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St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 5, 2014

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Dozens of Dutch fugitives take refuge on islands

WILLEMSTAD, GREAT BAY– At least thirty criminals who should be serving a prison sentence in the Netherlands are lurking in Curacao, Aruba, and St. Maarten. The criminals committed their crimes in the Netherlands. This is according to the Dutch news

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 5, 2014

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“Incompatible with international commitments”: Committee blasts Bosman-law

St. Maarten / THE HAGUE – The proposal by VVD-parliamentarian André Bosman to set conditions to the establishment of Dutch citizens from St. Maarten, Aruba, and Curacao in the Netherlands is incompatible with  international commitments because it

Opinion - Posted by on February 5, 2014

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Opinion: Save Sweet St. Martin

Good morning to all my lovely Facebook family and friends. Blessed day to all. Based on a post I read concerning the filling in of yet more of the Simpson Bay Lagoon, I would like to have my little say. I don't know if we St. Maarteners, for some

Opinion - Posted by on February 5, 2014

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Opinion: Coveted jobs

Nothing is easier that making fun of civil servants. They have coveted jobs and it is near impossible to fire them. This sets civil servant apart from employees in the private sector. An employer who knows his stuff will have no problem building a fi

Editorial - Posted by on February 5, 2014

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Editorial: Safety

At almost all major sporting events that we can think of, there is at least a medical team on standby to ensure the safety of the players or participants. At boxing matches, for example, a fight cannot go ahead unless there is a certified doctor near

Opinion - Posted by on February 5, 2014

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Opinion: Alternative energy

Prime Minister Wescot-Williams expressed her support for alternative energy this week, but in the shadows developments are lurking that threaten to undermine the trend towards wind and solar energy in St. Maarten. Currently, there is no energy pol