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French St. Martin News - Posted by on May 6, 2014

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Tight security at Fish Day

CUL-DE-SAC – Under tight security, the twelfth edition of Fish Day passed yesterday without incidents. For the first time, the event took place in a completely fenced off area near the pier for the ferry to Pinel Island. Members of the gendarmerie

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 6, 2014

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International authors head for St. Martin Book Fair

St. Maarten - “Turkey, South Sudan, Puerto Rico and St. Martin are some of the places writers will be coming from. They will meet with locals and our visitors, exchange exciting books, visit schools, conduct free workshops and give live multilingu

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 6, 2014

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Environmentalist Rueben Thompson steps into the political arena

Citizens for Positive Change go for bottom-up approach St. Maarten - Local environmental activist Rueben Thompson will contest the 2014 parliamentary elections with his recently established party Citizens for Positive Change (CPC). “Nothing chan

Opinion - Posted by on May 6, 2014

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Opinion: Remembrance Day

Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Minister Ronald Plasterk is apparently not a history buff, nor does he seem to be a fervent follower of the lectures the University of the Netherlands broadcasts on a daily basis. Otherwise, Plasterk would have know

Editorial - Posted by on May 6, 2014

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Editorial: Green party

The field for the August 29 elections is becoming increasingly interesting. The traditional contenders – UP, DP and NA – will get company from several upstarts with wildly varying backgrounds. The latest addition is Rueben Thompson’s Citizen

Opinion - Posted by on May 6, 2014

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Opinion: Positive Change

So what is it that Citizens for Positive Change – or CPC, for short - have to offer to our electorate come August 29? The upstart party, with environmentalist Rueben Thompson as its political leader, identifies nine priority areas in its manifesto