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St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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BVI Cavaliers faces Nagico United in T/20 goodwill series

St. Maarten - Keith Semple, a former West Indies player, will be wearing two caps as player/coach for the Nagico Cavaliers from the British Virgin Islands when they go up against the Nagico United Cricket team in back to back T/20 matches starting to

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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All set for Franco-Dutch Caribbean Basketball tournament

St. Maarten - The ground work has been set for the staging of the first Franco-Dutch Caribbean youth basketball tournament. The event is designed to coincide with St Maarten Day activities and is a first since St. Maarten has attained country status.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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DAE resume flights between Curacao and Aruba

St. Maarten - Dutch Antilles Express (DAE) resumed its flights between Curaçao and Aruba Friday with a jet service. The resumption comes a week after the flights were temporarily suspended. There will now be two daily flights, including a flight o

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Court acquits man of firearm possession

St. Maarten – The Common Court of Justice acquitted Bryan Giovanni H., 27, of firearm possession this week. The Court in First Instance had sentenced the defendant to 1 year imprisonment. On April 19,  H. was spotted in the company of  Tavis

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Youth group hosts workshop as part of revitalization

Youth group hosts workshop as part of revitalization

Members of Youth 2 Extreme pose with visiting artists who are here for the second Youth 2 Extreme (Y2X) CC-GLU ZAMAR 2011, which is being held at the Philipsburg Community and Cultural Center.St. Maarten - The second Youth 2 Extreme (Y2X) CC-GL

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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St. Maarten Cable T.V. supports Breast Cancer awareness

St. Maarten Cable T.V. supports Breast Cancer awareness

Barbara Warren, the Executive Assistant at St. Maarten Cable T.V., (left) and Beulah Jonis, the Managing Director of St. Maarten Cable T.V. (second right) presents Mercedes “Elektra” Wyatt (second left) and President of the Positive Foundatio

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Parliament resumes discussion with de Weever on Monday

GREAT BAY – Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius De Weever returns to Parliament on Monday at 10:00 a.m. to respond to questions on government’s policy in regards to the issuance and renewal of doctor cards and govern

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Telem officially launches 3G+ network with computer lab donations

Telem officially launches 3G+ network with computer lab donations

Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams (2nd right), Telem Group’s Chief Financial Officer Helma Etnel (2nd left) and Curt DeGourville (right) present the school manager of the St. Maarten Vocational Training School Vernon Richards (center) and th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Priest pushes for upgrading of Historical Marigot Hill Road

Priest pushes for upgrading of Historical Marigot Hill Road

Theophilus Priest at the Historical Marigot Hill Road.St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – At an approximate cost of 4 million guilders, the Historical Marigot Hill Road could be restored. Connecting the road through the mountains to Marigot could

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Carnival winners collect notebooks and internet vouchers

St. Maarten – The winners and first runner-ups in the 2011 Jr. Carnival Queen Show, the 2011 Jr. Calypso Show and the 2011 Miss St. Maarten Pageant were presented with the communication packages they won on Friday at the office of Bureau Telecommu

Opinion - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Opinion: Willem Holleeder

Willem Holleeder is not a nice man. As a teenager he was a member of a gang, together with Cor van Hout, that evicted squatters at the request of real estate owners in a less than civilized manner. In 1983 he kidnapped beer brewer Freddy Heineken and

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Opinion: From Antigua to Amsterdam

Opinion: From Antigua to Amsterdam

Yesterday, Today’s news editor Donellis Browne became a naturalized Dutch citizen, together with hundreds of others. Below he describes the feelings that accompany the transition of a boy who was born in Antigua and raised in St. Maarten into a

Opinion - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Opinion: Amber Alert (Missing Girl)

We read with some dismay the story about 13-year old Diamond Elisa who went missing on October 14, that’s nine days ago since yesterday. The story was buried on page 7 of The Daily Herald. We’re not criticizing our brethren on Bush Road; we’re

Uncategorized - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Make Halloween safe and fun for your pets

Halloween is one of the most anticipated times of the year for kids because of all of the candy, treats, decorations, parades, and haunted things to do. Halloween is also one of the most dangerous times for pets, mostly for the same reasons. In order

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Little League competition heats up

St. Maarten - Milton Peters College Stars MPC made light work of the mixed schools Monday in a secondary schools division of the current little league baseball tournament. Ashielle Hodge carried the day for his team from the defensive, while Bryan Go

Editorial - Posted by on October 23, 2011

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Editorial: Answers on social welfare

Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever heads back to Parliament on Monday to answer the questions and concerns put forward by MPs. One can only hope that he will approach the topic at hand with the due sensitivity