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Editorial - Posted by on July 18, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Joint futures

Even as St. Maarten makes it clear that it cannot wait for the five year evaluation period for the constitutional changes that took effect on October 10, 2010 to happen, the Dutch Government has delivered its vision on the Kingdom. It is a vision whi

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on July 18, 2011

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Doram and Martina make Lica U-19 squad

St. Maarten - As a direct result of their overwhelming performances in the just concluded West Indies U-15 tournament, both Daniel Doram age 13 and Shaquille Martina have been included in the Leeward Islands team that will be competing in the West In

Opinion - Posted by on July 18, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: Trias Politica does not exist on St. Maarten

Dear Editor, During the last meeting of the Parliament of St. Maarten when the budget for the year 2011 was handled for the second time, we saw that the Members of Parliament who support the coalition government are nothing other than rubber stamp

Opinion - Posted by on July 18, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: What real education is

Dear Editor, Normally everywhere we get only job oriented education. But is that really education? Can it teach a man to become self confident, brave, self motivated? If not then should we call it education? But if school education is the key to

Opinion - Posted by on July 18, 2011

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Opinion: Is the Federal Reserve for real?

By Emilio Kalmera In his 2002 Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BK) letter to shareholders, company chairman and CEO Warren Buffett expressed his concern with derivatives, referring to them as "weapons of mass destruction." One of my favorite quotes from

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2011

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Dutch believe four countries must find common goals

“The Netherlands has hope for the Kingdom.” THE NETHERLANDS – Each part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands must have an interest in its future if it is to continue. That is one of the main conclusions of the vision document that the Dutch cab

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2011

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Justice Day ceremony focuses on defining relationships

GREAT BAY – St. Maarten’s place in helping to fight cross border crime in the region and the world was the focus of Sunday’s International Justice Day Observance in front of the Government Administration Building in Philipsburg. The ceremony an

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2011

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Rare interviews with Justice officials begin tonight

GREAT BAY– St. Maarten Cable TV channel 15 will air the first in a series of interviews with senior officials in the Ministry of Justice at 7:00 p.m. tonight. The goal of the series is to teach people about the ministry and its various departments.

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St. Maarten delegation to Curacao for aging summit

St. Maarten – A delegation from the St. Maarten Senior Citizens and Pensioners Association are preparing to attend the first Dutch Caribbean seminar on aging. The seminar is being organized by the Confederation of Pensioners and Older Persons in C

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Arrindell calls on nation to observe Nelson Mandela International Day

St. Maarten – Monday, July 18, marks the second annual international observance of Nelson Mandela International Day, and the United Nations (UN) is encouraging people around the globe to perform 67 minutes of public service or one minute for every

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James calls for summit on the environment

Climate change becomes focus point St. Maarten - United Peoples (UP) Party Member of Parliament (MP) Jules James says climate change is predominant issue that is receiving global attention as well as national focus.  James feels the issue also ha

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Three airport employees recognized for dedicated service

St. Maarten – The Employee of the Month Celebration of June 17 at PJIAE N.V. had a special character. Geraldine Samuel and Raymon Joseph of the Human Resources Dept. – who have always been the ones to organize the event – were awardees this tim