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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2011

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Joint delegation for Panamanian trade show

St. Maarten and St. Eustatius will be represented at the upcoming EXPOCOMER Trade Show in Panama City. The two islands, which formed part of the Netherlands Antilles, will have a 20 member delegation that will be led by the Chief Executive Officer of

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2011

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Transport plead for solutions in wake of stabbing

GREAT BAY – Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications Franklin Meyers has announced that people who are known gypsy drivers will not come into consideration for a bus or taxi license. There will also be stiffer fines a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2011

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Teachers, civil servants demand full cost of living adjustment

St. Maarten - Civil servants and teachers have unanimously adopted a resolution for a number of issues and demanded that government reply within 24 hours of them taking their decision. The document was presented by the Windward Islands Civil Servants

Editorial - Posted by on January 25, 2011

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Civil Servants / Teachers Emergency Meetings

Union Leaders from the Windward Islands Civil Servants Union/Private Sector Union (WICSU/PSU) and the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) have made a very big mistake. They’ve announced they’ll be communication with the Finance Ministry in the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2011

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Four Brooks Tower scam suspects remain in custody

St. Maarten – Of the five people who were arrested on Friday during a raid on the Immigration building on Illidge road, four are still in custody. One female employee, identified only by the initial R., was released. All suspects were brought befor

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2011

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Continued issues with procedure in St. Maarten Parliament

St. Maarten – Procedure continues to be a point of debate in St. Maarten’s parliament and this was exemplified again on Monday when President of Parliament Gracita Arrindell did not give National Alliance faction leader William Marlin the opportu

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2011

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St. Maarten and Curacao Finance Ministers discuss Central Bank, dollarization

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemeto and his Curacaolenean colleague Jorge Jamaloodin have discussed a transition regulation agreement for the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS). The two Ministers discussed the arrangement at a