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Editorial - Posted by on March 31, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Medical Danger

The Inspectorate of Public Health, Social Development and Labor has sounded the alarm that Soladek, a dangerous vitamin supplement has made its way here. The fact that they’ve raised the red flag is good and we urge the public to take heed. What

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 31, 2011

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MPs agree with shift to consultations on social, educational relationships

Parliaments of the Kingdom meet in June St. Maarten - Chairman of parliament's permanent committee on Kingdom Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Relations Roy Marlin has asked his colleagues to think about how St. Maarten can “give substance” to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 31, 2011

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Public Health Inspectorate issues warning on Soladek vitamin-solution

St. Maarten – The Inspectorate of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (VSA) is warning consumers to stop using Soladek, a vitamin-solution product marketed by Indo Pharma, S.A., of the Dominican Republic. The product may contain dangerousl

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Anger over ten dollars results in 200 hours community service

St. Maarten - Juri Valentino Anissimar Holaman, 20, got off with an 18-month prison sentence and 200 hours of community service for losing his temper on February 9 over $10 he has given as credit for a marijuana deal to one of his friends. While he c

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Christian Lloyd murder trial postponed for the fifth time

Suspect awaiting trial in custody for more than a year St. Maarten – On June 2, 2010, Anthony Ray S., a by now 41-year-old Jamaican, appeared for the first time in the Court in First Instance, charged with the January 23, 2010 murder of Christia

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Revenge burglary nets young criminals suspended sentences

St. Maarten - An attempt to take revenge for his dismissal by the Great Bay Beach Hotel by burglarizing the home of the Banducci-family on Cannegieterstreet, ended in the Court in First Instance yesterday. Maychel Daniel Dorothea, 21, and one of his

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Meyers thanks community for outpouring of support

St. Maarten - Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications Franklin Meyers has thanked the people of St. Maarten for their outpouring of support at the passing of his mother Eulalie Meyers who he called, “the family'

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Planning for Lynch’s funeral begins

St. Maarten - Full scale planning of a funeral service for former Commissioner and Island Council Member Edgar Lynch has begun. A committee of relevant government departments has already been put together and will be guided by the protocol on death o

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Pensioners seek equality, social justice in parliament

St. Maarten – The Board of the St. Maarten Senior Citizens and Pensioners Association (SMSPA) has told Members of Parliament (MP) that they must work to address the disparity in pensions and other social benefits that exists between the Netherlands