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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 12, 2011

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Porto Cupecoy to host second summer concert Wednesday

St. Maarten - Porto Cupecoy, a Mediterranean-inspired waterfront village and marina, will host the second performance of its Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, July 13between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. This week’s performance features a world-famous

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Opinion: A lesson about gun licenses

Tuesday’s report on last year’s shooting incident in Alphen aan den Rijn provides some core lessons that our friendly country as the Justice Ministry moves forward with implementation of a policy on the issuance of gun licenses. It is noted that

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Opinion: US Dollar: A small fact

We have a small snippet of a contribution about dollarization to contribute to the independent study on dollarization that is currently being conducted by the Bankers Association. This little detail is just a little reminder of a reality we live in.

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Opinion: What’s in a name?

Racial or ethnic profiling based on skin color is out the window. In these days it seems it’s done using a person’s name. Case in point is what happened to Dutch Councillor Gadiza Bouazani. Israeli authorities arrested her at the airport in Te

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Nelson and Pohuja cop second and third in regional essay competition

GREAT BAY – Two St. Maarten students have been officially named as prize winners of an annual telecommunication essay contest organized by the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organizations (CANTO). Christopher A. Nelson of St. D

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Voges discusses future cooperation with Amsterdam

St. Maarten – Minister Plenipotentiary Mathias Voges and Director of the Minister’s Cabinet Cornelius James met with Project Coordinator and Manager of the International Office of the City of Amsterdam Arnold van den Broek on Monday to discuss t

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St. Maarten Government presses contractors and builders to plan for hurricane season

St. Maarten – Contractors and builders are requested to have a plan in place to prepare and secure their job sites in the event of a passing hurricane. Contractors and home builders are responsible for securing job sites during severe weather for t

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Johnson and Wales alumni launching local chapter

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten chapter of the Johnson and Wales University Alumni Association will be officially launched on Saturday at Privé Sky Lounge between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Deputy Prime Minister Theodore Heyliger will be presented with a

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Parties agree to new merchandising agreement

GREAT BAY - The St. Maarten Yacht Club and Shipwreck Shops have signed a new two year merchandising agreement that covers the 2012 and 2013 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. Shipwreck Shops produces the exclusive Regatta Gear for the St. Maarten Hei

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Van Ieperen installed as Rotary Sunrise president

St. Maarten - Hendrik-Jan van Ieperen has taken on the presidency of the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise for 2011/2012 club year. He’s taking over from Bernadette Davis who was president for the 2010/2011 club year. The other board members are Vi

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Neighbors row over sewage water release

St. Maarten – Police intervened in a long standing row between two neighbors about sewage water on Monday after one called to complain for a second time this year. Both homes are on Nazareth Road. The aggrieved party – Amy Arrindell – called

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RBC Royal Bank eyes Dutch Caribbean after launch in Jamaica

St. Maarten/PORT OF SPAIN – Ahead of rebranding RBTT’s Dutch Caribbean and Suriname businesses, Suresh Sookoo, Chief Executive Officer, Caribbean Banking, RBC, announced the start of formal operations under the RBC banner in Jamaica on Monday. RB

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St. Maarten’s first calypso king honored

GREAT BAY – St. Maarten’s first Calypso King Alberto “Lord Viking” Richardson was presented with an award of appreciation by King Brat at his home on Sunday afternoon in the presence of his family, friends, fellow calypsonians and represent

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Annual poetry event Summer Speaks returns

St. Maarten - Organizers of the annual poetry event Summer Speaks has announced that this year’s three nights will be held on July 13, 20, 27, from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Taloula Mango on the Boardwalk. The venue had changed but the format for