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Editorial: Spot on

Dr. Robertico Croes’ remarks at Thursday’s 35th anniversary gala event for the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Westin Hotel were spot on. For too long people have carelessly thrown out vague terms like “diversification” wi

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Sculptor Tumay Yalcin: Turkish hands in the Caribbean

St. Maarten / By Jason Lista - At the far end, in the basement of one of the buildings on the island at Princess Port de Plaisance resort, Turkish born artist Tumay Yalcin has her workshop and studio. Walking inside is like walking into a curiosity

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Dutch court acknowledges objections but finds no grounds for ban: No ban on stemfies

St. Maarten / THE HAGUE – There is no law that prohibits voters taking pictures of themselves with their ballot to show whom they have voted for (so-called stemfies), a court in The Hague ruled yesterday in summary proceedings brought by the Found

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Dr. Robertico Croes at Chamber gala: CLOSE GAP BETWEEN HIGH AND LOW SEASONS

St. Maarten/Dawn Beach - Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Ted Richardson has applauded the keynote speaker Dr. Robertico Croes for his inspiring address on “exploring smart tourism pathways” during the 35th Anniversary celebrations of th

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Opinion: The lost war on drugs

The debate about the war on drugs took a new turn this week when the London School of Economics published a report with contributions from twenty economists – among them five Nobel Prize winners and the British Vice Prime Minister Clegg - that flat

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Opinion: Stemfies (taking pictures of your ballot showing your vote)

The court in The Hague has spoken and the effect must be palpable in St. Maarten. There is no law that prohibits voters from taking pictures of themselves with their ballot showing whom they voted for. This is true for the Netherlands, but it is also