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St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 27, 2012

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Oyster Bay Beach Resort manager at CHTIC

Oyster Bay Beach Resort manager at CHTIC

St. Maarten - General Manager of the Oyster Bay Beach Resort Ricardo Perez will be one of the keynote speakers for the Caribbean’s longest standing and most successful investment tourism conference in April. Perez revealed on Thursday that he had b

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 27, 2012

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St. Maarten Carnival reps meet with Police

St. Maarten Carnival reps meet with Police

Representatives from the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation and representatives of the police department met on Monday to discuss the Unity Jump-Up, routes for the “Fete to Fitness” on Saturday and the “Opening Jump-up” on April 19

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 27, 2012

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Man forges 2012 license plate

Man forges 2012 license plate

Police confiscated this forged license plate during one of their recent controls.St. Maarten – The police fined a driver recently for having fake license plates, driving without a valid driver’s license, a valid insurance policy, a valid test car

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St. Maarten’s new country dialing code starts broadcast in August

St. Maarten – Chief Operations Officer of the Bureau Telecommunications & Post Giovanni King expects that telecom providers will begin broadcasting the St. Maarten’s new country code +1-721 by the end of July. At the moment people still see +599

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 27, 2012

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Pantophlet wants an end to unfairness

St. Maarten – National Alliance Member of Parliament (MP) George Pantophlet has accused the tax administration of not being fair in the way it deals with people and businesses under its jurisdiction. He goes on to blame politics and the government

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Wescot-Williams commends Health & Wellness Fair

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams commends the St. Maarten Lion’s Club and all contributors to the 4th Health and Wellness Fair held at the Festival Village on Saturday. Wescot-Williams made her observation on Sunday without havi

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RBC issues skimming warning

RBC issues skimming warning

WILLEMSTAD- RBC Royal Bank in Curacao (former RBTT) advised customers on Monday to carefully check their bank statements since people who used ATMs belonging to other banks to conduct RBTT transactions may have been exposed to skimming activities.

Editorial - Posted by on March 27, 2012

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Editorial: A clever forgery

It was bound to happen sooner or later. That is the resounding thought that came to mind when we received the police report on Monday. The item that inspired the thought is that someone had taken the time to forge this year’s license plate. Cons

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 27, 2012

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Voges and Bervoets discuss cooperation on environmental matters

Voges and Bervoets discuss cooperation on environmental matters

Nature Foundation Director and Marine Park Manager Tadzio Bervoets presenting Minister Plenipotentiary Mathias Voges with a copy of the Man of War Shoals Marine Park management plan.St. Maarten – Nature Foundation Manager Tadzio Bervoets offici

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Civil Registry calls on persons with expired driver’s licenses to visit department

St. Maarten – Head of the Civil Registry Leona Romeo-Marlin informs the general public that people with expired driver’s licenses can visit the department to schedule an appointment to renew their license. Driver license holders should not wait u

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Marlin congratulates Richardson on election victory

St. Maarten - Leader of the National Alliance and the party’s faction leader in parliament William Marlin congratulated President elect of the Territorial Council Alain Richardson on Monday during a phone call on Monday afternoon. Richardson’s RR

Opinion - Posted by on March 27, 2012

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Opinion: The Politics of Fear and Division

By Kendall Dupersoy There are several ways that people trying to affect politics run their campaigns. Some run it through fear and some run it through division while most run it through fear and division. In your paper on March 19, 2012 you carrie

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Prime Minister congratulates fire department on fire fighter’s week

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams wishes to congratulate the country’s fire fighters on Fire Fighters Week 2012. The week started off with a church service at the Good News Baptist church in St. Peters on Sunday, during which Pas

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Audit Chamber’s structure and organization finalized on paper

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams recently published the national decree on the structure and organization of the General Auditing Chamber. The body is a high council of state which is responsible for, amongst other things, the ver

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Police arrest one of two robbery suspects

St. Maarten – Police arrested and detained R.F.A.Y. on Sunday as one of two suspects in an armed robbery at Yang Yang on Well Road. A patrol was directed to the area around 2:00 p.m. The information given to the patrol from Simpson Bay police stati

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Hooker Gas Station joins Fun Miles

ORANJESTAD – Hooker Gas Station is Statia’s first company to join Fun Miles. Clients will earn one Fun Mile for every $1.39 spent, and can redeem these Fun Miles for more gasoline. All this requires is a Fun Miles card, which is also available at

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Foundation distributes Easter baskets to school goers

St. Maarten - Voice of our Children (VOOC) will treat pupils from a list of selected elementary schools to Easter baskets stocked with goodies during the Easter holiday. This activity, which will cater to 350 pupils, is aimed at shining some light in

French St. Martin News - Posted by on March 27, 2012

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New Territorial Council takes office Sunday

MARIGOT, St. Martin – President elect Alain Richardson projects that the new government for the Collectivite is expected to be sworn next weekend and the government should be seated by April 1, 2012. A preliminary calculation gives RRR 17 seats in

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Existing loan agreements exempted from credit freeze

St. Maarten – The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten announced on Monday that loan commitments banks have already made to their clients and loans for projects that strengthen the economies of Curaçao and St Maarten are exempt from its require