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

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Revocation license fee exemption payments Aruban florin

WILLEMSTAD – The Finance Ministers of Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten have agreed to drop Aruba’s exemption from the foreign exchange levy on January 1, 2012. Aruba and the Netherlands Antilles agreed to the exemption in 1986 when Aruba became an

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

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Police seek two for armed robbery

Police seek two for armed robbery

This pistol was dropped and left behind by one of two robbers who stormed Miki Bar and Restaurant on Monday night.St. Maarten – Police are searching for two men who stormed Miki Bar and Restaurant on the L.B. Scot Road on Monday night and stole rou

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

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Curtains up on RENT on December 1

St. Maarten – Preparations are well underway for St. Maarten’s staging of Rent – a Pulitzer and Tony Award winning stage production conceptualized and produced by Jonathon Larson that tells the story of Bohemians in the East Village of New York

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

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Airport completes impressive emergency evacuation drill

Airport completes impressive emergency evacuation drill

Immediately following the emergency exercise the evacuation team met in the PJIA training room to evaluate the Emergency Evacuation Drill. (PJIA photo)St. Maarten – Tuesday’s first emergency evacuation drill at the Princess Juliana International

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

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Gentle heads to Big Apple for shows and shoots

St. Maarten – Local Model Yulanda Gentle is heading to the ‘Big Apple’ – New York City - next week after the Tallahassee-St. Maarten Foundation Executive Director Arthur Lugisse received an official invitation for her to visit, mingle and par

Uncategorized - Posted by on November 23, 2011

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Kitchen fire causes limited damage at Burger King

Kitchen fire causes limited damage at Burger King

Open for business again today COLE BAY, St. Maarten – A fire erupted in the kitchen of the Burger King in Cole Bay early yesterday morning. When the staff ignited the fryer the oil in the appliance caught fire. The fire brigade put out the flame

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

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Civil servants get updates on occupational health and safety

St. Maarten - Staffers of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, the Ministry of Housing, Physical Planning, Environment and Infrastructure and the Ministry of Tourism, Economy, Transportation and Telecommunications have taken p

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

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Audit Chamber has trouble finding qualified auditors

St. Maarten – Parliament will establish a government expenditures committee in January, chairlady Gracita Arrindell said yesterday afternoon at the end of a central committee meeting with the General Audit Chamber. Chairman Roland Tuitt gave a pr

Opinion - Posted by on November 23, 2011

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Opinion: Qat-chewing

The Dutch Parliament has found another drug that needs to be prohibited: qat. It is popular among Somalis and other denizens from the Middle East, but the Christian democratic CDA holds that chewing qat results in high numbers of school dropout and i

Opinion - Posted by on November 23, 2011

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Opinion: Neo-Nazis

Nobody will notice when parents name their newborn Robert, because that could as easily be an expression of affection for, say, Redford or Wagner as for Mugabe. And who cares anyway? But in New Jersey a couple went too far when it names its little b

Opinion - Posted by on November 23, 2011

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Opinion: Audit Chamber

The General Audit Chamber will have its hands full with its own government, not only while it is building up its own organization, but also – and maybe we ought to say especially – when the Chamber is ready to execute all of its tasks. The Audit

Uncategorized - Posted by on November 23, 2011

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Vehicle malfunctions and overturns

Vehicle malfunctions and overturns

St. Maarten – S.G. jumped from his moving car on Tuesday morning after the vehicle’s brakes failed while he was driving away from Monte Vista Road on the Point Blanche hillside. Failing to jump would have cost the man his life and he escaped this

Editorial - Posted by on November 23, 2011

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Editorial: Staying healthy and safe

Occupational Health and Safety seem to have taken on a new prominence and in one day we run a story about staffers here from three key ministries learning about the subject and another about people forced from their jobs because of issues in the work