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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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Search continues for missing Jamaican woman: Brother Junior: “All I want  to do is find my sister”

Search continues for missing Jamaican woman: Brother Junior: “All I want to do is find my sister”

Junior Lynch (r), the brother of Annemarie Lynch who has been missing since December 22 bows his head as he is joined by a member of the search party to console Latoya Lynch shortly after they had offered a word of prayer prior to the start of la

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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Rain Forest project might move to French St. Martin

St. Maarten – The Rain Forest adventure park that was on scheduled to be developed at the Emilio Wilson Estate in Cul de Sac, might now be realized on the French side of the island. The story surfaces this weekend, but John Dalton, the project’s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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Nomura underwrites $132 million bond issue:  St. Maarten Airport raises millions for upgrade projects

Nomura underwrites $132 million bond issue: St. Maarten Airport raises millions for upgrade projects

From Left to right Finance Minister Roland Tuitt, airport Managing Director Regina Labega, Supervisory Board of Directors chairman Clarence Derby, Nomura Managing Director Patrick Quinn, and Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Romeo Pantophlet. (Ph

Opinion - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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Reader’s Opinion: Johnny-come-lately

Dear Editor, I had to laugh when I read the letter to the editor from Mr. Kendall Dupersoy, because I expected such a response from him. At least now, he decided to put his real name, instead of using a bogus name like Ms. Theresa Illis to address

Editorial - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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Editorial: Shared history

The question has been asked why there was so much fuss and publicity when Natalee Holloway disappeared in Aruba in 2005, followed by the disappearance of Leta Cordes in St. Maarten in 2008, and why there seems to be less interest in the disappearance

Opinion - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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Opinion: Where not to drink coffee (on St. Maarten)

The Fashion Cafe in Maho got a beating when a customer reported about its manager’s attitude to Jeff Bergers online newsletter St. Maarten and St. Martin Weekly News. Under the headline: "The Bad Attitude is Free" the frustrated client had the fo

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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Elderly man rescued from burnt out house

St. Maarten – Emergency services came into action after receiving a call about a fire at a home in Dutch Quarter on Friday at 0.37 a.m. While the fire trucks were on their way, the officers were informed that neighbors had contained the fire and t

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Casino-boss demands retraction of mafia-link allegations: Corallo takes Dutch ministries to court

St. Maarten – Atlantis World Group owner Francesco Corallo is taking the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations to court. In summary proceedings Corallo demands that the Netherlands distances itself from allegations th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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“How far is St. Maarten with its plans?” Bahamas eyes medical tourism

St. Maarten - A top cardiologist in The Bahamas said the government must play a leadership role in developing cutting-edge medical tourism, or let a multi-million dollar industry slip away from the Bahamas. Dr. Conville Brown, a lead cardiologist, w

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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New Year’s address Governor Holiday: “St. Maarten is bigger than any of its keepers”

New Year’s address Governor Holiday: “St. Maarten is bigger than any of its keepers”

Governor Holiday and his wife Marie-Louise toast to a good 2013. Photo DCOMM.St. Maarten – “Our words of well wishes will only come to pass when pursued through committed individual and collective action. As a St. Maarten people we bear the r

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St. Maarten Police adopt new modus operandi

St. Maarten - Move aside marines, the police are adopting a brand new approach to crime fighting on the island and that involves them adapting to the environment, looking like the military but doing regular police work in the surrounding hills. This

French St. Martin News - Posted by on January 14, 2013

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Row about bringing bicycle aboard Voyager to St. Barths

MARIGOT, St. Martin — There was a tug-of- war between the owner of the Voyager ferry and a female passenger as she wanted to bring her bicycle on board the vessel to St. Barth’s on Saturday evening. The incident created some commotion at the Mari