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St. Maarten bodybuilders wing out today

Pierre Ferland, Head at Pineapple Pete, shares a light moment with Desmond Patterson who will be competing in the heavy weight category at this year’s CAC Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships in the Dominican Republic this weekend. Photo To

Editorial - Posted by on September 19, 2013

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Editorial: Ludicrous

A student who says he was not even involved in a fight at the St. Maarten Academy is sitting at home because the school only wants to take him back if his mother signs a contract that sets strict conditions for his behavior. While these conditions

Opinion - Posted by on September 19, 2013

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Opinion: A lady in distress (3)

This is part 3 of our series on scammers from Nigeria. Part 1 is here and part 2 is here Don’t worry. Zariya Koury won’t be coming to St. Maarten and her courier will not deliver boxes containing $6.2 million in cash. In one of the last ema

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 19, 2013

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St. Maarten Prime Minister about 2013 budget: “A budget-instruction is now a moot issue”

St. Maarten – The amendment to the 2013 budget that the parliament approved last Thursday has been signed by Governor Holiday, Finance Minister Hassink and Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams and the Kingdom Council of Ministers have been informed

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 19, 2013

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St. Maarten Academy keeps student away with strict ten-point contract

St. Maarten Academy keeps student away with strict ten-point contract

[caption id="attachment_25069" align="alignleft" width="300"] Attorney Cor Merx. Photo Today / Leo Brown[/caption] Mother: “I won’t sign it; this is nonsense” St. Maarten – A student who was allegedly involved in a fight at the St. Maar

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 19, 2013

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PM hands out certificates – Democratic Dialogue course wraps up at USM

Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams sits with participants who successfully completed the UNDP’s course on democratic dialogue at the University of St. Martin. Photo Today / Milton PietersSt. Maarten – “I really want to thank all of you for pa

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 19, 2013

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“Kingdom integrity-instruction to governor lacks legal basis”

St. Maarten – There is no legal basis for the Kingdom Council of Ministers to give Governor Holiday an instruction to perform an integrity-assessment in St. Maarten. That is the position of the government. Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said

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Airport drops TelEm as internet provider

St. Maarten - Departing and arriving passengers will have to wait a while longer for WIFI connection at the Princess Juliana International Airport. According to one outgoing passenger “this is the only international airport in the world where passe

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 19, 2013

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Mental health caregivers and patients form association

The MHCPA board, from left: Secretary Myriam Haar, President Claire Elshot and Treasurer Minerva Pinto. Photo contributed.St. Maarten - With the signing of the statutes of association at the office of the Notary Boekhoudt the Mental Health Caregivers