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Today’s Opinion: Woe men

Behind every successful man there is a woman. You wouldn’t expect this to be the case for the leaders of the ultra-orthodox Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij SGP in the Netherlands, but the reality is different. The SHP is under fire for its poli

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Today’s Editorial: The beginning of a new age

Staffers of the Telem Group were told Tuesday that things are about to change at the company some have worked at for multiple decades. Recognizing that change can be difficult the management took the time to spell out exactly how the changes will be

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Today’s Opinion: Friendship Treaty

Is the American-Dutch Friendship Treaty directly applicable in St. Maarten or not? That is the question once again in a court case that plays out this afternoon. Justice Minister Roland Duncan claims that this is not the case, but there are severa

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Majority rejects request to discuss Kingdom resolution on Central Bank

WILLEMSTAD – A proposal by the PAR faction to add the resolution taken by the Kingdom Council of Ministers on an independent investigation into the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten. The resolution was taken at a June 1 meeting in The Hague t

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American-Dutch Friendship Treaty back in court

Justice Minister Duncan contests that treaty applies St. Maarten – Once again the American-Dutch Friendship Treaty will take center stage at the courthouse this afternoon when Ricardo Perez, the director of SXM Maritime Services will ask the jud

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Yvette’s cookbook for Collectivity’s archives

St. Maarten – President of the Collectivite of St. Martin (COM) Frantz Gumbs has announced that From Yvette’s Kitchen to Your Table – A Treasury of St. Martin’s Traditional & Contemporary Cuisine by Yvette Hyman will be placed in the Coll

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Nature Foundation Launches Reef Check Volunteer Program

St. Maarten - A group of seven volunteer divers attended a Reef Check training course organized by the St. Maarten Nature Foundation on June 3 and June 4. Reef Check is a coral reef research method designed to be simple and effective in researching t

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Public urged to be cautious as rain continues

St. Maarten – The Department of Disaster Management has advised motorists to exercise caution because rainy conditions that began Tuesday are expected to continue today. People driving in low lying areas should look out for flood waters and people

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Curacao to name candidate June 17

St. Maarten – Minister of Finance Hiro Shigemoto has been informed by his counterpart on Curacao – George “Jorge” Jamaloodin that the government of Curacao will name its candidate for the Chairman of the Board of the Supervisory Board of Dire

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CPS advises residents to prevent mosquito breeding during hurricane season

St. Maarten – The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), is appealing to residents to take measures to prevent mosquito breeding during the 2011 hurricane season. The Caribbean region will see a frequency in weather related systems bringing rain sho

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Police Academy deemed unsafe and unhealthy

WILLEMSTAD – A new report says that the buildings of the Training Institute for Law, Public Safety and Security (Police Academy) are in poor condition, unsafe and unhealthy. The report was drafted by Inspector Elrick Ruiter and has been sent to Par

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TelEm Group restructuring to be finalised by November

Veteran workers honored St. Maarten – Staffers of the Telem Group of Companies have been told the management will work to finalize the company’s restructuring by November.  The steps, time schedules and placement process were all explained by