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Opinion - Posted by on March 30, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Friendship or career

For the time being, a Hedy Kockx will have to drop the attorney at law label that she sports on the web site of her employer Bloem and Peterson. Kockx was not admitted to the bar, and that is a prerequisite for people who want to present themselve

Opinion - Posted by on March 30, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: The future of newspapers

Finally some good news about newspaper readership. While for years many have bought into the belief that newspapers are dead, or at least dying, a point of view that has been confirmed year after year by declining circulation across the globe, the na

Editorial - Posted by on March 30, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Celebrating our hero(es)

The friendly country does not have a process to officially name National Heroes. With recent events in mind we firmly believe it is time to seriously consider instituting such an honor. National Heroes are typically people who have done things of

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 30, 2011

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NA-leader Marlin “deeply shocked” by party prominent Lynch’s passing

St. Maarten – “I am deeply shocked. This has caught me completely off guard,” National Alliance leader William Marlin said Wednesday in a reaction to the death of Edgar Lynch. “His nephew Henry Lynch called me. At first I thought he was ma

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 30, 2011

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Hooker calls for replacement/competition for Winair

GREAT BAY/ORANJESTAD – Former Commissioner of Aviation Affairs in St. Eustatius Roy Hooker has called for the Dutch government to either start an airline based there that will serve the island or identify another airline to serve as an alternative

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Former Commissioner Edgar Lynch passes away

A Christian politician with a positive mind St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – When the Today Newspaper interviewed Edgar Lynch on October 8 of last year, just one week after his wife Nilda Arduin had been appointed as the island’s first Ombudsm

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 30, 2011

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Arrindell offers condolences on behalf of Parliament on the passing of Edgar Lynch

St. Maarten – President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell, expressed her sympathy to Ombudsman Nilda Lynch-Arduin Tuesday and the Lynch family at the death of Edgar Lynch (59). Lynch died in his sleep on Monday evening. Lynch served as an Isla

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Common Court refuses to register aspiring attorney

Judges cite links to convicted criminals and “far-reaching level of naiveté” St. Maarten /By Hilbert Haar – The Common Court of Justice refused to admit Hedy Kockx as an attorney to the Bar Association in St. Maarten. Currently, Kockx works

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Frenchman arrested for stealing cash from cargo hold during Caribbean flight

St. Maarten (AP) - A man suspected of stealing thousands of dollars (euro) from the cargo hold of a plane in flight has been arrested in Dutch St. Maarten and extradited to a nearby French island of Guadeloupe to face charges, a prosecutor said Tuesd

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Van Putten fights legal summons to retract white collar crime statement

St. Maarten – Social and political activist Eldridge van Putten is facing legal challenges after he labeled the actions of Royal Resorts Chief executive Officer Richard Corso as “white collar crime.” Royal Resorts is the management company of t