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Editorial - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: The need for discussions on media and politics

The United Kingdom is going through a noteworthy exercise at the moment because of the scandal around Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World. That noteworthy exercise is a discussion on how far the media can and should go as it seeks to reveal informat

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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Shigemoto available to meet Chamber of Commerce

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto says he is available to meet with the Chamber of Commerce & Industry and is a phone call away to provide additional information regarding national financial, fiscal and tax matters. Shigemoto, who r

Opinion - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: Can you believe this?

Dear Editor,   On March 23, 2010 the judge ruled in my favor. It was a case I started against the St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation (SMHDF). The SMHDF was given one month to repair my leaking roof, but that never happened. Three m

Opinion - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: The definition of an Anguillan

Dear Editor, As a man of my word that continues to educate people base on facts this is fromWikipedia, the online encyclopedia explain about belonger status. Belonger status is a legal classification normally associated with British overseas

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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Audit Chamber hopes to get annual accounts on time

St. Maarten – The General Audit Chamber has stressed the need for the government to finalize a budget for 2010 that reflects the transition from Island Territory to country and to create a financial administration for the country that begins on Oct

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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Diamond Resorts loses to 22 claimants

St. Maarten – Twenty-two of 24 plaintiffs have been awarded victory in summary proceedings they initiated against Diamond Resorts Palm Management N.V recently. Judge R. van Veen’s ruling on the matter was handed down on Tuesday. In his ruling

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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Shigemoto meets rating agencies

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto met with representatives of Fitch, Moody’s and Standard & Poors in New York recently as part of a process to come to a credit rating and/or sovereign country rating. A decision must now be made wh

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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Heavy hitters at Summer Speaks

St. Maarten —The second of three nights of poetry and spoken word is being held at Taloula Mangos this evening, Wednesday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m.  The poetry and spoken word evenings called ‘Summer Speaks’ is organized annually between founder

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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TelCell supports table tennis players

St. Maarten –  TelCell is rooting for five St. Maarten players who will be competing in a regional table tennis tournament in the Dominican Republic starting today – Wednesday. The St. Maarten Table Tennis Federation has entered five players in

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 20, 2011

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TelEm Group fun event raises funds for Love Of Kids Foundation

St. Maarten – A fun Scavenger Hunt event on June 26 by TelEm Group personnel and management has raised much needed cash for the Love of Kids Foundation. The company’s management and personnel donned fun costumes and went on an island-side “trea