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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Great Salt Pond shows alarming water quality

Great Salt Pond shows alarming water quality

The Great Salt Pond shows alarming water quality in the latest water quality tests conducted by the Nature Foundation.St. Maarten - The Nature Foundation carried out water quality tests at Cole Bay Lagoon, Simpson Bay Lagoon, Mullet Pond, Kim Sha Bea

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Reserve requirement increased – Still too much liquidity in money market

WILLEMSTAD/ GREAT BAY – The Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten continues to increase its main monetary policy instrument - the reserve requirement for commercial banks - as a means to curb the excess liquidity in the money market. The requirem

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Wheelchair tennis tournament with twelve internationals - Awareness week for the disabled in November

Wheelchair tennis tournament with twelve internationals – Awareness week for the disabled in November

Members of the Rotary Sunrise Club show the Breaking Barriers tee shirt. Third from left is former first lady Angela Richards; next to her is Top Promotion Foundation Committee Be Able president Henri Brookson.St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – T

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Athletes return from France with gold and silver medals

Athletes return from France with gold and silver medals

Richardson promises to invest more President of the Collectivité Alain Richardson (second left) poses with the Speedy Plus delegation after they arrived at the Grand Case Airport.GRAND CASE, St. Martin - Several athletes who represented St. M

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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The Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND) organizes open house for August 3

IND Building on the A.T. Illidge Road next to Napa.St. Maarten – The Immigration and Naturalization Service (IND) hosts an Open House on August 3rd and the public is invited to attend. People interested in learning more about what services the IND

Opinion - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Opinion: Disgusting

Curacao is dealing with a controversy of a different kind these days. Not the central bank, not the Schotte-government, not the budget, not the instruction by the Kingdom Council of Ministers is at the center of the latest storm, but the distribution

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Prosecutor investigates photo leak

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The Public Prosecutor conducts an investigation into the distribution of the photo of the two girls found dead in a bathtub Sunday night at the Marriott Hotel. The photo was distributed via BlackBerry and through Facebook. M

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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St. Maarten Pride calls for update on adventure park

Rueben J. Thompson and Jadira Veen of the St. Maarten Pride FoundationSt. Maarten - Board member of the Emilio Wilson Estate Foundation Rueben J. Thompson, who is also vice-president of the St. Maarten Pride Foundation, is worried about the deafening

Opinion - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Opinion: No big deal

There was a time that the Netherlands stood out as a paradise for marijuana-lovers. Smoking a joint was no big deal; hell, the government even legalized the sales of soft drugs in coffee shops that obtained their goods from illegal sources. But those

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Dolphin Defenders St. Maarten and Nature Foundation partner on billboard

Dolphin Defenders St. Maarten and Nature Foundation partner on billboard

The Dolphin Defenders St. Maarten and the St. Maarten Nature Foundation billboard on A.J.C Brouwer Road which was paid for with funding from Humane Society International (HSI).St. Maarten - Local organizations Dolphin Defenders St. Maarten and th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Tallahassee-St. Maarten Foundation and Skillz Baseball Academy St. Maarten sign MOU

Academy reps visit Tallahassee in August St. Maarten - The Tallahassee St. Maarten Foundation Inc. (TLH-SXMF) and Skillz Baseball Academy St. Maarten recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to guide the relationship between both organi

Opinion - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Opinion: Ideological emptiness

Aw, shucks, we thought that content-less speech was a specialty of our own politicians, but we know better now. Dutch political parties are the true masters of using words without saying anything. Rob Wijnberg, the editor-in-chief of nrc.next, highli

Editorial - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Editorial: Awareness week

The Top Promotion Foundation’s initiative to set up an event to highlight not only the challenges but also the capabilities of disabled citizens is nothing less but excellent. This is not just a fun event whereby international wheelchair tennis

Opinion - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Letter: Casino addiction

Dear Editor, I want the authorities to work on stricter casino controls. Here on this god forsaken island we have casino addicted poor people who spend their last cent, and then go begging and whoring to get money to feed their kids. I know of

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Convict on extended leave arrested near police station

St. Maarten – Elston L. Fos will be flown to the Netherlands this upcoming Sunday to serve the remainder of a 6-year prison sentence for stabbing a man to death in 1996 in Rotterdam, Chief Prosecutor Mr. Hans Mos said yesterday. Fos was granted