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Editorial - Posted by on August 2, 2011

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Editorial: Early preparation (country dialing code St. Maarten)

The Bureau Telecommunications and Post has shown in yet another practical way that life in St. Maarten is changing and that early preparation is the best way to manage it. They’ve done this by launching a campaign to inform people about the change

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on August 2, 2011

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Haywood and Brand to give basketball clinic today

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau is teaming up with basketball stars Brendan Haywood of the Dallas Mavericks and Philadelphia 76er Elton Brand to host an NBA basketball clinic taking place tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the LB Scott Auditorium i

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 2, 2011

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GED exams begin today at the university

USM sole recognized testing center on island St. Maarten – The University of St. Martin (USM) announced last week that the official exams for the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) will be held on August 2 and 3, 2011. The exams will be held in r

Opinion - Posted by on August 2, 2011

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Opinion: Unjustified terror (Anders Breivik, Norway)

How remote, or how big, is the chance that someone will pull an Anders Breivik in St. Maarten? “Those who think that there will be no repercussions like in Norway – time will tell,” Leopold James wrote recently. It is easy to see an analogy

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 2, 2011

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CPS supports supportive environments for breastfeeding

St. Maarten – Collective Prevention Services (CPS), an executing agency of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, supports the renewed call by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) for com

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 2, 2011

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Tropical Storm Emily poses no threat to St. Maarten

St. Maarten – Tropical Storm Emily, which formed Monday evening, will bring rain and gusty winds to the island between Tuesday and Wednesday but the tropical storm force winds are forecast to stay well south. This has led to the conclusion that the

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 2, 2011

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Opinion: Wrong choice (not honoring) Dutch American Friendship Treaty)

The Dutch American Friendship Treaty keeps haunting the government of St. Maarten. Time and again, the courts have ruled that this treaty is directly applicable in St. Maarten and time and again the government has argued against these decisions. T

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 2, 2011

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St. Maarten Country code switch takes effect September 30

St. Maarten - September 30th 2011 will mark the commencement of the use of the dialing code 1-721 for St. Maarten as part of implement the North American Numbering Plan. During the Permissive Dialing Period September 30, 2011 to September 30, 2012 ca