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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 9, 2012

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St. Maarten Prime Minister urges small crowd to stand in gap at sparsely attended prayer day

St. Maarten Prime Minister urges small crowd to stand in gap at sparsely attended prayer day

“Our national identity demands that we sever ties and move forward.” Prophetess Aster Allen calls St. Maarten to “sever ties with its past and follow God as it moves forward with its national identity” during her short sermon at Sunday

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St. Maarten airport PJIA meets with fuel suppliers to discuss aviation fuel shortage

Relief expected by month-end as Sol and Chevron address supply issues St. Maarten – The Princess Juliana International Airport has announced it will begin relocating the fuel farm at the airport in the second quarter of this year as part of

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How green is the Golden Rock? (St. Eustatius (Statia))

The Ecology Global Network published a four-part series written by Betsy Crowfoot about the looming Nu Star oil terminal expansion in Statia. The Island Council is considering an expansion with 30 to 40m oil tanks at the Farm, about one kilometer fro

Editorial - Posted by on January 9, 2012

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Editorial: Severing ties

The feature speaker at Sunday’s National Day of Prayer Apostle Aster Allen has urged the nation to sever ties with the past. That’s a broad statement to make and many will have their own interpretation of what past behaviors and attitudes they wi

Opinion - Posted by on January 9, 2012

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Opinion: A lesson from Hong Kong

We read an interesting piece in the Volkskrant’s opinion section this weekend written by Rob Oudkerk, a former parliamentarian and alderman for the municipality of Amsterdam. Oudkerk spend a vacation in Hong Kong and this visit opened his eyes to t

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Opinion: Getting Robbed

By Donellis Browne* I really never felt that it could happen to me, that someone would enter my personal space and take away my possessions. I am not blind to fact that thieves are amongst us and that people have been robbed before. I am also not

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 9, 2012

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PJIA flies flags in recognition of international destinations

PJIA flies flags in recognition of international destinations

St. Maarten - The Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) ushered in the New Year by flying the flags of the various countries and territories it services as an international airport. The mounting of the 31 flags on light poles that arch ar

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 9, 2012

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Carnival activities begin with a bang

MARIGOT, St. Martin – Carnival 2012, which is themed Let’s do it together, got off to jammin’ start on Sunday with a short parade from the Gendermerie to the Community Center in French Quarter. This is the first of four such events to get peopl

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SCDF and FCDSM unite for respective Carnivals

SCDF and FCDSM unite for respective Carnivals

(from left to right) FCDSM President Mr. Richardson, Erno Labega SCDF treasurer, SCDF President Stuart Johnson and FCDSM Public Relations Officer Robert Fleming.GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and Festivité

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Social groups to lobby MPs and launch equality information campaign

St. Maarten – Representatives from three unions, the Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions, the St. Maarten United Non-Governmental Federation (Sunfed) and first vice president of the St. Maarten Senior Citizens and Pensioners Association Raymon

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SZV hires Superhost as customer service trainer

St. Maarten – The Health and Social Insurances Agency (SZV) has contracted St. Maarten SuperHost to give customer service training to its employees. The actual training will begin near the end of January now that the Customer Service Training and C