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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 11, 2012

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Full transition to digital television in 2013

Full transition to digital television in 2013

Digital television consultant Myra MooreGREAT BAY - St. Maarten is expected to fully switch to digital television by January 1, 2013 as it moves along a course “that was started when we were still part of the Netherlands Antilles.” The announceme

Editorial - Posted by on April 11, 2012

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Editorial: On the matter of budgets

The gale really does not stop at the border in St. Maarten/St. Martin. The gale we reference today though is not one made of wind and water, but of the financial sort. St. Maarten is mired in issues with its budget, which contains many holes and St.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 11, 2012

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Rainbow Beach Club owners sue Erato family

St. Maarten - The developers of Rainbow Beach Club in Cupecoy may soon find themselves before the courts again in a flurry of civil suits that homeowners on the property plan to file. The homeowners recorded a partial victory on February 3, 2012 when

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 11, 2012

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Simpson Bay Resort appeals latest ruling

St. Maarten – The attorney for Simpson Bay Resort Management Company Jairo Bloem filed an appeal petition on Tuesday to an April 2 ruling by the Court of First Instance that the company must respect the terms of the Collective Labor Agreement (CLA)

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Drilling starts for new storage tank

Drilling starts for new storage tank

Regional Manager of Sol Antilles David Antrobus watches as a pile is drilled into the ground for the company’s newest fuel storage tank.St. Maarten - Work started on the new aviation fuel storage tanks at Sol Antilles fuel farm in Cay Bay on Tu

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 11, 2012

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Dominican tourist severely beaten in Simpson Bay

St. Maarten – M.W. of Dominica, who was staying in St. Martin, has been identified as the man who was ill-treated by two to three other men in Simpson Bay around 2:00 a.m. on April 9 – Easter Monday. The confirmation was done in a release issued

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Second town hall meeting in St. Peters tonight

St. Maarten - Residents of the St. Peters district are being asked to attend a town hall meeting at the Rupert Maynard Youth Community Centre tonight from 7:00 p.m. The meeting represents the second public forum within recent days. A press release

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St. Maarten Parliament discusses new Penal Code and Arrindell’s Washington visit Thursday

St. Maarten – The Central Committee of Parliament will meet on April 12 in public session to discuss two agenda points. The first agenda point is related to the Penal Code while the second one is the approval of the working visit of the President o

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 11, 2012

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Mos: “I see no task at this time”

St. Maarten – Public Prosecutor Hans Mos does not believe the allegations being made against former President of the St. Peters Community Council Maurice Lake and his board “need to be solved in the realm of a criminal investigation.” The remar

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Letter: Victory for my people

By James E. Maduro - It has been brought to my attention that the high presidium of St. Eustatius (the Island Council) will be meeting in a public session to discuss some agenda points, one of which is the Nu star expansion on The Farm. My advice to

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New cleaning product line launches tonight

St. Maarten – ISD Distribution N.V. invites local business owners, hotels, cleaning and maintenance companies to join them as they launch the world renowned NCL World Class Cleaning Solutions product line. ISD Distribution N.V. is the authorized di

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Special package for travel agents attending Smart

St. Maarten - Travel agents from Canada, the United States, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean will be attending the St. Maarten/St. Martin Annual Regional Tradeshow (Smart) for the first time this year. The tradeshow organizers have encouraged

French St. Martin News - Posted by on April 11, 2012

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Richardson prioritizes Collectivité de St. Martin's financial issues

Richardson prioritizes Collectivité de St. Martin’s financial issues

President of the Collectivité Alain Richardson and members of his cabinet listen to a question during Richardson’s first press conference since taking office on April 1. MARIGOT, St. Martin – The newly installed President of the Collectivit

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Meyers meets taxi associations on law changes and challenges

Meyers meets taxi associations on law changes and challenges

Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication Franklin Meyers sits at the head of a meeting with the Airport Taxi Association (ATA), Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association (DSTA), and Genesis Taxi Association. (Dcomm pho