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British Queen honors Minister Lourens’ mom with MBE

St. KITTS – Prime Minister Denzil Douglas honored Veronica Phillip last Friday at the Governor general’s residence as a Member of the British Empire for her more than forty years of dedication to her country’s education system. Mrs. Phillip is

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Omission in summons lets gunman walk

St. Maarten – On his last day in Court in Sint Maarten, Judge Koos van de Ven acquitted Edsel Servio R. of causing grievous bodily harm to a man whom he had shot in his upper leg because of an omission in the summons public prosecutor Karola van N

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Athletic policeman escaped death:  Unscrupulous woman to jail for attempted manslaughter

St. Maarten – Two extremely nervous young women sat in front of Judge Koos van de Ven yesterday morning for sentencing. They had the jitters in their legs, and tears in their eyes, but when everything was said and done, one of them was acquitted an

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Mobile Health Services Bus Has Arrived

St. Maarten - A mobile health bus service has been introduced on the island and Health Minister Cornelius de Weever notes that the introduction of this service brings the island one step closer to a healthier St. Maarten through increased access to

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Motorist that crashed into Topper’s was a teenager

St. Maarten – The motorist that drove a car into topper’s restaurant in Simpson Bay on Saturday morning has been identified as 19-year-old K.E.C. The police report did not mention whether the young woman was under the influence of alcohol. The

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There is plenty more to investigate, PWC-consultants say:  Report recommends integrity assessment of St. Maarten Parliament

St. Maarten – The PricewaterhouseCoopers integrity report touches on many issues, but it also left many others alone because they fell outside of the scope of its assignment. Nevertheless, the researchers recommend in a separate chapter twenty area

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PWC-integrity report: Ministers meddle in day to day operations of their departments

St. Maarten – Senior public officials throughout the government have failed consistently to set the tone that exemplifies the highest standards of personal and professional integrity. This is among the findings PricewaterhouseCoopers researchers ha

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Integrity board established at Port St. Maarten

St. Maarten – In line with international corporate integrity standards, Port St. Maarten has become one of the first government-owned companies to establish an integrity board. The Port is a multi-million dollar facility which welcomes close to two

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Message for Day of the elderly: “One who fails to plan plans to fail”

GREAT BAY—St. Maarten joins the rest of the world today in observing international day for older persons under the theme “leaving no one behind: promoting a society for all”, and the pre-elderly have been urged to prepare for their golden years

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Dow’s musical foundation to perform in Augusta

St. Maartten - On a recent visit to St Maarten, Deanna Brown, the daughter of the late great James Brown had the opportunity to listen to some sweet steel pan music from Dow’s Musical Foundation when they were performing at the Divi Little Bay &