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“We would love to get rid of these islands”

“We would love to get rid of these islands”

Freedom Party senator Van Dijk: “We would love to get rid of these islands” St. Maarten – “We would love to get rid of these islands, and if they make a bigger mess of it than it is today, that may very well happen,” Freedom Party (PVV)

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Simpson Bay Resort directly offers 92 Wifol members first chance at vacancies

Simpson Bay Resort directly offers 92 Wifol members first chance at vacancies

Thompson says, “We are ready and willing to meet on the offer.” St. Maarten – The legal representative for Simpson Bay Resort Management Company Jairo Bloem has offered 92 former employees of Pelican Resort Management Company the exclusive f

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Opinion: A solution for suspects in Saba and Statia

By Geert Hatzmann As a result of 10-10-10 the position of suspects in criminal cases in Saba and Statia and the working of the on-call arrangement for attorneys for these islands has changed: where the Saban and Statian administration of criminal

Editorial - Posted by on January 11, 2012

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Editorial: An opportunity

Do or die day may have finally arrived for the workers of former Pelican Resort. They’ve been made an offer that to us would be wise to take. The previous acrimony aside, the fact is the owners of the Simpson Bay Resort and Marina are reaching out

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Civil Registry and St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation discuss cooperation

Civil Registry and St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation discuss cooperation

Head of the Civil Registry Leona Romeo-Marlin, the Civil Registry’s Section Head of the Front Office Kathy Snijders-Correa and Managing Director of the St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation Henry Lynch pause for a photo during their discus

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Amfo continues financing for after school and breakfast program

Amfo continues financing for after school and breakfast program

St. Maarten – The Antillean Co-Financing Agency (Amfo) invests 823,082 guilders extending the Vessel for Success After school program and in continuing the breakfast program at the Milton Peters College that is run by the Maximizing Pupils Chances

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St. Maarten Cable T.V. removes eight channels

GREAT BAY - St. Maarten Cable TV will remove eight channels from its analog lineup on January 23. Customers with a digital converter will be able to continue viewing the channels. The eight channels being pulled out are Channel 43- Animal Planet, C

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St. Maarten Parliament meets on infrastructure developments and GEBE next Monday

St. Maarten – A general public meeting of parliament on infrastructure developments on St. Maarten and the impact on the environment and developments at GEBE (Utilities) including the generation and distribution of electricity and water and the fue

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Two channels broadcasting Caribbean Twenty20

St. Maarten – ESPN (channel 9) and ESPN2 Caribbean Networks (channel 12) telecasts the Caribbean Twenty20 Cricket 2012 live from the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Kensington Oval in Barbados. The tournament began on January 9 and will

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St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce gives Tax Inspectorate access to database

St. Maarten – Representatives of the Ministry of Finance and the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry are to meet again before the end of January to discuss creating a link between the Chamber’s database and the Inspectorate of Taxes. Parti

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Shigemoto expects significant progress on tax reform in 2012

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto expects significant progress to be made in tax reform in 2012. Current efforts are focused on revamp the country’s tax system making it easy to understand, easy to collect and leading to economic effi

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Remco Stomp new dean St. Maarten Bar Association

Remco Stomp new dean St. Maarten Bar Association

St. Maarten – Mr. Remco M. Stomp (Stomp Lawyers) was elected as Dean of the St. Maarten Bar Association at a recent general meeting. Mr. Camiel Koster (BZSE) was chosen as vice dean while Shaira Bommel (Sulvaran &Peterson) was chosen as secreta

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Winair gets annual losses under control

St. Maarten – Winair managed to bring down its annual debt from 5 million to 900,000 guilders in fourteen months (from $2.8 million to $500,000) and to reduce its staff by 30 percent from 106 to the current 74, the company’s advisor Michael Ferri

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Antonio Feliz gets baseball scholarship

St. Maarten - Antonio Feliz, a pony league baseball player, has received a baseball scholarship to attend a college in the United States of America. Feliz, who is a short stop, is one of the St. Martin players that was recently selected for the Frenc