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St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Bar Association wants sanctions against violation of special investigation methods

Bar Association wants sanctions against violation of special investigation methods

No sentence reduction, but exclusion of evidence St. Maarten – The national ordinance that regulates special investigation methods ought to contain an article that forces the court to exclude evidence obtained through a violation of these method

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Jack wins 2012 St. Maarten Carnival slogan competition

Jack wins 2012 St. Maarten Carnival slogan competition

GREAT BAY – The board of the St. Maarten Carnival Foundation (SCDF) has selected “Let’s delve into we carnival 2012” as the slogan for Carnival 2012. The winning selection, which was submitted by hardware store staffer Delbert Jack, was c

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Real Estate Association St. Maarten wants professional real estate agent licensing

New association presents code of ethics St. Maarten - RAM, the Real Estate Association of Sint Maarten, means business. Established just four months ago, the association unites 20 businesses and 50 agents, and it has already produced a detailed c

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Chamber and Laugh out Loud Productions jointly host Christmas Youth Extravaganza

Chamber and Laugh out Loud Productions jointly host Christmas Youth Extravaganza

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Laugh out Loud Productions jointly hosts a Christmas show for young people on Friday December 23 at the Cyrus Wathey Square. This is the second year they’ve partnered to have the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Maduro wins first mix-off competition

Maduro wins first mix-off competition

GREAT BAY - Liscania Maduro is the winner of Youth Development Program’s (YDP) mix-off, which was held at Divi Little Bay Resort on December 14. Maduro got a bartender’s kit and vouchers from both Caribbean Liquors and International Liquors for

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Usona funds pilot mentorship training

GREAT BAY – The Division for Education Research Policy and Innovations (DERPI) is running a tailor made mentorship training at the St. Maarten Vocational Training School. The workshop is being facilitated by Director of the Victorious Living Founda

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Wescot-Williams and Gumbs salute Navy League Council

Wescot-Williams and Gumbs salute Navy League Council

St. Maarten – Both Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and President of the Collectivite of St. Martin Frantz Gumbs thanked the St. Maarten/St. Martin Navy League Council for their work in the community at the body’s annual Christmas dinner at

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Collective prevention concerned about measles outbreak

St. Maarten – The Collective Prevention Service (CPS) of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor has recommended that people travelling to Europe ensure their vaccination status for measles is up to date. The urging is due to in

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Prime Minister views establishment of new hemispheric group with interest

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has welcomed the establishment of the Community of Latin American & Caribbean States (CELAC) – a new hemispheric group of 33 Caribbean and Latin American countries. The body was established d

Opinion - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Opinion: Gross (two Dutch men eat each other’s flesh)

Reading some Dutch newspapers, like the populist Telegraaf, may lead people to believe that life revolves around scantily dressed celebrities, big breasts and sex. We’ll be the last to deny that sex and drugs and rock and roll are important compone

Opinion - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Opinion: Code of ethics for St. Maarten Real Estate industry

The Real Estate Association of Sint Maarten is setting the pace for its industry with the introduction of a code of ethics. It’s a good and solid initiative that will bear fruit over time; in the end, the market will correct unwanted behavior. Afte

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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BOB-legislation (Use of Special Investigation Methods)

The draft ordinance for the use of special investigation methods, the so-called BOB-legislation, took center stage again yesterday afternoon in a Central Committee meeting. The Bar Association’s dean, Bert Hofman, presented the legal community’s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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SOAB: No obvious misconduct with credit cards

WILLEMSTAD – The Foundation Government Accountants Bureau (SOAB) has said it does not have enough information to draw the conclusion that Presidents of the Parliament of the Netherlands Antilles between 2002 and 2010 had committed “some degree of

Editorial - Posted by on December 21, 2011

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Editorial: Don’t just charge it

Some politicians are really good with excuses, especially when they feel they are being painted black. In fact one can summarize that politicians can eloquently justify using tax payer money for personal reasons. The latest examples are the statem