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St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 11, 2011

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Truck driver will be prosecuted if serious guilt can be established

Maximum penalty for causing fatal accident is 2 years St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – The shockwaves of Friday’s fatal accident that claimed the life of Silvia Lynch are still battering the community. Politicians like UP’s Jules James and DP

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 11, 2011

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Romeijn manslaughter trial without fugitive Omar N.

St. Maarten – One chair will most likely remain empty in the courtroom this morning when the Court in First Instance starts handling the October 16 robbery in Mullet Bay that led to the death of Dutchman Wouter-Jan Romeijn. That is because one defe

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Antonio Brown puts Internet terrorist Judith Roumou in her place

“She makes money by blackmailing and setting other people up” St. Maarten – Internet terrorist Judith Roumou has been on a media rampage, visiting friendly outlets willing to give her a platform, like radio Soualiga and Oral Gibbes. Ant

Opinion - Posted by on May 11, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Overboard

The emotional reactions after Friday’s fatal accident in Sucker Garden are understandable. Yet we feel that some of these reactions have gone a bit overboard, and they have nothing to do with the obvious grief and sorrow that are now an integral pa

Opinion - Posted by on May 11, 2011

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Today’s Opinion: Unwritten policy

The dispute between gynecologist Smith and nurse Cheryl Carty at the St. Maarten Medical Center has caused a lot of negative publicity for the hospital. And what was it all about? An unwritten policy. We get from a statement issued by hospital Dir

French St. Martin News - Posted by on May 11, 2011

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Duncan to Barbados to sign on for CCLEC-membership

Customs seminar concludes in Marigot MARIGOT/St. Martin –Last Thursday a closing ceremony was held at the Beach Plaza Hotel in Marigot of the annual 3-day seminar that was organized by the French Customs, the Caribbean Customs Law Enforcement Co

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 11, 2011

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University receives donation from First Caribbean Bank

St. Maarten – The University of St. Martin (USM) lecture series organizing committee paid a courtesy call on First Caribbean International Bank’s Country Head Robert Judd on Friday, to thank him for a donation and to update him on the lectures wh

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Elderly Chinese woman found dead on beach

St. Maarten – The body of an elderly Chinese woman washed up on Great Bay Beach near the Sonesta hotel on Monday around midnight. Chief Prosecutor Mr. Hans Mos confirmed this yesterday. “The family had reported her as missing. I understand tha

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Mixed emotions surface in aftermath of tragic accident

Police want trucks off the road at certain hours; controls started yesterday St. Maarten - Less than one week after 12-year-old Silvia Lynch lost her life under tragic circumstances on the Sucker Garden Road, the driver of the vehicle is now a fre

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Mosquito fogging campaign has started

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) of the Ministry for Public Health, Social Development & Labour, has started the mosquito fogging campaign. The fogging schedule for the next three days is as follows: Today: 4

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 11, 2011

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St. Maarten joins forces with St. Barths in tourism marketing

St. Maarten – A delegation led by the Vice Prime Minister Theo Heyliger travelled to St. Barths last Friday  to meet with St. Barths President Bruno Magras for discussions about  tourism strategies between both island nations.  The meeting was a

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Disciplinary measures against gynecologist in the works

Hospital director Scot refutes media statements St. Maarten — SMMC refutes the incorrect statements which were given in recent press coverage about the incident that recently occurred between a specialist and a ward Supervisor. “It damages th

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Friday deadline for summer job program

GREAT BAY (DCOMM) – The deadline for the government’s Summer Job Program is this Friday. Interested students should submit their application forms by Friday to the Department of Social Cultural Development located in the Vlaun Building, across

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 11, 2011

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Jewelry designer Meevis leaves St. Maarten after seven years

St. Maarten – Jewelry designer Hans Meevis left St. Maarten on Saturday for the Netherlands. His store in Simpson Bay, located at the end of the airport runway stands empty. On his blog, Meevis did not give an explanation for his departure. In S