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Fire guts four apartments in St. Peter’s

St. Maarten - A large fire gutted at least four apartments in a building complex in St. Peter’s Saturday. Both the fire department and police were dispatched to the area to contain the blaze and ensure the safety of residents. The fire broke out ab

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 4, 2014

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Prime Minister reacts to UP leader:  “No ministerial elections in our constitution”

St. Maarten - “Already you hear politicians and aspiring politicians saying that vote for me and I will be Prime Minister of St. Maarten. That is not what the people of St. Maarten are voting for; they will be voting for the fifteen Members of Pa

Opinion - Posted by on August 4, 2014

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Editorial: Serious flaw (On St. Maarten, parliament cannot fire a Minister)

No political system in the world is perfect, but usually when glaring problems are revealed in the system, its theorists and pundits analyze and critique it, and political players make changes to it. But not here it seems, if its participants even un

Opinion - Posted by on August 4, 2014

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Opinion: Medical tourism

Dear Editor, Some weeks ago I wrote an opinion letter about edu-tourism and why I think that it is something that St. Maarten should engage in. Medical tourism has many similarities with edu-tourism. To mention a few: it attracts foreign currency,

Opinion - Posted by on August 4, 2014

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Opinion: Professor Amadou (Clairvoyant)

The Health Inspectorate has woken up to the fact that mystic magicians like Professor Amadou and Mr. Keita, who present himself as a bespectacled medium, are advertising their trade. Professor Amadou has been around like forever, even though his a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 4, 2014

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Parents reflect as life changing journey begins for 80 St. Maarten students going to The Netherlands

St. Maarten / By Milton G Pieters - Saying goodbye is not exactly an easy task for parents, especially when that girl or boy is the only child, but considering what they are about to undertake, it’s a sacrifice worth the wait. It was a bitter s