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Profit UTS drops dramatically

WILLEMSTAD – GREAT BAY – Telecom provider UTS booked a 3 million guilders ($1.66 million) profit in 2012, 10.6 million guilders ($5.9 million) below the 2011-profit. Minister Balborda (Traffic, Transportation and Urban Planning) announced the res

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Teachers suffer from work-related illnesses

St. Maarten – Teachers are suffering from a host of work-related illnesses, the president of the Windward Islands Teachers Union Witu Claire Elshot said yesterday. Teachers suffer from back and eye problems, allergies, colds and flu, but also from

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St. Maarten Prime Minister Wescot-Williams strikes back at William Marlin “Eureka, I have discovered the sinister plot of the Prime Minister”

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams had her response ready on Monday while Vice PM William Marlin’s press conference about the so-called hidden letter from the governor was still in process. But later that same evening, after press

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Elshot to ILO-congress in Switzerland

St. Maarten – Vice President Claire Elshot of the Windward Islands Chamber of Labor Unions will leave this Sunday for Switzerland to attend the 102nd congress of the International Labor Organization ILO. The congress-theme is: Building a future

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Man suffers injuries after falling from scaffold

St. Maarten- While the exact details remains sketchy, at least one man was admitted to the St Maarten Medical Center after he fell while working on a building at the American University in Cupecoy yesterday. According to an unconfirmed report reac

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Newsletter sounds alarm over emailing credit card information – Warning from abroad: “Do not take Caravanserai’s bad advice”

St. Maarten - In recent weeks, Caravanserai Resort in SXM has emailed its timeshare owners and given them terrible advice, Jeff Berger writes in St. Maarten Weekly News, an online newsletter that targets timeshare owners and that is part of everythin

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Physicians alerted about hand foot and mouth disease

St. Maarten – Collective Prevention Services (CPS) that falls under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, alerted local family physicians yesterday to look out for symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease after several cases

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St. Maarten PM rejects Marlins request again: no meeting Council of Ministers

St. Maarten – Vice Prime Minister William Marlin made another failed attempt to put his proposal to dissolve the parliament on the agenda of last Tuesday’s Council of Ministers meeting. Prime Minister Wescot-Williams turned down the request in a