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Editorial - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Editorial: Vesuvius

The Vesuvius-trial has almost run the first leg of its course. The prosecution has presented its case and defense attorneys have rattled the cage this week to the best of their abilities. Where the prosecution demands two life sentences and against

Opinion - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Reader’s Opinion: Double trouble

Dear Editor, This morning around 11.30 I turned on the radio and heard MP Lloyd Richardson speaking. He said that there are many children in Sint Maarten with mental health problems, such as behavior problems, autism, etc. However, Mr. Richardson

Opinion - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Opinion: Interesting

It is interesting that Pueblo Soberano leader Helmin Wiels wants to live up to the screening law the parliament passed before the elections. MFK-leader Gerrit Schotte wants nothing to do with this piece of legislation, saying that it was approved by

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Vesuvius-trail nears its conclusion – Attorneys contest life sentences for gang leader and hit man

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – The third day of the Vesuvius-trial did not bring any additional fireworks or it must have been that the attorneys for alleged gang leader Omar J., his equally alleged hit man Carlos R. contested all charges and aske

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Scotia manager Bendaly leaves

St. Maarten -Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams met with outgoing Country Manager of Bank of Nova Scotia Elie Bendaly on Monday. Bendaly will be leaving St. Maarten to further his professional career abroad and officially bid farewell to the prime

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Drag Racing Association announces peaceful show for this Sunday

St. Maarten - Just a few weeks after assembling behind the zoo on the Ring Road to show their support for the construction of a drag racing strip, the St Maarten Drag Racing Association will stage a peaceful car and bike show this upcoming Sunday on

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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No workers to be found in new administration building

St. Maarten – According to a press release from the cabinet of Prime Minister Wescot-Williams, work on the installation of fire safety related provisions in the new government administration building began during the past weekend. When our photogra

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Slow progress with school upgrades

St. Maarten -Education Minister Sarah Jacobs gave an update to parliamentarians on Monday on the construction and maintenance works at various schools across the island. “The contractor F.M is in default at the Seventh Day Adventist School on paym

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Shak’Eat maintains lead as futsal enters semifinal round

St. Maarten - The first round in the 2012 Futsal competition ended on an exciting note with five teams battling for the top position and a chance to advance to the Super League (NSL) during the matches which was held at the LB Scot Sports Auditorium

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Betti V is ready to celebrate with Tempo

St. Maarten - Songstress, Betti V Nisbeth, St. Maarten’s daughter of the soil, has been singing and performing since the tender age of 12, when she blew away her local church congregation with her rendition of ‘Tomorrow’ by the Winans. Now, s

French St. Martin News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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French delegates return from tourism conference

St. Martin - “The French side of the island can remain competitive as a major regional tourist destination with innovative and smart projects involving young people, tradition and culture.” This was the general consensus after a delegation from t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Freedom concert set for next week

St. Maarten - For the first time in recent years, five local gospel recording artists will share one stage for the Sounds of Freedom, Faith and Worship Concert. The event is the brainchild of Zamar Musical Productions and will be held on Saturday No

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Union dissatisfied with mediator Holiday

St. Maarten – Government mediator Derrick Holiday is frustrating attempts by the United Federation of the Windward Antilles (Ufa) to meet with him about a date for a union-referendum at Trimerit NV, the company that operates as Diamond Casino. A me

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Young talent emerges in school soccer tournament

St. Maarten - It did not matter if they were following a family tradition or were just emulating members on their respective communities or stars on television, all that mattered was that they all had a degree of raw talent. The primary and secondary

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Teen pageant promotes healthy living

St. Maarten - The Fountain of Health Natural Health Food Store donated Multivitamins for the 6 contestants who will be taking part in the upcoming Little Miss St. Martin Pageant, slated for Sunday November 4 at the Celebration Palace. Among the aims

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Internet providers baffled over new interruptions

St. Maarten - Almost two weeks after consumers experienced disruptions in their internet service, providers Caribserve and Telem encountered more technical problems yesterday. This is again related to an outage on a submarine cable between St. Maar

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Oostburg and Alexander speak at cancer conference

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – Dr. Virginia Asin Oostburg, currently head of Collective Prevention Services (CPS), and Dr. Jennifer Alexander, will be two of several speakers at the cancer conference that begins on Friday morning at the Sonesta Great Bay Be

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 24, 2012

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Tourist district launches safer communities’ initiative

St. Maarten -This Saturday the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Council of Beacon Hill/Maho/Cupecoy will hold its first Get to Know Your Neighbor event at Sunset Beach Bar. “By bringing everyone together we create stronger ties and from t