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Carnival Dream gets stuck

Carnival Dream gets stuck

The Carnival Dream in the harbor of Philipsburg yesterday afternoon. Photo Today/Milton PietersSt. Maarten – The Carnival Dream cruise ship, as part of the Carnival Cruise Line, remained docked at the harbor of Philipsburg due to technical issu

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 15, 2013

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Duncan has to postpone Justice Park, Cft advises

St. Maarten – The financial supervisor Cft gave the government of St. Maarten already in august 2011 a positive advise for a 48 million guilders loan to buy developer RGM out of the new government administration building on Pond Island. It also tol

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How Minister Duncan’s Hypnotic Hotel set its claws in the Seaman’s Club brothel- Court clobbers Hypnotic

How Minister Duncan’s Hypnotic Hotel set its claws in the Seaman’s Club brothel- Court clobbers Hypnotic

The Hypnotic files part 3: The court case When Richbenzwan N.V. signed a 10-year management contract with Hypnotic Hotel and Entertainment back in 2009 for the management of the Seaman’s Club brothel in Sucker Garden it soon found itself in one

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Taxes on gambling, smoking and drinking – Ambitious measures in 2013 draft budget

St. Maarten – Of the 25 million guilders the government had to cut from its draft 2013 budget, 18.5 million has been realized, financial supervisor Cft writes in its positive advice with the adjusted draft budget. This brings the balanced draft bud

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Bank card thief finally punished

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Nordica Cliantha Reed yesterday to a 6-month conditional prison sentence, 100 hours of community service and repayment of more than $4,600 to the victim of a credit card fraud. With the sentenc

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Prosecution agrees defendant acted in self defense – Manslaughter-trial postponed

St. Maarten – The man who is thought to be responsible for the death of a man called Anselm on April 30, 2011, briefly appeared in the Court in First Instance yesterday, only to see his case postponed until May 29 because he did not have an attorne

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Ministers at inauguration of solar panels at library

Ministers at inauguration of solar panels at library

Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams together with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister Jacobs revealing the solar panels at the library yesterday afternoon.St. Maarten –Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams joined Deputy Prime Minister William Marlin