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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 21, 2014

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MP Patrick Illidge detained on bribery charges

St. Maarten – Independent Member of Parliament Patrick Illidge was detained by the Landsrecherche yesterday morning in connection with the Orca investigation into possible bribery and money laundering, the Public Prosecutor’s Office confirmed. He

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 21, 2014

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Rainforest Adventures fires back: “Allow me to correct some facts”

St. Maarten – Chief Engineer of Rain Forest Adventures (RFA) John Dalton is not taking President of the Emilio Wilson Estate Foundation Reuben Thompson’s recent remarks lying down.  Thompson wrote a scathing critique of RFA in a January 15 lette

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 21, 2014

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De Robert: environmentalists need to unite

“Dishonest to lay all the blame on the politicians” St. Maarten - Local environmentalist Stephen de Robert believes that St. Maarten is still a long way from achieving serious action on abusive coastal development. De Robert’s comment com

Opinion, St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 21, 2014

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SMCU files complaint on Inspectorate

Questions handling of TelEm labor issue St. Maarten - President of the St. Maarten Communication Union (SMCU) Ludson Evers has registered concern with some of the hiring policies of government-owned TelEm Group of Companies. During a Windward I

Opinion - Posted by on January 21, 2014

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Reader’s Letter: Rollocks talks cruise tourism

Dear editor, Permit me a little space to help enlighten those of us who don't know. As an educator I subscribe to the philosophy that there are no stupid questions. Some of us question our cruise tourism, and wonder why some people get so excite

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 21, 2014

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Editorial: Irony

According to the Oxford English Dictionary the word irony is defined as “a contradictory outcome of events as if in mockery of the promise and fitness of things.” By that definition, wouldn’t you say that a Member of Parliament who sits on the