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Opinion - Posted by on November 20, 2013

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Opinion: Window-prostitution

Prostitution is not that much of a hot item anymore in St. Maarten since the humiliating departure of Justice Minister Roland Duncan. But the industry is still there and it seems to be well-protected. We may think differently about prostitution, but

Editorial - Posted by on November 20, 2013

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Editorial: Military presence

The opening of the headquarters of the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps detachment is a feather in the cap of Governor Holiday who made the case for permanent military presence on the island an issue shortly after he was appointed in the fall on 2010.

Opinion - Posted by on November 20, 2013

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Opinion: Fearlessness and achievement

Is death entertainment? Dutch TV is in its fourth season of a program called over My Dead Body and in the United States Time of Death follows suit. It’s not really fun to watch though, because the American version follows chronically ill people tha

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 20, 2013

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Casino boss no longer under house arrest in Italy: Corallo’s Bplus up for sale

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Francesco Corallo, the beneficial owner of the Atlantis World Group and the Italian company Giocolegale Bplus, has been under house arrest in Italy until October 14 after he voluntarily returned to the country on Au

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 20, 2013

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St. Maarten Governor opens headquarters Marine Corps detachment

“Military presence creates a sense of safety and security” St. Maarten - Navy corporal Mariska Schippers and sergeant-major of the Royal Dutch Navy Martin Mulder hoisted the Dutch flag yesterday afternoon in front of the headquarters of the Ma

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 20, 2013

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No contract signed yet with Transparency International

St. Maarten – Transparency International and the Government of St. Maarten still do not have a final agreement for conducting a National Integrity System assessment. Chris Sanders, a spokesman for Transparency International in Berlin, Germany, s

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 20, 2013

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Prichard Gibson: Photographer as Artist

St. Maarten / By Jason Lista – “Yeah, I started when I was a teenager. I always wanted to get into photography,” the young woman said as she adjusted in her chair and relaxed; her face pensive as she reflected. Prichard Gibson is a professiona