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Editorial: Reclaimed asphalt

The decision by former Vromi-minister Marlin and the airport to just give the milled asphalt coming from the airport runway away for free to private parties seems odd. It may look like a cost saving measure for the government, but in fact, the materi

Opinion - Posted by on August 5, 2013

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Opinion: Remco Retardo

Remco de Ridder is a Dutch blogger who somehow managed to have a column published in the Volkskrant this weekend. It deals with his vacation-experience, and it provides a deeper insight into the perception of a hapless man who travels to a country (i

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Former Minister Marlin about asphalt controversy: “What we did was a cost saving measure for the government”

William Marlin speaks on last Friday’s Lloyd Richardson show while his host is looking on silently. Photo sxmislandnews.comSt. Maarten– Former Vromi-Minister and National Alliance leader William Marlin defended the decision to have milled asphalt

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New arrest in Wiels murder case

WILLEMSTAD – The police in Curacao arrested a woman in connection with the murder of PS Leader Helmin Wiels, NRC Handelsblad published on its website yesterday. After the arrest of the 43-year-old woman with the initials M.A.B., police officers

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Airport meets with DAE to solve problems

St. Maarten – Following public anxiety over the fate of the Dutch Antilles Express (DAE) flight from Santo Domingo to the Princess Juliana International Airport, yesterday afternoon as well as a subsequent telephone conversation between the Managin

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Businesses urged to support nursing mothers

St. Maarten -The support of the private sector is being sought by healthcare professionals to encourage breastfeeding in our society as St. Maarten joins the rest of the world in the global observance of World Breastfeeding Week from August 1 to Aug

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Police locate 2 marihuana plantations

St. Maarten – 20 police officers conducted searches to locate two marihuana plantations in the hills close to Basseterre Drive and Gibbs Drive on Saturday. A total of 54 marihuana plants and equipment such as plant pots, buckets and water hoses

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Three joggers die in sponsor run

Three joggers die in sponsor run

The bodies of the three victims who are being investigated by police officers in Willemstad. Photo ANPWILLEMSTAD – Three joggers who participated in a sponsor run yesterday in Curacao were killed when a 23-year-old man drove with high speed into th

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Minister receives investigation report on asphalt Lake: Were not a banana republic

St. Maarten – Minister of Vromi, Maurice Lake said on Sunday that its ministry has concluded its investigation with respect to the 37 truckloads of milled asphalt that was transported from the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) on the ev