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Opinion - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Escape from prison

Some theories hold that just the idea that it is possible at all to escape from a prison somehow puts the minds of most inmates at ease. If that is so, the inmates at the Pointe Blanche prison must be happy as nails, now that Omar N., a 20-year-old f

Opinion - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: The law of the land

The law of the land or the law of God? Which one has the upper hand? For believers this question is a no-brainer. Just read the letter to the editor by Paul Rogers (God’s standard for marriage). But while the position of believers is unshakable, it

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Armed robbery suspect Omar N. escapes from Pointe Blanche

St. Maarten – Two days after his first court appearance Omar Smith N. escaped from the Pointe Blanche prison between Saturday evening seven o’clock and yesterday morning ten o’clock. Nelson was scheduled to go on trial for his role in the death

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Ten confirmed cases of dengue in February

St. Maarten (DCOMM) –  There were ten confirmed cases of dengue fever on the island in February – seven on the Dutch side and three on the French side. In January there were four confirmed cases; one patient died, the section Collective Preventi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Confidentiality concern for upcoming census

Last test in the Netherlands returned 26 percent no response St. Maarten – The campaign to raise awareness about the upcoming Census kicked into higher gear this weekend with the appearance of bill boards along public roads. The almost carnivale

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Ferrier blasts price gouging and lack of service by Sol Aviation

St. Maarten – Michael Ferrier expressed his outrage over the way Sol Aviation handles fuel services at Princess Juliana International airport in a letter dated March 20. Ferrier, best known as the president of the Democratic Party and the owner of

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Franklyn Richards succeeds Willem Barendsen at Air-Fin

St. Maarten - Former Lt. Governor of St. Maarten, Franklyn Richards and international businessman, Herman Behr of Curacao have been appointed as the new Managing Directors of Air-Fin. The announcement was made by John Curtis, President of the Flor

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Johnson elated with success of unity jump up

St. Maarten - Energy levels reached their zenith Saturday night when hundreds of Carnival revelers did what comes naturally while marching behind the big trucks during the first event to kick off the 2011 Carnival celebrations in Country St Maarten.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 21, 2011

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Savvy seniors complete computer course

St. Maarten - Seven senior citizens received certificates for completing a computer course at the Belvedere Community Center on Friday evening. Among the seniors was an 80 year old who followed the course for three months. “Now that the seniors