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Editorial - Posted by on July 30, 2013

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Editorial: Stumbling blocks

Prime Minister Wescot-Williams call for continued economic growth may have raised some eyebrows in the private sector - the place where that growth has to manifest itself. Seldom have we heard members of parliament say anything positive about the

Opinion - Posted by on July 30, 2013

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Opinion: Cleaning companies

What is the difference between a cleaning company and a manpower organization? The Inspectorate of the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Labor discovered that they have a lot in common. That makes it worthwhile for decision makers, union leaders a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 30, 2013

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Bureaucracy made work needlessly complicated: Financial mandate will make police force more effective

[caption id="attachment_24231" align="alignleft" width="200"] Chief commissioner Peter de Witte is happy with the report from the visitation committee. File photo 2010.[/caption]St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar - Bureaucracy has held the police force b

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 30, 2013

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Lenny Priest returns to politics

St. Maarten - Lenny Priest will launch his purple political party on Thursday in Middle Region. The party's name has not been divulged yet, but the invitation announces the color purple. The presentation begins at 5.30 p.m. Priest's come back to the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 30, 2013

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Residents petition cabinet against sound pollution Soggy Dollar Bar

Residents petition cabinet against sound pollution Soggy Dollar Bar

St. Maarten - The community of Simpson Bay has about had it with the Soggy Dollar Bar. In a petition signed by 85 residents, they ask for immediate assistance from Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and Economic Affairs Minister Ted Richardson. The

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 30, 2013

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Two more shootings, teenager wounded

St. Maarten - After the shooting in the early morning hours of last Friday in the vicinity of the Tantra nightclub in Maho Reef, police dealt with two more shootings during the weekend. On the first occasion, the shooter hit a car with two bullets; t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 30, 2013

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KeLeHa projects launches cancer awareness event

KeLeHa projects launches cancer awareness event

From left Mecca Moore, Samantha "Sammy B" Black, model Diandra Forrest, photographer Sameer Khan, Keoma Hamer, O.J. Williams and Trevor Pretty. Photo contributed.St. Maarten - KeLeHa Projects, a non-profit foundation aimed at raising cervical can

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Warning Nature Foundation: Injuring rays prohibited

GREAT BAY - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation received numerous reports last weekend about a group of people who were intentionally harming baby rays at the far end of Mullet Bay Beach, the foundation stated in a press release. During the summer m

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 30, 2013

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St. Maarten PM blames Curacao for financial restrictions

GREAT BAY - St. Maarten has to look at the financial developments on the island versus those in Curacao, Prime Minister Wescot-Williams said in a reaction to the report by the Central Bank. "In St. Maarten there would be no need for measures regardin

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SXM Girls Night Out: Sheconomy event in Maho on Saturday

SXM Girls Night Out: Sheconomy event in Maho on Saturday

St. Maarten - “Women are about 80% of the income decision makers in households in the Caribbean," Ogechi Anyanwu said yesterday. She is an event organizer and founder of SXM Girls Night Out. With such a powerful presence in the economy as consumers