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Editorial: Standards

The Rotary Club of St. Maarten named three outstanding members of the community as Paul Harris Fellows. To qualify for this honor, candidates must meet the high professional and high personal standards of Rotary – at least, that’s what the clu

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Structural abuse main concern for the elderly

St. Maarten - A qualitative survey conducted by the St. Maarten Seniors and Pensioners Association (SMSPA) has revealed that among the foremost concern for the elderly in our society is the issue of structural abuse. Scores of seniors assembled at

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Database gives citizens free access to legislation  “This strengthens the foundation of the constitutional state”

Database gives citizens free access to legislation “This strengthens the foundation of the constitutional state”

Education Minister Patricia Lourens (l) applauds after Prime Minister Wescot-Williams launched the Laws Database with a bang of her gavel. Second from left is Henk Jan Habermehl; to the right of the Prime Minister are Acting Governor Groeneveldt

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Turning Point organizes drug awareness parade

Action week against substance abuse St. Maarten – Drug rehab center Turning Point is in the middle of its drug action week. This upcoming Sunday, on the international day of substance abuse, the center organizes a drug awareness parade that will

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Dating abuse in secondary schools “There is no respect whatsoever”

St. Maarten -Last year, the Safe Haven Foundation started an outreach program to foster awareness on dating abuse in secondary schools. However the program had to be suspended because of financial difficulties; the foundation could no longer afford t

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Rotary names Dubourcq, Low and Buncamper Paul Harris Fellows

St. Maarten - At its annual Change of Board Gala earlier this month at the Infinity Restaurant at the Oyster Bay Resort, the Rotary Club of St. Maarten recognized three outstanding members of the community as Paul Harris Fellows: Robert Dubourcq, Reb

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MAC students get covered walkway

Minister of Education wants similar projects elsewhereSt. Maarten –“I would like to see projects like this replicated in every district,” Minister of Education Patricia Lourens said to a crowd of students, teachers, police officers, and the pre