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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 27, 2014

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MP Lloyd Richardson quits NA: Will run with UP next election

St. Maarten – Member of Parliament Dr. Lloyd Richardson has resigned from the National Alliance (NA). He joins a string of others who have also left the party recently. He was the party’s fourth highest vote getter, after William Marlin, Frans Ri

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 27, 2014

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Causeway poll results in: Most want Suzette Halley as bridge name

St. Maarten – Today and UTS conducted a poll on naming the Causeway. 4 potential names were suggested for the bridge. King Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima, Suzette Halley, Integrity Bridge. People could also suggest their own choice. 124 people resp

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 27, 2014

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Simpson Bay Causeway officially inaugurated: UP leader chides critics

St. Maarten – United People’s (UP) party leader and Member of Parliament (MP) Theo Heyliger minced no words on Saturday during the official opening of the Simpson Bay Causeway. The UP leader lashed out at critics of the bridge, including fellow c

Editorial - Posted by on January 27, 2014

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Editorial: Here we go again

The gun epidemic on St. Maarten showed its ugly face again. This time the news is even more disturbing than last time. A 13 year old boy - 13! – was found carrying a 9 millimeter semi-automatic pistol. Although police said it carried only blank she

Opinion - Posted by on January 27, 2014

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Reader’s Letter: St. Maarten roads 2

Dear Editor, How many times have I spoken with Minister Maurice Lake of VROMI who has only promised to do something about Union Road in Cole Bay where, as I predicted, would become overly congested now that the causeway is open, we now have 2 majo

Opinion - Posted by on January 27, 2014

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Reader’s Letter: Unfair KLM prices

Dear Editor, We, founders of Facebook page ‘Unfair KLM ticket prices SXM – AMS’ (www.facebook.com/unfairklmticketprices), were not quite sure who to address this letter to. We know there is something really wrong, but we are not quite sure w

Opinion - Posted by on January 27, 2014

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Reader’s Letter: Vision

Dear Editor, It starts with a Vision for 21st Century Sint Maarten, 2014 and beyond During the inauguration ceremony on Saturday, January 25 for the Simpson Bay Causeway, nearly every speaker spoke about a vision.  A vision is a view of what