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Editorial - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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Editorial: What we are entitled to

History can and does repeat itself, especially when dealing with politicians who are not willing to admit an error, or go half way by pointing the finger at someone else and saying they’re the one to blame. In this instance we watch from the sideli

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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Marlin urges Arrindell to formally send draft amendment to Advisory Council

“I don’t play games. I play politics” St. Maarten – Leader of the opposition National Alliance faction William Marlin has “advised” President of Parliament Gracita Arrindell “to please submit the draft ordinance amending the Civil Co

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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St. Maarten utility company GEBE gets 60 days to comply with concession

St. Maarten – Vice Prime Minister Theodore Heyliger who is responsible for Energy and Water has again expressed his disappointment in the performance of the management of GEBE when it comes to both the electricity and water side of the utility comp

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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Heyliger pleads for understanding with the ongoing road works on St. Maarten

“There is no better timing” St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne– St. Maarten Minister of Housing, Physical Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Vromi) and Vice Prime Minister Theodore Heyliger has pleaded with the public to be patient with

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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36-year old St. Maartener gets 44 months for armed robbery

Court acquits defendant of attempted manslaughter St. Maarten – Wilfred Fernand Sint Jago, a 36-year old St. Maartener known by his nickname Rabbit, was sentenced to 44 months imprisonment yesterday in the Court in First Instance for taking part

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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District assessment surveys underway in several St. Maarten neighbourhoods

St. Maarten – District needs assessment surveys are currently underway as part of the Integrated Neighbourhood Development Program (INDP). The needs assessment survey is an essential part of the INDP. The survey consists of research and systemat

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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Emergency repairs in Grande Marche Complex today

St. Maarten – TelEm Group technicians will be carrying out emergency repairs to an underground feeder cable close to the Grande Marche roundabout Thursday morning. The repairs will be made to faulty cable which has been causing telecommunication pr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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Archeologist Haviser and Simarc students heading to Martinique for the International Congress for Caribbean Archaeology (IACA)

St. Maarten – Two high school students - Kess Lusia (Milton Peters Colege) and Luis Hurtault (St. Maarten Academy) – will join Director of the St. Maarten Archeological Center (SIMARC) Dr. Jay Haviser at the International Congress for Caribbean A

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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Ageing human smugglers sentenced to 12 months

St. Maarten – Puerto Ricans Carlos Julio Monge Rios and Marcial Rios were sentenced to 12 months imprisonment in the Court in First Instance yesterday for an attempt to smuggle thirteen Brazilians via St. Maarten to United States territory on April

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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St. Maarten Government extremely interested in acquiring UTS and Development Bank

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and Vice Prime Minister Theodore Heyliger have announced the government wants to take over the St. Maarten based operations of United Telecommunications Services (UTS) and the Development Bank of t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 21, 2011

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Insel Air postpones new route to Caracas

GREAT BAY/WILLEMSTAD – Insel Air will postpone operations between Hato International airport, Curacao and Aeropuerto Internacional de Maiquetia, Caracas beginning today because the government of Venezuela has imposed a flying stop. The airline