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St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 4, 2011

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St. Maarten’s Minister of Finance commits to budget measures

St. Maarten – Minister of Finance Hiro Shigemoto says the Committee for Financial Supervision (Cft) has issued a negative advice regarding the 2011 national budget and this will be sent to the Kingdom Council of Ministers. The Cft is of the opinion

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 4, 2011

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SHTA, SMTA press for utilities tariff structure approval

St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) and the St. Maarten Timeshare Association (SMTA) has called for “government to approve the new rate structure for GEBE sooner rather than later” and for “GEBE’s manageme

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Parliament pays respect to former Lt. Governor Reinier van Delden

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar– History came to life, if only for the briefest of moments during a solemn gathering of St. Maarten’s parliament yesterday morning designed to pay respect to the late Lt. governor Reinier Oswald van Delden who passe

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on March 4, 2011

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ANTILOPE IS OVERALL WINNER OF GILL CUP

St. Maarten - At the beginning of the morning, the weather conditions was not so favorable, but by the time the Gill Commodore’s Cup was ready to start, the weather had cleared up and at the end of it all it was a combination of Belgian and Dutch s

Opinion - Posted by on March 4, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: “Interesting times”

The political future of the Rutte cabinet hangs in the balance – for a bit, at least – after the fall-out of yesterday’s regional elections that Also determine the makeup of the Dutch senate. The Dutch government faces tough times if it fails t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 4, 2011

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St. Maarten, Puerto Rico seek to intensify tourism ties

St. Maarten – The historical ties between St. Maarten and Puerto Rico, particularly where it concerns travel between the two territories, offer a solid foundation to build closer ties that will yield mutually beneficial results, particularly in ser

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 4, 2011

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Two Nisa Bula cocaine smugglers face higher punishment on appeal

St. Maarten – The solicitor general demanded in the Common court of justice a 10-year prison sentence against Gerald Collet and 8 years against Joel Mark for their role in a cocaine transport in 2008 with the Nisa Bula. The appeal court had to redo

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Breaking news: Gendarmes storm public office

Reports came in that many Gendarmes stormed the office of "Service Urbanisme" on the French side. They surrounded the building, none of the employees where allowed to enter or exit the building. Inside, the Gendarmes searched and confiscated document

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Breaking news: Just stolen in Colebay

Just got stolen in front of Key Real Estate in Colebay, a Kia Rio car, gold color, tinted windows, number plate P4651. Please report to the police if you see this car, and tell your friends to be on the lookout.