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Editorial - Posted by on November 19, 2013

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Editorial: Postal action

The Soab quick scan of the postal services makes clear that PSS did not stand a chance from the get go. Without funding, but with a task to perform, the organization was more or less left to figure everything out all by itself – without any money t

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 19, 2013

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Opinion: How to tame a hurricane

Hurricane, tornado, typhoon – they’re all members of the same family of ugly storm systems. Is it possible to tame such a storm before it created havoc like Haiyan did in the Philippines, or Katrina in New Orleans, or Luis – back in the day –

Opinion - Posted by on November 19, 2013

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Opinion: Wiretaps

Attorney-General Dick Piar was the subject of illegal wiretaps in 2011 we learn from a statement by the AG who will leave office per February 1 of next year. While local newspapers in Curacao report that “Dutch agents” put a tap on Piar’s ph

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 19, 2013

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AG Dick Piar subject of illegal wiretaps

WILLEMSTAD – Attorney-General Dick Piar acknowledges that he has been the subject of illegal wiretaps in 2011. In a brief statement Piar said that he discovered in 2012 that he had been wiretapped the year before. Piar informed the Justice Minis

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 19, 2013

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Jubilee Library marks ninetieth anniversary

Celebration on Friday and Saturday St. Maarten – The Philipsburg Jubilee Library celebrates its ninetieth anniversary this upcoming weekend with  a cultural manifestation Friday evening, a cultural parade on Saturday afternoon and  an apprecia

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 19, 2013

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Postal Services have too many employees

Result of 1-to-1 transfer from NPNA St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – The transfer of employees from Nieuwe Post Nederland’s Antillean to Postal Services St. Maarten (PSS) in 2010 has had dire consequences for the current organization. This app