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

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Rain Forest Adventures assists with conservation and recreational tourism

MIAMI/St. Maarten – Rain Forest Adventures introduces the sustainable construction plan for the Emilio Wilson Estate (EWE) property in St. Maarten, which includes a recreational park that will combine historical significance, environmental awarenes

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

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Annual comparison shows drastic reduction in dengue cases

St. Maarten – Section Collective Prevention Services (CPS) from the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, reports that there have been 15 confirmed cases of dengue fever for the year so far. One of those cases was Dengue Hemorrha

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

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Warm welcome for royal visitors

St. Maarten - H.M. Queen Beatrix, prince Willem-Alexander and princess Maxima received a warm and enthusiastic welcome in St. Maarten yesterday. The day started out gray, and a slight drizzle came down about twenty minutes before the royal plane touc

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

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University of the Southern Caribbean at Career and Study Fair

St. Maarten - University of the Southern Caribbean will be one of the tertiary education institutions that will participate in the Career and Study Fair on Friday, November 4 at the Bel-Air Community Center, St. Maarten. Attendees to the fair will h

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Royal visitors enjoy celebration of local culture

Embracing St. Maarten’s tradition St. Maarten – Embracing St. Maarten’s tradition. That’s what the royal visitors did last night when they attended an evening of dance, song and poetry on Clem Labega Square, marking the conclusion of their

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Queen Beatrix eldest ruling monarch in Dutch history

St. Maarten - H.M. Queen Beatrix became the eldest governing monarch in Dutch history today. She is now 73 years and 277 days, the same age as the previous record holder, King William III who passed away in 1890 on November 23. The King had been ill

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Royal treatment for Little Miss St. Martin pageant contestants

St. Maarten - The pageant that kicks off the St. Martin Day calendar of activities will take place on Sunday, November 6, at 4:00 p.m. at Celebration Palace. But the Little Miss St. Martin pageant contestants received the royal treatment last weekend

Opinion - Posted by on November 4, 2011

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Opinion: Red light district

Amsterdam’s red light district has been a tourist attraction like forever, but those days may come to an end. The Dutch capital promotes the district on its promotional website, saying that the evening is the best time to visit. The site is going

Opinion - Posted by on November 4, 2011

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Opinion: Flag protocol (breach)

The flags at the government administration building and the police station remain stubbornly hanging the wrong way around. One may well wonder whether H.M. Queen Beatrix noticed yesterday that the local government sticks to its own interpretation of

Uncategorized - Posted by on November 4, 2011

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Opinion: Charming (Insights of visiting foreign journalists)

When foreign journalists come to your country they usually offer some insights that do not easily occur to the journaille that has been living here for a longer period of time. It’s a bit like being married to a beautiful woman: you get used to her

Opinion - Posted by on November 4, 2011

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Letter: A wake up call to fishermen

Dear Editor, I am not prepared to let the behavior of a few morons, greedy people or malicious louts ruin a hobby that I have pursued in a decent and respectful manner for over fifty years. Minister Myers was moved to ban shark fishing due to thes

Editorial - Posted by on November 4, 2011

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Editorial: Community action

The Collective Prevention Services has recorded a 500 percent drop in the number of dengue cases when they do a comparison of the period of January to August 2011 with January to August, 2010. That for us is a sign that the community has taken preven