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Editorial - Posted by on July 5, 2013

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Editorial: Through the wallet

As long as there is money to be made in the drugs business ugly crimes like the murder on French Quarter resident Gaston Gumbs will continue to happen. There is a way to tackle this issue from a different angle though: through the wallet. How ofte

Opinion - Posted by on July 5, 2013

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Opinion: Rip deal

The November 10, 2012 murder of French Quarter resident Gaston Ambroise Gumbs turns out to be a drugs-related crime. The details that emerged during the trial of the two suspects in this case yesterday morning show that the local cocaine trade on the

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

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32 students graduate from All Children Education School

Some of the graduates of the All Children Education School. St. Maarten – Thirty two pupils graduated from All Children’s Education (Ace) Foundation during an inspirational ceremony themed: “Sowing the good seeds to empower change” on Sunday

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

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Judge Van Veen returns to the Netherlands

[caption id="attachment_23659" align="alignleft" width="250"] Judge Rene van Veen holds up an award he received from the bailiffs at the courthouse. Photo Today / Leo Brown[/caption]St. Maarten – Judge René van Veen bid St, Maarten farewell with a

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

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Prosecution demands 14 years against two suspects – Mega drug deal behind Gaston Gumbs murder

Stevenson P. enters the courthouse for the Gaston Gumbs murder trial. Photo Today / Leo BrownSt. Maarten – The prosecution demanded yesterday 14 years of imprisonment against Stevenson P. and the escaped suspect Sobiesky Parrondo for the Novemb

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

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Early bird school bus inspections kick off on Monday

St. Maarten - School Bussing and Taxi Dispatching Inspection Department of Economic Affairs would like to inform school bus owners and drivers that early bird school bus inspections are scheduled to start on Monday till Wednesday known as early inspe

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

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Physicians report one case of hand, foot and mouth disease

Physicians report one case of hand, foot and mouth disease   St. Maarten – Collective Prevention Services (CPS) that falls under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, says according to its disease surveillance syst

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

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The myth of a bloated public sector

The myth of a bloated public sector

By Jason Lista - Is St. Maarten’s government a bloated beast? Is it feasting on the fruits of a small, productive private sector? It’s an issue that is often brought up in public opinion and the general perception is that the government is a hug

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

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Arrindell introduced to new Consul General Chief of Mission

St. Maarten – President of Parliament Gracita Arrindell during her official visit to Curacao for Flag Day on Tuesday, was introduced to the new U.S. Consul General to Curacao and Chief of Mission to Aruba, BES Islands and St. Maarten James R. Moore