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Pelican Resort time shareowners to demonstrate Sunday

St. Maarten – Senior Citizens who own timeshare at the Simpson Bay Resort and Marina and the Villas at Simpson Bay Resort & Marina will have a demonstration in front of the St. Maarten Government Administration Building at 2:00 p.m. Sunday to prote

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 19, 2011

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American company wants rain forest attraction park on St. Maarten

Pride objects to Disneyfication Emilio Wilson Estate St. Maarten – Plans to establish a rain forest attraction park on the Emilio Wilson Estate have met with strong objections from the St. Maarten Pride Foundation. “It is a Disney World-like p

Opinion - Posted by on February 19, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Playing truant

You’d think that in a neatly organized country like the Netherlands (neatly organizes as opposed to the more relaxed lifestyle we appreciate so much in the Caribbean) people always show up for work and for meetings, and that politicians lead by exa

Editorial - Posted by on February 19, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: (Pelican Resort) Frustration

A planned protest by senior citizens who own timeshare at the former Pelican Resort on Sunday is ill advised. The plan to go to the government building at 2:00 p.m. will have little or no effect, for the simple reason that there’s not really anybod

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Waste oil spills into Salt Pond, St. Maarten

St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Nature Foundation was called in to clean up an oil slick that flowed into the Great Salt Pond from off the Philipsburg Landfill on Thursday. The oil had leaked from a “dumping hole” connected to a trench that runs

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St. Maarten Police invite Marlin to tell abuse story

St. Maarten – Police Chief Commissioner Peter de Witte has invited Cimmaron Marlin, who has alleged he was ill treated by police, and “bring the facts to the incident.” The invitation was extended in a statement issued on Friday. “We have ta

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St. Maarten Surveyors begin St. Peters scan

St. Maarten – Surveyors attached to the Departments of Community Development, Social Welfare and Social development within the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor began conducting needs assessment interviews in St. Peters for th

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Pantophlet proposes alternate budget measures

St. Maarten – National Alliance Member of Parliament George Pantophlet has submitted a letter with proposals to address the 45 million guilder deficit in the budget for 2011 to Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams as head of the Council of Minister

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Teachers to receive certificates tonight

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten United Multipurpose Educational Foundation (S.U.M.E.F.) has just concluded the final series of training for the teachers employed at the private non-government subsidize schools under its umbrella. The trainings began in