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Opinion - Posted by on January 19, 2011

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Internet terrorism

Our office had the limited pleasure of receiving Judith Roumou yesterday afternoon. Roumou was upset because she claims we had called her an Internet-terrorist in an opinion piece that appeared on Saturday January 8. Well, not so fast. Upon closer i

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 19, 2011

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Arrindell reflects on first 100 days of parliament’s operation

St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – President of Parliament Gracita Arrindell has called the first 100 days of Parliament’s “a unique opportunity and a challenge” that has taught her to “be strong and stay focused.” The particular circumst

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Opposition leader Marlin questions Blackberry-contract parliamentarians

St. Maarten – The Parliament of St. Maarten has signed a contract with telecom provider UTS that gives all members of parliament a Blackberry plus the possibility to make unlimited phone calls to each other. At a non-disclosed fixed amount per mont

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Former Lt. Governor to chair Pension Fund Board

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto announced Tuesday that former Lt. Governor Franklyn E. Richards has been appointed Chairman of the five member board of directors of the General Pension Fund (APS). Richards, who is also a member of Com

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Parliament discusses Pelican, Ombudsman formation and benefits Thursday

St. Maarten – President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell announced she’s convening of two Central Committee meetings on Thursday to deal with the issues at Pelican Resort and on the formation plan for the Ombudsman and the Ombudsman’s benef

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WINAIR Board wants to plead its case, requests cash investments

St. Maarten – Members of the Supervisory Board of Directors of Windward Islands Airways International have not yet tendered their resignations. Chairman of the company’s Supervisory Board Fernando William states doing so would not be good for the

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Heyliger, Boekar sign for Dutch Quarter upgrades

St. Maarten – Minister of Housing, Physical Planning, the Environment and Infrastructure Theodore Heyliger and Managing Director of Windward Roads Jan Hendrik Boekar signed a nearly three million guilder agreement on Tuesday, for the latter to buil