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Editorial - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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Editorial: A bridge to the future

Members of St. Maarten Parliament who attended the recent Inter-parliamentary Kingdom consultation in the Netherlands seem to have begun building a bridge to the future that includes cooperation with the Dutch in the areas of medical tourism, healthc

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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St. Maarten Zoo needs help to get new truck

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Zoo needs help to get a new pickup truck. According to a statement the management and staff have been quietly trying to find money to buy one after the old one was stolen several months ago. Shortly after that the vehicl

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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Jet ski drowning trial postponed until October

Absent defendant swam away from girl who did not master swimming St. Maarten – The trial of 36-year old Aubrey Th. who is accused of causing the death of 16-year old Felecia Chelsea Williams on March 27, was postponed yesterday in the Court in F

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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Sleeping bus driver punished with community service

Fatal traffic accident on Oyster Pond Road St. Maarten – Bus driver Alex Viotty netted a 1-year suspended prison sentence and he will have to do 240 hours of community service for causing an accident on October 20 of last year that resulted in t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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St. Maarten Prime Minister, D.P faction leader agree on more protection for candidates

Meyers calls Labega “perfect fit” St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and Democratic Party faction leader in parliament Roy Marlin believe that there should be an analysis of the legal provision on advice

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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One year imprisonment for deported burglar

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Yeudy Antonio Correa Jimenez, 32, to a 1-year prison sentence for a series of burglaries he committed between November 30 and December 3 of last year together with 18-year old Victor Viyanuevo-Joj

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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St. Maarten MPs want discussion on energy policy, medical tourism and cooperation

St. Maarten – Three members of the St. Maarten delegation to the inter-parliamentary Kingdom consultation (POK) all want to begin discussions with the Council of Ministers on energy policy, medical tourism and cooperation with the Dutch. The follow

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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St. Maarten Prime Minister reveals backlog in placing personnel

St. Maarten – Roughly 1, 000 people who came into the service of the Government of St. Maarten on October 10, 2010 have not received their Ministerial Decrees confirming their appointment. The figure was revealed by Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Will

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association insists on clarity on utilities tariff structure

“GEBE has an obligation” GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) has called for utility provider GEBE to be clearer about its rate structure. The body is especially concerned about how the fuel clause is calculat

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 23, 2011

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St. Maarten finance minister meets three staffers during Central Bank tour

Still no sign of joint Central Bank St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto and several officials from the Ministry of Finance toured the Central Bank of Curacao and St Maarten (CBCS) facility on the Pondfill on Monday. The Minister and