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Opinion - Posted by on September 23, 2013

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Opinion: Mischaracterizations (AUC)

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is one of the most highly regarded medical schools in the Caribbean. AUC, which is part of the DeVry family of institutions, has operated for many years with a mission to offer qualified a

French St. Martin News - Posted by on September 23, 2013

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Contractors protest in Marigot

MARIGOT, St. Martin – Senator Louis Constant Fleming, former President of the Collectivité d’Outre Mer de Saint Martin Alain Richardson, deputy Daniel Gibbs and several members of the territorial council support an action by the association of p

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

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St. Maarten Academy refuses to take 14-year-old back Expelled student seeks redress at Education Complaints Board

st. Maarten – Anderson Arrindell, a 14-year-old student at the St. Maarten Academy still has not been admitted back to school. Attorney Cor Merx filed a complaint with the Complaints Board for Education yesterday in which he demands on behalf of th

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

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Joe Johnson: “Tien’s AUC left Montserrat because of tax issues”

Joe Johnson: “Tien’s AUC left Montserrat because of tax issues”

[caption id="attachment_25128" align="alignleft" width="300"] Joe Johnson, Vice president of Operations and Strategic Development at the University of Statia School of Medicine. Photo website Usesom.[/caption] St. Maarten – The American Universi

Editorial - Posted by on September 23, 2013

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Editorial: Appropriate

The former owners of the American University in the Caribbean knew already in 1993 that they were going to leave their campus in Montserrat, it appears from an interview with former AUC-employee Joe Johnson. It is interesting to note that, apparen

Opinion - Posted by on September 23, 2013

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Opinion: The downside of eating healthy

Eating healthy makes sense to a lot of people, but there is a downside. Ralph Bodelier, a theologian and cultural philosopher wrote an essay about this issue in Trouw. Not everybody will agree with what Bodelier has to say, but it is at least food fo

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

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Integrity investigation to be put on hold

St. Maarten – The plans of the Kingdom Council of Ministers to instruct Governor Eugene Holiday to investigate the integrity of the country have been put on hold, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said during her weekly radio program One on One

French St. Martin News - Posted by on September 23, 2013

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Record number of volunteers at annual coastal cleanup

MARIGOT – The St. Maarten Pride Foundation organized its annual coastal cleanup this year around the former La Belle Creole hotel in the French side.  Volunteers turned out in record numbers and totaled 316. Together they filled 125 trash bags wit

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

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Port of St. Maarten attends Seatrade Europe

GREAT BAY – The Port of St. Maarten will be represented at the 7th Seatrade Europe Cruise and River Cruise Convention that kicks off tomorrow in Hamburg Messe, Germany, and runs through September 26. The port delegation will be headed by Minst

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

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ACE Foundation School re-opens

st. Maarten– Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams attended the re-opening of the ACE Foundation School on the LB Scott Road yesterday afternoon and was accompanied by Vromi Minister Maurice Lake, Minister of Health and Social Affairs, Cornelius de