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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 27, 2011

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Teachers, civil servants meet during working hours today

St. Maarten – Teachers and civil servants will have a meeting during working hours beginning at 7:30 a.m. today at the Wifol building. They will be discussing a counterproposal to a position taken by Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto. The Minister ha

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 27, 2011

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Pelican Resort workers reach boiling point

St. Maarten / By Milton G Pieters - Scores of Pelican Resort workers stormed the hotel’s lobby on Wednesday morning to show they were still interested in working there despite a January 25th memo by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Royal Resort

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 27, 2011

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Criminal gang charged with manslaughter, armed robberies

St. Maarten –A criminal gang of eight suspects aged between 19 and 26 will have its day in court on March 16 to answer to more than ten charges that include the manslaughter on the Dutchman W.J. Romeijn on October 16 of last year. The other crimes

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Opinion: Corporate Innovations

St. Maarten's Justice Minister Roland Duncan just about has had it with references this newspaper has made to the fact that he once was listed as the managing director of Corporate Innovations, a company that is after a telecom license in St. Maarten

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 27, 2011

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St. Maarten to contest UTS share allocation

St. Maarten – St. Maarten’s shareholder representative for United Telecommunications Services (UTS) Minister Roland Duncan says the government of St. Maarten is contesting its allocation of 13 percent of the shares of the company. The government

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Minister of Tourism seeks deal with American Eagle, Puerto Rico

St. Maarten – Minister Franklin Meyers is hoping to broker a three way deal between the government of St. Maarten, the government of Puerto Rico and American Eagle to ensure the airline continues to have daily flights between the two islands. The a

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Attempted manslaughter on old adversary: 55 months in prison

St. Maarten - The Court in First Instance sentenced Sheldon Marlon Carty to 55 months imprisonment for the attempted manslaughter on Franky G., aka Keto, on September 23 of last year, and for firearm possession. The verdict includes a 5-month reducti

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Personal stories from Pelican Resort workers

St. Maarten - Long years of service on the same job is something one expects to be handsomely rewarded, but after spending between 17 and 25 years at work at Pelican some are finding out it may count for nothing. Celious Leslie, a native from Domini

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Former Tourism Commissioner Rollocks to provide consultancy to Minister of Tourism

St. Maarten – Minister of Tourism Franklin Meyers says he is putting all efforts into finishing the setup of the National Tourism Authority by the end of the first quarter of 2011. The autonomous agency, which has been in the planning since 2000, w

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Pelican Resort: Wifol to initiate summary proceedings today

St. Maarten – Summary proceedings will likely be filed late this afternoon by Wim van San Beek and Maarten Le Poole on behalf of the Workers Institute for Organized Labor (Wifol). The attorneys plan to argue that the employees at Pelican Resort hav