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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Coalition stays away from meeting about Jules James

Coalition stays away from meeting about Jules James

St. Maarten – The entire coalition stayed away from a parliament meeting yesterday morning wherein the opposition National Alliance wanted to discuss the behavior of United People’s party MP Jules James during a meeting on November 17 of last yea

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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St. Maarten SuperHost gets its first government contract

St. Maarten SuperHost gets its first government contract

Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever and St. Maarten SuperHost’s Managing Director Tamara Leonard sign the contract for St. Maarten SuperHost to provide two years of customer service training to the 25 sta

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Laveist says UP-leader Heyliger supports actions by Jules James

Laveist says UP-leader Heyliger supports actions by Jules James

“If this continues labor unrest is unavoidable” St. Maarten – The National Alliance is looking at the complete civil code with regard to labor laws, MP Louie Laveist said yesterday. He criticized UP-leader Theo Heyliger for remaining sil

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Central Committee discusses country expenditures committee and Parlatino

St. Maarten – The Central Committee of Parliament will meet at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the advice of the Seniorenconvent about the installation of a Committee for Country Expenditures and becoming a member of Parlatino’s Political, Municip

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Central Committee meets environmental and animal rights groups Thursday

St. Maarten – The Central Committee of Parliament will meet the St. Maarten Nature Foundation, St. Maarten Pride and Epic foundation at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday. Later that same day – 2:00 p.m. – the Central Committee will meet, amongst others,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Laveist blasts government over bad road maintenance

St. Maarten – National Alliance parliamentarian Louie Laveist blasted the Vromi-ministry yesterday morning during an impromptu press briefing at the parliament building about the traffic situation in Cole Bay. “Nobody is paying attention to these

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Sports: Dynamics Track Club dominate senior category

Sports: Dynamics Track Club dominate senior category

Michel Hunte (center) beats the field in the battle of the ladies down the 60meter track.St. Maarten - The male athletes from the Dynamics Track Club were forced to compete against themselves due to the absence of competition from their French co

Opinion - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Opinion: Road maintenance

We’re not sure where to start, but we have to agree with parliamentarian Louie Laveist that there is something seriously wrong with the maintenance department of public works or whatever fancy name it has these days under the Vromi-ministry. There

Opinion - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Opinion: Inter-racial nudity

Opinion: Inter-racial nudity

Daso, the Democratic Alliance Student Organization in South Africa has stirred up some controversy with a poster depicting a white young man embracing a colored girl. It’s a tasteful poster accompanied by the text In OUR future you wouldn’t look

Opinion - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Reader’s Letter: The causeway is not a priority

Dear Editor, After listening to the meeting of parliament which was called by the National Alliance to question the minister of VROMI, I have to say: Here goes government once more with not having its priorities set straight. During the meeting,

Opinion - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Opinion: Discrimination

A large majority of manpower agencies in the Netherlands honors requests by employers who do not want Moroccan, Surinamese or Turkish temp workers. Though this form of passive discrimination is declining, currently 76.8 percent of the manpower agenci

Editorial - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Editorial: Morality

The coalition-factions and independent MP Patrick Illidge did not show up for a parliament meeting to discuss the heavily contested voting-behavior of parliamentarian and Simpson Bay Resort general manager Jules James. This is democracy at work: opp

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Sports: Sierra and Korstanje record victories

St. Maarten - The collective efforts by 39 swimmers in various age brackets resulted in 120.25km recorded when the Carib Swim Team staged their annual six hour Swim A Thon at the pool in Cole Bay on Sunday. The objective of the event each year is