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Editorial - Posted by on September 9, 2013

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Editorial: Pretu’s death in Curacao police cell

The death of the one before last link between Pueblo Soberano leader Helmin Wiels and his killers took his own life on Friday evening in a police cell in Curacao. It is tempting to follow the leader of Prime Minister Asjes – who used the term su

Opinion - Posted by on September 9, 2013

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Opinion: Compensation for the role the Dutch played in the history of slavery

Will St. Maarten – and with it the other Caribbean islands – ever see compensation for the role the Dutch played in the history of slavery? The late Helmin Wiels estimated that 200 million guilders would do it, but so far, not a penny is in our b

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

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St. Maarten’s PM initiates steps on reducing overall cost of living

St. Maarten -“A cost of living increase effects the entire community and citizens are faced with the high cost of living on St. Maarten,” commented Prime Minister Wescot-Williams on the discussions over the cost of living adjustments that have be

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

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Possible drug overdose at St. Maarten airport

St. Maarten – A woman who was found at a restroom at the Princess Juliana International Airport on Saturday afternoon lost her conscious because of a possible drug overdose. The lady was discovered with a weak pulse and police officers found her

Uncategorized - Posted by on September 9, 2013

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Wiels murder suspect Pretu found dead in police cell

Wiels murder suspect Pretu found dead in police cell

Florentina, aka Pretu, arrives in Curacao after his arrest in Zoetermeer. Photo Crimesite CamilleriWILLEMSTAD, Curacao – Luigi Lorenzo Florentina is dead. The 27-year-old committed suicide in his cell in Barber by hanging himself with parts of

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

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No classes at Sundial school tomorrow

St. Maarten – Sundial School will be closed for classes tomorrow. The school only will be open for Hospitality Form 3 and 4. Regular classes will continue on Wednesday. The school is sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

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

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Final week to submit funding application

St. Maarten – Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs Patricia Lourens – Philip is reminding persons, institutions, and organizations that are involved in keeping the Intangible Cultural Heritage alive with craftsmanship; this we

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

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Nature Foundation launches second lionfish derby

St. Maarten – The Nature Foundation will be launching its second Lionfish Derby during the months of September and October where participants are asked to register with the Nature Foundation before Friday in order to win cash prizes for most lionfi

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St. Maarten’s PM on Bosman Law: Absolutely not; this is one Kingdom

St. Maarten - “During the course of many years numerous Dutch politicians and political parties have come with suggestions to limit the movements of persons from within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.” Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams comment

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Wescot-Williams confidence about budget

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams commented on Friday that although items related to the 2013 budget are based in the law regarding financial supervision, it is unfortunate that there is a lack of discussion regarding the financial