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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 10, 2012

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St. Maarten Tourism information system ready to go by month’s end

St. Maarten Tourism information system ready to go by month’s end

New immigration cards already in use St. Maarten – Serious floods in Thailand back in November of last year, have caused a delay in the installation of immigration card scanners at Princess Juliana International Airport, TSIS project manager

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 10, 2012

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Possible demonstration to catch MPs’ attention

St. Maarten – The grouping of societal organizations that have come together over the past few days around the matter of equal pensions and equal healthcare standards in the Kingdom of the Netherlands have not ruled out having a demonstration in or

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Community leader threatened over CKC bankruptcy

Community leader threatened over CKC bankruptcy

President of the United Haitian Community Guerrier Jeston says some of his countrymen have threatened his life over the bankruptcy at the Christian Kingdom Cooperative (CKC) Credit Union.St. Maarten - President of the United Haitian Community Guerrie

Opinion - Posted by on January 10, 2012

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Opinion: How not to do things

It seems that nobody is safe anymore in the Netherlands. The Rutte-cabinet announced €240 million ($305 million) of budget cuts on support programs for people with minor mental handicaps. The measure by Public Health State Secretary Marlies Veldhui

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Opinion: Treating depression

Ha, finally a psychiatrist in the Netherlands is waking up to the fact that treating depression with antidepressants is not always the right approach. We should not describe pills all that quickly because there are less far-reaching solutions availab

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Opinion: Jogging beats walking

It’s that time of the year again. The party is over, and the New Year lied ahead of us. For those among us who gained some weight during the holidays – and for those who were already overweight to begin with – we present here some insights from

Opinion - Posted by on January 10, 2012

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Letters: Cost of living increase for pensioners

Dear Editor, I have read different articles in the two daily newspapers pertaining to the cost of living increase over the year 2010 for civil servants and schoolteachers. The prime minister and the union spoke about it many times. But you know wh

Editorial - Posted by on January 10, 2012

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Editorial: Mounting pressure

There are growing signs that social organizations want the discussions in the Kingdom of the Netherlands to shift off of structures and onto ensuring that the people in each of the countries can concretely state that they have the same standard of li

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Holmberg seeks third title at St. Maarten Heineken Regatta opener

St. Maarten – Virgin Islands sailing legend Peter Holmberg - the only Caribbean sailor to win both an Olympic Medal and the America’s Cup - will return to one of his favorite sailing venues next month to compete in the fourth running of the Budge

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 10, 2012

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Harbour Group Chief announces two new initiatives

Harbour Group Chief announces two new initiatives

Chief Executive Officer of the St. Maarten Harbour Group of Companies Mark MingoSt. Maarten – Chief Executive Officer of the St. Maarten Harbour Group of Companies Mark Mingo has announced the company will be seeking International Organization

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Ministry pledges to assist workers in centralized manner

St. Maarten – The Worker’s Institute for Organized Labor (Wifol) and a technical team from the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor have agreed to work together to assist 47 people the management of the former Pelican Resort wa

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Kingdom Inter-parliamentary conference to be carried live on Pearl FM 98.1 and via Internet

Kingdom Inter-parliamentary conference to be carried live on Pearl FM 98.1 and via Internet

President of Parliament Gracita Arrrindell welcomed the delegations from Curacao and Aruba that will be attending the Inter-parliamentary Consultation on the Kingdom that begins at the Great Bay Beach Hotel today. The discussions, which also include

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National Alliance calls program shift “undemocratic”

St. Maarten – The National Alliance faction has protested a decision to convert the closing dinner/cultural show for the Inter-parliamentary Consultation on the Kingdom into a closing lunch/show. The party’s disapproval was communicated in an e-m