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Editorial - Posted by on July 9, 2013

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Editorial: Prisoners’ rights

Spending time in the Pointe Blanche prison as a non-paying customer is no walk in the park, but we learn now from a report by the Human Rights Board in the Netherlands that spending time at the prison in Bonaire is no pleasure cruise either. St. M

Opinion - Posted by on July 9, 2013

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Opinion: Prostitution policy

Anybody who thought that prostitution –at least the conditions under which prostitution is practiced – is only a problem in St. Maarten ought to consider the situation in that decent and well-organized country called the Netherlands. Gert-Jan Seg

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 9, 2013

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Lake working on road links and traffic flow projects

St. Maarten – Infrastructure Minister Maurice Lake is prioritizing solutions that are affecting the traffic of St. Maarten which also includes road links. In order to alleviate the traffic on St. Maarten, besides the minister’s efforts on road

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 9, 2013

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PM announces investigation – Possible malversation at National Security Service

St. Maarten –Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams confirmed that there are serious indications of malversation at the National Security Department of St. Maarten (VDSM). The prime minister had ordered an investigation by the Government Account

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 9, 2013

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Bravo TV's Reality Show shot on St. Maarten

Bravo TV’s Reality Show shot on St. Maarten “Below Deck” infuriates serious yachtsmen

Scene where the crew in Below Deck gets drunk at Toppers; it infuriated a real captain, Moe Moses. Photo screenshot Bravo TVGREAT BAY – St. Maarten gets into the picture in Below Deck – a scripted “reality show” that airs on the American

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 9, 2013

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Lake appraised of country’s preparedness

Tropical Storm Chantal closely monitored St. Maarten – The third tropical storm system of the Atlantic hurricane season – tropical storm Chantal - is currently east of the Eastern Caribbean island chain. Chantal is forecasted to pass through

French St. Martin News - Posted by on July 9, 2013

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Marigot gets ready for Bastille Day

MARIGOT, St. Martin – The traditional July 14 celebrations on the French side commemorate the historic event in the French Revolution in 1789 when a crowd stormed the Bastille, a fortress in Paris that was used as a state prison. The Bastille becam

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 9, 2013

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St. Maarten PM receives courtesy visit international civil aviation organization ICAO

Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams (right) together with Biometrics Program Manager of the International Civil Aviation Organization, Mauricio Siciliano (middle). St. Maarten– Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams received a courtesy call from Ma