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St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 29, 2011

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Harbour Group considers stopping fireworks in Philipsburg

Diamonds International steps up as co-financer GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Harbour Group of Companies and Diamonds International have partnered to deliver what may be the last fireworks show in Philipsburg for years to come. The Harbour Group’

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 29, 2011

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“Politicians do not like advice”

Corporate Governance Council Chairman Louis Duzanson St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – “I don’t know what the chances are that the parliament will disband the Corporate Governance Council we are looked at as if we are interfering, but all we d

Opinion - Posted by on December 29, 2011

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Opinion: Entertaining

Researchers get funny ideas every now and then. The results are entertaining too. Take for instance the following research by K. Wellings, W. Macdowall, M. Catchpole and J. Goodrich. Before we go any further, we should add that journalists on occas

Opinion - Posted by on December 29, 2011

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Opinion: Calendars and time

December is the month when companies shower other companies with calendars to make sure that their name remains on display throughout the year. Those calendars may become obsolete if the world accepts a new system devised by astrophysicist Richard He

Opinion - Posted by on December 29, 2011

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Letter: Non political year end message (inspired by politics)

by Kendall Dupersoy For a long time now I have been paying attention to politics in the United States and Europe. I have noticed that during 2011 things have started to change. For most of the last 30 years or so conservative political views have

Editorial - Posted by on December 29, 2011

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Editorial: The greater risk

The fact that the Harbour Group of Companies is considering not sponsoring the fireworks in Philipsburg after we ring in 2012 is an indictment against businesses in Philipsburg, who have not grasped the opportunity that was presented to them because

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 29, 2011

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Fire department advises strict observance and safe procedures while igniting fireworks

St. Maarten – The Fire Department would like to recommend that people purchasing fireworks in the coming days strictly observe safety procedures while igniting the fireworks. The department has granted permits to two applicants allowing them to imp