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Editorial - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Solution Day?

The government is set to participate in a critical discussion today on the 2011 Budget. Saying the stakes are high is an understatement. Because as the Council of Ministers heads into today’s discussion they will have played the numbers game and re

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Meyers-Hazel gets national farewell

“What a team player. What a trooper.” St. Maarten / By Milton Pieters and Donellis Browne - The Philipsburg Methodist Church was filled to overflowing Saturday as a huge crowd gathered in and around it to say farewell to the late Eulalie Meye

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Faction leaders open talks with Donner, Leers on Kingdom, Immigration policy

St. Maarten – Faction leaders in Parliament opened informal talks with Dutch Minister of Kingdom Relations Piet Hein Donner Sunday afternoon on a new vision for the Kingdom and with the Dutch Minister of Immigration and Integration Geert Leers on i

Opinion - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: April Fool’s joke hits target

Of all the April Fool’s jokes that terrorized the globe on Friday, we thought one stood out. Omrop Fryslân is the pride of what we’d call the native Frisians in the Netherlands. The Frisians have, apart from their Friesche Vlag dairy products

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: Regional first full-scale tsunami warning test reveals improvements needed in many areas

Puerto Rico may get tsunami warning center Dear Editor, The first full-scale test of the tsunami warning system in the Caribbean on March 23 has highlighted the need to reinforce preparations as well as improve communication, evacuation plans a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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De Weever meets unions to discuss relationship

St. Maarten - Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever met with representatives of six unions and the Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions recently to discuss the agenda and some other pressing matters. The atte

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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St. Maarten Airport introduces self check-in kiosks

St. Maarten – The Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIAE) has set yet another aviation standard in the North Eastern Caribbean with the introduction of automated check-in kiosks in the check-in hall of its terminal building. Already welcomed

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Thieves grab nearly $1, 500 dollars, assorted items in weekend robberies

St. Maarten – Police are investigating robberies of an assortment of items and a total of $1, 439 dollars in cash on Saturday. The items and money were stolen in different incidents throughout the day. The largest robbery of cash too place at Su

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Engineer drowns after buoy collision

St. Maarten – Coast Guard officers pulled the lifeless body of 43-year-old Andy Santos Valero, originally from the Philippines, from the Simpson Bay Lagoon on Saturday. He’d been reported missing by J.M.K, the captain of the yacht “Summer Wind

Entertainment - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Hailey, Atkinson and Richardson win St. Maarten Idols

St. Maarten - Aimie Hailey sung, ‘Somewhere over the rainbow’, Raheem Atkinson sung ‘If we hold on” and Chantal Richardson sung, ‘Just the way you are’ and those efforts were good enough to earn them the top prizes in their various catego

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St. Maarten takes overall win at 2011 Science Fair

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Academy was declared the overall winner of the 17th Annual National Science Fair at the Belair Community Center on Saturday evening. The school won seven of the eight categories and also copped a special award for the Po

Entertainment - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Lil Roxy set to ramp with top guns

St. Maarten / By Milton G Pieters - When Roxanne Webster, stage name’ Lil Roxy’ appears on stage in the finals of the 2011 Nagico Calypso competition, she will be seeking to become the first Calypso Queen on St Maarten, a feat long in the making

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2011

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Dow’s No Money, No Work wins Road March gold

St. Maarten - After a sterling performance during the 2011 Road March competition, which was held last Saturday night, it’s fair to say that Isidore York aka Mighty Dow has literally risen from the ashes and this veteran calypsonian still has a lot