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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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Young woman slams head after being jet blasted

Young woman slams head after being jet blasted

No major incidents for Easter Weekend St. Maarten – Police Spokesman Ricardo Henson says there were no major incidents this Easter weekend. Locals and tourists hit the streets and beaches in the four day holiday that began on Good Friday and e

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Richards sacked at height of plagiarism scandal

MARIGOT – President of the Collectivité Alain Richardson has fired his Chief of Staff Alex Richards over the scandal around his inaugural address. The new president had entrusted the drafting of the speech to Richards and the scandal has compelled

Editorial - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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Editorial: A few questions about Richards

There are more questions than answers around President Alain Richardson’s sacking of his Chief of staff Alex Richards. One thing that should be acknowledged is that Richardson has moved quickly to deal with the issue. A similar expedience needs to

Opinion - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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Letter: St. Maarten urgently needs internet laws

Dear Editor, The latest rage is using an old Facebook account, over which I have no control to shamelessly attack deputy-prime minister Theodore Heyliger. I want to make this abundantly clear that I am distancing myself for 100% from these statem

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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White wears winning hat at tea party

GREAT BAY - It took Julietta White the better part of two hours to add the Midas touch to the simple straw hat that was adjudged the winning piece during the 7th Tea Party & Hat Show which was organized by Class 9, of the St Peters Methodist Church o

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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Mussington prepared to represent Triple R in parliament

MARIGOT - The leader of the Movement for the Advancement of the People (MAP) Louis Mussington says that he is available to assist the governing Triple R party as a candidate for the legislative elections, scheduled for June. He noted that with the cu

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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Committee meeting with USM behind closed doors

St. Maarten – Even though it will be recorded, today’s meeting between parliament’s permanent committee on Education, Culture, Youth and Sports and representatives of the University of St. Martin will be held behind closed doors. The meeting wi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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More calls for compromise or negotiation at Simpson Bay Resort

GREAT BAY- The government has reiterated calls for the Workers Institute for Organized Labor (WIFOL) and Simpson Bay Resort Management Company (SBRMC) to stop the impasse that has seen both sides in and out of the courts. Following last Monday’s ru

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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Chef Dino for ‘auction’ at Island Gems dinner

GREAT BAY - St. Maarten’s award winning Iron Chef Dino Jagtiani of the famed Temptation and Rare restaurants will be “auctioned for charity” at the annual Island Gems Charity Foundation Dinner at Captain Oliver’s restaurant on Saturday, April

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Arrindell briefs Biden on constitutional reform

Arrindell briefs Biden on constitutional reform

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, President of Parliament Hon. Gracita Arrindell, U.S. Congressman John Conyers Jr. and the Vice President’s wife Dr. Jill Biden. St. Maarten – President of Parliament drs Gracita Arrindell recently met with Un

Opinion - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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Letter: An appeal to the General Pension Fund St. Maarten

Dear Editor, I am making an appeal to the board members and the director of the General Pension Fund St. Maarten (APS) to cancel the rule that compels pensioners, who reside on the island, to submit a statement yearly that certifies that they are

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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De Weever congratulates inspectors on course completion

St. Maarten - Two civil servants within the Inspectorate of Public Health, Social Services and Labour have upgraded their level of certification to function more effectively. Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour Cornelius de Weeve

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 10, 2012

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Wescot-Williams leads delegation regional OCT meeting

St. Maarten - Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams will head a delegation to the Caribbean Oversees Countries and Territories conference to be hosted in Curacao on April 26. St. Maarten, as a member of the Oversees Countries and Territories Associati

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Pa-Ben returns to the air for 20th year

GREAT BAY - St. Maarten’s oldest man alive, the legend of all time, Roland “Mi-Paben” kicked off his annual Cultural Carnival radio program on Monday. The program, which has aired every year for the past 20 years, will be aired once again on P