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Opinion - Posted by on January 17, 2011

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St. Maarten: Choices and addictions

We read somewhere that gambling addiction is a serious problem in St. Maarten. We immediately wondered if this is really so and who is to blame for it. First of all we note that there are no reliable local figures about gambling addiction – if the

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Bankers, Tax Committee to join in today’s dollarization discussion

St. Maarten - The Banker’s Association and the Foundation Tax Committee will also be participating in a meeting the Council of Ministers is having today with the leadership of the Central Bank of St. Maarten and Curacao on the matter of dollarizati

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Teachers want clarity on cost of living payments

St. Maarten — President of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) Claire Elshot says there will be serious consequences for schools if teachers don’t get some clarity on when they’ll be paid cost of living adjustments for 2008 and 2009. The

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Police investigating shooting

St. Maarten – Police are investigating an early morning shooting incident that put G.J of Curacao in hospital. The investigation began after police were called to the scene of an accident at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday morning. The accident took place nea

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St. Maarten Carnival: Second meeting for booths, calypsonians on Wednesday

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) will host its second meeting for booth holders and calypsonians on January 19 at the Government Administration Building. The meeting for the calypsonians will start at 6:00 p.m. fol

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100 days of being country St. Maarten. Richardson, Gibson concur: We’re getting there.

St. Maarten - By Donellis Browne – Today marks the 100th day since St. Maarten became a country on October 10, 2010 and two senior advisors of government on the process of constitutional change believe things are not going too badly. Dennis Richard