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St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Prosecutor’s Office strongly opposes Duncan’s gun law

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Chief Prosecutor Hans Mos strongly opposes Justice Minister Roland Duncan’s plans for more liberate gun laws. “The Minister wants to give people a better opportunity to obtain a license,” he said during a pre

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Shigemoto: “We’re still working it out”

St. Maarten – Minister of Finance Hiro Shigemoto says the government is still “working out certain aspects of the law on corporate governance” and that has caused a delay in finalizing the budget for the Corporate Governance Council. That appro

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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GB-3 partners press for more structural solutions, pledge cooperation

GB-3 partners press for more structural solutions, pledge cooperation

St. Maarten – Potential partners in the "Get off the block, get on the bus, get busy" project initiated by Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport Rhoda Arrindell have pressed for the nation’s young people to be presented structural sol

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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TAPRC: “Open or we’ll sue” SBROC, timeshare owners go to court over reopening

St. Maarten – The Tenants Association Pelican Resort Club (TAPRC) has threatened to file summary proceedings early next week if the resort now known as Simpson Bay Resort and Marina and The Villas at Simpson Bay Resort and Marina are reopened, full

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Ground broken for new FBE School

Ground broken for new FBE School

Heyliger asserts government’s commitment to education St. Maarten – Acting Prime Minister Theodore Heyliger has pledged that the budgets of the future will reflect the government’s commitment to education by allowing for the construction

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Telem celebrates opening of first glitzy style outlet at cruise facility

Telem celebrates opening of first glitzy style outlet at cruise facility

Telecom boutique offers 20 MB per second internet access St. Maarten – The Telem Group of Companies officially opened its Telecom Boutique in the A.C. Wathey Cruise Facility yesterday afternoon. The boutique offers cruise passengers high speed

Editorial - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: (Pelican Resort) Back to court

Simpson Bay Resort Owner Company (SBROC) is heading back to court because they’ll fail to meet a deadline today to reopen the Simpson Bay Resort and Marina and the Villas at Simpson Bay Resort and Marina. This time it’s for summary proceedings fi

Opinion - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Reader’s Letter 2: Minister Heyliger’s Hide and Seek Game

Dear Editor, I was wondering when Minister Heyliger would resurface again. After being “all over” during last year’s elections (with a catchy song on the radio, ads in the newspapers, on TV and in the Movie Theater, a Facebook page, a flashy

Opinion - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Letter by reader: Open Letter to the public of St. Maarten Police Brutality

Dear Editor, It is my sincere privilege to thank all of you, who in one way or the other expressed sympathy with me after my ordeal of police brutality, which recently took place. Without your support and prayers, it would never have been possible

Opinion - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Today’s Opinion 2: Facts and figures

You’d think that the Netherlands would take proper care of a small island nation it keeps pressing to make a decent job of maintaining law and order. Here are some real facts and figures to chew on. The St. Maarten police force is working at 5

Opinion - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Guns for the rich

Maybe it is understandable that Justice Minister Roland Duncan came to the conclusion that the have’s on this island must get better means to protect themselves against the increasing number of armed robberies and burglaries. After all, nobody want

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 27, 2011

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Leta Cordes now officially a cold case

Leta Cordes now officially a cold case

Chief Prosecutor Mos takes on role of press officer St. Maarten – Come March 9, chief Prosecutor Hans Mos will take over the role of press officer from Rienk Mud who will return to the Netherlands. Before Mos arrived in St. Maarten, his predeces