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Editorial - Posted by on September 26, 2013

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Editorial: Underlying issue of the gruesome, senseless killing of a baby

There are no words to describe the loss of a baby, especially when the infant is healthy and the pride of his parents. The senseless killing of Mark Reid Jr. in April by a man suffering from religious delusions played out in court yesterday in all

Opinion - Posted by on September 26, 2013

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Opinion: The art of debate

The fifteen regulars who bother to follow debates in our parliament live via the internet will have noticed that some of our parliamentarians have a habit of becoming emotional when they speak. They are not really emotional of course, everybody under

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 26, 2013

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“God told me to kill the baby because he was evil” – Demand 20 years against psychotic baby-killer

St. Maarten – Mark Reid was just two months old and sleeping in bed with his mother Latoya Morgan when disaster struck on the evening of April 2. Dalton Danelle L.B., a 26-year-old security guard burst into the house in a God-driven spree of madnes

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 26, 2013

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St. Maarten Hospital (SMMC): Rumors on MRSA virus untrue

St. Maarten – After rumors were being spread on the island that patients at the St. Maarten Medical Center were infected with the Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) virus, the hospital made the following statement in a press release

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 26, 2013

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Sentenced to 18 months behind bars – Westin-embezzler arrested at the courthouse

St. Maarten– The Court in First Instance had a nasty surprise in store for Anutha Chevan Gooneratne, a 38-year-old former room manager at the Westin Hotel yesterday morning. At his trial on September 4, the prosecution demanded a 24-month condition

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 26, 2013

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Cruise Line commits 120,000 passengers to St. Maarten for new season

St. Maarten – Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Ted Richardson and St. Maarten port officials met with several cruise lines on Monday during the first day of Seatrade Europe currently taking place in Germany. The meeting with the Europe

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First draft 2014 budget to Council of Ministers soon

GREAT BAY – St. Maarten’s 2014 budget will be approved and signed into law before the end of the year. Finance Minister Maarten Hassink re-confirmed the government’s intention to achieve this goal. “It is a very tight schedule, but all minist

St. Maarten News - Posted by on September 26, 2013

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Big challenge to attain a sound financial position

Semiannual report Cft Curacao and St. Maarten GREAT BAY/WILLEMSTAD – The Board of financial supervision Curacao and St. Maarten (College financieel toezicht - Cft) concludes in its semiannual report concerning the first six months of this year t