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Editorial - Posted by on May 3, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: A quiet Carnival

There were a couple of skirmishes, the prosecutor’s office reported, and one man was held when he attempted to enter the carnival village with a knife in his pocket. Other than that, Carnival was a breeze for law enforcement. That is worth a com

Opinion - Posted by on May 3, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Bringing down the locals

We have heard the accusation before, and Fabian Badejo repeated it last week on this page: Today is out to bring down local St. Maarteners. That is a serious allegation and if it were true it would be a blemish on our reputation. So how do we go a

Opinion - Posted by on May 3, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Congrats Wilders’ style

We received the following comment on our web site (todaysxm.com) on an opinion piece that appeared last week Tuesday wherein Michiel Blok compared Geert Wilders with Adolf Hitler. That did not go down to well apparently: “WOW you really miss the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 3, 2011

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Omar J. in custody for drive by shooting

St. Maarten – Omar J., the brother of murder victim Amador Jones turned himself in to the police last week. He remains in custody pending further investigation of his possible involvement in a drive by shooting that took place in Dutch Quarter on A

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 3, 2011

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Governor Holiday calls on people to live in solidarity

Queen’s birthday address St. Maarten – Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday called on the people of St. Maarten to live in solidarity with each other in his address on the occasion of the Queen’s birthday. The governor made his remarks during a cere

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“An honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay”

Labor Day Message Minister de Weever: St. Maarten – Minister of Public Health, Social development and Labor Cornelius de Weever called upon all social partners to think about the consequences of their actions in his Labor Day message. “ In

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Nature Foundation catches lionfish in Mullet Bay

St. Maarten - In its continued efforts to keep bathing areas clear of the venomous lionfish, divers of the St. Maarten Nature Foundation removed a specimen from very shallow water at Mullet Bay Beach on the Saturday before Easter. The lionfish was ca

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No major incidents during Carnival

St. Maarten – Carnival passed without major incidents, Chief prosecutor Mr. Hans Mos told this newspaper yesterday. “In general everything was quiet,” he said. “There have been a few skirmishes, but nothing so serious that the police had to g

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Open letter asks government to drop dolphinarium plans

Vice PM Heyliger maintains: “There are no plans” St. Maarten – In spite of repeated statements by Vice Prime Minister Theo Heyliger that there are no plans on the works to build a dolphinarium in St. Maarten, animal rights activist keep hamm