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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 18, 2012

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Ennia assists with mental health infomercials

Ennia assists with mental health infomercials

St. Maarten – Ennia donated $6,706 to The Mental Health Foundation last week so the latter can create infomercials that will raise public awareness of mental health. The donation means that Ennia joins a list of contributors that include govern

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 18, 2012

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Government restates commitment to HIV/Aids program

Government restates commitment to HIV/Aids program

(l to r): Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (VSA) Hon. Cornelius de Weever; Acting Secretary General VSA Jorien Wuite, Prime Minister Hon. Sarah Wescott-Williams, HIV Project Officer, Margje Troost and HIV Programme Manager

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Police crackdown on illegal scaffolds and vendors

St. Maarten – Placing or constructing scaffolding or any other of type structure along the route of the parades for the 2012 Carnival will require a permit from the Ministry of Justice. This decision has been taken to ensure public order and safety

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Wifol queries university dismissals and librarian’s position

St. Maarten – The Worker’s Institute for Organised Labor (Wifol) is not pleased that the University St. Martin is seeking to dismiss seven employees and the management’s decision to recruiting the current librarian to work as the head of its In

Opinion - Posted by on April 18, 2012

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Opinion: Citizenship

Anthropologist Maja Mischke and historian Asher Ben Avraham published an interesting op-ed in the Volkskrant yesterday about how the Netherlands turned from a tolerant society into an indifferent one. Multiculturalism is dying but there is no new phi

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St. Maarten and Bonaire to cooperate on exchanging specialists

St. Maarten – Dutch Minister of Public Health Edith Schippers will witness the signing of a cooperation agreement between the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) and Fundashon Mariadal - the hospital of Bonaire today. The agreement will be signed on

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TelEm Group co-sponsoring Arrindell

TelEm Group co-sponsoring Arrindell

Ms. Mature Contestant Tatiana Arrindell receives a sponsorship check and words of encouragement from TelEm Group Manager, Marketing & Sales Carmen Lake-Reyes.St. Maarten – TelEm Group is continuing to sponsor Carnival 2012 with the company

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Heineken and Captain Morgan Rum official drinks of 2012

Heineken and Captain Morgan Rum official drinks of 2012

(left to right) Marketing Manager of Heineken Nila Rambhadjan, St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation Treasurer Erno Labega, SCDF President Stuart Johnson and Brand Manager for Captain Morgan Rum Erica Fortuno.St. Maarten - The St. Maarten C

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Hurricane mobility pass application process begins April 18

St. Maarten – People may begin applying for hurricane passes today. The passes will be valid from June 1 to November 30 and are available to people from the business sector and vital organizations. The hurricane pass application procedure is only i

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Carty urges students to prepare well for exams

St. Maarten - Acting General Director of the Milton Peters College Vital Carty has urged students to ensure that they attend all classes in the coming period as their teachers help them prepare for the Central Written Exams, which will begin on May 1

Editorial - Posted by on April 18, 2012

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Editorial: On to more cooperation

Today’s signing of an agreement between the St. Maarten Medical Center and Foundation Mariadal of Bonaire is a sign that cooperation between in this Kingdom is moving away somewhat from political structures and firmly on to issues that are importan

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Academy celebrates science fair victories

Academy celebrates science fair victories

St. Maarten Academy science fair winners of both campuses along with PSVE principal Solange Duncan, science fair coordinator Claude Javois, and science teachers of the PSVE Enid van Putten and Exzira Caines.St. Maarten - Students of both sections

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Town hall meeting on sewage connections next Monday

St. Maarten – The Middle Region and Defiance Community Council invites all the residents of Middle Region and Defiance to a town hall meeting scheduled for April 23. The meeting will be held at the Sister Marie Laurence School in Middle Region from

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Regional expert speaks at aviation safety seminar today

St. Maarten – The Princess Juliana International Airport hosts an aviation seminar today with the theme ‘Growing the air transport business with a focus on safety’. The session, which begins at 8:00 a.m, includes the presentation of two safety