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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2011

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Youth Healthcare: Use school summer holidays to gets kids vaccinated

St. Maarten – With three weeks left of the school summer holidays, Youth Health Care (YHC) is encouraging parents to visit YHC to get their kids vaccinated or to check their vaccination status before the new school year opens. Immunization is a way

Editorial - Posted by on July 27, 2011

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Editorial: A step in the right direction

Monday’s ceremony where 82 recruits began a basic course to join one of several uniformed services that fall under the Ministry of Justice and the fact that there is great interest in the Netherlands to take up 20 postings here for three years is g

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Dutch police officers express huge interest in St. Maarten

St. Maarten – A joint committee of the management team of the Police Force of St. Maarten and the police union will travel to the Netherlands at the end of August to select 20 Dutch officers for a three year posting in St. Maarten. The campaign to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2011

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Queen Beatrix visits islands late October and early November

Governor expects warm welcome THE NETHERLANDS/St. Maarten – Her Majesty Queen Beatrix’s tour of the former Netherlands Antilles and Aruba will run from October 28 to November 6 according to a statement from the Royal Press Office. Crown Prince

French St. Martin News - Posted by on July 27, 2011

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Beating competition is focus of tourism industry conference

MARIGOT - Policymakers, executives and other practitioners in the tourism industry will explore ways to beat the global recession, when they meet in St. Martin in September for the first ever Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) state of the industry

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2011

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Ministers discuss EU relations

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams, led discussions regarding the country St. Maarten’s vision, strategy, relations and development cooperation with the European Union (EU) and the Overseas Country Territory Association (OCTA) in

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Wrapping up Summer Speaks

St. Maarten – The final showcase of the annual poetry event Summer Speaks will be held tonight at Taloulah Mango. The event’s founder and organizer Lysanne Charles is extremely proud of how the event developed over the previous two nights and is

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Bishop calls for new direction

WILLEMSTAD – Bishop of the Diocese of Willemstad Luis Secco has called for a new direction in Curacao in his pastoral letter on the occasion of St. Anne’s Day. St. Anne is Curacao’s patron saint. In his letter Secco expressed his concern about

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James looks forward to USM summit outcomes

St. Maarten - United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Jules James says he fully supports the initiative by the University of St. Martin (USM) to organize a Needs Assessment Summit for Thursday, July 28 with various stakeholders to assist

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TelEm Group completes emergency repairs

TelEm Group completes emergency repairs

St. Maarten – TelEm Group outside plant technicians have completed emergency repairs to an underground feeder cable close to the Grande Marche roundabout. The repairs were carried out last Thursday to a faulty underground cable that was causing t