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Editorial: Participating society

King Willem-Alexander’s first King's speech – his address at the opening of the parliamentary year – will go down in history as a change document. The message it contains will have far reaching consequences for many people. The King has anno

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Worldcob’s Bizz Awards meet with heavy criticism

St. Maarten Airport does not fall into trap by Houston-based scammers St. Maarten – Princess Juliana International airport announced this weekend with some pride that it had been selected for “another international business award as “one of th

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Historical novel published after more than half a century - Fefe’s lost manuscript is now a book

Historical novel published after more than half a century – Fefe’s lost manuscript is now a book

[caption id="attachment_25045" align="alignleft" width="350"] The author, John “FeFe” Hyman, displays a copy of his novel “Golden Rock” at his home, along with the original, tattered, and long lost manuscript he wrote long ago. Photo Today /

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The First King’s Speech by King Willem Alexander “Welfare state no longer sustainable”

With Queen Máxima by his side, King Willem-Alexander delivered his first Troonrede yesterday. Photo ANP / Lex van LieshoutTHE HAGUE – King Willem-Alexander dedicated the paragraph before last of his King's Speech (Troonrede in Dutch)  at the

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Caribbean medical schools under scrutiny – Medical students burden the American taxpayer

St. Maarten – The party for for-profit medical schools in the Caribbean may come to an end in the foreseeable future if grumbling American politicians get their way. Medical schools like the Devry-owned AUC Medical School in Cupecoy – and 33 othe

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St. Maarten Justice Minister Richardson to money launderers: “You are not welcome here”

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson’s want to improve the image of the country regarding combatting money laundering and terrorist financing.  A key organization in this regard is the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) whi

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Shot robbery victim drives to town

St. Maarten – A 36-year-old Pointe Blanche resident, identified by the police as K.H., became the victim of a failed daylight robbery yesterday afternoon. Around 1.40 p.m. police patrols and an ambulance sped to the parking lot behind police headqu

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Troonrede – 2013 King Willem-Alexander announces need for change

THE HAGUE – King Willem-Alexander started his first troonrede yesterday by expressing his appreciation for the “heart-warming start of my reign as king” for his mother (“an important source of inspiration”) and for the feelings of togethern

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World Travel Awards names Princess Heights leading hotel

World Travel Awards names Princess Heights leading hotel

A suite at Princess Heights in Dawn BeachSt. Maarten - Princess Heights Luxury Boutique Hotel in Dawn Beach has been named the leading hotel in St. Maarten for 2013 by the World Travel Awards (WTA).  Heralded by The Wall Street Journal as the