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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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Health and Social Insurances appointment system to be improved further

St. Maarten – Interim Director of the Health and Social Insurances (SZV) Dennis Richardson has announced that clients will soon be able to make appointments at the office, on the phone or via the internet. This next evolution in raising the level o

Opinion - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: Are you a traitor or are you a patriot?

Dear Editor, In St. Maarten it is normal when you ask “where are you from” that the answer you get 95 percent of the time is, I am not from here or the so called St. Maartener will tell you my mother and father are from somewhere else. Often t

Opinion - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: Who is a St. Maartener?

Mr. Editor, Please allow me to see if I can try to diffuse this problem. There is nothing wrong in defining who is a St. Maartener! If our Government had determined in the 1950’s who can be considered a St. Maartener everything would have been

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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GEBE’s failed assessment is about more than tariffs

Water losses estimated at 5 million per year St. Maarten / By Donellis Browne – The management of water and electricity company was quick to issue a statement last week that it would begin implementation of a new tariff structure “conditionall

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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St. Maarten Red Cross joins in assisting Africa

St. Maarten – Red Cross St. Maarten has joined the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies via The Netherlands Red Cross in an Emergency appeal to assist millions facing drought and hunger in Kenya. Monetary donations can b

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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Winair’s new board gets appointed today

St. Maarten – The new board of Windward Islands Airways International (Winair) will be officially appointed at a special Shareholders Meeting at the offices of Lexwell Attorneys on Monday morning at 10:00 a.m. One of three new members will not be a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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Cadogan installed as Charter President of the Johnson and Wales University (JWU) Alumni Chapter-St. Maarten

St. Maarten – Karen Cadogan was installed as the charter president of the Johnson and Wales University (JWU) Alumni Chapter-St. Maarten on July 16 in a reception at Prive Sky Lounge. The other Board members are the Vice President Carmen Reyes-Lake,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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Council of State “intensely busy” with guarantee function advice

St. Maarten –The member of the Council of State from St. Maarten Dennis Richardson has been talking about the guarantee function that the Kingdom government has ahead of the body issuing an advice to the Second Chamber on the central question of ho

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2011

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USM hosting Needs Assessment Summit on July 28

St. Maarten –The University of St. Martin (USM) has invited key stakeholders from the business sector (including) to a Needs Assessment Summit at USM campus on July 28, 2011. Government, as an employer, and the Department of Labor has also been inv