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St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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Lasana Sekou's book Pelican Heart launched in Mexico

Lasana Sekou’s book Pelican Heart launched in Mexico

St. Maarten - Pelican Heart, an anthology of poems by Lasana M. Sekou was launched in Mexico at the 10th Conference of the Caribbean Book on november 11, according to the Mexican Association of Caribbean Studies (AMEC). The poetry of the St.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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Second Carbon Monoxide victim succumbs in hospital

St. Maarten - Police confirmed the death of Maria Del Carmen-Ramirez on Monday. She was one of two people who was taken from a Brime Road home 11:00 a.m. last Thursday. Her male companion Nando Muelssen died that day and she succumbed Sunday

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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Lecture on dualistic system of St. Maarten’s Government tonight

St. Maarten - In its continuous effort to educate the population of St. Maarten, the Chapter of Professional Young People (CPYP) will be presenting a lecture on the dualistic system of government. This system is based on the total separation o

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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UTS Call credit getting more expensive

St. Maarten - In order to mitigate an increase in cost for call credit, UTS has decided to offer more specials. The change takes effect today and the new rate is US$ 1 to NAfls 1.79. The change had to be made because of currency regulations establ

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St. Maarten’s Cost of Consumer Goods drops

St. Maarten - The average cost of consumer goods, measured with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) dropped for the first time in nearly two years during August. New figures released Monday by the Department of Statistics show a 0.3 percent drop when comp

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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St. Maarten Prime Minister signs digitizing project

St. Maarten - The archives at the Civil Registry (Census Office) will be digitized. Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and USONA's representative Udo Aron signed the two year financing agreement totalling NAfls 450,000 for the project on Monday in

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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Conviction puts Standard Trust Co’s license at risk

St. Maarten - The Standard Trust Company stands to lose its license if the Court in First Instance sentences the business and its three directors for money laundering, forgery and failing to report unusual financial transactions to the MOT, defense a

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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Super Six Volleyball too hot for Nitro

St. Maarten - It took the Super Six Volleyball team just three sets to put the Nitro team, who clinched one set, in the shadows when the action in the 2010 St. Maarten Volleybal Association (SIMVA) competition resumed last Saturday at LB Scott Sports

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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Banco di Caribe to open Philipsburg (St. Maarten) branch

St. Maarten - Banco di Caribe will open a second branch in Philipsburg, St. Maarten in the new year. The company's senior managers announced this on friday at a reception in the Caravanserai hotel to mark the bank's third anniversary of doing busines

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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Heyliger, Shigemoto update students on development on St. Maarten

St. Maarten - Minister of Finance Hiro Shigemoto and Vice Prime Minister Theodore Heyliger over the weekend met with Sint Maarten students in an information session organized by St. Maarten Students Support Services (S4). Both ministers provided i

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 23, 2010

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Minister calls for greater respect of children's rights

Minister calls for greater respect of children’s rights

St. Maarten - Minister of Education, Culture, Youth & Sport, Rhoda Arrindell has embraced the non-violence theme chosen for this year's week long Rights of the Child celebration that begins today. The Department of Youth, which is planning the ac