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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 28, 2011

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Philipsburg Broadcasting joins in promoting Census 2011

St. Maarten - Philipsburg Broadcasting has teamed up with Innovative Marketing Creations to spread information about the 2011 Census. It’s hoped the partnership, which includes messages on Laser 101.1 FM and Tropix 101.5 FM, will create an attitude

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 28, 2011

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Teachers, Civil Servants called to second meeting in working hours

St. Maarten – All members of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU), the Windward Island Civil Servants Union/Private Sector Union (WICSU/PSU) and the ABVO are being called to an information meeting that begins at 7:30 a.m. today. The meeting w

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Pelican Resort sub-contractors told to cease activity

St. Maarten – The companies that have taken over the work previously done by staffers of the Pelican Resort have been told to stop or be faced with a request to pay damages. Wifol’s lead attorney in its planned summary proceedings against the res

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Gasoline prices drop, diesel gets higher

St. Maarten - The price of gasoline will fall by one center per liter as of today, but the price for diesel will go up by eight cents. The price adjustments were announced on Thursday by the St. Maarten Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic

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Oil dump on Arnell Road becoming major disaster

St. Maarten – The illegal oil dump atop the G. Alexis Arnell Road this newspaper discovered in late November of last year while touring the island with Epic’s project manager Rueben Thompson has still not been cleaned up by the government. Worse,

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National Alliance requests urgent meeting on Brooks Tower Accord

St. Maarten – The faction of the National Alliance in Parliament has requested that Minister Roland Duncan be summoned to Parliament to discuss “Developments surrounding the continuation of the Brooks Tower Accord.” The request for an urgent pu

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Court wants to seize profits from 2007 drugs transports

Defendant contests prosecution’s calculation St. Maarten – The Common Court of Justice wants to seize $265,725.00 from a man who served a prison sentence for importing 30.5 kilos of cocaine to St. Maarten in 2007. Though the defendant was conv

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Identifying, solving bottleneck key facet of ministry retreat

St. Maarten – Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Rhoda Arrindell has said today’s “Ministry Conference” is about identifying bottlenecks that cause people to be unhappy with the service they get from the Ministry’s departments.