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

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Everyone needs to follow the rule of law – Good governance symposium opens today

St. Maarten - Today will see the hosting of the second annual symposium of the High Councils of State at the Westin Dawn Beach Resort and Spa. The program gets underway at 8:00 a.m. and is expected to run until 12:00 pm. With the theme being Thoughts

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Taxand-report becomes public soon

St. Maarten - The minister of finance has received the first draft of the Soab report on Taxand Consultancy who was given a controversial contract to implement a new tax structure on St. Maarten under the United People’s Party/Democratic Party coal

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Heyliger wants assessment of Sandy-related damage

St. Maarten – Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Romeo Pantophlet ought to provide a forecast of the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the island’s economy, United People’s party-leader Theo Heyliger said in a press statement issued yesterday. Th

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DAE starts flights to St. Maarten from Curacao

St. Maarten – Dutch Antilles Express will soon start twice-daily flights from Curacao to St. Maarten, marketing director Joaquin Duenas told the Antilliaans Dagblad yesterday. The company will use an ATR 72 aircraft for the service. While this pl

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SHTA demands Government to bring safety back

St. Maarten – In the wake of several violent armed robberies that took place in St. Maarten recently, the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA) is demanding government’s immediate attention to growing security concerns on the island.

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Respect the High Councils Jaime Saleh tells government

St. Maarten - “We have to respect these high councils of state. They are independent of the government and when they come up with advices we should respect them and when we don’t agree with them we should explain people why we are not following t

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Rotary grants first vocational service award to Dr. Arndell

St. Maarten – The Rotary Club of St. Martin sunrise honored clinical psychologist Dr. Judith Arndell with the Vocational Service Award. The rotary established the award this year for citizens that show leadership of the highest standard and that h

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Dolphin Defenders angry about Anguilla promotion

St. Maarten - Dolphin Defenders St. Maarten has become increasingly concerned about the amount of businesses that are promoting the captive dolphin facility on Anguilla in St. Maarten. Due to the efforts of Dolphin Defenders, previous plans to establ

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Imran McSood Amjad: “Should there be a cricket stadium? Certainly”

St. Maarten - Amid the growing concerns from a cross section of the community about the plan to erect a cricket stadium on a section of Pond Island, CEO of Nagico Insurances Imran McSood Amjad clarified his position on the matter. The views were mad

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Tuitt: South African trip helped St. Maarten

St. Maarten - Reporting on his recent trip to South Africa for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s (OECD) Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, Finance Minister Roland Tuitt said that St.

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Motorworld teams up with Carnival Foundation – Senior and Mature Carnival Queens compete for new cars

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and Motorworld took their annual partnership to another level on Thursday with the announcement that the winner of the 2013 Carnival Senior and Mature Pageants will win a vehicle

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Insel Air Bandeirante makes emergency landing

WILLEMSTAD - Wednesday at 7.30 am a Bandeirante aircraft from Insel Air traveling to Bonaire with 15 people on board had to make an emergency landing at Hato international airport. After takeoff the front gear indicator showed that the plane’s nose

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Cricket: Hingorani replaces Evans

St. Maarten - Youth will take the place of experience when fifteen year old Mohit Hingorani takes up the position of Steven Evans behind the stumps when St. Maarten faces St. Kitts in the first 50 over game in the Nagico 50 over competition this Sund

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Ten point position paper hospitality sector – SHTA suggests gas-tax to fund tourism plans

St. Maarten – A good tax policy must be competitive; it must broaden the base and lower the overall effective rate. We all recognize that we are competing with others in the region for limited investment dollars and for an annual inflow of visitors