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St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Boy gets four months for two burglaries

St. Maarten – Aldo Roberto Santana Rivera, 18, has already been sent back to his native Dominican Republic, but that did not stop the Court in First Instance from sentencing him to 4 months imprisonment for two burglaries he committed on July 30 an

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Interim Inspector General arrives next week

St. Maarten – A temporary head of the Inspectorate of Public Health will arrive next week to lead the organization until early 2011. Minister of Public Health, Social Development & Labor Maria Buncamper-Molanus said the person will likely serve unt

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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St. Maarten Postal company transfer is not easy delivery

St. Maarten Postal company transfer is not easy delivery

St. Maarten – Even though a new postal company has been set up the management of New Post Netherlands Antilles has not ceded control. The five day caretaker Executive Council created St. Maarten Postal Services N.V. (SMPS) to take over the shares

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Government establishes Gazette, begins legislation review

St. Maarten – The Council of Ministers has approved the set up of a Gazette in which it will publish Resolutions, Ordinances and Ministerial Decrees. The set up is part of the Publication Regulation, which also states that decrees will be numbered

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Parliamentarians have heated exchange over Cassandra Janssen’s application

Parliamentarians have heated exchange over Cassandra Janssen’s application

St. Maarten – Members of Parliament (MPs) had a raging debate on Wednesday and the name of Cassandra Janssen was mentioned more than once. National Alliance (N.A.) MPs queried why the move was being made to appoint Franklin Hanze and Amador Mulle

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Ganja trafficker free due to lengthy stay in police custody

St. Maarten – Junior Wayne Gardiner, a 35-year-old Rastafarian from Jamaica, became a free man again after his trial for importing 1,230 grams of marijuana to St. Maarten on October 2. The Court in First Instance sentenced the defendant to 7 months

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Robbing junk, sentenced to another year in prison

St. Maarten – At times it sounded entertaining and almost believable, but in the end Michiel Marcelino Kruythoff, a 51-year-old from Curacao with a serious drug and alcohol addiction who has seen the inside of the courthouse numerous times, had to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Ferrier Commission reviewing situation at WINAIR

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has announced that urgent attention is being given to amongst other things the financial situation at Windward Islands Airways International (WINAIR). She’s tasked Former Aviation Affairs Commiss

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Dutch Representation funds workbook purchase

Dutch Representation funds workbook purchase

St. Maarten –Iris Kramer, who works in the Dutch Representation in Philipsburg, recently handed over US$ 4, 000 worth of Bright Ideas Science workbooks to the management of the Christian Hillside School. The books were purchased from the Small Pr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Philips, Prosecutor’s Office still have outstanding issues

St. Maarten – An announcement that Inspector Carlton Phillips and the Public Prosecutors Office have reached an agreement does not single an end to the matter. His former attorney Reynold Groeneveldt, now the country’s Acting Governor, says they

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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Visiting robber put away for 60 months

St. Maarten – Chad Elvyn Depusoir, a 24-year-old from St. Kitts will have some time to regret his visit to St. Maarten, after the Court in First Instance sentenced him to 60 months imprisonment for his role in an armed robbery at the Cuchara Alegre

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2010

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St. Maarten Catholics starts celebrations in style

St. Maarten Catholics starts celebrations in style

St. Maarten – Tuesday was dubbed the ‘Day of the Catholics.’ On that day students from all the island’s catholic schools met at the L.B Scott Sports Auditorium for activities that are part of a week of Catholic celebrations. The theme is