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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Hippolite’s ceviche gets her the win

Hippolite’s ceviche gets her the win

St. Maarten – Samika Hippolite’s red snapper ceviche with sweet potato chips is the winning dish of the first St. Maarten Future Chef Culinary Competition, which was held at the Sundial School on Tuesday. The twenty year old SBO level two student

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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St. Maarten Airport regional hub for illegal money transports

St. Maarten Airport regional hub for illegal money transports

Ipol crime analysis report GREAT BAY /By Hilbert Haar – St. Maarten offers countless possibilities to import and export large amounts of money and other contraband, the Ipol crime report notes in the chapter about money laundering. The Princess

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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CFT-chairman Age Bakker to Central Committee:

“Challenge to meet requirements of a balanced budget” St. Maarten – “To be effective you have to be a trusted advisor; that is high on my agenda,” the new chairman of the Board of Financial Supervision (CFT) Age Bakker said in a meeting

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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“Opening Cft-office more than a symbol”

“Opening Cft-office more than a symbol”

[caption id="attachment_9141" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="Chairman of the Board of Financial Supervision (CFT) Age Bakker (right) hands over the keys to the CFT’s office to the two staffers that will man it while Finance Minister Hiro Sh

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Agreement with CFT “wipes away the past”

Agreement with CFT “wipes away the past”

Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto (2nd right) and Chairman of the Board of Financial Supervision (Cft) Age Bakker (2nd left) sign a memorandum of understanding to deepen cooperation while CFT board members Alberto Romero and Richard Gibson Sr. look on.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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St. Maarten’s TelCell retires 555- prefix

St. Maarten – TelEm Group’s mobile carrier TelCell has discontinued the use of mobile numbers with the prefix 555- in compliance with directions from Bureau of Telecommunications & Post (St. Maarten). All numbers with that prefix have been switch

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Last day for exclusive employment offer at Simpson Bay Resort and Marina

St. Maarten – Twenty-eight people who used to work for Pelican Resort have until 5:00 p.m. to take advantage of a one week exclusive offer to apply for a job at what is now Simpson Bay Resort and Marina and the Villas at Simpson Bay Resort and Mari

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Damaged cabinet leads to “isolated” interruption

Damaged cabinet leads to “isolated” interruption

[caption id="attachment_9130" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="The Damaged Telem cabinet - Sucker Garden Road"][/caption] St. Maarten – Telem Group says it is working to restore service to customers in Sucker Garden and adjoining areas like

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Businesses want sewage problem solved

St. Maarten – Business people in Philipsburg have urged authorities to do something about the overflowing sewage water in D.C. Steeg. The road was flooded with sewage again last Wednesday and businesses and road users alike have complained it is a

Opinion - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Opinion: Road rage

Opinion: Road rage

[caption id="attachment_9125" align="alignleft" width="540" caption="The van with the offensive driving style caught on camera. Photo by Mary Smith."][/caption] We received the following story from Mary Smith, a retired National Geographic-journal

Opinion - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Opinion: Are things really looking up?

The Board for Financial Supervision was all over the place yesterday. The team chaired by Age Bakker met with Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday. It met with Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto. It conferred with the Council of Ministers. It went through a po

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Trustee seeks to clear community leader’s name

Trustee seeks to clear community leader’s name

Veen: “He isn’t even listed as a creditor” St. Maarten – Court appointed trustee in the Christian Kingdom Cooperative bankruptcy Jeroen Veen has called accusations against United Haitian Community President Guerrier Jeston “unfounded.”

Editorial - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Editorial: A recipe for family and country

It is difficult not to be proud of the four young people who participated in Tuesday’s St. Maarten Future Chef Culinary Competition. Their efforts to not just win a prize, but also to promote a key subsector of the nation’s hospitality industry d

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 18, 2012

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Divi’s Manager wants more youth in hospitality

St. Maarten - General Manager of Divi Little Bay Resort Cedric Pas has appealed to young people to become more involved in the hospitality industry. At the same time he’s cautioned them that their success will depend significantly on their attitude