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St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 16, 2011

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Westin made promises, but never followed through

Westin made promises, but never followed through

Government ready to honor 2005 letter of comfort, but St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – When the Executive Council sent its letter of comfort to the president of the Columbia Sussex Corporation a bit more than six years ago on March 11, 2005,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 16, 2011

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Dutch parties concerned, but no immediate help on offer

Dutch parties concerned, but no immediate help on offer

GreenLeft, CDA, and Labor react to prison cell crisis in St. Maarten St. Maarten / THE HAGUE / By Hilbert Haar – GreenLeft and the CDA-faction in the Dutch Second chamber have taken an interest in the emergency situation in St. Maarten concernin

Editorial - Posted by on March 16, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: No help

St. Maarten will learn the hard way what it means to be an autonomous country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Given the lukewarm reaction from Dutch parliamentarians, a speedy solution for the lack of prison cell capacity will most certainly not c

Opinion - Posted by on March 16, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Name and shame

Do we need our health inspectors to troll supermarkets on a 24/7 basis? This seems to be necessary, given the fact that they were forced to close down a supermarket in Sucker garden last week. It is not the first time that inspectors come down on

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 16, 2011

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Simarc organizes national day of trees

St. Maarten - Next week Tuesday (March 22) is the St. Maarten National Day of Trees, and continuing with the four-year tradition, the archeological research center Simarc is organizing tree-plantings and educational events. This year the Simarc is a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 16, 2011

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Nagico pumps more into calypso competition

St. Maarten - The number 13 is an unlucky one for some people, but the St Maarten Carnival Development Foundation can consider themselves extremely lucky after receiving a check for US $ 13,000,00, which will be used to offset expenses for what will