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St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 16, 2013

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Nearly 500 participate in balloon jump up

St. Maarten - Anyone that witnessed the Balloon Jump, would certainly give a huge, ‘thumbs up’ to the organizers and extend their heart felt gratitude to the co-sponsors who made it possible for the almost 500 participants to be attired in the sp

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Parliament debates draft 2013 budget – Minister Tuitt: “GPD-growth sends message of hope”

St. Maarten – The plenary parliament meeting about the 2013 draft budget started with a more than five-hour delay yesterday morning, after President Rodolphe Samuel adjourned to give MPs the opportunity to study information they had received at the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 16, 2013

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French immigration: “Too much corruption on the Dutch side” President Haitian community stopped with “invalid papers”

St. Maarten – “Too much corruption on the Dutch Side, therefore your papers will no longer be valid anymore,” is what President of the Haitian Community on the Dutch side, Jeston Guerrier, heard yesterday when he travelled from the French side

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Come Center targets functional illiteracy

St. Maarten - It has been two weeks since the Come Centre officially began its Adult Basic Competency (ABC) program that has attracted more than a dozen persons. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday they assemble at the non-governmental facility on the

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Guana Bay beach closed off for vehicles

St. Maarten – The Department of Public Works from the Ministry of Vromi and Windward Roads assisted the St. Maarten Nature Foundation in the placement of boulders along Guana Bay Beach in order to block access to vehicles from driving on the beach.

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Duncan repeats: “I want to get rid of the Coast Guard”

St. Maarten – The Coast Guard had a hand in the deaths of nine people who drowned during a human smuggling transport back in December 2010. At least, this is the opinion of Justice Minister Roland Duncan who repeated yesterday during the budget deb

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Purchase Emilio Wilson Estate is near

St. Maarten – The purchase of the Emilio Wilson Estate is a priority for the Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Vromi), Minister William Marlin said yesterday during the budget debate in parliament. As so

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Registration for summer job program starts

St. Maarten – The Department of Youth and Sports is pleased to announce that application forms for the Business Outreach and Placement Program (Bopp) are available to students at the high schools on St. Maarten. The said program, coordinated by