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Editorial - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Editorial: Looking to the future

The recent resignation from the board of the Tenants Association Pelican Resort Club may be the final nail in the coffin of the body that represents the former owners of a timeshare property in St. Maarten. When one looks at the facts as put forward,

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Cicilia wins online vote but places third overall

Cicilia wins online vote but places third overall

Aishira Cicilia (center) performs during the judged part of the Kies je Queen competition for this year’s Summer Carnival (Zomer Carnaval) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.THE NETHERLANDS/ST. MAARTEN – Even though she got the highest number of o

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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TAPRC board resigns and suggests forming new association

GREAT BAY – The five members of the board of the Tenants’ Association of Pelican Resort Club(TAPRC) have resigned from their positions effective July 17 and left it up to members to decide whether they will elect a new board or they will form a

Opinion - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Opinion: Looking to the future

The recent resignation from the board of the Tenants Association Pelican Resort Club may be the final nail in the coffin of the body that represents the former owners of a timeshare property in St. Maarten. When one looks at the facts as put forward,

Opinion - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Opinion: Fu Lin Men (part two)

Dear Editor, Many people loved my article about how St. Maarten Cable TV is fooling the customer. You pay for 12 months and you get 10 and a half month (I still do not have TV). One family absolutely did not like my article: the owners of the Chin

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Three more advance in Sunset Bikini competition

St. Maarten - Caroline Mejia Paredes may have been the shortest of the contestants in the second week of the 4th annual Sunset Bikini contest, but after a magnificent display during the three segments and the support from the huge gathering she ended

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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UTS Chippie pledges support to Saba Carnival

THE BOTTOM/GREAT BAY – UTS has pledged its support to the Saba Cultural Foundation and its endeavor to stage the 2012 carnival festivities by making a financial contribution of $6, 500. The celebrations kick off today (July 23rd) with the opening J

Opinion - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Opinion: Discrimination

The D-word is a loaded gun often fired by people who have run out of sensible arguments. But there are exceptions that confirm this rule. A fine example is the humiliating defeat the SGP – a small orthodox-religious party in the Netherlands – suf

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Oceania Riveria visits twice during Caribbean debut

Oceania Riveria visits twice during Caribbean debut

St. Maarten – The Oceania Riveria will visit St. Maarten twice this winter cruise season. The first visit will be part of a 11 day itinerary themed Idyllic Isles and the second visit is part of a 14 day itinerary themed Island Holiday. This will be

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Pantophlet attends Nabhood Conference

St. Maarten – Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs, Traffic and Transportation (TEATT) Romeo Pantophlet attends the 16th Annual International African American Hotel Ownership & Investment Summit & Trade Show of the National Association of Black H

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Police issue reminder on i.d. cards

St. Maarten – The police issued a call recently for all people 12 and above to always have their identification card or passport with them at all times. People are legally bound to always have identification by the national ordinance identification

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Su Wathey signs petition against cock fighting

St. Maarten – Yesterday afternoon the number of signatures on the online anti cock fighting petition stood at 3,999, so it is expected that initiator Elaine Christopher will present her second batch of signatures to Governor drs Eugène Holiday thi

Opinion - Posted by on July 23, 2012

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Opinion: Billboards

How do citizens perceive crime and how do they perceive the system that is supposed to track down criminals, try them in court and, if found guilty, send them to prison? That was the question bothering two members of the municipal council in The Hagu