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Lots of police but no suspects on first day of Vesuvius-trial

Lots of police but no suspects on first day of Vesuvius-trial

Two members of the arrest team are on the roof of the Belair Community Center, while colleagues on the ground gather in the shade of a tree. Photo Today / Leo BrownSt. Maarten – The stage was set for the first day of the Vesuvius trial at the Belai

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 2, 2012

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Consultant charged Madrid trip to Finance Ministry – Taxand Partners had fallout

St. Maarten – Peter Muller, a former partner in Taxand Curacao has accused his business partner Judith Brewster of defrauding the company to the tune of 500,000 guilders (almost $280,000). In a position paper that covers the period from April until

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Police arrest teenaged suspect in King murders

St. Maarten – Police have arrested a second suspect in the murders of Michael King and Thelma Strickland King. The suspect is 17-year-old J.C.M. He was arrested on the streets in Cole Bay around 3.45 p.m. yesterday afternoon. Investigators consider

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Library gets donation for Anne Frank exhibition

Library gets donation for Anne Frank exhibition

From left to right: Saskia Kliphuis, Angela Dekker and Leon Lake from Cooperating Foundations, library Director Monique Alberts, and Richard Gibson Jr. of Cooperating Foundations.St. Maarten – Yesterday Philipsburg Jubilee Library Director Moni

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Cobra comes with mysterious conference to St. Maarten

St. Maarten – At $250 a pop, a maximum of 35 people may attend the rather mysterious Portal2012 conference that will be held in St. Maarten from November 30 until December 2. Lightworkers SXM sent out emails yesterday to announce the conference. Th

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Welfare Road closure during night hours

Welfare Road closure during night hours

The work on the upgrade of Welfare Road continues.St. Maarten – Today and tomorrow the Welfare Road will be closed from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. to facilitate work on the upgrade project in the areas of Cole bay, Cay Bay, Pelican and Simpson Bay. T

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Arrindell opposes drag racing strip and cricket stadium  “The country is on the wrong track”

Arrindell opposes drag racing strip and cricket stadium “The country is on the wrong track”

St. Maarten – “The people are looking for economic relief and not waiting for a noisy and ridiculous expensive racetrack and untimely cricket stadium,” opposition MP Gracita Arrindell (UP) said in a statement issued last night. “The NA-led Go

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Silvia Carty represented SXM at living statues festival

GREAT BAY / ARNHEM - Silvia Carty Rozema represented Sint Maarten on Sunday in the 8th edition of the World Statues Festival in Arnhem in The Netherlands. About 250,000 visitors from all over the world visited Arnhem for this international living sta

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Appreciation service for educators on Saturday

St. Maarten - In recognition of International Teachers' Day, the Seventh Day Adventist constituency will give due recognition and appreciation to the Master Teacher. The SDA’s fifth annual Teachers' Appreciation Day Service will be held this upcomi

Editorial - Posted by on October 2, 2012

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Editorial: The right medicine

With the arrest of a 17-year-old suspect the investigation into the murders of Michael and Thelma King has entered a new phase. Of course, the teenager is at this stage a suspect, but based on his arrest one must assume that investigators have inform

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St. Maarten Prime Minister promises seniors relief

St. Maarten Prime Minister promises seniors relief

On Sunday, the Prime Minister and Vice-Prime Minister Marlin attended a church service for the elderly.St. Maarten - Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams attended the International Day of the Elderly event hosted by the Home Away From Home Foundation

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Prosecution considers cassation against overturned life sentences

St. Maarten – The Public Prosecutor’s Office seriously considers cassation against the Common Court of Justice’s decision to overturn the life sentences of Regatta-killers Sherwan Roberts and Curtley Allison Richardson. “We are examining whet

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Breast cancer awareness month gets support from airport

Breast cancer awareness month gets support from airport

Marketing and  Communications Manager Kalifa Hickinson (R) presents a check to Mercedes “Elektra” Wyatt. (PJIAE photo)St. Maarten - Princess Juliana International Airport has joined the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, with activities and initiati

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Court orders government to pay May Ling Chun lost wages

St. Maarten – The government has to pay 48,000 guilders ($26,815) to Innovative Marketing Creations N.V. and its director May Ling Chun, Judge mr. Rene van Veen ruled in a lawsuit Chun had initiated against the country after Tourism Minister Romeo

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Oops: whole-wheat bread is not healthy at all

Here is an interesting thought from the Netherlands to chew on – literally: whole-wheat bread is absolutely not healthier that white bread, baker Menno ‘t Hoen wrote in an op-ed in the Volkskrant. This is his story. “A highly dangerous whole

Opinion - Posted by on October 2, 2012

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Opinion: Climate change

The impact of climate change will only be evident over the long term, spanning many election cycles, while the costs of preventive actions will be huge and must be paid up front. You cannot wait to see if it will happen, because then it would have al