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

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Samuel returns to legislature two years early

St. Maarten – Members of Parliament will review the credentials of their newest colleague drs Rodolphe Emile Samuel at a public plenary session at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Their approval will clear the way for Samuel to be sworn in by Governor drs Eu

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

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Duncan “pretty proud” of “slow progress” on prison renovation

Ministerial consultation today St. Maarten – “It will start and finish in less than nine years.” That is the message that Justice Minister Roland Duncan will take to today’s ministerial consultation on the plans of approach. The statement

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

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Mussington predicts disasters if Gibbs wins second round

MARIGOT / By Andrew Bishop – Leader of the Movement for the Advancement of the People (Map) Louis Mussington has warned that it will be disastrous for the Collectivite de St. Martin if Daniel Gibbs wins the bid to be St. Martin’s first Deputy in

Editorial - Posted by on June 11, 2012

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Editorial: Screaming outsider or inside whisperer?

Louis Mussington may be out of the race to be St. Martin’s delegate in the French parliament, but he’s not leaving the scene quietly. Instead he’s chosen to somewhat throw his lot behind Guillame Arnell’s candidacy by stating that a victory f

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

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Immigration and visas crop up during Guyana consul’s visit

St. Maarten / By Torana Granston- More than 200 Guyanese nationals applied for Caricom machine readable passports during the three day visit of Guyana’s Honorary Consul to Antigua & Barbuda, Robert E. Reis, to St. Maarten this past weekend. Rei

Opinion - Posted by on June 11, 2012

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Letter: In response to “A moment of sober…….billboard in St Peter”

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Board of Safe Haven Foundation, I thank Mr. Arrindell for his comments. Many points he brought forward have our serious attention.  As soon as funds are available we will extend our services to other areas of Domesti

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

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Video X Games donates tickets to youth group

St. Maarten - The organizers of the Caribserve 4G Video X Games 2012 recently presented complimentary tickets for the competition’s inaugural event to members of the Special Miracle and Deliverance Ministries Youth department. The donation of fifte

Opinion - Posted by on June 11, 2012

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Opinion: Arrogance tulips

The Dutch did it again: the national soccer team went to the European championship in the Ukraine with one thought in mind: making it to the final. Unless the team manages to beat Germany on Wednesday two words will be enough to respond to that lofty

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

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Radio St Martin hosts 12 hour show

MARIGOT – Radio St Martin and youth comedy program The Andrew Dick show hosts a radio slumber party on Friday, from the studios of Radio St Martin in Marigot. The show is meant to entertain and test the young people of both sides of the island. I

Opinion - Posted by on June 11, 2012

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Letter: Truth or dare

Dear Editor, The event that took place in Boo Boo jam is a part of the change St. Maarten/St. Martin needs. This is a classic example that French or Dutch nationality does not mean you are a St. Maartener/St. Martiner. Some foolishly argue once

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Foundation produces farewell jingle for departing students

St. Maarten - The Voice of Our Children in its ongoing efforts to inspire and promote the talents of the island’s youth created a jingle titled “Take it to the sky,” especially for those students soon leaving the island to further their studies

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St. Maarten hosts regional aerodrome inspection workshop

St. Maarten — Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company N.V. (PJIAE) and St. Maarten Department of Civil Aviation, Shipping & Maritime have partnered to host the ICAO/FAA Aerodrome Certification Inspectors Workshop for Caribbean

Opinion - Posted by on June 11, 2012

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Opinion: Cock fighting

It finally starts to sink in that the Parliament of St. Maarten is ready to turn a blind eye to the so-called cultural event called cockfighting. On the day the decision was taken, May 25, the President of Animals R Friends, Monique Hofman immediatel

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

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Man loses car in roadside fire

St. Maarten - The elderly driver was still in shock, minutes after his Toyota Corolla was engulfed in flames on an elevated section of Cherry Nut Road in St. Peters yesterday shortly after noon. The man had parked his car on an incline at the side of

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Bendaly takes over St. Maarten Rotary leadership

St. Maarten – Country Manager of ScotiaBank Elie Bendaly took over as President of the Rotary Club of St. Maarten at the annual change of Board of Ceremony at the Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa on Saturday. Bendaly succeeds Rebecca Low, who led

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

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St. Maarten Parliament holds half closed/half open discussions

St. Maarten – The Central Committee of Parliament has a half closed and half open meeting this Tuesday. The first agenda point - discussions with the Board of financial supervision (Cft) - is first and will be held behind closed doors. The second a