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St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 28, 2012

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Reaction to “fishy” statement about medical tourism – American Clinic CEO Hess challenges George Scot

GREAT BAY – American Clinic CEO Samuel Hess is challenging St. Maarten Medical Center director Dr. George Scot to accept government representatives on his supervisory board and to establish a citizens’ advisory panel. Hess issued the challenge in

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 28, 2012

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Master swindler disappears with money fashion store

St. Maarten – A master swindler, identified to this newspaper as Gabriel Fulgencio Hernandez, has squeezed thousands of dollars out of Dessireé Fashion Glam and out of companies that provided services and goods for the glamorous opening of the sto

Editorial - Posted by on September 28, 2012

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Editorial: Fishy

The last word has not been said about the plans the American Clinic has for playing a major role in the development of medical tourism on the island. From all the information we have seen so far it appears that St. Maarten Medical Center Director Geo

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Season of giving starts early at Cindy’s Roti Shop

St. Maarten - Over 100 clients from the Sr Basilia Center and I Can Foundation were guests of Cindy’s Roti Shop in Sucker Garden yesterday, a gesture she has been practicing for the past four years. After some words of encouragement and the bles

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Antigua’s cruise industry wants to emulate St. Maarten

By Kyle Christian- Observer Media ST. JOHN’S ANTIGUA- At the urging of cruise ship operators, Antigua & Barbuda will emulate the very “successful destination” St Maarten in an effort to improve its own cruise tourism product. Preside

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Government departments start business controls

St. Maarten - Six government departments plan to carry out inspections of businesses starting this upcoming Monday. The inspectorates of public health, social development, labor and food safety, the tax and fire department, and teams from Vromi and E

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 28, 2012

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Reader’s Opinion: A flood of criminal immigrants

I will start by admitting, that crimes occur everywhere, in every country, by all nations and will always occur one way or the other. Also, that the perpetrators of crime, can be of every possible gender and from every social stratification. Therefor

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Rotary continues dictionary project

St. Maarten - For the fourth consecutive year the Rotary Club of St. Maarten is distributing dictionaries to grade 3 students as part of efforts to promote literacy. This year over 700 English dictionaries will be provided to students in 15 schools.

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Taste of Orient tomorrow

St. Maarten - For the first time, the Chinese community will open its mid-Autumn celebrations to the public with “The Taste of the Orient” street fest. The event will be held tomorrow on C.M Vlaun Street in front of Chippie Café and Bubble Tea.

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‘Stryker’ strikes and wins first bottom fishing tournament

St. Maarten - Fishing vessel Stryker was named champion boat from a fleet of 10 teams at the conclusion of St.Maarten Sport Fishing Foundation’s bottom fishing tournament which took place on Sunday at Bobby's Marina. Young Kevin Schuurman and An

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Pension fund launches information sessions

St. Maarten - APS, the general pension fund administrator, has launched a series of extensive information sessions for all of its participants. The sessions are held to provide as much information as possible about the APS organization. Participan

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Pink Parade returns to fight breast cancer

St. Maarten - For the third year in a row, the Positive Foundation and the Elektra Lyets Foundation will be teaming up to host their annual Pink Parade on October 5. The Pink Parade is in recognition of those who have lost their lives to breast ca

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 28, 2012

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By bye Boo Boo Jam

ORIENT BAY – The fire that destroyed the popular beach hangout and dance club Boo Boo Jam on Wednesday night ended an era that started seventeen years ago when Rubert Beauperthuy built the establishment. Investigators confirmed to this newspaper th

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Update King murders – Investigators analyze video footage from ten locations

St. Maarten - Police are currently investigating all information that was gathered the past few days during the investigation of the Michael and Thelma King murders. “To get a good overview of all relevant information, analysts and detectives are r

Opinion - Posted by on September 28, 2012

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Opinion: Simplified truth

Freedom of expression sometimes requires defending people one strongly disagrees with. On this opinion page, we mainly publish what the Today newspaper stands for. It is not a platform for the promotion of racism and hate mongering – we do not let

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World Tourism Day 2012 – Making the case for sustainable development

St. Maarten - Tourism and sustainable energy: Powering Sustainable Development is this year’s theme of World Tourism Day. It aims to highlight tourism’s role in a brighter energy future; a future in which the world’s entire population has acces