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St. Maarten Airport installs sophisticated security system – Labega: “Human safety is our number one priority”

St. Maarten - The Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has concluded phase one of the installation of what is considered “the most sophisticated security system in the whole Caribbean.” This was disclosed at a press conference on Wednesda

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Fewer burglaries, more fraud and embezzlement Reported crime down in 2012

St. Maarten – The number of reported crimes decreased in 2012 by 7.3 percent according to figures Chief Commissioner of Police Peter de Witte presented yesterday to the Council of Ministers. Compared to 2010, the drop is even larger: 16.6 percent.

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Black History Celebration quiz exciting to students

MARIGOT/GREAT BAY—Exciting participation in the annual Black History Celebration (BHC) quiz, said Shujah Reiph, president of Conscious Lyrics Foundation and organizer of the island-wide celebration. “The students were excited about participatin

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Tunnel proposal making headway

St. Maarten – A preliminary report on the development of tunnels as part of the comprehensive road network plan has already been drafted and several international firms have signaled their interests in constructing the structures. Deputy Prime Min

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Bute: Dutch forsaking island for others

St. Maarten – The St. Maarten United Non-governmental Federation (Sunfed) is challenging the Dutch government to explain why developmental funds are being made available to other Caribbean countries and not St. Maarten. Sunfed President Alberto But