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St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 13, 2014

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Trade mission between Netherlands and the Caribbean Region set for May 20 at Westin

St. Maarten - Connecting sustainable business from the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Caribbean Region is the theme for the upcoming 18th trade mission which is expected to be held at the Westin Resort and Spa from May 20 to 22. Some 300 invitat

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Tim Magno wants independence for Curacao

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – The official launch of 1 Tim Magno made clear what this political movement’s focal point is: independence for Curacao. “We just want to be free. Independence, but also decolonization,” says Albert Wiels in a report by An

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Stricter drugs policy at Hato

Curacao – The Public Prosecutor’s Office in curacao announced yesterday a stricter policy for drugs trafficking at Hato airport, but it did not specify the date when this policy will take effect. The idea is to detain and arraign everybody who i

Editorial - Posted by on May 13, 2014

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Editorial: Stricter policy against drug mules

The prosecutor’s office in Curacao announced yesterday a stricter policy against drug mules at the Hato airport. That sounds like a battle cry, but is this going to make a difference? As long as security at the airport is so lax that it remains pos

Opinion - Posted by on May 13, 2014

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Opinion: Expiration dates

We’re not sure how many consumers study the packaging of the food they buy in local supermarkets. We see quite some shoppers who just grab what they need and get out of the frigid environment that characterizes most of our supermarkets. We have alw

Opinion - Posted by on May 13, 2014

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Opinion: Curtains in our voting booths

Ah, yes, those curtains in our voting booths. What a hoot that is. DP faction leader Roy Marlin has proposed to remove them and the government is seriously considering it. By removing these curtains, it will become more difficult for voters to take a