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

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“(St. Maarten's) Budget is not reliable”

“(St. Maarten’s) Budget is not reliable”

Pefa workgroup in report to Shigemoto St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Three years from now the Kingdom Council of Ministers will decide about ending or continuing financial supervision over St. Maarten. The country’s financial management is a

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

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Holiday and Chopin discuss cooperation at first meeting

Holiday and Chopin discuss cooperation at first meeting

Governor drs Eugene Holiday and the new Préfet for St. Martin Philippe Chopin pose for a handout photo after Thursday’s meeting at the governor’s office on Falcon Drive.  St. Maarten – Cooperation between the Dutch and the French side was th

Opinion - Posted by on December 23, 2011

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Opinion: The spirit of Christmas

We’re a hypocritical lot, we are, and don’t we all know it. All year long we go hammer and tongs at each other – in politics, in business, at school and even at home – but when it’s Christmas everybody suddenly – and we may add inexplicab

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

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“Government shows no concern for the plight of these people”

“Government shows no concern for the plight of these people”

Union leaders Claire Elshot and Theophilus Thompson.Thompson criticizes James and Labor Minister over Simpson Bay Resort St. Maarten – Wifol president Theophilus Thompson is disappointed in the fact that no meeting has taken place so far wit

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

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Liat Cargo hits million pound mark in freighter service

St. Maarten/ST. JOHNS - Less than a year after the launch of its dedicated freighter service, LIAT said it has achieved the significant milestone of transporting one million pounds of cargo. The milestone was hit on December 20 when the total hit 1

French St. Martin News - Posted by on December 23, 2011

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Collectivité of St. Martin urges safe driving during Christmas Holidays

St. Martin – The communications department of the Collectivite of St. Martin issued a four point advisory for motorists on Thursday in hopes of promoting safe driving during the holiday season. Two of the four points have a tagline statement that p

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

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Merx law office donates to Sr. Basilia Center

St. Maarten – The law office of Cor Merx donated $1,500 to Michel Soons for the Sr. Basilia Center. Mr. Merx said in a brief statement that his office is aware of its social function in our community. “We have a free social consultation-hour and

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

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Seniors mix it up at Karaoke evening

GREAT BAY – Over 25 stars participated in last Saturday’s Golden Stars Karaoke sensation, which was put on by the Aging with Grace Foundation. This is the second time such a festival was hosted. It was a mix of Christmas carols and songs of yeste

French St. Martin News - Posted by on December 23, 2011

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Air Caraibes launches third weekly flight

Air Caraibes launches third weekly flight

The five bloggers who visited as part of the promotional tour for the launch of Air Caraibes’s third weekly flight pose together for a hand out photo.St. Martin - Air Caraibes launched their third direct flight per week between Saint-Martin and

French St. Martin News - Posted by on December 23, 2011

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French Tourist Office targets men with eight minute segments

French Tourist Office targets men with eight minute segments

Jahbash from the We agree with culture Association participates in an interview for one of three eight minute segments filmed by Men’s Up TV to promote St. Martin as a tourism destination to men from 25 to 60 years old in France. St. Martin

French St. Martin News - Posted by on December 23, 2011

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French St. Martin issues restriction on consuming tap water

MARIGOT, St. Martin – The water management authority is urging people on the eastern side of the island not to drink water from the tap until December 26. The prohibition is out of fear that people will become sick from water running through pipes

Editorial - Posted by on December 23, 2011

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Editorial: Signs of confidence and growth

It is still way too early to state that St. Maarten is coming out of the economic recession that the entire world continues to grapple with, but there are definitely reasons to be hopeful that the island and the region will climb out of the position

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

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Arrindell chairs next month’s consultation

St. Maarten – President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell will chair the Kingdom Inter-Parliamentary Consultation from January 10 to January 13. The announcement of the chairmanship was made in a statement on Thursday from the joint delegation fr

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

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Nagico hands out teddy bears at St. Maarten Medical Center

Nagico hands out teddy bears at St. Maarten Medical Center

Human Resource and Public Relations Officer at the St. Maarten Medical Center Juliette Hassel stands with a male staffer of Nagico’s Medical Department as he presents a new born with a teddy bear for Christmas. St. Maarten - Nagico Insurance

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

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Collective Prevention issues food preparation advisory

St. Maarten – As part of its Safe Holiday Season observances the Collective Prevention Services (CPS) in the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor has issued tips on proper food preparation and handling techniques as the country