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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Simarc “shocked and disappointed” by dig halt

Simarc “shocked and disappointed” by dig halt

SIMARC students sifting for artifacts at the Emilio Wilson Estate St. Maarten – Director of the St. Maarten Archeological Center (Simarc) Dr. Jay Haviser says they were “shocked and disappointed” with the notice by the RainForest Adventures th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Foundation calls for government to purchase historic estate

St. Maarten - The Emilio Wilson Estate Foundation issued a statement Thursday encouraging the government to continue its efforts to purchase the Emilio Wilson Estate and then establish it as the country’s first land-based protected area and Nationa

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Residents are fed up with persistent noise pollution – Westin hotel runs generators around the clock since 2011

St. Maarten – That the Westin Hotel in Dawn Beach and its neighbors do not get along is an understatement. Ever since the Babit Bay Beach Development Corporation set up shop in St. Maarten in 2006 there has been controversy. In 2010 the Court in Fi

Opinion - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Opinion: Bizarre experiment

Dick Thijsen is a physiologist in Nijmegen and he made a discovery that sheds a peculiar light on his daily activities and his sense of responsibility. Thijsen discovered that runners become faster after the blood supply to their legs had been temp

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Elshot wants schools to beef up athletic programs

St. Maarten – It is time to look at sports programs in our schools and to set up school competitions, Windward Islands Teachers Union (Witu) president Claire Elshot said yesterday. “I would like to see our schools beef up their athletic programs.

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St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation meets Anguillan counterparts to reestablish ties

St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation meets Anguillan counterparts to reestablish ties

President of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) Stuart Johnson presents President of the Anguilla Summer Festival Committee (ASFC) Davon Carty with a copy of the Golden Book of St. Maarten.St. Maarten – President of the St.

Opinion - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Opinion: Wiels

The political situation in Curacao has become extremely volatile after MAN-MP Cleopa withdrew his support for the coalition government. With Cleopa’s departure, the Schotte-cabinet no longer has a majority in parliament. These things happen, but i

Opinion - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Opinion: Danger zones

We always knew that stuffing yourself leads to predictable results. Like, your trousers don’t fit anymore, and worse. Scientists have now divined something we disagree with: eating too much has a larger influence on the increase of obesity among we

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Hennessy Artistry brings Maxi Priest and Roberta Flack to St. Maarten

Hennessy Artistry brings Maxi Priest and Roberta Flack to St. Maarten

St. Maarten - Local Hennessy distributor Caribbean Liquors and Tobacco teams up with Hennessy Artistry and the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau to bring cool vibes and a new concert to St. Maarten with headliners Maxi Priest and Roberta Flack on August 4.

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St. Maarten hosts joint para-military training in 2014

St. Maarten - Members of the Voluntary Corps of St. Maarten (VKS) have returned from a successful training exercise week in Curaçao. The group, under the leadership of 1st Lt. Alain Richardson, was stationed at the military barracks in Suffisant. Fr

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Thompson: Miller still refuses to talk

St. Maarten – Simpson Bay Resort manager Mark Miller still refuses to talk with Wifol president Theophilus Thompson, the union-leader said yesterday. “We need to establish a dialogue. The management at Simpson Bay Resort must realize that it ha

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Video X Games hosts last gaming tournament with top US players

Video X Games hosts last gaming tournament with top US players

CEO and founder of the famous gaming organization Empire Arcadia Isaiah “Triforce” Johnson and Perfect Legend of Empire Arcadia.St. Maarten - This Saturday - July 28 - will be the last chance for the hardcore gamers to play against the top US pla

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Rohie Ryddim spices up new numbering plan’s introduction on Statia

ORANJESTAD/GREAT BAY – Telem Group of Companies will be launching a new numbering plan for St. Eustatius in grand carnival style today. The event was preceded by a special pre-introduction and items give away by yesterday’s musical performance by

Editorial - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Editorial: Complete supervision

Apparently, the Kingdom Council of Ministers has learned its lessons from the failed supervision it imposed on St. Maarten in the nineties of last year. The move to oblige the Schotte-government in Willemstad to submit all its decisions immediately f

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Gebe’s one-man board holds up signing deal with labor union

St. Maarten – Wifol president Theophilus Thompson has said there is no change in the situation at utilities company Gebe with regard to the signing of a new collective labor agreement. Two weeks ago he indicated that the union is ready for industri

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Telem’s Kevin Hanson wins Soggy Sounds DJ Crown

Cash prize goes to daughter’s account and DJ equipment St. Maarten –  “I didn’t expect to make it out of the first round; this was my first time ever participating in a DJ competition and some of the other DJ’s were asking who is he?

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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Jean Jarreau named Dolphin Wear’s official Caribbean agent

Jean Jarreau named Dolphin Wear’s official Caribbean agent

MARIGOT - St. Martin based company Jean Jarreau Sailing Wear and Dolphin Wear, which is based in Antibes, France jointly announced a new partnership agreement on Thursday. The well-known European leader in yacht and crew uniforms has appointed JJ Sai

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 27, 2012

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School bus inspections begin July 30

St. Maarten – School Bussing and Taxi Dispatching Inspection Department of Economic Affairs would like to inform school bus owners and drivers that school bus inspections will be held on July 30, July 31 and August 1. Inspections will take place b