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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2012

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St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce supports Harbour Group’s camera project

St. Maarten – President of the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry Arthur Bute presented Chief Executive Officer of the St. Maarten Harbor Group of Companies Mark Mingo with a copy of the Chamber’s camera study on Monday. The report was

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Businesses ordered closed on Good Friday

St. Maarten - The Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunication Franklin Meyers announced on Tuesday that all places of business must be closed this Friday as part of the observance of Good Friday. This is in accordance with La

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Seniors discuss equal pensions and social premiums with de Weever

St. Maarten - Minister of Public Health Social Development & Labor, Cornelius de Weever recently met with the Seniors and Pensioners Association (SMSPA) to discuss a number of issues, such as pension reform, postponement of health reform, FZOG and SZ

French St. Martin News - Posted by on April 4, 2012

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French St. Martin President Alain Richardson makes public safety a priority

MARIGOT, St. Martin – President Alain Richardson plans to make public safety a priority during this new mandate. He called the current lack of security a major concern for St. Martiners and said it disrupts the conditions of social peace and develo

Editorial - Posted by on April 4, 2012

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Editorial: A better prize

It is interesting to observe that the St. Maarten Promoting Young Ambassadors gave away electronic gadgets to the winners of the recent Interscholastic Youth Competition. While we have no problem with electronics, we think an idea that should be cons

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Budding potentials unearthed in St Maarten Idol

Budding potentials unearthed in St Maarten Idol

The sxm idol winner in the secondary bracket, Geraldine Nicourt.GREAT BAY - The St Maarten Promoting Young Ambassadors are now extremely proud after staging their third annual St. Maarten Interscholastic Idol which at Celebration Palace over the week

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Final Carnival booth holder and band meetings on Wednesday

GREAT BAY - The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) is inviting booth holders and all road bands to a meeting on Wednesday night. These meetings will be the last with both booth holders and bands before the official start of the Carniv

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St. Maarten Ministry won’t grant python import requests

St. Maarten – The Inspection Department for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (LVV) within the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications announced Tuesday that they will decline any request to allow the import and s

French St. Martin News - Posted by on April 4, 2012

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French St. Martin President Alain Richardson calls for social cohesion among the citizens

MARIGOT, St. Martin - Citizenship and Social cohesion was among the points of concern of the President of the Collectivite Alain Richardson during his inauguration speech on the general policy statement for the next five years. In his address he said

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TelEm sponsors four Athletes for Carifta Games

TelEm sponsors four Athletes for Carifta Games

President of the St. Maarten Amateur Athletic Association, Les Brown, (left) receiving a co-sponsorship check and t-shirt on behalf of the travelling team of St. Maarten athletes who will be competing in the Carifta Games Track & Field event

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Collective Preventive Services attends pneumonia and meningitis vaccine meeting

St. Maarten – Head of Collective Preventive Services (CPS) Virginia Asin recently attended a meeting in Argentina on meningococcal and pneumococcal vaccine.Various countries from Latin America and the Caribbean Region presented their findings on th

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Civil Registry meets with stakeholders in workshop

Civil Registry meets with stakeholders in workshop

Attendees at the Civil Registry workshop last FridaySt. Maarten – Head of the Civil Registry Leona Romeo-Marlin says her department concluded a successful workshop with stakeholders last Friday with respect to the further improvement of service

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Hassink finds new partner

Hassink finds new partner

Victor Bergisch of Baker Tilly CuraçaoSt. Maarten - Hassink & Roos Accounting and Financial Advisory Services became Baker Tilly St. Maarten N.V. on March 1 after reaching an agreement to combine their operations in St. Maarten with Baker Tilly

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Lecture on senior citizen’s health today

GREAT BAY – The Helping Hands Foundation hosts a lecture on health issues that affect senior citizens at the John Hodge’s Hall behind the Cole Bay Methodist Church from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today. The event is part of the organization’s outr

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Guavaberry tree finds home at Hortus Botanicus

Guavaberry tree finds home at Hortus Botanicus

Perry Geerlings and Taeke Kuipers stand together near the gauvaberry tree planted in the greenhouse at Hortus Botanicus. St. Maarten – More than 18-months ago the St. Maarten Archaeological Center (Simarc) under the direction of its Director,

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Nagico Insurance gets B++ rating

St. Maarten - A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating of ‘B++’ (Good) and issuer credit ratings of “bbb” of National General Insurance Corporation (Nagico) N.V., based in St. Maarten, and Nagico Insurance Company Limited (NIC

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Philips visits Trinidad and Barbados

Philips visits Trinidad and Barbados

(left to right) President of the Constitutional Court of St. Maarten Judge Jacob “Bob” Wit poses with Ombudsman of Trinidad and Tobago Lynette Stephenson and Secretary General Bureau Ombudsman St. Maarten Patricia Philips.St. Maarten - The Se