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Editorial - Posted by on November 14, 2013

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Editorial: Lukewarm

The first visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima to Sint Maarten will not go into the history books as an event that bubbled over from enthusiasm. On the contrary, the turnout for the opening ceremony was clearly disappointing – or the sq

Opinion - Posted by on November 14, 2013

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Opinion: Marvelous Marvelyne

Curacao’s Minister Plenipotentiary’s attempt to set the record straight during a press conference in Fort Amsterdam yesterday hopelessly backfired. With Prime Minister Ivar Asjes by her side, Marvelyne Wiels offered nothing of substance to feed t

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Opinion: Pride questions parliament’s intentions

On April 18 the Parliament of St. Maarten made history by passing several motions which instructed the Council of Ministers to take measures aimed at protecting the island’s natural and cultural heritage. There was a motion on beach access inten

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After a lukewarm start, royal visit gained momentum

St. Maarten – The royal visit got off to a lukewarm start yesterday morning, but in the afternoon there was a nice crowd on Front Street to welcome King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima during their monument walk that led them from the Oranjescho

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Girl gets eight years for Middle Region stabbing

Co-defendant acquitted of all charges St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced 17-year-old Shanieska Alisia Brooks to 8 years imprisonment for murdering Kimberly Samantha Illidge on March 23 in Middle Region. The court acquitted her c

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SHTA’s Davis: St. Maarten restaurants flourishing

St. Maarten / by Jason Lista - “All in all, St. Maarten is still flourishing for the dining that it offers. We offer people great variety,” Valentin Davis of Sheer restaurant said yesterday over the phone when asked about the recent troubles in