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

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Breaking News: Fatal stabbing in French Quarter

Reports came in of a fatal stabbing in the vicinity of Gess gas station and the pharmacy in French Quarter. It involves two ladies fighting each other. The victim is known by the Gendarmes. More to follow.

Editorial - Posted by on October 3, 2011

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Editorial: Make a choice

It is notable that Minister or Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever has signed a resolution to establish a tri-partite committee that will advise the government on the labor market. One has to pause and ask if efforts aren'

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

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Shigemoto: “Turnover Tax amendments will bring in additional income”

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto says amendments to the Turnover Tax (Turnover tax) Ordinance 1997 approved by Parliament on Friday covers some technical flaws and closes several loopholes. “These amendments will also help to br

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 3, 2011

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St. Kitts on back foot after losing to Anguilla

In the day’s other encounter, Anguilla pulled off a big win three wicket win against St. Kitts at the Warner Park in the St. Kitts capital of Basseterre. St. Kitts, sent in to bat after losing the toss, made 251 runs for 8 in 50 overs. Codville Rog

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 3, 2011

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Defending Champs record big win, Anguilla defeat St. Kitts

Antigua and Barbuda recorded the largest win so far in the 2011 NAGICO/Leeward Islands One Day Cricket Tournament with a 223 run win over the British Virgin Islands (BVI) on Sunday. The match was played at the Conaree Cricket Grounds in St. Kitts. Wi

Opinion - Posted by on October 3, 2011

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Reader’s Letter: A blessing in disguise

Dear Editor, I am just back from vacation and updating myself with the current events. I notice that the Ministry of Finance has hired Ravi Daryanani. And I look on the blogs and see positive and negative comments. Some people are making comments

Opinion - Posted by on October 3, 2011

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Opinion: Beaucoup de black smoke

The other day we were driving behind this big truck and - to borrow a couple of lines from Napa’s Michael Ferrier - we saw beaucoup beaucoup de blue smoke coming out of the exhaust. In this case, the smoke was not blue, but pitch-black; it was stil

Opinion - Posted by on October 3, 2011

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Opinion: Interesting times (Screening of Ministers)

Curacao is moving towards interesting times now that the Rosenmöller Committee integrity report has split the coalition. Pueblo Soberano leader Helmin Wiels is screaming blue murder as usual, but MFK-faction leader Dean Rozier is showing a lot of co

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

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Community comes together for breast cancer march

Community comes together for breast cancer march

Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams (2nd left) and Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever join marchers in the march up Front Street during Saturday’s 2nd Annual Pink Parade. (Milton Pieters photo) St. Maa

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

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De Weever signs regulation to establish Tripartite Committee

St. Maarten - Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, Cornelius de Weever signed the Ministerial regulation to establish the Tripartite Committee, on September 30, 2011. Once the regulation is published, a meeting will be convened. O

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Seven year old accidentally kills younger sister

St. Maarten - 33-year-old N.S was arrested over the weekend for negligent homicide after his seven year old son – R.S. - accidentally shot his three year old sister – Anjali Singh - on Saturday with a flare gun he’d brought home. The three year

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Nagico honors three elderly customers on International Senior Citizen Day

St. Maarten - Nagico honored three of their longstanding elderly clients - Lexy Richardson, Wilfred Roumou and Rupert Brown - recently by presenting them with a $500 reduction on any insurance policy they have with the company. The handover of the re

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

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Sol Antilles donates to Nature Foundation and Spelling Bee

Sol Antilles donates to Nature Foundation and Spelling Bee

Sol Antilles manager David Antrobus stands with Rotarian Ramish Manik and Nature Foundation St. Maarten’s Manager Tadzio Bervoets after presenting them with donations on Friday.  St. Maarten - Sol Antilles Manager David Antrobus present

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

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Dutch minister commends S-4’s guidance of BES students

THE HAGUE – Dutch Minister of Education Marja Bijsterveldt-Vliegenthart has told the Second Chamber she is confident that students of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba in the Netherlands are being properly supervised by the St. Maarten St

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

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Lugisse works with Stubbs on promoting St. Maarten and St. Eustatius

St. Maarten - Director of the Tallahassee-St. Maarten Foundation Inc. (TLH-SXMF) Arthur Lugisse is working with Leon Stubbs to promote the three Cs of community, culture and commerce in St. Eustatius and St. Maarten. The effort began with Lugisse do

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

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St. Maarten’s New Criminal Code added to public meeting’s agenda

St. Maarten – Members of Parliament will resume a public plenary session today that they began last Tuesday on adjustments to the Civil Code. Seven new items have been added to the agenda for today’s meeting. This meeting is open to the public an

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

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New nursing assistants join profession

St. Maarten – Nine of the 20 students (45 percent) who started the SBO Nursing Assistant level 2 course in September 2009 graduated in a ceremony held at the Milton Peters College on Friday evening. Five of the students who started (20 percent) ha