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St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 1, 2011

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Police raid Border Bar in human trafficking probe

St. Maarten - Early yesterday morning the judge of instruction together with the public prosecutor and some thirty police officers conducted a search on the premises of the so called “Border Bar” on the Oyster pond Road. One man, I.P., was arrest

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GEBE will put two managers in charge after Brooks’ departure

St. Maarten – “GEBE has suffered yearly increasing losses during the past four and a half years, mainly due to inefficient operation and waste of financial resources caused by losses in the water and electricity distribution networks,” Chairman

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St. Maarten to UN General Assembly in New York

GREAT BAY – St. Maarten will be part of the Kingdom delegation that attends the 66th United Nations General Assembly in New York from September 21 until September 30, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams announced yesterday. Public Health Minister

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IMF comes to St. Maarten

St. Maarten – A delegation of the International Monetary fund will visit St. Maarten from September 7 until September 10 for a so-called article 4 consultation. The IMF-reps will speak with ministers, civil servants, business leaders and labor repr

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Indian Merchants Association donates school supplies to kids with autism

St. Maarten – Last Tuesday members of the Indian Merchants Association visited the AHEAD Centre of Excellence in Sucker Garden to see firsthand how the students were benefiting from some of the new materials which were recently donated to the schoo

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Pride presents Coastal Cleanup report to Chamber of Commerce

St. Maarten - President of the Sint Maarten PRIDE foundation Jadira Veen gave a presentation to the Chamber of Commerce on the importance of the upcoming International Coastal Cleanup. The International Coastal Cleanup held around the world in over

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Awad kidnappers face up to 15 years in prison

Defendants tortured Israeli and attempted to kill a second man St. Maarten – Roberto Francisco Gumbs, Isidro Eddison Josepha and Jeannot Sanon all professed their innocence in the Court in First Instance, but when the smoke cleared, Josepha was

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Hollywood Casino embezzler sentenced to community service

Company’s attorney outraged about light sentence St. Maarten – The Fun is definitely over for Seraphin Ann Marlin, a 35-year-old who embezzled $660,000 from her former employer, the Hollywood Casino and who used the money to build Kids Funland

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Heyliger describes situation at GEBE as “terrible”

St. Maarten – While the company’s managing director ir. William Brooks is on an extended vacation and he is nearing the end of his five year contract, Vromi-Minister Theo Heyliger described the situation at the company as “terrible” in yester

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Midwife initiates information session for new mothers

CAY HILL - St. Maarten Medical Center's midwife Anne Roos initiated an information session for first time parents to be together with the White & Yellow Cross Foundation (WYC) and the Baby Wellness Clinic. Some twelve expecting mothers and their supp

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Parking for MPs moves away from Clem Labega Square

St. Maarten – The government is going to relocate the reserved parking spots for parliamentarians from the Clem Labega Square to the parking lot behind the current government Administration Building, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams announced a

Editorial - Posted by on September 1, 2011

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Editorial: GEBE situation terrible

Yes, the situation at GEBE is terrible, but nobody seems to be able to do something to improve it. The past years have been spent on finger pointing, and on attempts to make managing director William Brooks go away. When that did not work, Brooks’

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Pregnancy market attracts huge crowd

St. Maarten - The “Pregnancy Market” at the Department of Public Health attracted a huge gathering of people who came for information about pregnancy and how to deal with it. The Pregnancy Market was an initiative of Denise Vÿber from the Commun

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Missing senior found

St. Maarten – Missing senior Victor Thomas was found on Tuesday evening. The 79-year-old, who had gone missing on Friday evening, had fallen near the former Sheik supermarket and he ended up in the bushes. Thomas was dehydrated but otherwise consci

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Ombudsman starts information exchange meetings

St. Maarten - Last Monday Ombudsman Dr. Nilda Arduin kicked off a series of information exchange sessions to be held with the Secretary General and Department Heads of the various Ministries. The sessions are meant to exchange information with t

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Suspect 2001 Carruthers-murder arrested in Rotterdam

St. Maarten – A 34-year-old man from Rotterdam, identified in a press release from the public prosecutor’s office in Rotterdam only as H.N. will be prosecuted in the Netherlands for the January 30, 2001 murder of L. Carruthers in St. Maarten. Th

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on September 1, 2011

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Ritchie’s century highlights weekend windball

CUL DE SAC- Lionel Ritchie struck 14 sixes and 5 fours when he scored almost half of the total for the GT Boyz when they defeated De Challengers by 91 runs in the second quarter final of the 2011 Wind ball competition on Sunday. The GT Boyz have n