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St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 4, 2011

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Union seeks mediation in postal service transfer

St. Maarten – The St. Maarten Communication Workers Union has asked labor mediator Derrick Holiday to help them get the management of Postal Services St. Maarten N.V. to meet with them on the transfer of employees. They also accuse the Managing Dir

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 4, 2011

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Lydia sings her heart out at book party

Lydia sings her heart out at book party

Lydia Henderson sings her heart out during book party with the tune “God’s wondrous work.” (Saltwater Collection photo)St. Maarten - Lydia – From Heterosexual to Bisexual to Lesbian to God by Lydia G. Henderson was launched to a standing-

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GEBE shines light on breast cancer

GEBE shines light on breast cancer

President of the Positive Foundation Shelly Alphonso, Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever and Mercedes “Elektra” Wyatt turn the switch on GEBES’s breast cancer awareness lights. (Leo Brown photo) St. Maa

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St. Maarten and Liat plan major shopping initiative for regional travellers

GREAT BAY/ST. JOHN’S – A mixed delegation of St. Maarten’s public and private sector led by Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications Franklin Meyers has agreed a plan of action to promote St. Maarten’s role as a

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St. Maarten Realtors make links at speed networking event

St. Maarten - Over 30 real estate agents from both sides of St. Maarten gathered for an evening themed “Speed Networking for Agents” at Toppers Restaurant in Simpson Bay last Friday night. The event was organized by the Real Estate Association o

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St. Maarten Parliament sends agenda back to Central Committee

St. Maarten – The Parliament sent the entire agenda for yesterday afternoon’s meeting back to the Central Committee at the request of several MPs. Roy Marlin (DP) said that the proposals are about fundamental changes and that require more discuss

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Arrindell says non-violence approach is the only way

St. Maarten – President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell called on the nation to use non-violence in addressing issues in a statement she issued Sunday to mark International Day of Non-Violence. The international day is marked every October 2 to

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Recruits return from Curacao

Recruits return from Curacao

  St. Maarten – The thirteen police recruits who left for Curacao earlier this year returned last Friday and began a practical course at the Philipsburg Police Station on Monday. The first module in the course is Intake and Service. The

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St. Maarten Parliamentarians want welfare statistics

St. Maarten – Members of Parliament want Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever to present them with the figures on social welfare and medical assistance when he returns to Parliament on October 10, 2010 at 2:00

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Abusive husband ill-treats owner of women’s shelter

Abusive husband ill-treats owner of women’s shelter

Theophilus Priest: “I want this man removed from the island.”St. Maarten– Theophilus Priest, who took part in the 2007 Island Council elections with his one-man National Democratic Party, was ill-treated in the night from Sunday to Monday by a

Opinion - Posted by on October 4, 2011

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Opinion: Flare guns (Firearms, or not?)

The tragic accident that cost a three-year-old toddler her life has triggered a discussion about the status of flare guns. They are not firearms in the sense of the law, but as the accident proves, they are certainly capable of killing someone. Sh

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 4, 2011

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Opinion: Color blind (Ignoring traffic lights)

We have been able to establish personally that most, if not all, motorists passing through Dutch Quarter these days are utterly and hopelessly color blind. Infrastructural upgrades have forced the contractor to install traffic light at a point near t

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Reader’s Letter: Political ideology definitions

Dear Editor, Questions often arise as to what is a liberal? What is a conservative? What does it mean to support the left or the right? What does a certain political party stand for? Although some positions change over time and it’s never good t

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 4, 2011

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St. Maarten loses to St. Kitts at the 2011 NAGICO/Leeward Islands One Day Cricket Tournament

Nevis crushes Montserrat BASSETERRE - St. Kitts and Nevis both registered wins at home on Monday to keep their semi-final hopes in the 2011 NAGICO/Leeward Islands One Day Cricket Tournament alive. While it has not yet officially been declared whic