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St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 3, 2011

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Teachers remain unhappy with agreement

Small protest leads to smaller meeting with Ministers St. Maarten – A group of four concerned citizens told three members of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday that teachers and others had assembled at the Government Administration Building b

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 3, 2011

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Pelican Resort, Wifol head to court – Acting Labor Minister also curious about ownership

St. Maarten – Acting Minister of Labor Sarah Wescot-Williams is among those waiting for the courts to rule on who exactly is responsible for the employees at the Pelican Resort. The matter of ownership and thus responsibility for the employees is p

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Angry customer burgled store to get money back

St. Maarten – Jean Epilot Schmidt, 48, was not happy with the treatment he got at Lal’s electronics store on Cannegieter Street in November of last year. Schmidt had taken his stereo system to the store for repairs. He paid $40 for the service, b

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Rotary gives US $40, 000 for incubators

St. Maarten - The Rotary Club of St. Maarten donate 40, 000 dollars to the St. Maarten Medical Center on Monday to help the hospital purchase two incubators. Director of the St. Maarten Medical Center Dr. George Scot has labeled the contribution the

Editorial - Posted by on February 3, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Gun possession

It is not for nothing that the Court in First Instance uses a standard sentence for anybody who is found in the possession of a firearm. The standard penalty is twelve months imprisonment, and that is just for having a gun. We’re not talking about

Opinion - Posted by on February 3, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Heated discussion

For some reason we don’t quite understand, a somewhat heated discussion between the acting secretary general at the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication Miguel de Weever and Daily Herald journalist Michael Granger en

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Early morning shake registers 5.4 on Richter Scale

St. Maarten - St. Maarten and surrounding islands were shaken by a 5.4 magnitude earthquake at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday. The tremor’s epicenter was at 17.33 degrees north and 63.43 degrees west at a depth of 97 miles. The location of the epicenter is

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MPs phone package costs 3, 600 guilders monthly

St. Maarten – Members of Parliament have been granted a cell phone package with 780 minutes (13 hours) of free talk time from one Chippie phone to another. Their bundle also gives them 150 free text messages. The information on the package is part

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Fatum employees receive Superhost certification

St. Maarten – Staffers of Fatum Insurances were presented with St. Maarten SuperHost Professional Training certificates recently for successfully completing program. The employees participated in an active training program which was divided in two