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St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 6, 2011

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St. Maarten Zoo home to baby raccoons

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – The zoo on Arch Road has three new residents: baby raccoons. The mother died and the youngsters were caught near Pointe Blanche and brought to the zoo. After a couple of trips to the vets the baby raccoons are doing well,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 6, 2011

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Singer Dionne Warwick arrives on St. Maarten

“Domestic violence is a subject of vital importance” St. Maarten – Dressed in blue jeans and sporting a baseball cap American singer Dionne Warwick arrived at Princess Juliana International Airport yesterday afternoon. Her easy smile promis

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Murder-suspects to Pointe Blanche, burglars sent home to make space

Prosecutor’s Office awaits decision Justice Ministry on emergency plan GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – Dismissing rumors about the possible release of two murder suspects, the office of the public prosecutor sent a statement to the media yesterday to

Editorial - Posted by on May 6, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: No miracles

The announcement by the office of the public prosecutor that two murder-suspects will remain behind bars is obviously good news. The downside is of course that two burglary-suspects had to be sent home to make space in Pointe Blanche for them. Sin

Opinion - Posted by on May 6, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Investigation

We are looking forward with interest to the results of the investigation at the Pointe Blanche prison into the escape of Omar “Chucky” N. The young criminal has been on the lam for 48 days now, and his enthusiasm to come back where he belongs

Opinion - Posted by on May 6, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Middle ground

The story about the conflict between a gynecologist and a head nurse at the St. Maarten Medical Center has made some waves in the past couple of days. Somehow we have the feeling that there is more to this incident than meets the eye. When the onl

Opinion - Posted by on May 6, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Radio show

We marveled at yesterday’s show hosted on Radio Soualiga featuring Internet terrorist Judith Roumou. The lady of the countless web sites and Facebook-pages, who faces legal action from several corners, got the free run of the airwaves for almost

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 6, 2011

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Vaccination outreach St. Peters reaches 26 young people

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (DCOMM) – Youth Health Care (YHC), a section of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, says its vaccination outreach for the residents of St. Peters on April 27 was a success. Twenty-six young people

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Ill-treatment victim dies in hospital

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten - Yesterday a man identified by the police as O.A. died at the St. Maarten medical Center. He was involved in a fight on Margaret Bruce’s Drive in Middle region last Saturday, where a man identified as E.A. hit him with a st

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Investigation into escape from prison completed

Omar N. on the run for 48 days GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – The National Detective agency (Landsrecherche) has completed its investigation into the circumstances that enabled Omar “Chucky” N, a 20-year-old Dutch Quarter resident to escape from

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Internet-terrorist claims she was paid to badmouth Vice PM Heyliger

Rollocks outraged about Roumou’s radio statements GREAT BAY, St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar– Julian Rollocks reacted with outrage and dismay to statements made by Internet terrorist Judith Roumou on Radio Soualiga yesterday. In a monologue tha

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Suicidal boy will return to Jamaica

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – The police said in a statement it issued yesterday about the attempted suicide by a young detainee that the boy in question, a 16-year-old Jamaican, was arrested on October 30 of last year as a suspect in an armed robbery.

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MP Jules James: “Projects in Cole Bay and Cay Bay are just the beginning”

COLE BAY, St. Maarten - United People’s party parliamentarian Jules James stated yesterday in a press release that he is “very pleased that UP Leader and Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure Theo Heyliger,

Uncategorized - Posted by on May 6, 2011

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Study finds holes in Saba Bank coral reef

WAGENINGEN - The Saba Bank, one of the largest atolls in the undersea world, is suffering from rising sea temperatures. According to a study from the Imares scientific institute at Wageningen University, the Saba Bank coral reef shows large holes and