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

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Packed house at St. Maarten Parliament: “Leaked documents national security issue”

St. Maarten – It was a packed house yesterday afternoon in Parliament to debate developments at the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM), and all 15 Members of Parliament (MPs) attended the plenary session. A number of Simpson Bay residents

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

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Minister Plenipotentiary Voges about European elections: “There are benefits for St. Maarteners”

St. Maarten - The ministers plenipotentiary of St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao have called on citizens to vote in the European elections on May 22 in a brief video clip the Information Bureau for the European Parliament published yesterday on its webs

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

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Gebe moves towards relief program for senior citizens

St. Maarten – Kelvin Bloyden, chairman of Gebe’s supervisory board and Vromi-Minister Maurice Lake signed a Memorandum of Intent yesterday morning that must lead to tariff relief for seniors aged 62 and above. The exact details of the arrangement

Opinion - Posted by on March 28, 2014

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Reader’s Opinion: Election date

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the situation that is taking place between our government officials on the islands. First of all, I Roy Quinton Marlin, born on September 17, 1987, is having difficulty understanding the political jabs that

Opinion - Posted by on March 28, 2014

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Opinion: Dead horses

Nothing gets people going like the prospect of elections – local elections of course. Whether St. Maarteners will get as hot for the European elections remains to be seen – they still have until April 10 to register for it. Is there any way to

Opinion - Posted by on March 28, 2014

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Opinion: Buckler all over again

Every time we see someone with one of those silly electronic cigarettes we have to think about the Dutch comedian Youp van ‘t Hek and the way he blew Heineken’s alcohol-free beer Buckler from the market in his 1989 New Year’s show. That went li