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St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 3, 2011

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Johan de Witt pays unique visit to St. Maarten

St. Maarten – Next week Friday the navy transport vessel Johan de Witt will arrive at fort Amsterdam at a quarter past eight. Brigadier General Swijgman, the flag officer for the Dutch forces in the Caribbean and governor drs. Eugene Holiday will b

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Border Bar-owner remains in custody for next eight days

St. Maarten – The Judge of Instruction approved the detention of Border Bar owner I.P. for an additional eight days. P. is the main suspect in a human trafficking-investigation that revolves around the trade in women. The Border Bar is a brothel l

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St. Maarten’s Draft 2012 budget passes September 1 deadline

Cft awaits copy for informal advice GREAT BAY / By Hilbert Haar – St. Maarten did not submit its draft 2012 budget in a timely manner to the parliament and to the Cft. The deadline expired on Thursday. Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes resume

St. Maarten - Instructor Melissa Bardfield announced in a press statement that SXM BJJ will start classes for children’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu this Monday. Bardfield returned from an educational trip to Rio de Janeiro where she completed a two week

French St. Martin News - Posted by on September 3, 2011

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Match supermarket closes doors after twenty years

Marigot’s Howell Center is in a shambles MARIGOT, St. Martin – The Howell Center in Marigot is in a shambles because its biggest store, the Match supermarket has closed down and is awaiting a court ruling about its state of bankruptcy. Unconfi

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Duncan threatens Brooks Towers Accord applicants with deportation

St. Maarten – Justice Minister Roland Duncan gives applicants for a Brooks Towers Accord permit who were found to have registered with a bogus employer three weeks to correct their application by coming in with their real employer. Otherwise, they

French St. Martin News - Posted by on September 3, 2011

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Powerful line up of speakers for State of the Industry Conference

MARIGOT - The Saint-Martin Tourist Office and its President Mrs Ida Zin Ka Ieu are happy to announce that there will be a powerful lineup of influential speakers for the inaugural State of the Industry conference in St. Martin this month. Among tho

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Community service for stealing safe from mother’s bedroom

St. Maarten – A teenager and his 20-year old friend stood trial this week for stealing a safe that contained passports, $600, jewelry and other personal stuff. A remarkable case, because the safe has disappeared, and so has the boy’s own passport

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Minister de Weever attends Alzheimer’s fundraiser

St. Maarten – Public Health Minister Cornelius de Weever will visit the Alzheimer’s foundation’s fundraiser at Le Grand Marche in Cul de Sac this morning at ten o’clock. The Alzheimer’s Foundation and the Rotary Club’s Alzheimer awarenes

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Suspect Thomas-murder released from custody

St. Maarten – The Judge of Instruction rules yesterday that the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Sheldon Thomas was unlawful, Chief Prosecutor Mr. Hans Mos told this newspaper yesterday. The suspect, about whom the prosecutor did not release an

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About.com praises Orient Beach as one of the best nudist beaches

“For bottomless sunbathing, stick to Orient Beach” St. Maarten – With the state of the Industry conference coming up in just a couple of weeks, the French side tourist Bureau is stepping up its efforts to highlight St. Maarten and Saint Mart

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Drag racing association organizes fundraiser

GREAT BAY - The St Maarten Drag Racing Association organizes a fund raising event in French Quarter at Brooks & Sons Car Wash tomorrow. Proceeds are earmarked to cover the expenses for a local team of drivers that wants to take part in the drag racin

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Editorial: St. Maarten Government has more budget woes

The deadline to submit the draft 2012 budget to the parliament was September 1 – and the government missed it. This is hardly surprising because we don’t remember the time when a St. Maarten government did manage to meet this deadline. Prime Min