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St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 27, 2013

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Cruise Industry offers heavy discounts to attract customers - Cruise ship incidents increase fear of sailing

Cruise Industry offers heavy discounts to attract customers – Cruise ship incidents increase fear of sailing

The stranded Carnival Dream in port in St. Maarten on March 13. Photo Today / Milton PietersSt. Maarten - While there is no question Carnival Cruise Lines' image has been stained among the public at large by recent malfunctions on its ships, crui

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 27, 2013

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Country St. Maarten's budget 2013 now online

Country St. Maarten’s budget 2013 now online

From left to right: President Rodolphe Samuel receiving a copy of the draft 2013 budget from Minister of Finance Roland Tuitt last week Friday.St. Maarten – For the first time ever, President of Parliament Rodolphe Samuel has made the country 2013

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Samuel initiates meeting on Illidge

St. Maarten – President of Parliament Rodolphe Samuel proposed for a meeting with Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and Governor Eugene Holiday yesterday, with respect to the situation concerning MP Patrick Illidge. The prime minister and the

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Justice Wit supported Attorney General for St. Maarten

“Stubborn attitude Donner and Hirsch Ballin politicized position Attorney-General” St. Maarten – The President of the Constitutional Court, Justice Bob Wit, severely criticized the constitutional reform process in a letter he wrote in 2009 t

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Honorary discharge letters to teachers lagging behind

St. Maarten - The honorary discharge letter that is given to teachers as a form of social protection for the transition into pension is not being prepared on time. The Windward Islands Teachers Union has reached this conclusion after several complain

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Nature Foundation: Shark and ray species globally protected

St. Maarten – Nearly two years after a historic decision to legally protect sharks and rays in St. Maarten’s territorial waters, sharks and rays have now received international protection, becoming the latest additions to the Convention on the In

St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 27, 2013

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Prince Willem-Alexander Inauguration ceremony committee kicks-off

St. Maarten – Last Friday the first meeting of the Organizing Committee Inauguration was held at the Cabinet of Governor Eugène Holiday together with Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams to officially kick-off the work of the committee. By Nati

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Anti-violence survey should help with clearer policies

St. Maarten - The anti-violence survey that is being circulated among teachers in various schools should be attended to without any obstruction, the Windward Islands Teachers Union (Witu) says. The union designed the scientific instrument to gather i