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St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 6, 2013

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Land dispute blocks agricultural station

St. Maarten - St. Peters resident Rodrick Fleming has dreams of establishing an agricultural station for the nation in the hills of his community. His foundation, Kwanzaa Garden, has for the past decade been steadily advancing cultivation initiatives

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Samuel at Ipko: “It’s good to support each other”

THE HAGUE – St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao are positive about the Inter-Parliamentary Consultation of the Kingdom (Ipko) which started in The Hague yesterday. The three Parliaments intend to stand as one. The three islands have prepared together

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Senate will approve rules for Antillean immigrants

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Senate supports an initiative law from VVD-MP André Bosman that sets rules for people from St Maarten, Curacao and Aruba who want to settle down in the Netherlands. Freedom Party MP Sietse Fritsma confirmed that the PVV will vo

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Omar Jones and Carlos Richardson fight life sentences – Seven gang members in court for Vesuvius-appeal today

St. Maarten – Today the seven suspects in the Vesuvius-investigation appear in the Common Court of Justice for a pro forma hearing. At stake are the life sentences of gang leader Omar Jones and his hit man Carlos Richardson and the milder sentences

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Appeal accessory murder Amador Jones today

St. Maarten – The appeal of Akeem Daniel against his conviction to 9 years for his role in the murder of Amador Jones on April 16, 2011 was postponed yesterday until today, because the arrest team was unable to bring Carlos Richardson to court to b

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Devon Otto’s appeal postponed until May

St. Maarten – The appeal of Devon Otto against his conviction to 9 years for a shooting in the prison in Curacao was postponed yesterday until May 16 because the defense wants to see the results of DNA-tests by the Dutch Forensic Institute NFI. Ot

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Oyster Pond Road temporarily closed today

St. Maarten – The Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Vromi) informs the general public of the temporarily road closure of a section of the Oyster Pond Road between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The specified secti

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PM set for International Women’s Day

St. Maarten – The TelEm Group of Companies joined in with the Princess Juliana International Airport in supporting the initiative by Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams in sponsoring the International Women’s Day commemorative program set for th