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Students unveil Peace mural

Students unveil Peace mural

The team of students that painted the Peace mural at St. Maarten Academy stand together after it was unveiled.St. Maarten – A mural depicting “peace” was unveiled on the LB Scott Road by students of both sections of the St. Maarten Academy

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National Alliance submits updated Civil Code amendment

St. Maarten – The National Alliance faction and Independent Member of Parliament Frans Richardson has submitted its amendment to the Civil Code dealing with short term labor contracts and hopes that President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell wil

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Thompson: “Let’s end this war” Simpson Bay Resort looks to appeal third Wifol victory

St. Maarten – The attorney for Simpson Bay Resort Management Company (SBRMC) JAiro Bloem has announced that he will seek a stay of execution of Monday’s ruling by Judge Mr. Rene van Veen that Simpson Bay Resort Management Company must respect the

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Students get direct benefits from airport’s adoption

Students get direct benefits from airport’s adoption

Managing Director of the Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company Regina Labega and the school manager at Prince Willem Alexander School Malva Brooks-Brill unveil a sign to commemorate the airport’s adoption of the school while Mini

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Editorial: The war ain’t over

Some people just don’t quit is an apt statement to apply to the owners of Simpson Bay Resort Management Company, considering that they are considering appealing yet another ruling that states they must respect a collective labor agreement with memb

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Finance Ministers meet on central bank on April 16

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto will meet his counterpart in Curacao George Jamaloodin on April April 16 to discuss accusations made and current developments surrounding the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS). The meeting

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CFATF concludes fact finding mission

St. Maarten - Officials of the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) briefed the Council of Ministers on some of the results of their two weeks of consultations last Friday. The team expressed pleasure at the good cooperation they received

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Students receive special treat at Etna Ice Cream

Students receive special treat at Etna Ice Cream

Cycle 2A year 1 students of the Marie Genevieve de Weever Primary School and their class teacher Stuart Johnson pose at Etna Ice Cream company on French St. Martin.St. Maarten - The Cycle 2A year 1 students of the Marie Genevieve de Weever Pri

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Resident expresses concern about speeders in Oyster Pond

“Speed gets you there dead fast” St. Maarten - Residents of Oyster Pond are singing the praises of the Ministry of VROMI for heeding the call to repair the public portion of the road that leads from Defiance to Dawn Beach Estates. Paving the r

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Emergency Medical Training an asset for security officers

Emergency Medical Training an asset for security officers

St. Maarten - They say of all the numbers, 12, is the symbol of strength and authority. For one local security company, the certification of 12 emergency medical technicians (EMTs) on Sunday will help them to maintain a competitive edge and contrib

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Richardson calls for unity and togetherness

Marigot, St. Martin -“It is both a great honor and a pleasant duty for me, to present to this Assembly my declaration of general policy, in accordance with the customs and habits of the 5th Republic at this time when I take office as President of t

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Thirty-six foundations attend information session

St. Maarten – The representatives of 36 foundations attended the recent information session hosted by the St. Maarten Advisory Board of the Samenwerkende Fondsen/Cooperating Foundations of the Dutch Caribbean. Ten of the 36 foundations have now mad

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Youths steal the show at strategic economic plan workshop

Youths steal the show at strategic economic plan workshop

Some of the country’s youth who took part in the strategic economic plan workshop.  (DCOMM Photo) St. Maarten – Contributions by the nation’s youth were the highlight of the Strategic Economic Plan (SEP) 2012-2022 workshop that was held a