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Council of Ministers dissolves parliament

St. Maarten – The Council of Ministers went through a hectic meeting yesterday morning, whereby Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams again refused to put a proposal to dissolve the parliament on the agenda. In the afternoon an extraordinary meeting

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Art Saves Lives program starts June 24

De Weever: I want to give children a life of meaning [caption id="attachment_23145" align="alignleft" width="250"] Nicole de Weever (left) and Erika Cannegieter (right) at the Art Saves Lives and Be The Change fundraiser at The Red Piano lounge on

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 5, 2013

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General used military craft for vacation flight to SXM

Canadian Military police investigated information leak St. Maarten / OTTOWA - Military police were used to investigate how CTV News obtained information Gen. Walt Natynczyk’s use of government VIP aircraft for trips to fundraising dinners, sport

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Miss St. Maarten Davinia Brooks becomes Be The Change-member

St. Maarten - Senior Carnival Queen 2013 and Miss St. Maarten Davinia Brooks has praised the Be The Change Foundation for its incredible initiative, pledged to become a member and urged the public to follow-suit. Davinia, who will be volunteering

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 5, 2013

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Civil servants union to PM: Government should set example

St. Maarten - The Windward Islands Civil Servants Union/Private Sector Union are taking the caretaker government to task over the payout of the 2011 cost of living adjustment (Cola).  Union president Derie Leonard is addressing her concerns directly

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Journalists follow course criminal justice system

WILLEMSTAD – Seventeen journalists and court reporters in Curacao took part in a training whereby the Public Prosecutor’s Office gave information to local media about the new penal code, legal resources, enforcement by taking away one’s freedom

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Medical center upgrades nurses in Saba

St. Maarten –7 Nursing aides of the Saba Hospital and Nursing Home received on Friday their certificate of Certified Nursing Assistant. This 6 month Accelerated Nursing Assistant Course was designed and executed by the Education Department of th

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Website Council of Advice online

Website Council of Advice online

St. Maarten - At the first of its bi-annual board meetings for 2013, The Council of Advice revealed its official website to the public. In a short speech to the press, Governor Holiday, who chairs the council, said it strives to “challenge itself e

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Short circuit causes power outage

St. Maarten – At approximately 9:57 am a short circuit occurred yesterday in a high tension cable feeding the Zagersgut Substation which resulted in a major power outage across St. Maarten. Gebe immediately began the process of restoring electric