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Editorial - Posted by on April 9, 2014

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Editorial: The good old days

The Electoral Council may not be armed to the teeth, but it is certainly a refreshing presence in our political landscape. Political parties and candidates for political office will have to play by the rules; if they don’t they will be exposed a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 9, 2014

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Sea turtle nesting season begins

SIMPSON BAY - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation would like to remind the community that sea turtle nesting season is once again here. “We are urging the limiting of beach bonfires and artificial lighting on nesting beaches,” the foundation said i

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 9, 2014

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Integrity training at St. Maarten Justice Ministry

St. Maarten – Last Friday, Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson officially opened a ministry wide integrity training scheduled to take place for the next 6 months. The Minister expressed his gratitude for having been able to realize this project w

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 9, 2014

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Electoral Council chairman Bert Hofman: “Important for parties to realize that we will publish our findings”

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – “I expect absolutely more transparency. I also have the impression that parties will carry out the legislation, as long as they have the feeling that the rules apply to everybody. The council is a serious club tha

Opinion - Posted by on April 9, 2014

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Opinion: Please no salt

Dear editor, A few months ago I wrote an article under the headline Restaurant You Are Killing Us With Salt in which I highlighted the fact that too much salt is added to the food that is sold to the public. Recently when going through some bor

Opinion - Posted by on April 9, 2014

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Opinion: Loud and dangerous

As timeshare owners and annual visitors since 1984, we have enjoyed many days at Mullet Beach, both when the resort was in existence and after Luis. The nature of the beach would radically change with the addition of Jet Ski operations on the site.

Opinion - Posted by on April 9, 2014

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Opinion: Keep going (long distance runners die sooner)

More is less. This expression applies to writing and many other fields. Now it has also hit athletics, in particular long distance running. But the research by the American Cardiovascular Research Institute leaves room for many questions about their

Opinion - Posted by on April 9, 2014

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Opinion: Cheap prison cell solutions

Now we know why convicts in St. Maarten more often than not return to their illegal habits. Ex-cons tend to break the law more often if they experienced their detention in a negative way. We’re not making this up, we’re divining this from the opi