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Editorial - Posted by on September 2, 2013

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Editorial: No sympathy for the Bosman law

That there is no sympathy for the Bosman-law in St. Maarten or elsewhere in the Caribbean is understandable, but the arguments to support this position that we hear are at times weak, at times predictable and at times not helpful at all. The weake

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 2, 2013

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Listening to St. Maarten’s past: Marimbolas and the Mango Tree

From left, Jan Beaujon, Carlson Velasquez, and John “FeFe” Hyman playing under the mango tree at Velasquez’s home in French Quarter.  Note Velasquez’s metallic tres guitar, characteristic of Cuba and Puerto Rico. Photo James RoidisSt. Maarte

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 2, 2013

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Banco di Caribe opens second branch office

The staff at Banco di Caribe’s branch office on Walter Nisbeth Road. Standing from left senior account manager Petra Maynard, merchant service officer Shahaira Richardson and general manager Madelon Dijkhoffz; seated from left: cashier Chantal

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Four men ambush septuagenarian

St. Maarten – Four men ambushed a 70-year-old man when he was about to enter his house on Grenada Road in Madame Estate on Saturday evening at around 8.45 p.m. The robbers hit the man above his right eye and tied him up with duct tape. Then they ro

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Allison van Dam wins Chippie dream vacation

St. Maarten - Allison Van Dam is the winner of the Chippie Dream Vacation Giveaway. Allison will select the trip of her choosing to wherever in the world she would like to go, totaling a value of up to 10,000 guilders. Chippie, the mobile operator of

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Graduate Caroline Gibbes is fascinated by legislation: “Without laws it would be chaos”

Graduate Caroline Gibbes is fascinated by legislation: “Without laws it would be chaos”

[caption id="attachment_24784" align="alignleft" width="300"] Graduate Caroline Gibbes shows her thesis. Photo Today / Leo Brown[/caption] St. Maarten / By Daphne Stuut – After a study of 7 years, recent law graduate Caroline Gibbes went back t