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Benjamin gets emotional farewell

Benjamin gets emotional farewell

MARIGOT / By Milton Pieters - Jean Benjamin may be considered “just an avid sportsman with a passion for almost anything that can reach maximum speeds”, but the attendance at his funeral matched that of a statesman who had made a significant

Opinion - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: “Screening”

The Freedom Party is a scary gang, as everybody knows, but just how scary – that we are about to discover. Yesterday the Volkskrant lifted another tip of the veil that covers the dirty secrets of Wilders and co. The party actively screened suppo

Opinion - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: “A plague at the Post N.V.”

Dear Editor, Please permit me space to express my opinion and concerns on various issues that are a plague to our island, St. Maarten. As a son of the soil, as we put it, and having lived abroad for many years I am now faced with constant inner

Editorial - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Still Struggling

That the Corporate Governance Council is working is clear. That it also feels that it can function better is also clear. That latter point however requires that the government and the companies and foundations under the body’s supervision meet thei

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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Corporate Governance Council takes budget struggle to Parliament

Duzanson: “This is a vicious cycle” St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – Parliament has been requested to intervene in a yearlong battle for the Corporate Governance Council to receive its budget allocation for 2010 and 2011. A letter with thr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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Dutch Representative Walrave leaves, successor Jonkers arrives

Dutch Representative Walrave leaves, successor Jonkers arrives

St. Maarten – The head of the office of the Dutch Representative in St. Maarten, Lars Walrave, left and his successor Marsie Jonkers was introduced to the island’s makers and shakers during an informal reception at the Passangrahan Hotel yest

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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St. Maarten Cable TV joins USVI Innovative Companies

St. Maarten - The transfer of control of St. Maarten-based cable TV operator St. Maarten Cable TV to Caribbean Asset Holdings (CAH), a subsidiary of National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC), is scheduled to occur on March 1st, 2

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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Calypsonians must submit music sheets by March 4

St. Maarten - All calypsonians registered to take part in the Senior Calypso Eliminations and Senior Road March competition are urged by the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) to submit their music sheets to the SCDF by next Friday

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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GEBE will appeal Westin-ruling

St. Maarten – St. Maarten's utility company GEBE Managing Director William Brooks said yesterday that the company will appeal the court ruling that orders it to repay a large amount of money to the Babitbay Beach Development Corporation (Westin St.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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Meyers pledges to maintain price controls in midst of economic pressure

St. Maarten – Minister of Economic & Tourism Affairs, Transportation & Telecommunications Franklin Meyers, says Government is closely monitoring the situation in the Middle East and North Africa with respect to the impact and influence that

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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National Alliance rejects majority position on staffers

St. Maarten – The National Alliance faction leader William is protesting a decision by the majority of faction leaders in Parliament to give each faction at least two staffers. He also strongly disagrees with the interpretation of Article 16 of the

Entertainment - Posted by on February 25, 2011

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Laugh till Belly Bust to bring comic relief

Laugh till Belly Bust to bring comic relief

St Maarten - If comedy on St Maarten should be measured, one has to take into consideration the people that are supporting these ventures and now that Nagico Insurances has joined the Windward Island Bank, the St Maarten Tourist Office and St Maar