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St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 19, 2014

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Man shot dead Sunday morning

St. Maarten – A man was killed early Sunday morning just outside the Roof Top nightclub in after an apparent shoot out between him and others. Junior Bertin Maurice aka “Juice Boy” was gunned down around 5 am in the club’s parking lot on the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 19, 2014

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Indian Ambassador to Venezuela visits: Indian Merchants Association snubs Parliament

St. Maarten – In what appears to be a political move, the Indian Merchants Association (IMA) snubbed the Governor and Members of Parliament, including President Gracita Arrindell, on the first visit of the Indian Ambassador to Venezuela, Smita Pur

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 19, 2014

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Lively political debate on Laser 101: Connor (UP) estimates gray economy to be 50 percent

St. Maarten – “The government has a debt of 500 million guilders to the Netherlands, and 200 million to creditors. The 2015 budget is expected to be around 465 million. Unemployment is 11.5 percent. It is your first day in office. What will you d

Opinion - Posted by on August 19, 2014

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Opinion by Leopold James: Rotten apples

Allow me to make the following pledge towards all the parties and their candidates, who are participating in the upcoming Parliamentary elections, slated for August 29. In all my comments, as president of the St. Martin Grassroots People Movement,

Opinion - Posted by on August 19, 2014

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Opinion: Our Kind of People

While politicians in St. Maarten almost collectively turned their backs on a Central Committee meeting where Justice Minister Dennis Richardson presented his view on the crime situation on the island, the Parliament in Curacao did the opposite. The A

Editorial - Posted by on August 19, 2014

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Editorial: Benefit of the doubt

We hope that it was not intentional that the Indian Merchants Association (IMA) didn’t officially invite both Governor Holiday and President of Parliament to their Independence Day celebration tonight with the presence of Ambassador Purushottam, be