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Editorial - Posted by on January 28, 2013

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Editorial: Donation policy

When interim manager Pieter Drenth left the TelEm Group of companies in September 2009 he left behind what he labeled as “a stringent donation policy.” Controversial donations like the $25,000 Maria Buncamper-Molanus’ Sky is the Limit Foundatio

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TelEm Group main sponsor of St. Maarten Carnival

TelEm Group main sponsor of St. Maarten Carnival

[caption id="attachment_20639" align="alignleft" width="550"] Behind, left to right: Rolando Brison, Brian Mingo, Sarah Wescot-Williams and Emile van der Weerd; sitting, left to right Erno Labega, Michael Granger and Helma Etnel. Photo TelEm Group.[/

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Carnival Unity Jump Up attracts thousands, but comes to a stop at the border

Carnival Unity Jump Up attracts thousands, but comes to a stop at the border

SCDF President Michael Granger (r) and his French counterpart Philippe Richards (behind) join revelers at the unity Jump up. Photo Today / Milton Pieters.St. Maarten - The level of corporation between the French and Dutch manifested itself once more

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Central Committee discusses census

St. Maarten - The Central Committee meets this morning at 10.00 a.m.to discuss the delay in publishing the results of the 2011 census. The census was held in April 2011, but so far the results- especially regarding the actual number of citizens re

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Indian community celebrates Republic Day

Indian community celebrates Republic Day

St. Maarten – The Indian community celebrated Republic Day at the Princess Port de Plaisance pavilion on Saturday evening. January 26 commemorates the day India’s constitution became effective in 1950.It replaced the government of India Act of 19

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Paramedics take the oath

St. Maarten - Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labor Cornelius De Weever administered the second oath taking ceremony oath at the A.C. Wathey Legislative Hall last Friday to three medical professionals -  two pharmacy assistants and

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HIV/Aids specialists meet to discuss cooperation

St. Maarten – HIV/Aids Program Manager Suzette Moses-Burton, Aids Foundation President Dr. Gerard van Osch, and the Laboratory Services Manager Dr. Hose Booi met on Friday with delegations from French St. Martin, Guadeloupe, Montserrat, and Anguill

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Governor Eugène Holiday receives Diary of a St. Martin Salt Checker

St. Maarten – The Book The Diary of a St. Martin Salt Checker was presented to Governor Eugène Holiday at his office by author Will Johnson in the company of Carolyn Buncamper on Friday. The book is based on the 1927 diary of Albert Buncamper.

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Jacobs meets with Participant SXM

Jacobs meets with Participant SXM

Minister Jacobs (r) with Dan Marmar (l) and Zahira Marmar-Hilliman of Participant Sxm.  St. Maarten - Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Silveria Jacobs met with Dan Marmar and Zahira Marmar-Hilliman of Participant Sxm on Friday

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Meyers concerned about Meteorological service

St. Maarten – Former United People’s party Minister for Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication Franklin Meyers has expressed his concerns about the functioning of the Meteorological department in Curacao. This department

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Rotarians meet with club from Dominican Republic

St. Maarten - The Rotary Club of Sint Maarten-Mid Isle hosted twenty Rotarians and spouses from the Rotary Club of Santiago Monumental, in the Dominican Republic on Friday. The Santiago Rotarians were on a cruise passing through St Maarten and wanted

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St. Maarten Airport elected as world’s most stunning approach

St. Maarten Airport elected as world’s most stunning approach

St. Maarten - The Princess Juliana International Airport has been voted the “most stunning landing” in the world by travel fans around the globe, the airport stated in a press release issued this weekend, but the survey the statement refers to is

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Foundation introduces U-7 players to interscholastic competition

St. Maarten - If time was permitted, more goals would have been scored in the first week of the St Maarten Soccer Educational Foundation’s interscholastic tournament that kicked off on Saturday in Belvedere. The participating schools in this yea

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 28, 2013

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Gender equity highlighted at opening soccer tournament

St. Maarten - The call to have more women involved in sports at the competitive level was reiterated during the official opening of the St Maarten Soccer Educational Foundation’s annual interscholastic tournament which kicked off last Saturday at t