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St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 4, 2013

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Arrindell wants Unicef report debated in parliament

St. Maarten – The United Nations Children’s Fund, Unicef, has carried out a study as it relates to the rights of children and adolescents in the country.  This study was presented to the Minister of Youth Affairs last month where according to re

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 4, 2013

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Election drive activists call on Governor Holiday

Lisa Alexander reads the contents of the letter she received from Governor Holiday. Photo Caribisch Netwerk.St. Maarten – Lisa Alexander and a handful of activists were on governor drs. Eugène Holiday’s doorstep yesterday morning wanting to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 4, 2013

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Guyanese re-enact youthful days at anniversary

Guyanese re-enact youthful days at anniversary

Kids in the 5 and under age bracket compete in a short sprint and the top three were rewarded for their efforts. This was one of the many events during the family fun day which took place on Sunday. Photo Today/Milton PietersSt. Maarten - Dave Ma

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Hodge: Little perspective for Curacao’s future

Outgoing Prime Minister Daniel Hodge. Photo Caribisch NetwerkWILLEMSTAD, Curacao – Outgoing Prime Minister Daniel Hodge says that the political situation in Curacao offers little hope for the future. That is mainly due to the politicians whom h

French St. Martin News - Posted by on June 4, 2013

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Population growth French St. Martin slows down

St. Martin – The population on the French side has multiplied six-fold between 1974 and 2009, a report from the institute for the overseas departments Iedom shows. In 2009, the French-side population stood at 36,824, an increase of 26.5 percent com

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Resignation Curacao MP Asjes stands

WILLEMSTAD – The parliament of Curacao will not void the resignation of MP Ivar Asjes. This is not possible, parliament President Mike Franco said, because the credentials of his successor Sherwin Leonora have already been approved by the parliamen

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Weather Services issues first storm watches and warnings

St. Maarten – Some of the reports received from the 10 Emergency Support Functions (ESFs) at last week’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) meeting about the country’s disaster management system reveals that more than a majority of preparations