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Opinion - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Opinion: Alternatives

The high season has started early for traffic coming from the Simpson Bay area towards Philipsburg. Well, not really, but motorists will have to get used to long delays due to the work that is currently being done on the union Road. An economist wou

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Foundations honor cultural icon Emilio Wilson

Milo was born one hundred year ago yesterday St. Maarten – The Emilio Wilson Cultural and Historical Park was crammed with cars yesterday afternoon, but most visitors did not come to honor the century anniversary of Milo’s birth date; they wer

Editorial, St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Editorial: Emilio Wilson Day

Emilio Wilson is one of St. Maarten’s cultural icons. There is no disagreement there. Celebrating the century anniversary of Milo’s birth date at the park that carries his name, the suggestion was made to name a street after him. Great idea: par

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Peridot Foundation works on replacement for damaged statue

St. Maarten – The Peridot Foundation is working on the replacement of the statue that stood at the roundabout opposite Le Grand Marché in Philipsburg. The statue was decapitated in early May. Peridot Foundation President Gracita Arrindell said th

Opinion - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Opinion: Go for it George

To be fair to National Alliance MP George Pantophlet, he is not only into hazy half-baked proposals like levying toll at the border. He has also set his sights on the casinos and the lottery business. Bravo! Really, it is about time that the govern

Uncategorized - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Joran van der Sloot faces 30 years imprisonment

LIMA - The Peruvian Public Prosecutors’ Office told Dutch news agency ANP it will seek a 30-year jail sentence against Joran van der Sloot, a key player in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba, and a suspect in the killi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Tourists find Asian man’s body floating near Sunset Beach Bar

No foul play, investigators conclude MAHO/St. Maarten – Yesterday morning around ten o’clock the body of an unidentified man was found floating towards the Maho Reef area in the water near the Sunset Beach Bar in Maho. Police patrols, the Coa

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Traffic jams and hours of delay in Cole Bay guaranteed until December

Circulation plan will not work St. Maarten – The circulation plan the government devised to improve traffic flow to and from Simpson Bay will not work and will cause motorists hours of delay until the work on the Welfare Road is finished. Today

Opinion - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Opinion: Cutting expenditures

National Alliance parliamentarian George Pantophlet has suggested levying toll at the border “to generate revenue for the governments of St. Maarten and Saint Martin. Mind you, this is a suggestion, aired in the media, not a formal proposal brough

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 29, 2011

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Tromp: no comment on meeting with Rosenmöller committee

St. Maarten – Central Bank President dr. Emsley Tromp met with Paul Rosenmöller and Cees Maas, the two-man committee charged with examining options to improve integrity in Curacao’s government owned companies. Generally however, the committee is