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

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“Justice Ministry frontrunner in the region” “Exemplary” code of conduct

St. Maarten – “Working as a stripper or pole dancer.” That is on the “not-to-do-list” in the code of conduct for civil servants that work at the Ministry of Justice. It is an example among many, one that may speak more to the imagination th

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Harbor’s cooperation with PWC integrity probe “limited”

PWC-report: Fueling company distorts market competition St. Maarten - The Harbor Group of Companies and the Bureau Telecommunication and Post only gave “limited cooperation” to the consultants of PricewaterhouseCoopers for their integrity-inv

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PWC integrity report: Unauthorized payments Tourist Bureau exceed million guilders

St. Maarten – The Tourist Bureau made in 2010 unauthorized payments for an amount of more than 1.1 million guilders (approximately $633,000). This appears from a case study in the PriceWaterhousCoopers integrity report. In November 2010, the direc

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WITU to lobby rights of early childhood educators

St. Maarten - Witu has received a mandate from the Caribbean Teachers Union, of which Witu is an affiliate, to do some homework in the area of early childhood education with the goal of collecting information to be included in a report to be used in

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Education minister says take a stand for teachers

St. Maarten - The community at large is being urged to take a stand for teachers by Minister of Education Patricia Lourens-Phillips in her message for international World Teachers Day. St. Maarten joins the rest of the world on October 5th in com

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Wifol reiterates call for new labor policy

St. Maarten - Policy to safe guard the rights of the workers are again being advocated by the Wifol in the wake of yet another local company changing hands without informing the workers of how this will impact them. Union president Theophilus Thom

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COSME program aims to stimulate local and regional economies

St. Maarten - Stakeholders from different Caribbean islands came together at the COSME (Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories Small and Medium Enterprises) 2-day Stakeholder Forum with the common goal of creating a healthy and stable economic

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Witu, government and businesses commemorates Teachers Day

St. Maarten - Teachers on the island will be honored with a cocktail at the Belair hotel on Saturday October 4th to commemorate International World Teachers Day, which is being observed on October 5th under the theme “Invest in your future; invest

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UP Calls on the nation to take part in Breast Cancer Awareness Activities

St. Maarten - The board of the United People's Party (UP) is calling on the St. Maarten community to take part in various Breast Cancer Awareness activities that will be held for the month of October. Countries around the world hold activities to

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Minister de Weever balds his head in support of breast cancer awareness

St. Maarten - In solidarity with people undergoing treatment for breast cancer, Minister of Public Health, Cornelius de Weever continues to honor his tradition of balding his head. On October 1st breast cancer survivor and founder of Still Beautiful

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Local activists to attend women and sexual diversity conference for LBT

St. Maarten—A delegation from St. Maarten will participate in the upcoming second Caribbean women and diversity conference for lesbian, bisexual and transsexual activists to be held in Suriname under the theme “Inspiring women to leadership.”

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Dogs Are Friends: PREVENTING DOG BITES

Responsible dog guardians can prevent dog bites and make safe humane communities. Here’s how you can help make your community safe and humane: Dogs are social animals. Include your dog in family activities and interact with your dog daily. Before g