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Editorial - Posted by on November 14, 2011

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Editorial: A huge gift

Minister Plenipotentiary Mathias Voges handed the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport and the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor a huge gift on St. Maarten’s Day. Because next to giving St. Maarteners in the Netherl

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RBTT/RBC promotes safer sovereigns at mutual fund launch

“…Corporations are stabler…” GREAT BAY – RBTT/RBC’s mutual funds – RoyTrin US Dollar Income Fund and RoyTrin US Dollar and Income and Growth Fund - go on sale here today. The launch was done last Thursday at the bank’s headquarters

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Police don’t think ex-Lt. Governor’s son was murdered

GRONINGEN – Police in Groningen do not suspect foul play in the death of the 24 year old Joaquim Jamal Richards. The body of the son of former Lt. Governor Franklyn Richards and his wife Angela was found in a pond on November 11. “We don’t t

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Harbour Group invests own money to start pier repairs

GREAT BAY – Chief Executive Officer at the St. Maarten Harbor Group of Companies Mark Mingo has announced that the company will invest its own money in making repairs to Pier 1, while the company’s legal team and an engineering team sort out who

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Medical Center’s management to meet permanent committee

GREAT BAY – Members of Parliament’s Permanent Committee on Public Health, Social Development and Labor will meet the management of the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) at an undisclosed date. The meeting is a follow-up to a tour of the hospital

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Positive Foundation gets $1,750 from waitressing event

Positive Foundation gets $1,750 from waitressing event

GREAT BAY – Hard Rock Cafe St. Maarten has donated $1, 750 dollars to the Positive Foundation following a celebrity waitressing event it had at the end of October to raise awareness of breast cancer. The contribution is the $900 the five celebrity

French St. Martin News - Posted by on November 14, 2011

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Map forming action plan around youth and education

MARIGOT – President of the Movement for the Advancement of the People (MAP) Louis Mussington revealed at the weekend that the party is crafting an “action plan” which gives priority to empowering young people. The plan, which is part of the bro

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Preparation begins in earnest for January meeting

Preparation begins in earnest for January meeting

GREAT BAY – Parliament’s Permanent Committee for Kingdom Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Relations will have a closed door procedural session at 2:00 p.m. today. The meeting will focus on preparations for the Kingdom inter-parliamentary meeting s

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Voges launches Soualiga Foundation at St. Maarten’s Day event

THE HAGUE – Minister Plenipotentiary in the Hague Mathias Voges launched the Soualiga Foundation on Friday as a means of bringing together St. Maarteners in the Netherlands. He’s also announced that a website for his cabinet is under construction

Opinion - Posted by on November 14, 2011

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Opinion: Solidarity

The Greek party seems to be over finally. For close to three decades Athens has feasted on the coffers of the European Union. The country’s leaders have lied and cheated, forged information or at least twisted it – all for one purpose only: to ke

Opinion - Posted by on November 14, 2011

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Opinion: The upside of Stapel’s deception

Lester Hoekstra, a psychologist established in Rijswijk near The Hague who has made a business of communication consultancy and coaching managers joined what will most likely become a long line of experts on Diederik Stapel and the art of publishing