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Comments Off on Something is the matter with my child: The ‘Spectrum’ aspect of Autism.

Something is the matter with my child: The ‘Spectrum’ aspect of Autism.

By Myriam Haar - Why is it called “Spectrum”? The updated 2013 Diagnostic and Statistical Manual on Mental Health Disorders (5th edition or DSM-5), the universal authority for psychiatric diagnosis in the United States classifies Autism Spectrum

Editorial - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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Editorial: Undue delay of court cases

Things are the way they are and so it is for the investigations that the National Detective Agency cranks out. Understaffing, limited resources and more urgent matters – they all play somehow against the proper administration of justice. Yesterd

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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DP blames UP and NA for hurricane season elections

St. Maarten – The Theo Heyliger / National Alliance coalition is to blame for the fact that elections in St. Maarten take place during the hurricane season. That is the position of Prime Minister and leader of the Democratic Party Sarah Wescot-Wil

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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Election fraud trial: Prosecution wants to revoke voting rights all defendants

St. Maarten – The prosecution has demanded conditional prison sentences, community service and revoking the active voting rights of the four suspects in the 2010 election fraud case. From one suspect, UP-representative Roy H., the prosecution also

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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Prosecutor: “This is absolutely not a witch hunt” Attorneys want acquittal for all election fraud defendants

St. Maarten – The attorneys for the four defendants in the 2010 election fraud case all zeroed in on the fact that the prosecution had exceeded the reasonable term for bringing the case to court, and they all asked the court to declare the prosecut

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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Prosecution takes election fraud serious: “Defendants put integrity police and country at risk”

St. Maarten – Prosecutor Maarten Noordzij called the election fraud that allegedly took place in 2010 is a serious wrong. “All defendants work for the police. They should be role models and stay far from morally reprehensible behavior. They put

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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DP presents platform on education: Life-long learning in thinking schools

St. Maarten - The Democratic Party presented its party platform on education on Monday. The party’s vision is predicated on the belief that the development of human resources is vital to the island’s economic development. The focus of the Democr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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To protect sea turtles during nesting season, Nature Foundation announces ban on beach bonfires

St. Maarten - The Nature Foundation, with the support of the fire department, is warning not to light beach bonfires on beaches during the sea turtle nesting season. The fire department for some two years has restricted the issuing of permits for bea

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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Outpouring of sympathy for deceased unionist Pantophlet

St. Maarten – Unionists and politicians expressed their respects to unionist Patricia Pantophlet who passed away last weekend in Colombia at the age of 57. “Deeply saddened by the passing of a great trade union leader, Patricia Pantophlet, si

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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Shouting match with Marvelyne Wiels marks the beginning of Magnus-trial

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – Press, family and a small group of curious people gathered yesterday morning at the courthouse in Punda, Jean Mentens reports on Caribisch Netwerk. Fifteen months after the assassination of politician Helmin Wiels the trial in

Opinion - Posted by on August 5, 2014

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Opinion: It takes two to tango (Clean elections, clean voting, no vote buying)

It is of course odd, and for some unfortunate, that the election fraud case from 2010 was in court yesterday. The verdicts will be pronounced four days before the elections and they will have, no matter what the outcome is, an effect on the elections