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

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Cholera on the rise again in Haiti, Dominican Republic

GREAT BAY (DCOMM) – The Collective Preventive Services (CPS) says its travel advice to Haiti and the Dominican Republic remains in force due to the cholera outbreak which has claimed a total of 5,234 lives in Haiti. The cumulative number of cholera

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

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Pride awards local farmerson World Environment Day

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Pride Foundation organized a cocktail party on Saturday at the 3 Palms restaurant in Simpson Bay to honor the volunteers that help the organization throughout the year to realize its goals. Pride awarded certificates of

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Chippie sponsors bike-athon Alpha and Omega Foundation

St. Maarten - Chippie supported the fundraising efforts of the Alpha and Omega Foundation by funding a bike-athon that was held Sunday morning. The well-attended bike-athon, organized by the Soualiga Riders, was open to all ages, from 2 to 100 years

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New attempt to remove Security Service head Gumbs in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD – Edsel Gumbs, the head of the Security Service Curacao VDC objects to the government’s intention to appoint him as a supervisor at the Bon Futuro prison in Koraal Specht. According to Gumbs’ attorney Melrose Bloem the letter Gumbs r

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In the Kitchen with St. Maarten Women

Lions fundraiser GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Lions Club is raising funds for its community project through the sales of In the Kitchen with St. Maarten Women, a recipe book that will take users to the heart of local cuisine. The 128-page book,

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Carnival Queen Trumane Trotman lights up festivities in Anguilla

GREAT BAY - St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation President Stuart Johnson and the reigning Miss Sint. Maarten Carnival Queen 2011 Trumane Trotman went to Anguilla on Friday afternoon. Johnson led the delegation which was invited for the un

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TV exec Walton says Caribbean has huge potential to tell its own story

GREAT BAY / NEW YORK - Veteran Caribbean-American television executive Mark Walton of The Africa Channel will keynote the luncheon session of the first CaribbeanTales New York Film Showcase. The Film Showcase is set for the Spike Lee Screening R

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Teeven wants to punish misbehaving prisoners

THE HAGUE – The Dutch Justice Ministry wants to get tough on inmates by taking away privileges from those who misbehave in detention. They will get the ultimate bare-bones regime that is legally possible, if State Secretary of Justice Fred Teeven g

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Olivier and Dalva share top honors in fifth boardwalk triathlon

GREAT BAY- It took Noglotte Olivier 2 hours, 8 minutes and 51 seconds to complete the Olympic distance to clinch the top prize in the 2011 Board Walk Triathlon and the same can be said about Hubert Dalva who clocked a time of 02.58. 45 in the female