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Editorial - Posted by on September 25, 2013

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Editorial: Alzheimer

Alzheimer’s disease is hanging like a dark cloud over the world and apparently the world has no clue how to deal with it. That the number of patients with Alzheimer’s and related diseases will increase at a worrisome pace is a fact, but nobody

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Opinion: When the police blunders ….

When the police blunders, judges do nothing. Thus read the headline above a piece written by Folkert Jensma on his legal expert-blog in NRC Handelsblad this week. It’s an intriguing piece, also because it sounds so familiar here in St. Maarten. But

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Alzheimer patients in Aruba victim of neglect and abuse

ORANJESTAD, Aruba – “Some patients are tied to their beds for the sake of convenience. They have to sit in their own feces for days because there is no time to clean them up,” says Melva Croes-Yánez, the president of the Alzheimer Foundation i

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2013

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Windward Islands Bank sued for “invalid contract”

Plaintiff demands stop to auction and return of all payments St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance is the stage on Friday afternoon for a lawsuit against the Windward Islands Bank, initiated by Elaine Christopher. In summary proceedings, the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2013

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Vromi receives Special Achievement Award

Vromi receives Special Achievement Award

St. Maarten – The Ministry Vromi is one of several 2013 recipients of a Special Achievement award from the leading Geographic Information Systems software developer Environmental Systems Research Institute. Acting Secretary General of Vromi, Lou

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2013

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PM: National Development Plan will wake up the people

St. Maarten – “We are busy with the process of waking up the population as to the importance of the involvement of the whole community in building St. Maarten” was Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams’ answer when asked why the process of the

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Sea & Learn eco-awareness event begins October 1

THE BOTTOM, Saba – Sea & Learn 2013 is an upcoming series of events on Saba organized to “enhance your environmental awareness.” A highly renowned group of international experts in various fields will descend on the island to deliver many f

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 25, 2013

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Transforming Care congress focuses on youth resilience

St. Maarten – The Transforming Care congress will open at 6.30 p.m. on Saturday at the Westin Hotel with a speech by the Minister of Public Health Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever. The congress symbol is the butterfly, which tran