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St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 12, 2011

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Breaking news: 16 year old takes life of stepfather

Tonight, Saturday evening, sources reported that a sixteen year old Jamaican youngster in Sandy Ground reportedly killed his stepfather by slithing his throat with a knife. It is understood that the stepfather was always beating the youngster.

Editorial - Posted by on February 12, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: (Pelican Resort) Closer to calamity

Friday’s news that the new owners of the former Pelican Resort have decided to close is indeed a national emergency. The reason we say that is the property is the largest time share resort on the island. It accounts for 20 percent of the timeshare

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 12, 2011

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Arrindell has the law, international standards on her side

St. Maarten – Education Minister Rhoda Arrindell has told Parliament that her statements on applying No Work, No Pay is well within the law and international standards, but the actions of the Windward Islands Teachers Union (WITU) and its members d

Opinion - Posted by on February 12, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: The Pelican Resort saga

The Pelican Resort Club saga took a new turn yesterday when the management of what is now called the Simpson Bay Resort & Marina that it will close down on February 20th. It is a move in a high pressure game of chess that plays with the livelihood of

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 12, 2011

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Family, friends, dignitaries, say farewell to Holiday-Marsham

Businesswoman, community leader, devout Methodist laid to rest St. Maarten – The Holiday family said farewell to their matriarch Leonie Cassandra Holiday-Marsham on Friday with a service at the Philipsburg Methodist Church that was flooded with

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 12, 2011

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New owners to close down Pelican Resort next Saturday

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar / The Pelican Resort Club, which has been rebranded Simpson Bay Resort and Marina, will close for business per February 20th. The new management company has informed staff and all 12,000 timeshare owners about this decis

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 12, 2011

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Arrindell sticks to decision on two day closure

St. Maarten – Education Minister Rhoda Arrindell will stick to her decision for schools to close on February 17th and February 18th so teachers can attend the St. Maarten Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. The announcement came

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 12, 2011

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Marlin: “Let the budget process run its course.”

St. Maarten – The Vice-Chairman of Parliament’s Permanent Committee on Finance Roy Marlin has called for politicians here and in The Hague to let the budget process “finish its course.” He made the call in Parliament on Friday, referencing st