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Reader’s Letter: Is there such a thing as morally right?

Dear Editor, These last week’s I have read some interesting articles about morality but what is still not clear is what is right. Most churches are afraid to discuss sex, so who will teach the people about sex? My question is then what is rig

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Today’s Editorial: Tragedy and Promise

The weekend leaves many with mixed emotions as the news that 16 year old Felecia Williams has lost her life. The significance here is that parents will have to bury their child and a future filled with potential has been cut off. Undoubtedly there is

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Today’s Opinion: What the #@%! is next?

The American newsmagazine Newsweek ventured into new territory with the cover of its issue dated March 28 to April 4. The cover depicts a huge wave under the main headline Apocalypse Now followed by Tsunamis. Earthquakes. Nuclear Meltdowns. Revolutio

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 28, 2011

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Juniors excel on their competition day

St. Maarten – The first three winners of Carnival 2011 were crowned Sunday night during events at Celebration Palace. All the winners are from junior competitions, and all the events had close results. Zaysha Sinclair beat out three other young

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Fete to Fitness jump-up extremely successful

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) has concluded yet another incident-free jump-up on Saturday night. SCDF President Stuart Johnson expressed his appreciation to the carnival supporters, bands and everyone else who a

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Church service held in honor of Fire Fighters

St. Maarten – A church service was held at the St. Martin of Tours Roman Catholic Church on Front Street Sunday in honor of fire fighters as part of Fireman’s Week celebrations. Governor Eugene Holiday, Acting Governor Reynold Groeneveldt, Prime

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St. Maarten Government and AMFO Team Up for District Improvement

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams signed an agreement with Antillean Co-financing Agency (AMFO) last Friday to execute a part of the country’s Integrated Neighbourhood Development Program (INDP). The INDP is a program approved as

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Arrindell extends parliament’s condolences to Meyers, Hazel families

St. Maarten – President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell has expressed her sympathy to the Meyers family on the passing of 81-year-old Eulalie Meyers-Hazel who passed away on Friday in the Dominican Republic. Arrindell who was in New York when

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Former Commissioner dissatisfied with the Dutch

St. Maarten – Former Commissioner in St. Eustatius Roy Hooker has slammed the Dutch government for not living up to agreements made leading up to when the island became a Public Entity of the Netherlands on October 10, 2010. Speaking in St. Maarte