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Editorial: Disgrace (honoring Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellowships)

Yesterday's editorial about the Rotary Club's standards for naming citizens Paul Harris Fellow lacked clarity about our opinion. We wrote that, according to Rotary, candidates must meet high professional and personal standards. Our point was - and is

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 20, 2013

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Plasterk remains concerned about integrity “Departure Duncan did not solve everything”

St. Maarten – The legacy of former Justice Minister Roland Duncan keeps haunting St. Maarten. “The new government must do everything within its power to restore the confidence in the integrity of its ministers,” Kingdom Relations Minister Ronal

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 20, 2013

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Vesuvius-appeals set for August

No new developments during pro forma hearing St. Maarten – The Common Court of Justice held a pro forma hearing at the Belair Community Center yesterday afternoon for the seven defendants in the Vesuvius-case. Only two defendants made an appeara

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 20, 2013

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Sidneila Richardson crowned Miss Venus Model Caribbean

Sidneila Richardson crowned Miss Venus Model Caribbean

[caption id="attachment_23373" align="alignleft" width="375"] Eighteen year old Sidneila Richardson smiles for the cameras shortly after she was crowned as the Miss Venus Model Caribbean in Anguilla over the weekend. Photo contributed by organizers.[

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Armed robber gets 4 years

St. Maarten - The Court in First Instance sentenced Randy Kevin Scotland to 4 years imprisonment for an attempted armed robbery at the Peoples Supermarket on Zagersgut Road on January 3, and two burglaries. Of the sentence, 1 year is suspended and th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 20, 2013

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Police reports progress in investigation “Wiels assassination was contract-killing”

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – The May 5 assassination of Pueblo Soberano-leader Helmin Wiels was a contract-killing, police spokesman Reggie Huggins said yesterday afternoon in Curacao. One of the suspects, 30-year-old Raoul Martinez was recently found mu