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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 9, 2013

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Leatitia Cozier crowned Junior Carnival Queen

St. Maarten - For Denisia Martimbor, retaining the junior calypso title had to be an honor, for Rickyshio ‘The Royal Kid’ Bertie, it was a pleasure to defend his title for the 4th time and as far as Laetitia Cozier was concerned, it’s her time

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“Take down that existing sign and gate. It’s insulting.” Gate blocks historical site at Divi Little Bay

St. Maarten – Since a few days there is a huge commotion around a gate that has been placed in front of the entrance of Fort Amsterdam on the premises of Divi Little Bay Resort. The large sign reads: ‘No Unauthorized Admittance; Hazardous Area

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Marlin eyes cell phones, lottery ticket and rental cars DP launches alternatives for generating tax revenue

St. Maarten – Waive the transfer tax on homes in the price category between $140,000 and $210,000 for first time buyers. MP Leroy de Weever announced yesterday during the first round of the central committee debate about the draft 2013 budget that

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MP Patrick Illidge flips the bird

St. Maarten – When UP-MP Jules James asked Parliament President Rodolphe Samuel for a  roll call during yesterday’s central committee meeting, a remarkable incident took place. Earlier, James had referred to an MP “who gave loans to adult ente

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Marihuana plantation discovered by police

St. Maarten – A raid was conducted by the police department in the thick bushes on the hill between Brills Drive in Middle Region and Gibbs Drive in Dutch Quarter on Monday after receiving information of a large marihuana plantation that was locate

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Labor Affairs acquires additional resources for labor market

St. Maarten – In an effort to improve services for the general public and all stakeholders the Department of Labor Affairs has successfully acquired and implemented further resources in the form of additional job placement officers, job coaches and

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St. Maarten Prime Minister officially launches Come Center

St. Maarten - What began as small faith based social gatherings has now blossomed into an outreach hub with direct focus on battling the social ills in society.  Established in January 2012, operational as of July and officially launched on Sunday,

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Comments Off on Silent march for Kimberly Illidge and Mark Reid Jr. tomorrow

Silent march for Kimberly Illidge and Mark Reid Jr. tomorrow

St. Maarten – The Middle Region Defiance Community Council is organizing a candle light silent march tomorrow in honor of the two young lives that were taken away through an act of violence. The recent passing of Kimberly Illidge who was only 17