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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2011

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Today’s Editorial: Cutting ties with Curacao asap

The Dutch have a saying: Afspraak is afspraak (An agreement is an agreement) and that is being put severely to the test in Curacao where one coalition partner has been pushing the buttons of not just the opposition, but also of the parties that he sh

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2011

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Woman reports house break in

St. Maarten – A female resident of Hodge’s lane has filed a complaint against a man who broke into her house on Wednesday between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The thief entered through a bedroom window that he smashed to get in. People who saw the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2011

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St. Maarten and Jamaica agree on joint marketing’s necessity

St. Maarten – Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication Franklin Meyers and the Jamaican Tourism Minister Edmund C. Bartlett agree that the Caribbean region must market together in order to keep visitors coming. Th

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New iStore raises eye brows

New iStore raises eye brows

St. Maarten– A new store on Front Street that has Apple’s trademark fruit symbol over its doors has prompted questions over whether they are licensed retailers of the company’s products. The questions are spurred by news reports of four fake

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2011

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Prime Minister Wescot condemns attacks on Norway

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has condemned the attack against government institutions and a group of young people attending a political rally in Norway on Friday.  “On behalf of the people and Government of St. Maarten

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GEBE introduces conditional new tariff structure in August

GEBE introduces conditional new tariff structure in August

St. Maarten - GEBE announced in a recent statement that it is on track to introduce the new tariff structure as conditionally approved by the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications for August 1, 2011. A formal dec

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 24, 2011

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St. Maarten Governor Holiday gives historic first interview today

 St. Maarten - Governor Eugene Holiday will discuss his responsibilities, the Royal Visit in October, his cabinet’s functions and other matters in an exclusive interview on Debating the Issues at 12:00 noon on Saturday at PJD2 1300 A.M. This is t

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Prime Minister congratulates LaRocque on appointment

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has congratulated the Secretary General designate of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Irwin LaRocque (56) on his appointment.  LaRocque is currently Assistant Secretary General for Trade and Ec

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Spate of car thefts prompts police advisory

St. Maarten – A spate of car thefts early in the week has led the police to advise car owners to purchase alarm systems and GPS tracking systems for their cars. The police have also advised people not to leave their keys in their ignition, ensure a

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Truck driver attacked and threatened

St. Maarten - The driver of a garbage truck filed a complaint with the detective department on Wednesday after an unknown man threatened him with a gun. The man was driving along the Soualiga Boulevard near Caolina’s when the unknown person smas