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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 18, 2011

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Dongo and Trotman top speech and cultural wear competition

COLE BAY/St. Maarten- It was a night of show and tell when the St Maarten Carnival Development Foundation staged its Senior Queen Speech & Cultural Wear competition at Carl & Sons Unique Inn on Saturday. While the speeches were different,

Opinion - Posted by on April 18, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: Subtle and deceitful

The Dutch way of creating legislation is very subtle and deceitful. I thought that capital punishment was never legal in the former Netherlands Antilles until just before it ceased to exist when we were told that capital punishment is no longer in ef

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Today’s Opinion: Communication

No grace period. No transition period. It is every country’s right to determine, who it lets in, who stays and who has to leave. The last point is important and very valid in the context of what we consider the broader discussion around visas. I

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Today’s Opinion: No mercy

Sylvain Ephimenco is a French journalist who worked as a correspondent for the leftwing daily Liberation in the Netherlands for seventeen years. Since 1992 he writes a column for the Dutch daily Trouw. Born in 1956 in Algeria, Ephimenco is the first

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 18, 2011

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Amador Jones fifth murder victim in 2011

Plenty of witnesses but no one talks to police St. Maarten – Amador Jones was shot to death in the Under the Sun Car wash and Snack Bar across from the John Cooper/Jose Lake Ball Park in Cul de Sac on Saturday evening around eleven o’clock, bu

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Showing true colors

St. Maarten – Contestants in the Senior Queen Speech and Cultural Wear competition at Carl & Sons Unique Inn displayed their true colors last Saturday. Clockwise left to right are the contestants Dongo, Mitchell, Brooks, Theodore, Weeks, Warno,

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St. Maarten Carnival foundation unveils new shirts

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation SCDF unveiled on Saturday morning its new shirts. Carnival kicks off next week Monday and closes on Tuesday May 3. “We are fortunate enough to celebrate the first Carnival under our new

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St. Maarten Finance Ministry makes budget information available to MPs

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto announced in a press release yesterday that all relevant information and additional documentation related to the 2011 budget is available to Members of Parliament at the Council of Ministers secretariat