St. Maarten is one of 21 Caribbean nations named by the United States as major money laundering countries.

UNITED STATES - The United States of America has named 21 Caribbean countries among a wider global list of Major Money Laundering Countries of 2016.

This list includes Curaçao, Aruba and Sint Maarten. The US State Department this week released the countries in its 2017 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report on Money Laundering and Financial Crimes.

The US says money laundering in Sint Maarten, centers around criminal profits that occur through business investments and international tax shelters.

The State Department slammed the island’s government as “weak” adding that it continues to be vulnerable to integrity-related crimes.

 The other countries mentioned in the report are: Antigua, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts/Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago.

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0 #3 Shobo loco 2017-03-25 16:36
True what you all expect, when prosecutor in phone tap scandal, dirty cops, corrupt immigration officer and politician the list keep growing, Voodoos, witch craft done by police and the army, low land, point blache. Don't by surprise when dead body start to pope up, this shit is just getting started, $ 100.000,000.00 I will kill all of you all *****es 8)
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0 #2 Willy Wanker 2017-03-24 15:26
Seems as if that's the entire caribbean, excluding Anguilla. May god bless that wonderful little giant of moral fortitude called Anguilla.

Willy Wank.
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0 #1 Observer 2017-03-24 14:02
The State Department slammed the island’s government as “weak” adding that it continues to be vulnerable to integrity-related crimes / The aforementioned statement should come as no surprise to anyone. Numerous reports by independent bodies have, over the course of several decades, documented how St. Maarten government governments have failed the test of best practices in good governance. Sadly enough, trends of corruption, ineptitude, nepotism and a cultural inability to change continue unabated even today, in 2017
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