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St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 11, 2012

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Ecumenical service for Constitution Day “As for gay marriage, don’t even try to touch that”

GREAT BAY - Political leaders were warned not to desecrate the memory of our forefathers by enacting legislation that would legalize gay marriage and abortion by Pastor James Young at Wednesday’s ecumenical service to mark Constitution Day. With

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Developer wants government to finish administration building – $9.1 million down the drain

St. Maarten – By the end of this year tax payers in St. Maarten will have forked over $9.1 million in rent for the government administration building on Pond Island, but so far no civil servant has ever worked there. Developer RGM has had enough of

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No celebration: robber sentenced to 48 months

GREAT BAY – There was little reason to celebrate for Gleivon Daniel Colastica in the Court in First Instance yesterday. On his 23rd birthday, September 19, the prosecution demanded 5 years imprisonment against him for two robberies and yesterday Ju

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Parliament marks second Constitution Day PM: “Economy too fragile to clamp down hard on businesses”

St. Maarten – Constitution Day is arguably one of the most significant events on the calendar but five members of parliament apparently had something better to do yesterday when the parliament convened to mark the second anniversary of country St.

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Corallo strikes back: clean record at two ministries

GREAT BAY – Atlantis World Group and BPlus owner Francesco Corallo has hit back with a vengeance at publications suggesting that he is a prominent member if the Sicilian mafia and that he was involved in the drugs trade. Corallo, who is on the Inte

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Police parade on second anniversary

GREAT BAY – The police force celebrated its second anniversary on Constitution Day; it coincided with the Police sports week that brought members of police forces from elsewhere in the Kingdom to the island as well. Today photographer Milton Pieter

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Police honors Marsdin and Elisabeth

GREAT BAY- Two deceased officers of the St.Maarten police force, Chief Inspector Alfred Churchill Marsdin and Detective Anthony Chicky Elizabeth were honored yesterday morning during a church service held to observe Police Week 2012. President of

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Selectors make two changes to cricket squad

St. Maarten - In their effort to maximize their positions when they go up against Antigua in the second semi final match of the Nagico/LICA T-20 competition, two fast bowlers will be added to the team. Marlon Brutus and Kenroy David will be replac

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For ill-treatment of the wrong schoolboys: Cab driver keeps her license and gets community service

St. Maarten – There was a large fan base in court for Wulkiria Liesje Gumbs and Angel Esmil Rodriguez yesterday morning and they had both reasons for a sigh of relief and for shedding some tears over the court ruling they had come to witness. Gu

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Police get second anniversary blessing

GREAT BAY- An estimated 250 law enforcement officials representing the Netherlands, Curacao, Aruba, the BES Islands and Suriname are in St. Maarten to join with their local counterparts in celebrating Police Week and the second anniversary of the Pol

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Family movie night at the library

GREAT BAY - The Philipsburg Jubilee Library, in honor of the remarkable life of Anne Frank will hold a family movie night every Thursday this month, starting at 5:30 p,m. The movies will speak of the Anne Frank experience or take place during WWII. 

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De Witte paints rosy picture of police crime fighting capabilities

St. Maarten - “In 2011 to 2012 practically all of the homicides committed on the island were solved. This is accomplishment the whole police force can be proud of,” Chief Commissioner of Police Peter de Witte said yesterday to resounding applause

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Voice of St. Maarten turns pink

GREAT BAY- Staff of radio station the Voice of St. Maarten PJD2 and PJD3 signaled their support for breast cancer awareness by wearing pink clothing and launching a series of public service announcement from now until the end of the month to encourag

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Flamingo gets 10 months for fight over stolen bike

GREAT BAY – The three men who went to the projects on July 2 to reclaim a stolen motorbike and ended up in a fight whereby machetes, rocks and pieces of wood were used as the weapons of choice were sentenced to between 7 and 10 months imprisonment

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Cell phone robber gets 30 months

GREAT BAY – The Court in First Instance sentenced Michael-Angelo Labega to 30 months imprisonment yesterday for fencing a Blackberry in the fall of last year and for robbing two people of their cell phones on June 18. Of the sentence, 12 months are

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SCDF mourns the loss of former president Karl – Tall Boy – Arndell

GREAT BAY - President of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) Mike Granger said the foundation is deeply saddened by the passing of its former president Karl “Tall Boy” Arndell yesterday. “He was so close to many us,” Grange