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St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Oil dump owner says site will be cleaned up by Friday

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Bevon Payne leased the land on top of the G. Alexis Arnell Road for temporary storage of used oil he intends to ship out to the United States for processing. “This is not an oil dump.  I am actually doing somethin

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Pelican Tenants Association “on the brink” of summary proceedings

St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – The Tenants Association of Pelican Resort Club (TAPRC) is on the brink of filing summary proceedings against Simpson Bay Resort Owner Company (SBROC) for what they consider a loss of their timeshare rights. This

Editorial - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Parallel Tracks

As the nation continues to wait to see what has now become the Pelican saga resolved, we at the Today Newspaper have become reflective. In our backward glance we have come to a conclusion that what is happening with the resort is parallel to St. Maar

Opinion - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Graphic design (St. Maarten’s Coat of Arms)

Graphic designers are in for the same fate as architects. Their creations will always become the topic of public debate. Some will hate their designs, others will love them, and most people couldn’t care less. We received an anonymous letter fro

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Information Session for Holland-bound students on February 28

St. Maarten – Students and parents of students who will be going to further their studies in The Netherlands this summer have been invited to an information session organized by the St. Maarten Student Support Services (S4). The information session

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Operational audit to start soon at Salaries & Wages

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto announced Tuesday that the operational audit of the Salaries & Wages Department will start soon and that salaries for all but those who fall under the Justice Ministry should be paid on Friday. The

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Pantophlet quotes constitution to get answers

St. Maarten – National Alliance Member of Parliament George Pantophlet has used Article 62 of the Constitution to press Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto to answer a February 3rd letter with questions on a variety of topics. This is the second time h

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Urgent budget amendment 2010 retracted

St. Maarten – The government has decided to retract the draft urgent amendment for the 2010 budget. The change covers St. Maarten’s transition from island territory to country. The amendment was approved by the Council of Ministers but Finance

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 23, 2011

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Montserrat’s Chief Minister to take over chairmanship of OCTA

BRADES/GREAT BAY - Chief Minister of Montserrat Hon. Reuben T. Meade will take over as chairman of the Overseas Countries & Territories Association (OCTA) following the conclusion of meetings in New Caledonia next Monday. Chief Minister Meade