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Opinion: Slavery

Last Wednesday the owner of the Border Bar was in court. The term adult entertainment center does not do the place justice, because the Border Bar is, plain and simple, a whorehouse. The charges against the owner are women trafficking and firearm pos

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Opinion: Mobile euthanasia

The first euthanasia clinic in the Netherlands opened for business last week Thursday. To say that the initiative became an immediate hit sounds a bit callous, but it’s a fact that the clinic already received more than sixty requests for euthanasia

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Opinion: Counterparts

We read somewhere that independent parliamentarian Frans Richardson demands a vigorous, impartial and conscientious application of the ordinance on foreign labor from Labor Minister Cornelius de Weever. More specifically, Richardson wants the ministe

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Robber shoots victim twice

St. Maarten – Police are investigating a shooting that took place near Sports Center on Back Street on Saturday afternoon that put a man in hospital with two gunshot wounds to his leg. Witnesses say that the shooter, who was masked, approached the

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Sonesta Maho job fair begins today

St. Maarten – Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunications & Transport Franklin Meyers and Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever encourages unemployed job seekers to use the two-day Job Fair th

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Chamber delegation identifies four cooperation areas

St. Maarten – Executive Director of the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry Claret Connor and Board Member Tamara Leonard have pointed out four areas where the chamber and its members must move quickly to develop cooperation under St. Maar

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Famed tall ship makes weekend stop over

St. Maarten - Tall ship Eye of the Wind docked in Marigot this past weekend after sailing over from St. Barths in the midst of the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. The arrival came just about a week after sail training vessel “EENDRACHT” left a

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Lil Blossom, Rickyshio defends Jr. Calypso and Roadmarch titles mid-April

St. Maarten - Reigning Jr. Calypso Queen Denisia “Lil Blossom” Martimbor and two-time reigning Jr. Roadmarch King Rickyshio Bertie will have to fend off stiff competition for Carnival 2012 if they hope to retain their titles. The 2012 Junior Carn

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Heyliger “fully supports” student forum

St. Maarten – Vice Prime Minister Theo Heyliger fully supports the April 20th student forum that Stichting Soualiga Foundation (SSF) hosts for St. Maarten students studying in the Netherlands. The event, which will be held in Bodegraven, the Nether

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Local cookbook nominated for international award

St. Maarten – Local cookbook "In the Kitchen with St. Maarten women" has been nominated in the Fundraising: America - Caribbean category of the “Gourmand Best in the World” Competition. Lion Club member Michael van Grieken will attend Tuesday

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New medical facility “on schedule”

St. Maarten - Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever recently met with a group of medical doctors who are interested in working at The American Clinic (TAC). The doctors who are specialized in, amongst other thing

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Primary students learn table manners

St. Maarten – Students of the M. Genevieve de Weever continued their life experience training by having an etiquette lesson that included lunch at the La Source Restaurant at Sundial School recently. Restaurant technique teacher Anenda Zaandam taug

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Safe Haven also offering service at Community Helpdesk

St. Maarten -The services of the Safe Haven Foundation - Home for Battered Women - are now available at the Community Helpdesks located in Cole Bay and St. Peters. The foundation is available in Cole Bay on Wednesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m, Thur

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Budget meeting continues today

St. Maarten – The Central Committee of Parliament continues discussion on the 2012 National Budget at 2:00 p.m. today after the meeting was adjourned last week Thursday. The meeting will be in the General Assembly Chamber of the House of Parliament

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Draft report on Kingdom Visa Law ready for discussion

St. Maarten – The permanent committee of parliament on Kingdom Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Relations will meet tomorrow to discuss a draft report on the Kingdom Visa Law. The report, which will be forwarded to the Dutch Second Chamber, is the P

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KPMG stresses importance of family businesses

St. Maarten – KPMG in the Dutch Caribbean and Suriname and KPMG Meijburg Caribbean recently hosted a seminar entitled “The business of Family business” at the Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort & Casino. The session reinforced the fact that fam