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St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Trade mission brings Dutch companies to St. Maarten

InterExpo booked already all meeting rooms at the Westin for May 2014 UPDATED ON DECEMBER 27, 2013 St. Maarten – The celebration of 200 years kingdom will bring more to St. Maarten than the Kingdom Youth Parliament alone in May of next year.

Editorial - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Editorial: Remarkable

A court in Rome acquitted Francesco Corallo of making false claims, a statement from his company BPlus’s press desk announced to the media. That statement was Corallo’s call on diplomatic immunity when the Guardia di Finanza raided his house a

Opinion - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Reader’s Opinion: A name for the Simpson Bay causeway

It is with much interest that I read the suggestion of Mr . Todd Peterson for a name for the causeway  in the Daily Herald  of Monday December 23.  Now that the bridge is open, kudos to all involved in the process, the big question is: what name w

Opinion - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Opinion: Fooling consumers

Food is one the most discussed topics in 2013. Newspapers spent a lot of ink on it – from food waste to scandals with meat,, hanky-panky with quality marks and the effects of food on our health. Joris Lohman, chairman of the Youth food Movement exa

Opinion - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Opinion: Legal standards

The independence of the judicial is a cornerstone of a liberal constitutional state, according to quite some of the almost 700 judges Vrij Nederland recently interviewed his independence is under pressure. If we have to believe Maria van Schepop, the

Opinion - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Opinion: Sabotage

Thirty years of radio broadcasting in Sint Maarten has been challenging and rewarding. Rewarding in the sense that a key roll was fulfilled in public awareness. Challenging to make the most of limited options available. The government of the th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Ruling contradicts FAO-statement: Italian court rules that Francesco Corallo was an FAO-ambassador

St. Maarten – The press service of BPlus Giocolegale in Rome stated in a press release sent to this newspaper that BetPlus and Atlantis world beneficial owner Francesco Corallo was ambassador of the Commonwealth of Dominica for the FAO – the Food

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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King’s Christmas speech breaks record

THE HAGUE – Around 2.3 million viewers tuned in to the first Christmas speech by King Willem-Alexander on Wednesday. When the broadcast of the recorded speech began at 1 p.m., 1.7 million viewers were glued to their TV-set. More than 600,000 other

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 27, 2013

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Mixed reviews after first day of causeway opening

St. Maarten – the bridge across the lagoon opened for traffic on Monday and social media got busy assessing the new situation. The reviews were mixed, to say the least, but the real test may come when the holidays are over and everybody gets back t