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Incentives for investment in renewable energy

Government publishes National Energy Policy St. Maarten – To achieve that 35 percent of the energy St. Maarten uses stems by 2016 from renewable sources, the government had to take several steps immediately to promote renewable energy. The fir

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

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Smitcoms fire prompts urgent meeting

St. Maarten – Telecommunications Minister Ted Richardson called an urgent meeting yesterday with the Bureau of Telecommunication and Post (BTP), Telem Group, and UTS after the fire at Smitcoms caused a major island wide communications blackout, wi

Opinion - Posted by on September 5, 2014

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Opinion: Voters register

The last word has not been said yet about the voters register. That people did not receive their voting cards – a much-heard complaint –seems to be for a large party due to inaccuracies in the systems, or in the way these systems are understood a

Opinion - Posted by on September 5, 2014

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Reader writes: Listening to the voters

Dear Editor, After reading certain statements made in the media by representatives of the Democratic Party of St. Maarten this week, I had to express my feelings and beliefs to those same representatives and the fellow members and supporters of th

Editorial - Posted by on September 5, 2014

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Editorial: Energy policy

The National Energy Policy is a visionary document that outlines the direction the country has to go to become less dependent on fossil fuels for its energy production. Is this policy long overdue? Certainly, but it is there and it sketches the co