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St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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St. Maarten Council of Ministers sticks to 461 million guilders budget

St. Maarten – The Council of Ministers sticks to its position that the 2011 budget remains at 461 million guilders, even though the financial supervisor Cft says that there is a 45 million guilders deficit. “The projected expenditures cannot be

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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Market vendors outraged about legal action Hard Rock Café

Company wants information about counterfeit suppliers St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Vendors on the market behind the courthouse are upset about the initiative by Hard Rock Limited to drag them into court on June 14th over copyright violations

Editorial - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Police Officers Disciplined

The police brutality story involving Talking Drums Foundation president Cimmaron Marlin has come to a positive ending. That may sound a little strange, given the fact that the officers involved in the case have been disciplined, but for young offi

Opinion - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Hooded shirt with the one and only real Hard Rock Café logo

Counterfeit merchandise The outrage of market vendors about legal action undertaken by Hard Rock Limited, the company that owns the Hard Rock Café brand, is up to a point understandable. Last week, the Hard Rock Café on the Boardwalk opened its

Opinion - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: The theatre of financial horrors

St. Maarten will have to stand on its own legs and develop on its own strength. Courageous words from our Council of Ministers, and probably accurate as well, because it does not look like anyone in the Kingdom is ready to come to the rescue. How

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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Gracita meets with Aruba’s Prime Minister

St. Maarten – President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell met with Aruba’s Prime Minister Mike Eman on Wednesday. The discussions focused on Aruba’s development during the past 25-years as an autonomous country in the Dutch Kingdom, and St.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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Prime Minister Wescot congratulates Aruba on Aruba Day

St. Maarten –Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams has congratulated the Aruban people and Government on their national day, Aruba Day, celebrated on March 18th. The greeting was made on behalf of the people and Government of St. Maarten. On Mar

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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EOC to participate in Region-wide Tsunami Warning Exercise

St. Maarten – The Office of Disaster Management will be partaking in a Caribbean region-wide tsunami warning exercise on Wednesday, March 23. The Emergency Operations Center (EOC), which includes the 10 Emergency Support Functions (ESF), will be m

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 18, 2011

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Wescot-Williams to study French proposal for mixed commission on relations

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams described her lunch meeting on Tuesday with French Ambassador Jean – Francois Blarel to the Dutch Kingdom as very informative. One of the main points of discussion is a proposal by the French Go

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St. Maarten Police officers disciplined for “fundamental mistakes”

Cimmaron Marlin satisfied with handling of complaints about his arrest St. Maarten –  The police officers who detained Talking Drums Foundation president Cimmaron Marlin in front of the police station on February 7th will be disciplined for fai