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St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2011

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Youth Speech Competition this Sunday

GREAT BAY - JCI St. Maarten will have its annual Youth Speech Contest on Sunday at the PMIA Hall beginning at 4:00 p.m. This year’s topic is Be the change you want to see in the world. It was chosen as part of JCI International St. Maarten’s effo

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2011

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Postal workers want clarity on their future

Prime Minister meets Sluis again today GREAT BAY/ By Donellis Browne – Post Office workers met Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams on Thursday after they walked off their jobs and went to the Government Administration Building “seeking answer

French St. Martin News - Posted by on October 7, 2011

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Gibbs resigns from Sarkozy’s ruling party

MARIGOT – Founder and leader of the Union for Democracy Daniel Gibbs has resigned from the Union for a Popular Movement (UPM), which is led by the current French President Nicolas Sarkozy after six years of members. The resignation comes nearly a y

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Factions split on reaction to Rosenmöller report

St. Maarten wants quick handling WILLEMSTAD – Factions in Curacao’s Parliament are split in their response to a call by Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte to form a united front in opposing potential instructions from the Kingdom Council of Ministe

Opinion - Posted by on October 7, 2011

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Opinion: Shooting the messenger

Pueblo Soberano has decided that shooting the messenger is more effective than focusing on the message as far as the Rosenmöller Committee report Do It Yourself is concerned. How, Pueblo Soberano is left wondering in Amigoe, can somebody who has f

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Opinion: Illegals

The Freedom Party and the VVD want to make being illegal in the Netherlands a misdemeanor. Whether this will really happen is still an open question because the proposal needs support from other parties for a parliamentary majority. All the same, Im

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Opinion: Heaven

It must be heaven to live on Bonaire. The local hotel association, Bonhata, has sounded the alarm over the alarming crime situation: in the past six weeks four cars were stolen, and in a time span of five weeks, one hotel became the target of no less

Uncategorized - Posted by on October 7, 2011

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New book on righteousness launches October 21

St. Maarten – Righteousness is the title of the latest book to be published by an author living in St. Maarten. Cecilia Xavier, who is originally from the Commonwealth of Dominica and will launch the book on October 21, 2011 at Carl’s Unique Inn

Editorial - Posted by on October 7, 2011

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Editorial: Labor source

A discussion in Aruba on firing excess civil servants has given us pause. Maybe it’s time to take a team there to see where the surpluses are who we can attract to make the move north to St. Maarten. Aruba’s Prime Minister Mike Eman confirms he