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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Truck driver Marlon Brooks kept his cool: Failing brakes caused truck to roll over

St. Maarten – Marlon Brooks, the truck driver who was involved in the traffic accident at the Kruythoff roundabout on Monday whereby his truck rolled over says that the brakes of his truck were failing when he came down the Harold Jack Hill. In the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Vox pop: The graphic image discussion “Do we want to have fun or a Christian Carnival with no dancing allowed?

GREAT BAY- The press office of the Prime Minister considered a Carnival picture Today published last Friday “tasteless and graphic.” Photographer Milton Pieters who made the disputed image went on the road to collect some opinions about the contr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Wilson demands that Lake stops slandering him

St. Maarten – Rene “Koto” Wilson is still at war with Maurice Lake and his legal representative, attorney Roeland Zwanikken. In a letter dated April 20, Wilson demands that both Lake and his attorney “refrain from slandering the good name, re

Opinion - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Opinion: Weighing options

We rather marveled at the reaction by truck driver Marlon Brooks to Monday’s traffic accident whereby his 35-ton trailer truck rolled over at the Kruythoff roundabout in Cole Bay. It is not often that someone is able to provide such an insight i

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Opinion: Devon Otto

Devon Chet Otto is definitely not a nice man. we all know that, since he is serving a 30-year prison sentence for murdering census office employee Stanley Gumbs in 2008. To add insult to injury, Otto told fellow-inmates once that he shot the wrong ma

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Research reveals why GPs no longer have a doctor’s bag Quality of patient files is “very poor” report states

St. Maarten – The quality of patient files and the technical maintenance of medical equipment at general practitioners in St. Maarten is very poor and professional communication about the individual patient and the organization of care is a major p

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Organizers say student forum was a success

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – Last Friday, the board of the Soualiga Foundation left the Evertshuis in Bodegraven elated at the rave results of its first-ever student forum. The event was visited by Sint Maarten students, recent graduates and young profess

Editorial - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Editorial: Alarming news

The survey among general practitioners tells us exactly where we are today, Public Health Minister Cornelius de Weever said yesterday. It was a bland reaction to a report that contains some alarming news. While our general practitioners – the fi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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At tourism investment conference in Puerto Rico: Forestay urges Caribbean to rethink tax policies

SAN JUAN - Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association President (CHTA) Josef Forstmayr opened the 16th Annual Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (CHTIC) in Puerto Rico with a call for Caribbean governments to rethink tax policies with

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2012

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Justice Minister Duncan reacts to story about St. Maarten as drug smuggling haven

“Regrettable nonsense and wild allegations” St. Maarten – Justice Minister Roland Duncan has some issues with an article that appeared in the Daily Herald last Saturday under the headline Worries about St. Maarten as drug smuggling haven. In