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St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 4, 2011

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Pelican Resort: “We purchased a property but not the employees”

Court decides on Pelican injunction next Tuesday St. Maarten – The question of why the staffers of Pelican Resort Club and Marina Residences “got left behind in an empty company” was the central question Judge Mr. D. Thierry posed during yeste

Editorial - Posted by on February 4, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: The choice before us

Wednesday’s handling of a summary proceedings to secure continued permanent employment for the workers of Pelican has got us thinking. Our thoughts are circulating around the matter of choices and it would seem that everybody likes to talk about th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 4, 2011

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Teachers union stands alone, seeking legal advice

St. Maarten – The Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) is the only party that has not signed a recent agreement in principal on the payment of a 3.3 percent cost of living adjustment between the Council of Ministers and unions representing civil

Opinion - Posted by on February 4, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: World Wetlands Day

The actual date has already passed – February 2 – but tomorrow local environmental groups and volunteers will make their contribution to the protection of local wetlands. The St. Maarten Pride Foundation. Environmental Protection in the Caribbea

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 4, 2011

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Pantophlet quizzes Shigemoto on dollarization, Pelican

St. Maarten – Questions on dollarization and issues around Pelican resort dominate the most recent letter that National Alliance Member of Parliament George Pantophlet has sent to Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto. Of the letter’s 11 questions, thr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 4, 2011

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Wescot-Williams travels to the Hague in March

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams will travel to the Netherlands in March. The details of the trip are still being worked out, but she’s not leaving out that she’ll have conversations with various agencies and politicians about

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 4, 2011

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Wescot-Williams: SER, tri-partite committee separate agencies

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams says all but one member remains to be appointed to the Socio-Economic Council (SER) before the body can begin functioning. She was asked about the entity, which is one of the high Councils of State

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 4, 2011

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Three months imprisonment for buying fearful friend stolen gun

St. Maarten – Leroy Ignatius Adonis King, 27, will have to remain behind bars until February 22nd for the possession of a SigSauer gun and live ammunition. “I know that I have done something wrong and I will never do it again,” the defendant to