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Editorial - Posted by on November 15, 2013

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Editorial: Progress

To say that Willem-Alexander’s first visit in his role as king was festive but unremarkable is probably an understatement. While Prime Minister Rutte in July made a firm political statement that basically showed St. Maarten the door, King Willem

Opinion - Posted by on November 15, 2013

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Opinion: Crack

And we thought we had problems, but that was before we realized that St. Maarten is not Toronto. That place has a mayor better fit for Detroit because his name is Rob Ford, a man who looks like a visit to the gym would do him a lot of good. Ford h

Opinion - Posted by on November 15, 2013

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Opinion: Lotteries

Lotteries are a bit like brothels – forgive us for this unfortunate comparison – in the sense that in both industries people want to make money the easy way. They both play on strong human desires: the want for sex and the want for riches. May

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 15, 2013

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It’s business as usual at local Robbie’s Lottery

Dos Santos predicts bleak future for numbers game St. Maarten – Robbie’s Lottery owner Robbie dos Santos has had it with the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Curacao. After a raid on his office on Monday by a team of thirty officers, dos Santos

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 15, 2013

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King praises St. Maarten’s progress

St. Maarten – In a speech Willem-Alexander delivered on the spur of the moment in the Festival Village on Wednesday evening during a cultural evening with performances by students from the National Institute of Arts, the king had nothing but praise

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 15, 2013

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Reorganization UTS Curacao has no consequences here

Carty: “We’ll be choosier with sponsorships and donations” St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Telecom provider UTS in Curacao intends to cut its payroll by 33 percent from 600 to 400. Director Paul de Geus said that this is necessary to make

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 15, 2013

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Man tries to blackmail Sunny Foods

St. Maarten – A Guyanese national with a commercial New Jersey driver’s license, Neville Nelson, has tried on several occasions within the past week to blackmail Sunny Foods Supermarket for the sum of $25,000, according to owner Steven Huang. Nel