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Opinion: “A licensed idiot” (Claudius Buncamper’s reaction to Today’s Editorial)

Let’s take a look at Claudius Buncamper’s performance on the "Breakfeast with de Robert" radio show last Sunday. At a certain moment, De Robert brought the controversy up surrounding the Rotary Club's Paul Harris fellowship bestowed upon Claudius

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 25, 2013

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Leonard threatens with legal actions against St. Maarten government

Emancipation devalued in worker’s struggle St. Maarten – Trade unionist Derie Leonard has threatened to take the government to court if it fails to pay out the 2012 cost of living adjustment soon. Leonard heads the Windward Islands Civil Serva

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 25, 2013

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Gracita Arrindell succeeds Rodolphe Samuel as president of St. Maarten parliament – Parliament bickers over procedures – again

St. Maarten – What should have been a formality with a festive touch became a drag when the parliament in its first meeting after the Wescot-Williams III cabinet took office got lost in procedural bickering that ended with three members of the oppo

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Windward Islands Bank St. Maarten unveils sleek new building

Windward Islands Bank St. Maarten unveils sleek new building

The exterior of the newly renovated Windward Islands Bank. Photo Samuel AllenSt. Maarten – “We want to do something different for our commercial clients,” Assistant Managing Director Kelvin Bloyden said yesterday as he gave a tour of the newly

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 25, 2013

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“Due Credit!!! Pictures don’t lie!!” Dupersoy says trench cleaning projects were Marlin’s initiative

St. Maarten – “As I have complained over and over during the past few years, the media on St. Maarten need to be much more critical of the way stories are written in the daily papers. Now we know the workers are aware that they have outspoken pre

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Escaped prisoners still on the run

St. Maarten – The three prisoners who managed to escape from the prison section of the Philipsburg Police Station on Monday, haven’t been found yet, Prosecutor Dounia Benammar said yesterday. Benammar said that the authorities on the French si

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St. Maarten Hospital loses information due to IT malfunction

St. Maarten – Last week, the server of the St. Maarten Medical Center malfunctioned due to a failure of one of the hard disks. The crashed hard disk contained the user files or so called ‘my documents’ of our employees. Backup processes of t

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Working group national development plan to be established

St. Maarten - In order to establish wide-scale community involvement in the development of the National Development Plan (NDP), a working group is currently being established to ensure that the process of developing the NDP has as much input from the