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Editorial - Posted by on March 19, 2013

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Editorial: Stepping aside

The United People’s party faction stated in a press conference yesterday afternoon the obvious: independent MP Patrick Illidge and Justice Minister Roland Duncan should step aside until the investigation into the Bada Bing bribery scandal provides

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 19, 2013

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Bulgarian psychology-grad runs ZM studios in Los Angeles – Agency lures exotic dancers with top pay to St. Maarten

St. Maarten– Adult entertainment club The Platinum Room in Maho uses an American company to lure exotic dancers to the island. ZM Studios Agency, a Los Angeles based company owned by Bulgarian-born Julian Andreev promises dancers a monthly income o

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New radio program on La Voix de St. Martin – Leopold James offers shock-therapy on air

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – He will be seventy in a couple of months but drs. Leopold James, the voice of indigenous St. Maarteners, still has a whole lot of fight in him. Tomorrow he will be on the air again with his new radio program, Buildi

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MP Illidge and Minister Duncan should step aside, UP-faction says

St. Maarten – Justice Minister Roland Duncan and independent MP Patrick Illidge ought to do the honorable thing and step aside until the investigation into the Bada Bing bribery tape has cleared up matters. That is the gist of a press conference th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 19, 2013

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Sucker Garden land dispute – Agata complains, Brown shows original paperwork

St. Maarten –The structure erected on the Sucker Garden road by Steve Brown of Papas Car Rental remains a bone of contention for Rosendo Antonio Agata who claims that the government granted him the right of long lease for the land Brown is building

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St. Maarten Hospital launches new website

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) unveiled a new website yesterday, one day after the operational anniversary of the hospital. The new website is designed to provide internet users with up to date information about the Medical Ce

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Prime Minister commemorates Aruba Day

St. Maarten – Early yesterday morning Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams attended the flag hoisting ceremony commemorating Aruba Day at the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Zager’s Gut. Despite a rainy morning the prime minister, joined by Ac

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Soualiga Social Movement happy with Cay Hill Community Council

St. Maarten - The board of the Soualiga Social Movement (SSM) congratulated the residents of Cay Hill for the arrival of their own Community Council.  “The process that started in early January has finally resulted in the community of Cay Hill hav

Editorial - Posted by on March 19, 2013

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Editorial: Hangover

The country is still coming to terms with the reports that stem from the Bada Bing bribery tape. In the meantime, this newspaper has outlined the details of the ugly fight between Justice Minister Duncan’s Hypnotic and the license-holder of the Sea

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 19, 2013

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Justice Minister Duncan interviewed for hours about the Bada Bing bribery scandal

St. Maarten – Justice Minister Roland Duncan was interviewed as a witness in the Bada Bing bribery scandal on Friday for more than four-and-a-half hours by the head of the National Detective Agency (Landsrecherche) Ademar Doran, a senior detective

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How Juctice Minister Duncan’s Hypnotic set its claws in the Seaman’s Club – Hangover after court victory

The Hypnotic files part 4: The end of the road 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 o

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Department of inspections meets about sound pollution

St. Maarten – Acting Head of the Department of Inspections Martha Thewet said yesterday that her department and other relevant government agencies met last Friday at the Government Administration Building with representatives from entertainment est

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Meyers: “A job well done” on operation Carnival Dream

St. Maarten – “I would like to take this opportunity to commend all those public and private sector agencies that were involved in Operation Carnival Dream,” United People (UP) Party interim faction leader Sylvia Meyers said in a press release

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St. Maarten academy takes first place in speech competition

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Academy took the two top places of the Sunrise Rotoract Speech Competition which was held at the University of St. Martin on Saturday evening. Academy student Manaar Mohammed received the rotating plaque for the schoo

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UP party calls on government to help security officers at Maho

St. Maarten – The United People’s (UP) faction is concerned about the welfare of approximately 70 A-Team Security Officers and approximately 150-200 family members, the party said in a statement. According to media reports, the employer did not