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Editorial - Posted by on February 28, 2013

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Editorial: Coincidence

The trial of a Venezuelan suspect who was found in August of last year with $690,000 in cash in a home he leased on St. Maarten triggers many questions. The court postponed the trial yesterday amid a flurry of arguments and counter arguments. One

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 28, 2013

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Possible link to Snowflake drug investigation – Money laundering suspect remains in custody

St. Maarten – The remarkable story of Fernando Jose M.-M. continued in the Court in First Instance yesterday with more tantalizing details about the way he ended up with $690,000 in cash, partly stashed in his washing machine. The prosecution charg

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Student Tracking system for all subsidized schools

St. Maarten  - All government subsidized schools on St. Maarten will soon have a digital Student Tracking System to record and manage the data of all their students and track their development and progress from the time they are registered until the

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Unionized airport workers challenge salary structures

St. Maarten - Unionized workers at the Princess Juliana International Airport were startled to find that changes were being effected to their job descriptions and even salary structures earlier this month, without consultation. The workers made known

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 28, 2013

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Jacobs: “This will encourage more students to stay on St. Maarten” – Universities sign new agreement

St. Maarten – The University of St. Maarten (USM) and the University of the Netherlands Antilles (Una) signed a collaboration agreement yesterday at the A.C. Wathey Legislative Hall. This agreement is an extension of an already existing one from

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Court punishes two men for years of electricity theft – Community service for supermarket owners

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced supermarket owners Roberto and Johnny Sang yesterday both to a 1-year suspended prison sentence with 2 years of probation for electricity theft. Roberto Sang has to do 180 hours of community servi

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New attorney at law office Sulvaran and Peterson

GREAT BAY - The St. Maarten branch of the Sulvaran and Peterson law firm announced in a press release that it has added a new lawyer at its offices in Pointe Blanche. mr. Dagmar Daal started practicing at the law firm per the first of February. She i

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Robber gets sentence with truckload of conditions

St. Maarten – The Court in first Instance sentence Tyronne Dilon Wilson to a 36-month prison sentence with 3 years of probation. Of the sentence 27 months are suspended, though the court added a truckload of special conditions to the sentence. O

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Union wants MPs to stand up

St. Maarten – The Windward Islands Civil Servants Union and the Private Sector Union (Wicsu/PSU) is urging parliamentarians and ministers to champion the cause of all long serving civil servants who have served faithfully. The union said that it ha

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Nature Foundation installs monitoring stations

St. Maarten – The Nature Foundation and the Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority (SLAC) will be partnering with RS Watertech Solutions to install remote water quality testing devices at various points in the Simpson Bay Lagoon and Great Bay. Recently the N