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St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 13, 2011

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Council of Ministers to meet GOA on cost of living adjustments

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has pledged to convene a meeting between the Organized Consultative Body (GOA) and the Council of Ministers when she returns from this week’s Kingdom Conference in the Netherlands. That meeting s

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Haize calls on government to pay welfare to Pelican-workers

Haize calls on government to pay welfare to Pelican-workers

“A hungry man is a dangerous man” UFA advisor Willy Haize (l) and the union’s president, Francis Olivacci. St. Maarten – It has been quiet around the United Federation of the Windward Antilles and its advisor Willy Haize for quite som

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Union accused of opportunism and not serving workers’ interest

“The notion or request to negotiate under the threat… is also simply improper” St. Maarten – Simpson Bay Resort Management Company is using paid advertising appearing across a variety of media today to accuse the Worker’s Institute for O

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Police issue tips ahead of busy Christmas season

Police issue tips ahead of busy Christmas season

Police Spokesman Inspector Ricardo HensonSt. Maarten – The police has reminded the public to observe the three As of crime prevention as the country heads into the busy part of the Christmas season. The three As are: Be Aware of your surroundin

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RBC/RBTT stimulates environmental awareness and business savvy with new competition

St. Maarten – RBC/RBTT launched its first Interschool Business Plan Competition in St. Maarten last Friday with a presentation to representatives from several secondary schools. This year’s competition has an environmental theme that matches the

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St. Maarten Zoo turns 20 on Wednesday

St. Maarten – The Zoo will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of its opening date on Wednesday by having a special admissions day on Sunday December 18. Adults will get in for $5 and children who attend with a paying adult will get in for free.

Opinion - Posted by on December 13, 2011

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Opinion: The limited vision of the news gurus (3)

By Dean Starkman There are plenty of stories about the future of journalism but the extensive opinion Dean Starkman published in the Colombia Journalism Review stands out from the crowd. Starkman fueled the discussion about journalism in previous ar

Editorial - Posted by on December 13, 2011

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Editorial: Back into the limelight

Union leaders are surging back into the limelight as the year draws to a close. The list of issues that they are bringing up is long and each has its particular nuances that can be expounded on in many an editorial. The resurgence of unions especia

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Sea Hawk Paints becomes official sponsor of 2012 Regatta

Sea Hawk Paints becomes official sponsor of 2012 Regatta

St. Maarten – Sea Hawk Paints has joined the list of presenting sponsors for the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, which will run from March 1 to March 4. The announcement of the sponsorship has been welcomed by the regatta’s organizers - St

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CaribServe 4G sponsors Spotlight St. Maarten

CaribServe 4G sponsors Spotlight St. Maarten

St. Maarten – UTS, which is a main sponsor of Spotlight St. Maarten, handed over its $25, 000 contribution to the President of the St. Maarten Marine Trades Association Brian Deher on Monday. The presentation was made by Marketing and Communicati

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Extended Brooks Tower Permits now available

St. Maarten – The Immigration and Naturalization Department announced Monday that 54 people will have an opportunity on eight specific days this month to pick up their extended temporary residence permit that was first obtained under the Brooks Tow