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YHC increases skill level to monitor ESAVI

St. Maarten – Youth Health Care (YHC) has increased its skills to monitor Events Supposedly Attributed to Immunization and Vaccination (ESAVI). YHC staff will be able to react to any national emergency with respect to vaccination related events.

Editorial - Posted by on July 15, 2011

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Editorial: A huge mistake

When the President of Parliament makes a decision that is unconstitutional and against the body’s Rules of Order that’s not just a slip of the tongue, it’s a huge mistake. One could venture that it’s also trampling on democracy by flagrantly

Opinion - Posted by on July 15, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: A clear and present danger

Dear Editor, Life in St. Maarten is not what you think it is. Many people or probably most of the people in St. Maarten live in fear of our government. You might ask why you I so. If you do a survey or poll and ask the electorate of St. Maarten

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 15, 2011

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Major section of L.B. Scot Road closed

St. Maarten – Government closed the L.B. Scot Road from the Mary’s Fancy intersection to Arbutus road at 2:00 p.m. Thursday as part of ongoing road works. Emergency services and residents will be the only ones allowed through this section. All ot

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 15, 2011

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Arrindell’s decision violates Constitution and Rules of Order

St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – A decision by the President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell to place the concept amendment to the Civil Code as put forward by the National Alliance on the agenda of the Central Committee before sending it to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 15, 2011

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Andrew Dick movie to be re-aired tonight

St. Maarten - Laugh Out Loud productions will re-air the Andrew Dick comedy movie tonight on St. Maarten Cable TV 45 and MSR Cable on French St. Martin. The producers decided to give the public who watched or missed the film a chance to watch it aga

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TelCell introduces free voicemail service for mobile customers

St. Maarten – TelCell is offering a free voicemail service to mobile customers island wide. The new system alerts users via SMS whenever they have a new voicemail or a missed call. The new feature was introduced in recent weeks as a free value-adde

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Trotman preparing for Jaycees Caribbean Pageant

GREAT BAY - Miss St. Maarten Senior Carnival Queen Trumane Trotman will face a daunting task when she represents St. Maarten in the Jaycees Caribbean Queen Show on July 29 in Antigua. One of the most prestigious pageants in the Caribbean, it wi

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Financial relationship to be key part of Kingdom vision

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams says government will look at the financial relationship between St. Maarten and its partners in the Kingdom of the Netherlands as part of an overall visioning process on the future of the Kingdom.

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National Alliance may request St. Maarten Parliament denounce Minister’s actions

St. Maarten – A motion denouncing actions taken by Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto earlier this year may be tabled by the National Alliance faction when the St. Maarten Parliament returns from recess. The party’s faction leader William Marlin sai

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St. Maarten Prime Minister: Drafting 2012 budget and capital investments are key priorities

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams says that finalizing discussions on the budget for 2012 is a key priority for the St. Maarten government in the coming six months. She stated this on Wednesday in response to a question about her g