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Today’s Editorial: Compromising freedom of speech

Gregory Richardson, a local IT-specialist who owns Secure Tech International, revealed at a conference in Trinidad that a website has published hundreds of emails from an advisor to the government of St. Maarten. Richardson warned that the security r

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 14, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: (Pelican Resort) Not that simple

As a new week dawns and we all prepare to greet each other with Bon Dia and Bon Siman (Good day and Good week), the stakeholders in what is now known as Simpson Bay Resort and Marina and The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort and Marina are waking to anoth

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Specialist says adopt treaties as first step

St. Maarten - A call has been made for St. Maarten to adopt the Malta Convention, the Convention for the safeguarding of intangible heritage and Convention on the protection and promotion of the diversity of cultural expressions. These three internat

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Prime Minister establishing “Pelican Crisis Committee”

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has called for the establishment of a Pelican Crisis Committee to discuss the closure announced Friday and how to mitigate the negative impacts that action will have. To further this goal she’s i

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SHTA: confusion and uncertainty about Turnover Tax remains

St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) says the Minister of Finance Hiro Shigemoto has done nothing so far to remove the confusion and uncertainty over whether or not government created a five percent import duty whe

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Nagico conducts survey, supports student’s project

St. Maarten - Nagico recently welcomed Calvic David, a St. Maarten born student currently studying at the Roc Mondiraan School in the Netherlands, who is conducting a marketing research survey as part of his internship exercise. The survey will measu

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Foundation releases St. Maarten Carnival calendar

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) released its colorful Carnival calendar of events over the weekend. The design, done by Cleon Frederick of So Contagious Studios, and printing of the calendar was financed by Scotia