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Editorial - Posted by on February 10, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Community Participation

Today our pages are filled with reactions and urgings from at least three community councils. This is something we believe is positive and worthy of highlight, because it shows that St. Maarten is growing up from the ground level. No matter what you

Opinion - Posted by on February 10, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Inspection stickers

The man in the hot seat in the courtroom was a senior citizen, nearing eighty. His problem: he was caught driving around with expired plates and, even more interesting, an expired inspection sticker. The story about the number plates is a good one.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 10, 2011

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Man strangled his sister over $1,000

Killer brother sentenced to 11 years and 6 months St. Maarten – Rivière George, 38, appeared with a white bandage around his head in the courtroom yesterday morning – the result of an attack by prison inmates, his attorney mr. S.R. Bommel expla

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New FBE School to accommodate 400 children

St. Maarten – Education Minister Rhoda Arrindell and Carl Critchlow of Taliesin Construction started “something that will have a long lasting effect” Wednesday by signing an agreement for the construction of a Foundation Based Education School

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Ministers see no reason to remove contested articles

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and Education Minister Rhoda Arrindell “see no reason” and “cannot conceptualize” why points three and four of an agreement between government and three unions for teachers and civil servan

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Increased registration for St. Maarten Carnival 2011

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) said on Wednesday it was “ecstatic” with the amount of registrants for Carnival 2011, lauding the fact that an increase has been recorded and the Senior Carnival Queen Pageant i

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Information session on Middle Region upgrades tonight

St. Maarten – Residents of Middle Region have been invited to an information session tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Sister Marie Laurence School on upgrades for the Middle Region and Defiance Haven community. Funding for the project was approved recen

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Pelican Resort workers future still unclear

St. Maarten – The principals of Simpson Bay Resort Owner Company (SBROC) and Simpson Bay Resort Management Company (SBRMC) are still having discussions with their attorney Jairo Bloem on “what happens next.” Acting Minister of Labor Sarah Wesco

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Minister to proceed despite protest

Simpson Bay says No Way St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – “Let them go ahead. Let them go to court” and “We don’t want prisoners in Simpson Bay.” These statements from two community leaders expose a division over whether the expansion o