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Legitimate government on St. Eustatius files injunction against Dutch government

Legitimate government on St. Eustatius files injunction against Dutch government

Oranjestad, Sint Eustatius--After months of preparation, the representatives of the legitimately elected coalition government of Sint Eustatius who where deposed on February 7th, 2018, filed an eighteen-page petition at the Court of First Instance to initiate main proceedings against the Government of the Netherlands on August 29th, 2018. The first hearing is scheduled for October 23rd, 2018. The legal proceeding...

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Open letter to Mr. Knops and Mrs. van Ark

Open letter to the four Prime Ministers in the Kingdom of the Netherlands

To:  Mr Mark Rutte, Prime-Minister of the Netherlands Mrs. Evelyn Wever-Croes, Prime-Minister of Aruba Mr. Eugene Rhuggenaath, Prime-Minister of Curacao Mr. Leona Marlin- Romeo, Prime -Minister of St Maarten  Bonaire October 1, 2018 Excellency, We took note of the recent publications in which the Dutch government took the Aruba, Curacao, and St Maarten prime-ministers under the motto: One Kingdom –...

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library Needs a New Home, URGENTLY

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library Needs a New Home, URGENTLY

By Fabian A. Badejo. PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Books, books and more books! That's what libraries are made of. The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) housed over 60,000 volumes before Irma. Books in English, French, Spanish, Dutch and Papiamento. Books for preschoolers to research fellows. The bookshelves are mostly empty now, with the vast majority of the publications sealed off in...

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