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Schools closed for clean up

MARIGOT – Schools in French Quarter and Grand Case will remain closed until December 1. The closure affects students from the elementary school in French Quarter and the nursery and elementary schools in Grand Case. The closures are so crews can

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Radisson reopens December 15

Radisson reopens December 15

President of the Collectivite Frantz Gumbs stands with officials from Radisson, which will reopen on December 15 following upgrades in the physical infrastructure and training for the staff.MARIGOT – Radisson will reopen on December 15 now tha

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Prime Minister presented with first copy of National Gazette

Prime Minister presented with first copy of National Gazette

Left to right, Eline Linthorst, Department of Legal Affairs and Legislation, Prime Minister Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams, Nancy Joubert, Department of Legal Affairs and Legislation, Femma Pais, Department of Legal Affairs and Legislation, and Hensl

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Horizon Yacht Charters donates to Marine Park

Horizon Yacht Charters donates to Marine Park

From left to right: Horizon Yacht Charters Reservation Manager Carlijn van Bergen, Horizon Yacht Charters Director David Duong, Nature Foundation Marine Park Manager Tadzio Bervoets and Horizon Yacht Charters Technical Manager David Duong.St. Maa

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Audit Chamber begins first regularity audit

Audit Chamber begins first regularity audit

Chairman of the General Audit Chamber Roland TuittSt. Maarten – Chairman of the General Audit Chamber Roland Tuitt announced the start of the field work in the first regularity audit on Monday. The start of the information gathering and review

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Wyatt and Brison promote candidacy in Chamber elections

Wyatt and Brison promote candidacy in Chamber elections

Maria Mercedes “Elektra” Wyatt and Managing Director of R&B Island Mauby Rolando Brison who are candidates for the two small business spots on the board of the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry.St. Maarten - Maria Mercedes “Elekt

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Saba joins Spotlight St. Maarten

THE BOTTOM – The Government of Saba, represented by Commissioner of Tourism Chris Johnson and Commissioner of Harbour Affairs Bruce Zagers, have struck an agreement with the President of the St. Maarten Marine Trades Association Brian Deher for the

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Positive Foundation takes message to schools

Positive Foundation takes message to schools

Marcia Holiday- Ravelli conducting Daisy Wheel demonstrations with several MAC students. St. Maarten — The Positive Foundation and the St. Maarten’s Nurses Association recently took their breast cancer awareness campaign to six elementary scho

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Video conference deals with Simpson Bay Resort appeal

GREAT BAY – This afternoon at a quarter to three the appeals court deals with the appeal of Simpson Bay Resort and Royal Resorts against last Friday’s court ruling that obliged the company to live up to the collective labor agreement with Wifol-

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Students “grill” Education Minister during field trip

Students “grill” Education Minister during field trip

Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs, Dr. Rhoda Arrindell, (on chair) explains a point as 6th grade students of the Sister Regina Primary School take notes. (Photo contributed)St. Maarten – Students of the sixth grade of Sis

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Prime Ministers discuss committees and upcoming conference

Prime Ministers discuss committees and upcoming conference

Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and Prime Minister Mike Eman arrive at Landhuis Groot Sta. Martha for their tripartite meeting on cooperation on Monday morning. They are accompanied by Director of Fundashon Tay

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Dominica’s passport-selling program comes under fire

Fall-out from row over Francesco Corallo’s “diplomatic immunity” St. Maarten / ROSEAU (DOMINICA) – By Hilbert Haar / The Commonwealth of Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is at the center of a huge controversy over selling dipl

Opinion - Posted by on November 29, 2011

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Opinion: Our daily nightmare

The solution to our daily nightmare called traffic jams is so simple that probably nobody is interested in putting it into practice. We happened to discuss this topic last weekend with a gentleman called Scot (from the pronunciation we could not esta

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Opinion: Lip balm addiction

Our lips are sensitive and they suffer from for instance excessive exposure to sunshine and from chronic infections. The lip’s epidermis consists of protein threads and several types of fat. The balance between these components determines the lip

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Opinion: Human rights (Joran van der Sloot)

Joran van der Sloot has been a pain in the neck to a lot of people ever since the disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway on May 30, 2005. For five years, Van der Sloot was the darling of some media; for some reason, editors like to refer

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Letter: Insel Air captain Robert Page is a pilot extraordinaire

Dear Editor, The island experienced some terrible weather conditions on Sunday November 27. On Monday the headline in the one of the newspapers read “Weather causes dramatic scenes at PJIA on Sunday”. The article states, “Bad weather caused

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Collective Prevention Services issues safety tips for holiday shopping

GREAT BAY – Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor has stressed that every parent's number one concern this holiday season should be to make sure that gifts given to childre

Editorial - Posted by on November 29, 2011

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Editorial: The new tone

The race for spots on the board of the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce have taken on a new tone. What was once an event confined to business circles has now spilled into the wider public. It also has a bit of the feel of a political campaign where ca

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WazzUpp TV gears up for second season

St. Maarten – Producer of popular TV program WazzUpp TV Ronny Busby has announced he’s getting ready to close deals for the locally produced program to be aired in Curacao, Miami, New York, Toronto and in the Netherlands. The show which began air