a divorce deal, senior figures said on Tuesday. EU ministers in Brussels to prepare a summit with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday voiced frustration after the speaker of parliament threw up...

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They never left

They never left

In the early 90’s while I worked at the immigration department, I had a discussion which I concluded, was an interrogation. It had to do with our IT system which they wanted to change. Their mission was to be able to have insight into our immigration system and basically know who lives on St Maarten and who was traveling to...

Hands off Venezuela!

Hands off Venezuela!

Hands off Venezuela! World opinion split over a looming regime change, through armed intervention in Venezuela. There are no shortages of opinions and discussions regarding the current political crisis in Venezuela. As expected, the global corporate media fell in line with Trump’s foreign policy on Venezuela, and uses every opportunity to promote the overthrow of Mr. Nicholas Maduro.  America, through...

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