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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 20, 2011

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Safety hazards discovered at construction sites

St. Maarten – The Occupational Health & Safety Inspector of the Inspectorate of Health, Social Development & Labour (VSA) has been carrying out spot checks of construction sites to see if contractors are adhering to the occupational health and safe

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Control Unit steps up controls

St. Maarten - Motorists who are continuing to defy simple rules will find themselves paying hefty fines and vehicles towed away now that officers from the Control Unit have resumed their impromptu checks. The department has replaced its light grey sh

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Angela Le Blanc George killed over $1,000

Gambling brother faces 12 years for strangling his diabetic sister St. Maarten – Prosecutor Mr. R. Mud demanded a 12-year prison sentence against Rivière G., 38, for manslaughter on his sister Angela Le Blanc-George on April 22 of last year in

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Extraordinary mediator for Pelican Resort

St. Maarten – Acting Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Sarah Wescot-Williams is considering appointing an extraordinary mediator to break the deadlock between the Workers Institute for Organised Labor (WIFOL) and the owners of

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St. Maarten Government still researching dollarization

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams says the discussion on dollarization is still open and the eventual decision will be based on “what exactly it will mean for St. Maarten.” Both the Democratic Party (D.P) and the United People

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Coalition parties vetting governing program

St. Maarten – The first working draft of the governing program has been completed and is being vetted Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said at Wednesday’s Council of Ministers press briefing. It’s been just over 100 days since the governmen

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Prime Minister waiting for recommendation on new Telem CEO

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams says she’s waiting for the Supervisory Board of Directors of the Telem Group of Companies to send her recommendations for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Board recommends two p

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Prime Minister to sack Winair Board, change management structure

St. Maarten – Prime Minister and Shareholder Representative for Windward Islands Airways International (WINAIR) Sarah Wescot-Williams has decided to proceed with changing the company’s board and implementing a new management structure. “This