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Seaweed emits poisonous hydrogen sulfide; beach closures possible

Seaweed emits poisonous hydrogen sulfide; beach closures possible

Aliotti warns against sargassum health risk MARIGOT, St. Martin – The fishermen are happy, but Vice President Pierre Aliotti called a press conference yesterday morning to alert residents and visitors about the health risks linked to the massi

Editorial - Posted by on August 10, 2011

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Editorial: All together for the economy

Banks, the government and no doubt the wider business community are all keeping their eye on the state of the world economy and trying to figure out how exactly to deal with the impact of financial woes in both the United States of America and in Eur

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 10, 2011

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No drop in interest rates coming soon

St. Maarten – Despite an impassioned plea at one point by Independent Member of Parliament Patrick Illidge the St. Maarten Bankers Association has said the interest rates on loans are not likely to fall any further any time soon. The request for ba

Opinion - Posted by on August 10, 2011

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Opinion: Vacation

What do you do as a political leader when, say, there is a financial crisis or when the capital of your country is on fire? It depends, the Associated Press learned. The French president Sarkozy for instance, is on vacation and he is not coming back

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 10, 2011

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New gas station first to allow bank cards at pumps

Inspectors examine new station St. Maarten - Delta Robertos Gas Station in Dutch Quarter is on course to be the first gasoline station on the island that allows drivers to pay by swiping their bankcards at the pump when it begins operation at 7:00

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Devry CEO Hamburger confirms $20 million investment in AUC

Devry CEO Hamburger confirms $20 million investment in AUC

New owner will continue to sponsor USM scholarship St. Maarten – Devry Inc., the new owner of the American University of the Caribbean, will continue the tradition of sponsoring an annual scholarship for a local student to the University of S

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St. Maarten Police searching for dog’s owner

St. Maarten – The police department is asking the owner of a German Shepherd Dog they found in Dutch Quarter to come forward and reclaim him. The animal did not have any tags on it when police removed him a residence on Christiansted Drive early Su

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Second free lecture to focus on parental involvement

St. Maarten – Parental involvement is the theme of the second free lecture in the “Power of Knowledge” series that is being coordinated and hosted by the Philipsburg Jubilee Library. The lecture will be held at the library on August 11 at 6:30

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Fun Miles launches Facebook page with giveaways

St. Maarten – Fun Miles, the Caribbean’s largest free saving and redemption program, is launching its new Facebook page with a bombardment of fun prizes. Facebook users who add the page by clicking the ‘like’ button can win 100, 000 Fun Miles