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St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 6, 2013

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St. Maarten Carnival Queens collect cars

St. Maarten - Saturday May 4 will always be a day for the Miss Mature Queen, Paula Gordon and the Senior Queen Davinia Brooks who will always remember, it’s that day when they received the keys to the cars they won in the respective pageants. Th

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Cock fights and punishment for crimes against tourists at stake – Constitutional Court hearing about penal code in July

St. Maarten – The government has two weeks to file a written defense with the Constitutional Court against requests by the office of the Ombudsman to declare two articles in the new penal code null and void. The deadline expires on Monday, May 20.

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St. Maarten Government falls – again

The calypso-coup: in the night of April 28 to April 29, 2012, MPs Illidge, Laville and Frans Richardson (l.t.r.) celebrated the fall of the first Wescot-Williams cabinet. Photo Today / Milton Pieters. MP Laville again at center of development S

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Judge Koen Luijks becomes VP Common Court of Justice

mr. Tamara Tijhuis new Judge of InstructionSt. Maarten – Judge Koen Luijks – currently the Judge of Instruction in St. Maarten – will succeed Judge René van Veen per August 1 as the Vice-President of the Common Court of Justice. Van Veen retur

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Arrindell pleased with advice from council

St. Maarten – “I am very pleased that the council on law enforcement in its latest report has strongly advised for the establishment of an office for victim support,” UP party member and Member of Parliament Drs. Gracita Arrindell stated in a p

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District Band gets top honors for St. Maarten Carnival 2013

District Band gets top honors for St. Maarten Carnival 2013

The members of the District Band. GREAT BAY—The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) has named the District Band as the top band of the 2013 Carnival season. The choice was made based on criteria the SCDF laid out to the various band

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Hennessy Artistry tickets on sale now

St. Maarten – With three months away, Hennessy Artistry St. Maarten is in full gear for the second annual event on Saturday August 3 and tickets are on sale now. This year, featuring 9 time Grammy award winner John Legend and Percy Sledge, who is f

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Pantophlet congratulates foundation and participants on St. Maarten Carnival 2013

St. Maarten – Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications Romeo Pantophlet, would like to congratulate the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and Carnival participants for making Carnival 2013 one of

French St. Martin News - Posted by on May 6, 2013

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Several injured at shooting French Cul de Sac, St. Martin

CUL DE SAC – Yesterday evening a shooting took place after Fish Day in a building across Villa Pizza in French Cul de Sac. The Gendarmerie confirmed that several people got injured but could not give any more information on the victims. More inform