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French St. Martin News - Posted by on February 6, 2012

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Anicette wins Ms. Pitchounette 2012

MARIGOT - Crowd favorite Tiffany Annicette beat out three other contestants on Sunday to become Ms. Pitchounette 2012 for St. Martin’s carnival festivities. Eight year old Annicette got the judges nod for outstanding talent, best princess (evening)

Opinion - Posted by on February 6, 2012

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Opinion: Dutch-American Friendship Treaty

The government has a thorn in its side and it is called the Dutch-American Friendship Treaty. Our government does not like this treaty because it gives American citizens the same rights as European Dutch citizens. The courts have time and again confi

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Opinion: Euthanasia – the next level

Euthanasia is legal in the Netherlands and the practice is set to become legal on Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba as well. But what if you want to end your life and you’re getting nowhere with your doctors? A Dutch documentary-producer found that i

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Opinion: Advertising-heaven (Facebook)

Mark Zuckerberg can have his private jet and his $500, 000 annual salary for all we care. Facebook is going public and that makes clear that there is money in social networks. What every Facebooker ought to know: they contribute $4.38 each year to Zu

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 6, 2012

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UTS sponsors three carnival pageants – Nine contestants for Miss Mature Pageant

St. Maarten - The Miss Mature Carnival Queen Pageant is back with a bang! St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) will be introducing the contestants for their pageants for Carnival 2012 this week and has started with an impressive amount

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 6, 2012

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Justice Minister Duncan keeps denying Americans their rights – Row continues over Friendship Treaty

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – The Court in First Instance has ordered Justice Minister Roland Duncan to take a decision about the admission of three Americans before February 27. The Americans called on the Dutch-American Friendship, Commerce an

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Arrindell promotes early cancer screening

St. Maarten – President of Parliament drs. Gracita Arrindell calls on women and men to seek early screening to detect cancer promptly as that is the key to reducing the nearly eight million deaths caused by cancer across the globe annually. The urg

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Five parliamentary hearings this week

St. Maarten – A hearing on Monday about a central registration system for child abuse is the first of five hearings in parliament this week. Monday’s hearing will begin at 2:00 p.m. and allow a representative of Women’s Desk to share the body

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New faces dominate Culture Time Awards 2011

St. Maarten – Jacques Hamlet (better known as “Billie D”) of SOS Radio in Marigot has been named “Culture Time Person of the Year”. The announcement was made Sunday in a special edition of the island’s longest-running cultural program on

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Sports: EMILE PHOTO ARE U-16 FUTSAL CHAMPIONS

St. Maarten - After leading by one goal to nil at half time against the Wanderers, the Emile Photo U-16 team went onto score six additional goals in the finals of the Futsal tournament which was sponsored jointly by Cost U Less and Greenhouse. The

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Sports: CONSTANCE PITCHES THE MAC TO VICTORY

St. Maarten - Like a chip off the not so old block, Jaylen Constance rose to the occasion on the pitcher’s mound and batted 3-4 to lead the Mac school to a convincing victory in the final game of the RBC/RBTT tournament last Saturday. So consist

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Sports: Pigeon and Piscione clinch top spots in triple mini-triathlon

St. Maarten - The Gymfit athletic club secured the top two places in the male category and the positions for first and second in the female category was separated by a seconds at the conclusion of the first annual Sunset Bar & Grill triple mini t

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Sports: Wib takes cream of awards

St. Maarten - The Windward Islands Bank softball team will be going into the 2012 season which began Sunday with a psychological advantage after securing three of the six awards in the male category for their performances in 2011. In addition to t