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Editorial, St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 23, 2014

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Editorial: Opposite direction (Countries in the Dutch Kingdom yearn for total indepence while the younger generation heads for togetherness.)

When Princess Beatrix leaves Sint Maarten this afternoon, her departure will truly mark the end of an era. Given the princess’s age (76) chances are slim that she will visit our country again in the future, no matter how very welcome she is here.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 23, 2014

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Trade mission could be turning point in relations with the Kingdom of the Netherlands

St. Maarten - Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams during the 18th Inter Expo Trade Mission which was held at the Westin Resort and Spa yesterday. She described St. Maarten as “the new kid on the block” with regard to the relationship with the Kingd

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 23, 2014

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“He said this is discrimination – they wanted a black candidate” Outrage about treatment candidate-notary De Vries

St. Maarten – Family and friends are outraged about the way notary Henri Parisius and Justice Minister Dennis Richardson have dealt with the late candidate-notary Lars de Vries, who took his own life last Friday. Jeanette Warmerdam, a close fri

French St. Martin News - Posted by on May 23, 2014

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Call to boycott EU elections “Make sure the voice of St. Martin is well heard”

MARIGOT—The population of St. Martin is asked to vote blank in the upcoming European Union elections slated for May 24. According to the former president of the Collectivité, Alain Richardson, this election gives the population an opportunity to e

Opinion - Posted by on May 23, 2014

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Opinion: Outrage (on the Lars de Vries suicide circumstances)

It is more than understandable that family and friends of the late Lars de Vries are outraged about the circumstances that resulted in his suicide. To live with the idea of losing a friend to incomprehensible circumstances beyond one’s control is f

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 23, 2014

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A brief history of Gerrit Schotte (Former Prime Minister of Curacao)

The arrest of Gerrit Schotte, leader of the political party MFK – Movementu Futuro Kòrsou – and his girlfriend Cicely van der Dijs was reason for the Antilliaans Dagblad to revisit Curacao’s history since Schotte became the country’s prime m