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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 4, 2012

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Government and Cft looking at improving off-season

St. Maarten – Finding a way to bridge the gap between the peak tourism season and the off season is an issue that the government of St. Maarten, the Board of financial supervision and the University of St. Martin are all mulling over at this time.

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Opposition submits draft legislation to parliament – UP wants 40 percent increase in stay over tax timeshare owners

St. Maarten – Timeshare owners vacationing in St. Maarten will be confronted with a 40 percent increase in stay over taxes if the parliament approves an initiative law the United People’s party faction submitted to the parliament’s Secretary Ge

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Arrindell splits up meeting agenda

St. Maarten – The Central Committee of Parliament that was scheduled for Thursday has now been split into two sessions. The meeting was set to begin at 11:00 a.m., but changes have made so MPs can attend the funeral of Nour Ouenniche – the only d

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Brooks promises more laughter in 2013

St. Maarten - The dust has hardly settled since the completion of two days of comedy fest and the organizer of Laugh Til Belly Burst Glen Brooks is already planning for the eight edition of the most hilarious event to be held on St Maarten. The two s

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Alzheimer’s foundation presents de Weever with newsletter

St. Maarten – President of the St. Maarten Alzheimer Foundation (SMAF) Keith Franca and Secretary Raymond Jessurun presented Minister of Public Health Social Development & Labor, Cornelius De Weever with a copy of the June edition of Alzheimer’s

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St. Maarten Toastmasters in top three – Romeo-Marlin new Area Governor

St. Maarten -Toastmasters of Area 6 held their installation ceremony for the incoming Area Governor and Club Executives on Saturday at the Community Outreach Mentorship and Empowerment (COME) Centre in the Maynard building. District Governor elect R

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Pantophlet’s cabinet gets own telephone line

St. Maarten – The Cabinet of the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications (MinTEATT), which had to be relocated from the Government Administration Building, can now be reached by calling telephone numbers 542-2090 or 54

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Opinion: Out of left field

Just when you think that everybody is on board as far as overweight and obesity is concerned, someone comes out of left field with a slightly different opinion. That would be Volkskrant columnist Malou van Hintum, who wrote yesterday that “the scal

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Imbali all set for summer of folklore and fun

St. Maarten — Imbali Center for Creative Movement began its fifth annual Visual and Performing Arts Summer Camp at the John Larmonie Center on Monday, July 2. This year’s program, which focuses on visual and performing arts as a vehicle to celebr

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Lady B hosts 4th annual SXM Sandblast

GREAT BAY – St. Maarten’s premiere sand castle event is back. It takes place at La Playa, Orient Beach on Sunday July 15 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The sand castle building event is for all ages and includes a day of contests, castings, live

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Harbour Group sponsors special fireworks display

St. Maarten – A fireworks display will light up the skies of Philipsburg at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday as part of a private reception hosted by the US Consulate in Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facilities and a special edition of the Boardwalk Fest a