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St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2011

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We are the winners, Prime Minister Wescot-Williams tells participants

Pink, Phit and Phabulous walkathon St. Maarten - At the conclusion of the Pink, Phit and Phabulous walkathon from Divico in Colebay to the Festival Village on Pond Island, the 600 plus participants were reminded why they were there as activities t

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Pueblo Soberano calls for war on Netherlands-supporters

Freedom Party urges Minister Donner to take action WILLEMSTAD – Supporters of Pueblo Soberano, a coalition-partner in the Schotte-cabinet, have called for a declaration of war on people who sympathize with the Netherlands. The initiative has tri

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2011

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Opinion: Cash for guns

It took some time, but we finally are looking at an initiative from a parliamentarian that makes sense. Jules James’ call for cash for guns project deserves at least the benefit of the doubt, though it is hard to believe that this will bring gun-vi

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Help the police solve this mystery

MAHO – Who is the man police found on the Amazone Road in Maho on Sunday morning? The deceased is a white male in his mid-thirties. He did not carry identification on him. The police are asking the public to come forward with information. The numbe

Opinion - Posted by on October 10, 2011

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Opinion: Happy Anniversary St. Maarten

So today we celebrate the first anniversary of country St. Maarten. It’s a bit like celebrating one’s own birthday, wondering where the past twelve months have gone and wondering about all the things we should have done, the things we should not

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2011

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Parliament discusses postal services tomorrow

St. Maarten – The Parliament discusses the developments surrounding the postal services tomorrow afternoon from two o’clock in a meeting that was requested by the opposition National Alliance. Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams, also responsibl

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James proposes cash for guns to get firearms off the streets

St. Maarten – MP Jules James called for a gun amnesty this weekend to get guns off the streets and to initiate a cash-for-guns program. In a press release, the United People’s party MP expressed concern over the level of crimes that involve firea

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Editorial: St. Maarten’s National anthem

The decision to organize a national anthem competition comes a bit late in the day and it also raises several questions. We’re not talking about the $10,000 that is apparently available for the composer of the lyrics and the music. In the big schem

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 10, 2011

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TelEm launches 3G mobile voice and data service to mark 10-10-10

St. Maarten – TelEm Group is marking today’s observance of 10-10-10 with the launch of several 3G Mobile Voice and Data packages by the company’s pioneering mobile provider, TelCell. The new packages make full use of TelCell’s 2G (EDGE) a

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American radiologist paid thousands of dollars to Joran van der Sloot

ORANJESTAD- Mary Hamer, a radiologist based in Lake City, Florida, supported murder suspect Joran van der Sloot until recently with tens of thousands of dollars. She also paid his Peruvian attorneys and his mother Anita. Telegraaf reporter John van d

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St. Maarten Government offers $10,000 for national anthem

Competition opens until December 31 GREAT BAY (DCOMM) – The government announced the organization of a national anthem competition yesterday. The winning entry will earn $10,000. Half of the prize money is for the lyrics, the other half for the

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No criminal investigation against ministers Jamaloodin and El Hakim

WILLEMSTAD – The Public Prosecutor’s Office in Curacao has decided not to prosecute Finance Minister George Jamaloodin and Economic Development Minister Abdul Nasser El Hakim. The fact finding mission by the national detective agency (landsrecher

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St. Maarten Parliament meets about draft laws

St. Maarten – The parliament meets this afternoon at two o’clock to take a formal decision about how to handle the draft laws from the former Parliament of the Netherlands Antilles that the government submitted on Friday. The Parliament has alre

Opinion - Posted by on October 10, 2011

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Opinion: Conspiracy

Things are not going well in Curacao. Helmin Wiels’ party Pueblo Soberano is going completely overboard with a call for war on anybody and everybody who dares to support the Netherlands. Maybe Wiels will argue that it is not the party but its suppo