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Editorial - Posted by on March 7, 2013

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Editorial: Anxious weeks

A relatively young defendant is going through the three most anxious weeks of his life. Sentenced to 9 years as an accessory to the man who presumably murdered Amador Jones on April 16, 2011, the defendant is now awaiting the result of his appeal. Hi

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St. Maarten Prime Minister condemns school vandalism

St. Maarten - Prime Minister Sarah Wescot- Williams yesterday expressed the disgust of her government at last weekend's vandalism of the Methodist Agogic Centre (MAC) Reverend John A. Gumbs Campus. "It is wrong in any circumstance but especially whe

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Presentation for medical tourism on St. Maarten by American Clinic B.V. today

Presentation for medical tourism on St. Maarten by American Clinic B.V. today

The three men behind the American Clinic initiative. From left to right: Donald Haight, Dr. Samuel Hess and Ted Allen. Photo Today / Hilbert HaarSt. Maarten - Today, the American Clinic B.V is expected to make a presentation to the Council of Min

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Vesuvius-trial continues in August

St. Maarten – The appeal hearing for the seven suspects in the Vesuvius-trial will take place in the last week of August, the Common Court of Justice announced yesterday during a pro forma hearing where defense attorneys presented their final reque

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St. Maarten’s Telecommunications Minister tells Holland no on cable

GREAT BAY- St. Maarten is maintaining its position not to grant Holland access to run a fiber optic cable through its territory for connectivity with St. Eustatius and Saba. Telecommunications Minister Romeo Pantophlet yesterday confirmed that on Feb

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Amador Jones murder case – Defense wants acquittal for accessory to killing

St. Maarten – Solicitor-General Taco Stein demanded yesterday that the Common Court of Justice confirms the Court in First Instance’s verdict against Kennedy Cynrick Akeem Daniel for being an accessory to Omax Bye who killed Amador Jones on April

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St. Maarten prison director Ricardo retires after 40 years of service

St. Maarten prison director Ricardo retires after 40 years of service

St. Maarten– Yesterday Rudsel Ricardo officially retired from government service. Ricardo began his career with the government of the Netherland Antilles, in Curacao, in 1972, in service of the ministry of defense. In 1986, he was promoted to pr

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Tuitt: Dutch Finance Minister disrespectful

St. Maarten - Just back from his fact finding mission to the Netherlands, Finance Minister Roland Tuitt painted a less than satisfactory picture of his trip that was aimed at discussing the reopening of the debt relief program, St. Maarten new tax sy

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Union: Psychological testing a waste of time

St. Maarten– Unionized teachers at the Prins Willem Alexander School are asking the Education Ministry to revisit its priorities with regard to the school. Windward Island Teachers Union president Claire Elshot said that while issues regarding teac

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St. Maarten Visa regimes relaxed to boost tourism

St. Maarten - Minister of Tourism Romeo Pantophlet is contemplating relaxing visa regimes for South American nationals following his return from the Routes Americas Conference and the IATA Conference in Colombia. Pantophlet reported that while in Co