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Opinion - Posted by on February 21, 2014

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Opinion: Setting the record straight

The Daily Herald licked the feet of gambling mogul Francesco Corallo on Wednesday by devoting almost half a page to the Italian-Dutch businessman’s defense against reporting by the Antilliaans Dagblad and the Today Newspaper. “Corallo sets the re

Opinion - Posted by on February 21, 2014

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Opinion: The devaluation of art and culture

Dear Editor, The furore unleashed by the vicious attack on our national bird, the Pelican, by some talk show hosts on some radio programs recently reveals a very sad and disturbing fact: our propensity to deride, denigrate, and de-value works of a

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

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St. Maarten Airport paid chairman nearly $8,000 for stolen briefcase

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Princess Juliana International Airport paid the chairman of its supervisory board of directors, Clarence Derby, in 2011 almost $8,000 in compensation for a briefcase that was reportedly stolen from him during a trip

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

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Court acquits and releases suspect Hope Estate murder

St. Maarten – The Common Court of Justice ordered the immediate release of Stevenson Pinder yesterday. The court acquitted the 40-year old defendant from the November 10, 2012 murder of Gaston Gumbs in Hope Estate and of firearm possession. The cou

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

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St. Maarten Police arrest five in drug bust

St. Maarten – Yesterday morning police officers arrested four men and one women during raids at houses in Cole Bay and Sucker Garden. The men are suspected of (international) drug dealing. The police action began around 6 a.m. Officers conducted se

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

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UP threatens to sink the government

Party-leader Heyliger upset about Central Bank agreement St. Maarten –It is not immediately clear whether United People’s party leader Theo Heyliger has a point with his claim that Finance Minister Martin Hassink should have consulted the UP b

Opinion - Posted by on February 21, 2014

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Opinion: Setting the record straight

The Daily Herald licked the feet of gambling mogul Francesco Corallo yesterday by devoting almost half a page to the Italian-Dutch businessman’s defense against reporting by the Antilliaans Dagblad and the Today Newspaper. “Corallo sets the recor