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Editorial - Posted by on September 24, 2013

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Editorial: Progress in the Helmin Wiels murder case

The Wiels-investigation finally seems to be making serious progress. Obviously the investigators have not been idle since the May 5 assassination of the Pueblo Soberano-leader, but the lack of news has led people to believe until recently that this c

Opinion - Posted by on September 24, 2013

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Opinion: The downside of eating healthy (2)

Opinion: The downside of eating healthy (2)

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 24, 2013

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Escaped inmates left island

Escaped inmates left island

[caption id="attachment_25151" align="alignleft" width="198"] Convicted murderer Sobiesky Parrondo has been on the run since June 23. A month after his escape he was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment. Photo Interpol[/caption] St. Maarten – Ther

Uncategorized - Posted by on September 24, 2013

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Inmates Bonaire prison on hunger strike again

KRALENDIJK, Bonaire –Foreign inmates in the prison in Bonaire went on hunger strike again yesterday morning, after they stopped a similar action a couple of weeks ago. Several Bonairean inmates support the action. A spokesman for the inmates sai

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 24, 2013

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Police arrest fourth suspect in Helmin Wiels murder-probe

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – Police arrested a fourth suspect yesterday in the Helmin Wiels assassination investigation. The suspect is 36-year old E.R.K., who was already detained for the murder of a man in Caracasbay in January. The Public Prosecutor

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 24, 2013

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Arrindell congratulates Youth Parliament on website

St. Maarten – President of Parliament Gracita Arrindell would like to congratulate the Kingdom Youth Parliament with respect to their recently launched website which can be found at www.kingdomyouthparliament.org The Kingdom Youth Parliament is

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 24, 2013

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St. Maarten Prime Minister wants electoral reform proposal within three weeks

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams has emphasized that political parties and the campaign promises of politicians should be held accountable through new laws related to electoral reform. The PM’s comments were made as renewed disc