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Editorial - Posted by on July 13, 2014

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Editorial: Hunger strike

Aruba’s Prime Minister Mike Eman has reverted to the near ultimate measure in an attempt to convince the kingdom that his island is entitled to decide about its budget without outside interference. Until the budget is signed, or until I am no lo

Opinion - Posted by on July 13, 2014

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Opinion: Autism: the great unknown

Dear editor, I feel the need to react to the article you published yesterday on page 4 of your newspaper under the headline Autism – the great unknown. My experience after 1.5 year working with two  groups of children with challenges in an e

St. Maarten News, Uncategorized - Posted by on July 13, 2014

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Aruba’s PM Mike Eman on hunger strike over budget row

“Until the budget is signed or until I am no longer there” ORANJESTAD – Aruba’s Prime Minister Mike Eman goes on hunger strike over the conflict with Governor Fredis Refunjol and the Kingdom Council of Ministers about the 2014 budget. “I

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

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Postulation Day becomes a party after slow start

St. Maarten /By Hilbert Haar  – Postulation Day has at times been a rowdy affair with hundreds of supporters accompanying the party of their choice to the government Administration Building. Somehow, this time around things were different, more su

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

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UP-candidate declines to comment on possible prosecution: Maria Buncamper-Molanus stays mum

St. Maarten - UP-candidate Maria Buncamper-Molanus reacted after all to this newspaper's questions about the status of her legal predicaments. Well after midnight, so in the early morning hours of Friday her PR-manager Mike Granger responded to the

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

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Tourist injured in attempt to foil robbery

St. Maarten - One tourist can count himself lucky that he did not sustain more bodily harm after he was assaulted by a group of men that carried out a brazen smash and grab attack at Dazzling Gems, on Front Street yesterday. However, rapid respons