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St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 21, 2011

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(Pelican Resort) Disgruntled timeshare owners  present their grievances to PM

(Pelican Resort) Disgruntled timeshare owners present their grievances to PM

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar - The demonstration of disgruntled Pelican Resort timeshare owners at the government administration building yesterday afternoon did not bring out tourists in droves, but the fifteen people that did make an appearance ha

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Health inspectorate confiscates unregistered pharmaceuticals

Health inspectorate confiscates unregistered pharmaceuticals

Two companies fined; were warned before St. Maarten – The Inspectorate of Health, Social Development and Labour confiscated a large amount of unregistered pharmaceuticals from two businesses during safety inspections on February 10th. The produc

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(Pelican Resort) Wescot-Williams: “Breakthrough possible in next 48 hours”

(Pelican Resort) Wescot-Williams: “Breakthrough possible in next 48 hours”

St. Maarten –Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams, says there was no breakthrough this weekend in the negotiations between parties involved in the Pelican Resort closure. “But the door on reaching an agreement has not been closed.” The

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Indian merchants meet with Prime Minister

St. Maarten –Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams met the new board of the Indian Merchants Association (IMA) on Friday. Vice President Damu Rawtani introduced his new board. The prime minister explained the new government structure, the minist

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 21, 2011

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Seniorenconvent discusses UTS cell phone package

St. Maarten - Faction leaders of the parliament will meet this afternoon in their Seniorenconvent session at two o’clock. The agenda points for the meeting are recommendations from the faction leaders, the staffing of the factions; the United T

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 21, 2011

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Empty parking lots and gloomy atmosphere at Pelican Resort

St. Maarten – Not all went well on Saturday when the former Pelican Resort, now Simpson Bay Resort and Marina, closed its doors for business. Of the 350 reservations for whom the resort expected guests this weekend, twelve still showed up; they kne

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Sumef concludes training teachers

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten United Multipurpose Educational Foundation SUMEF concluded a series of training sessions for teachers employed at the private non government subsidized schools under its umbrella. The training programs started in 2009

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Roadside memorial: stark reminder

Roadside memorial: stark reminder

MARIGOT – Two major motorbike accidents claimed the lives of four people in the past ten days. Just outside Marigot, on the road towards Grand Case friends and family of the deceased bikers have erected a roadside monument that serves as a star