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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 28, 2014

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Tromp praises Causeway: “This project will remove an obstacle to growth”

St. Maarten – President of the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten Emsley Tromp was positive in his remarks at the inauguration of the Simpson Bay Causeway last Saturday. Speaking to a packed audience under the tent near the bridge the island

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 28, 2014

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Explorer of the Seas turned back: Passengers sick with contagious virus

St. Maarten – The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) of the Ministry of Public Health recommended to the chief medical officer on-board the Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas bypass St. Maarten altogether - the vessel was scheduled to visit

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 28, 2014

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Damage control: National Alliance installs new interim president

St. Maarten – The National Alliance (NA) held a press conference at the Holland House hotel yesterday afternoon in what appeared to be damage control and to ease the concerns of its voter base. The party has suffered an exodus of former candidates

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3 miraculously survive plane crash

St. Maarten – According to reports received, a small Aztec Piper twin engine aircraft carrying 3 people crashed off the coast of St. Maarten near Guana Bay yesterday. The aircraft left St. Barths and was on its way to Grand Case when both engines f

Opinion - Posted by on January 28, 2014

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Opinion: Abortion

Abortion is one of those hot topics that will never fail to divide communities. The question is obviously not whether someone is for or against abortion. Nobody is for abortion. The question must be whether women have the right to decide about their

Editorial - Posted by on January 28, 2014

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Editorial: The dangers of modern travel

A potential disaster was wisely avoided yesterday with the relevant health authorities requesting that Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas turn back and return to home port rather than dock here. Hundreds of passengers and crew were reportedly i

Editorial - Posted by on January 28, 2014

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Editorial: The dangers of modern travel

A potential disaster was wisely avoided yesterday with the relevant health authorities requesting that Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas turn back and return to home port rather than dock here. Hundreds of passengers and crew were reportedly i

Opinion - Posted by on January 28, 2014

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Opinion: Dr. Richardson should resign as MP

Dear editor, I read Dr Lloyd Richardson’s statement and I must say that his main reason for jumping ship is in my opinion weak and strange. Doctor Richardson is acting as if he is a clairvoyant. I wonder what he will do if his new party does not