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Editorial - Posted by on January 8, 2014

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Editorial: A new era

Roland Duncan’s announcement that he will not return to politics as a candidate in the upcoming elections or as a member of any new cabinet signals the end of an era – and the beginning of a new one. The controversial former Minister of Justic

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 8, 2014

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Local professionals off to US aviation conference

“St. Maarten has an aura to it” St. Maarten – “We’ve been going for the last 10 years,” Steven Kong said yesterday of the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference to be held in New Orle

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 8, 2014

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Lloyd Richardson show: Duncan quits politics for good

St. Maarten – Former Minister of Justice Roland Duncan will not return to politics during or after the elections, radio host Lloyd Richardson reports. “He has ruled out returning to active politics and will not be contesting parliamentary electio

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 8, 2014

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Audit Chamber discusses integrity

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams received a presentation from the Chairman of the General Audit Chamber Ronald Halman and his Secretary General Joane Dovale-Meit at the Chamber offices yesterday afternoon about the baseline measur

Opinion - Posted by on January 8, 2014

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Reader’s Letter: Timeshare woes

My partner and I purchased a timeshare at Divi Little Bay Beach Resort, Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, on December, 23rd. However, we had doubts and looked into the contract and sought advice during the following days. Finally, we decided to exercise our

Opinion - Posted by on January 8, 2014

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Opinion: Perpetual adolescents

The young generation is a problem. Hmm, does that sound familiar? That is what our parents' parents must have thought, and that is certainly what our parents must have thought about the sixties generation. Now we are fifty years later and we are stil

Opinion - Posted by on January 8, 2014

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Opinion: History repeats itself

Politics remains a game for those who are after power in the first place, as we pointed out yesterday based on the diaries of the conservative British politician Alan Clark. Of course, politicians will always deny this. They are there to work for the