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Editorial, Opinion - Posted by on October 28, 2013

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Editorial: Van der Sloot

Matthijs Voortman’s interview with convicted killer Joran van der Sloot sheds at last some light on the personality of the man who singlehandedly dealt a heavy blow to Aruba’s image in the world, and who caused immeasurable sorrow to the families

Opinion - Posted by on October 28, 2013

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Opinion: The Unicef report

Dear Members of Parliament, Soualiga Social Movement took notice of the Unicef report on Children in the Dutch Caribbean and more specifically The Situation of Children and Adolescents in Sint Maarten: key findings and recommendations that was pub

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2013

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Creativity sparkles at fashion week

Creativity sparkles at fashion week

Young models show the work of different designers and their own talents. Photos Today / Milton PietersSt. Maarten - When it comes to fashion, age is just another number. The designers behind the array of fashionable lines of clothing are of vital

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2013

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Curacao wants to keep SXM in monetary union

WILLEMSTAD – “I have to establish that St. Maarten substantially contributes to the foreign exchange and that we therefore have to handle two monetary unions with great care,” Curacao’s Minister of Economic Development Stanley Palm said on Fr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2013

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Joran van der Sloot interview “I am sick of myself”

LIMA – Joran van der Sloot manages – again – to capture the attention of the media, this time through an interview with TV-station RTL’s senior editor Matthijs Voortman. The Antilliaans Dagblad published the story on Saturday. Van der Sloot s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2013

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St. Lucians keep traditions alive

St. Maarten - When it comes to maintaining their cultural heritage, St. Lucians are among the many that make it their duty to observe those traditions. For the fifth straight year the parking lot at the Inspections Office was the center of attention

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Fundraising Halloween party at the zoo

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten zoo on Arch Road is celebrating Halloween this upcoming Friday with its second Boo at the Zoo party. The zoo asks children to put on their favorite costumes “and join us for a creepy, crawly celebration.” There wi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2013

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Inspectorate wants study into fish mortality causes

Vromi-Ministry employees cleared away hundreds of dead fish last Wednesday. Photo Today / Milton PietersSt. Maarten -Last week’s massive fish die off in sections of the Great Salt Pond especially in the area close to Firgos Paper on the Illidge

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2013

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Minister Lake visits Cay Hill shantytown

Minister Maurice Lake (third from left) with Cay Hill Community Council reps, the community police officer, residents and Vromi-Ministry employees come down the hill after visiting the hillside shantytown. DCOMM PhotoSt. Maarten – Vromi-Ministe