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Editorial - Posted by on August 23, 2013

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Editorial: Andre Bosman’s suggestion a cheap shot

VVD-parliamentarian André Bosman seems to have made St. Maarten his personal hobby. Since his Socialist Party-colleague Ronald van Raak apparently has better things to do than spouting nonsense about our country, Bosman has not missed a single oppor

Opinion - Posted by on August 23, 2013

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Opinion: Integrity

The government has embarked on an integrity program, as we have heard from Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs Wescot-Williams this week. But what exactly does it entail? On the government web site, we found for starters the (government) d

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Bosman suggests intervention to solve “mission impossible”

St. Maarten – Finance Minister Maarten Hassink’s remark last week that achieving a zero deficit budget could be a mission impossible has triggered a reaction from VVD-parliamentarian André Bosman. Yesterday Bosman submitted written questions to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 23, 2013

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Dream book for King

Dream book for King

From left to right: Gebe Commercial Manager, Steve Duzanson, Gebe Communications Officer, Sjadira Gaari, Member Organizing Committee Inauguration (OCI), Mavis Albertina , OCI Chairperson, Anenda Zaandam, OCI Secretary, Emilia Thomas and Member OCI, A

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Obesity sky high in Curacao

WILLEMSTAD – Two out of three adults in Curacao are overweight, almost half of all adults seldom exercise and four out of ten suffer from one or more long illnesses or health problems. That is the result of a national health survey; the report was

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Realtor released in drugs investigation

St. Maarten – The employee of a real estate company who was arrested last week during a raid in Simpson Bay was released from pretrial custody yesterday. His attorney Cor Merx confirmed the report, but declined to provide further details. Prosec

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 23, 2013

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Efforts to get Aidonia a visa ditched

St. Maarten - The Management of S&C Productions had to give up on their final efforts to get Sheldon Lawrence to join the star studded line up that will be performing at the Arthur Guinness concert this evening in the Festival Village. Lawrenc

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Fatum rebrands as Guardian Group

St. Maarten - Fatum has been rebranded along with its sister companies as the Guardian Group. Although a familiar brand to the people of these islands disappears, clients of Guardian Group will hardly notice the changes, apart from a few externals, D