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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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Winair's new Board installed

Winair’s new Board installed

Two of the three members of Winair's new Board George Greaux Jr. and Gerrit Draai were installed in an extraordinary shareholders meeting at the offices of Lexwell Attornies on Monday. The two board members were also introduced to the airline’s s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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Complaint Officer of the Bureau Ombudsman of Amsterdam arrives on St. Maarte

Complaint Officer of the Bureau Ombudsman of Amsterdam arrives on St. Maarte

The Complaint Officer of the Bureau Ombudsman of Amsterdam May Pastoors was welcomed at the Princes Juliana International Airport on Saturday by the Secretary General Patricia Philips and Charleen Bell, Complaint Officer of the Bureau Ombudsman St.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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UTS’ main office damaged in car fire

St. Maarten – United Telecommunications Services’ (UTS) main office in Philipsburg was partially damaged in Monday morning’s fire that consumed two vehicles in the parking lot at the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten. Police suspect foul

Opinion - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: Of this and that

Dear Editor, For the past two weeks several things have occurred that require comment. Some have already been commented on but bear with me as I add my two cents. For over a year we have all been complaining about GEBE bills, blaming the managing

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Over 80 begin basic course for uniformed services

Over 80 begin basic course for uniformed services

St. Maarten - Eighty-two people began a one year basic course on Monday that will lead to them becoming part of the various uniformed divisions that fall under the Ministry of Justice. The start signal for their course was given at a ceremony in the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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St. Maarten consumer prices increase but inflation rate falls

St. Maarten - The consumer price index increased by 1.5 percent in the month of June 2011 compared to that of April 2011. A 2.7 percent increase was recorded over a twelve month period (June 2010 to June 2011). This data is evident from statistics pr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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Unions to table payment indexation on behalf of pensioners

St. Maarten– First Vice-President of the Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions Claire Elshot says the Windward Islands Teachers Union, the Windward Islands Civil Servants Union/Private Sector Union and ABVO St. Maarten wants government to pay in

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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Candombe drum sensation at summer concert series

St. Maarten – Porto Cupecoy will host its 4th Summer Concert Series event on Wednesday, July 27 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  These weekly concerts have turned into the season’s “must see” events. This week is set to be another groundbre

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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St. Maarten Library to place focus on labor issues

St. Maarten – Labor issues are the focus of the first “Know Your Rights” information session that the Philipsburg Jubilee Library has organized. The session, which will be held at the library on Thursday between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., is the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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Mental Health Foundation on St. Maarten robbed

St. Maarten – The Mental Health Foundation is one of the victims of a spate of robberies at the weekend. Police reported the break in alongside seven other incidents that occurred between Friday and Monday. Thieves broke into the foundation’s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 26, 2011

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Stoning dog leads to hospitalization

St. Maarten – Police are investigating two recent and unconnected attacks, one of which led to L.C. being hospitalized. The police report that C. was attacked on Saturday after he threw a stone at a dog that had tried to bite him. The dog’s ow