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St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Dionne Warwick’s domestic violence address attracts a crowd

“Start talking and do not ever just take it” St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – “My first challenge is: break down that door. Go to the authorities; tell your family about it. Start talking and don’t ever just take it. Stop the pain, stop t

Cosmetics producer raises a stink about Tintamarre wind farm plans

St. Maarten / St. Martin – Photographer and fragrance developer Jean Jarreau is upset about plans to establish a wind farm on the uninhabited island of Tintamarre, of the coast of St. Martin. Several years ago his company Jean Jarreau cosmetics cam

Editorial - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Scapegoats

It is more than understandable that the family of the schoolgirl who perished in a fatal traffic accident on the Sucker Garden Road on Friday is upset. Why did this have to happen? And why did this have to happen to a 12-year old-girl with a whole

Entertainment - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Mighty Dow and Shadowman to Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD (Sonique Solutions) – The 30th anniversary of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) in Trinidad and Tobago will take place on May 28 and 29. St. Maarten’s Isidore York, aka The Mighty Dow, and Addie Rich

Opinion - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: On domestic violence

The message was of course not new, but the messenger was certainly powerful. Pop legend Dionne Warwick addressed a large crowd at the Bel Air Community Center on Saturday evening about a thorny issue called domestic violence. Somehow, we all know

Opinion - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Another Hitler-comparison

The Freedom Party is not happy. This time we’re talking about the party’s faction in the municipal council in The Hague, and for the second time in two weeks somebody compared Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders with Adolf Hitler. Makes us wonder

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Joint women’s health symposium in June

St. Maarten-  (DCOMM) — Public Health Minister Cornelius de Weever met with Dr. Louis Jeffry, Vice-President of the Collectivité of Saint Martin, to plan a joint Women’s Health Symposium in June. Stakeholders like the Positive Foundation repres

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Huge leatherback sea turtle nests on Guana Bay Beach

St. Maarten – Last Friday at approximately four o’clock in the afternoon the St. Maarten Nature Foundation was alerted to what was the fifth recorded nesting leatherback sea turtle of the 2011 nesting season. The 6 feet long, approximately 400 po

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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“Internet terrorist” Roumou now begging for financial help

St. Maarten – In an attempt to keep her fledgling web sites going, Internet terrorist, as an American plaintiff has called her, Judith Roumou made an appeal to readers of her blog for financial assistance. Roumou begs on the blog to people who s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 9, 2011

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Schoolgirl’s family considers fatal accident gross negligence

St. Maarten -The death of the 12-year-old Genevieve School student Silvia Lynch was seen as “gross negligence” by the family members. “The fact that the school bus had stopped and the dump truck driver drove around the bus an hit the child on t