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

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St. Maarten Calypso finals take center stage tonight

St. Maarten - Ten calypsonians will compete tonight in the senior calypso finals in the Carnival Village, starting at eight o’clock. “The calypso show, is expected to be exciting. People are wondering what the calypsonians will come with this

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Minister Donner gives financial support for plans of approach

Kingdom Relations covers extra costs until November 2013 St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams signed an agreement with Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Minister Piet Hein Donner about Dutch financial support for the execution of

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Simpson Bay Resort prepares legal action against Borowick

Two-page ad puts blame for Pelican trouble on tenants’ association chairman St. Maarten – The Simpson Bay Resort Owner company is preparing legal action against the Tenants Association Pelican Resort Club board and its individual board members

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Trumane Trotman is senior Carnival Queen

St. Maarten - Twenty year old Trumane Trotman, got the nod of approval from the panel of judges when the curtains went down on the 2011 Senior Carnival pageant early on Wednesday morning, a decision which was not well received in some sections of the

Opinion - Posted by on April 28, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Judge, Jury and Hangman

By Fabian Badejo The spike in the crime rate on St. Martin is not an isolated phenomenon; all over the Caribbean – from Jamaica to Guyana, passing through Puerto Rico, The Dominican Republic, St. Kitts and Trinidad – the story is basically the

Editorial - Posted by on April 28, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Slip of the tongue

If we wanted to be harsh, we’d say that the Dutch Defense Minister Hans Hillen has no clue about what is going on in St. Maarten, but we are in a festive mood so we are ready to accept that Hillen’s blooper was a mere slip of the tongue. Quest

Uncategorized - Posted by on April 28, 2011

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BAB-director Casper candidate for Central Bank board presidency

WILLEMSTAD/CURACAO --The name of Sherwin Casper, the director of the tax accountants bureau BAB, has been mentioned as a candidate for the president of the Central Bank’s board. Casper confirmed yesterday that he was approached, but has no furth

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Disaster managers expect more hurricanes this season

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – Disaster Section head Paul Martens said disaster management officials who attended the National Hurricane Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, expect an above average hurricane season. Martens said the conference is a platform f

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Organization expects over 10,000 people at Jouvert

St. Maarten - More than ten bands and various creative get-ups are expected on the road for Jouvert Morning tomorrow. More than 10,000 people attended last year’s jump-up and that number is expected to grow this year with the inclusion of the Small

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Rainbow Beach Club owner Claudio Iodice refutes Erato statements

St. Maarten – Claudio Iodice, an owner at the Rainbow Beach Club in Cupecoy, denies suggestions made by the club’s spokesman Johnny Erato in this newspaper that he is buying another $800,000 condo at the property. Iodice also says that he is not

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Inspection orders Karakter Bar to remove illegal beach structures

Pride Foundation: owner continues St. Maarten – The inspection department at the Ministry of Vrom has given the owners of the Karakter Beach Bar in Simpson Bay five days to remove constructions from the beach. But according to the St. Maarten Pr

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St. Maarten Police needed military help because of Carnival, Minister Hillen says

St. Maarten – “Military assistance during the investigations of the three murders that occurred in the beginning of March to place “during the Carnival and the largest event in St. Maarten, the Heineken Regatta,” defense Minister Hans Hillen

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Save the dolphins freeform Art competition at the Library

St. Maarten - With 44 entries from 9 different schools the youth of St. Maarten between the ages of 7 and 16 submitted a treasure trove of Dolphin artwork. Multi media Freeform entries ranged from a rap song, to poetry, drawings, paintings, a collage

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Peridot Foundation awaits Dionne Warwick’s arrival

St. Maarten – The Peridot Foundation anticipates the arrival in St. Maarten next week of Dionne Warwick, the iconic American singer and actress who became a United Nations ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization and a United States Amb