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Editorial - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Editorial: Bad idea. (France wants to cancel the treaty of Concordia)

The French threat to the Netherlands to do something about the inequality between the Dutch and the French side of the island – or else – is probably going to come to nothing, but still. The idea to cancel the Treaty of Concordia, followed by the

Opinion - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Opinion: What democracy?

Dear Editor, What democracy was the march on Sunday held for? Was it for the democracy that this island never experienced? Those of us who have lived on this island through the last 5 ½ decades know that this island was never governed in a democr

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Committee hints at border controls and visa requirements: French want to dump Treaty of Concordia

St. Maarten – French politicians are contemplating canceling the Treaty of Concordia, closing the border between French and Dutch St. Maarten and introducing visa requirements if the Netherlands does not take measures to stop the economic bleeding

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Hit man Carlos Richardson shipped to the Netherlands

St. Maarten – The Public Prosecutor’s Office confirmed yesterday that Carlos Richardson has been transferred from the Pointe Blanche prison to an unidentified prison in the Netherlands. He is the second inmate to be shipped off island for securit

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Police warns parents of egg-throwing students

St. Maarten – Halloween is approaching and students have taken once more to throwing eggs at each other, mostly after school hours, the police report. “This irresponsible and dangerous act takes place every year around Halloween,” the police st

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Bishop visits St. Dominic High School

St. Maarten – “Education is the best investment in society,” said Bishop Luis Secco in his address to some 300 plus students at St. Dominic High School on Monday as part of his visit to all Catholic schools, both primary and secondary, on the i

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Princess Heights wins Leading Hotel award

St. Maarten - For second year in a row, Princess Heights Luxury Boutique Hotel has been named “the Leading Hotel in St. Maarten”, by the World Travel Awards (WTA) in its 2014 Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2014, at the CuisinArt Gol

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St. Maarten Government issues ebola travel ban

St. Maarten – The government has issued a travel ban to everyone who has traveled within the past 21 days to, from and through the countries of Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ban is related to the outbreak

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Other parties stay away from protest against Kingdom and Plasterk – Green march against instruction

St. Maarten– Between 300 and 400 people took part in the march People United for True Democracy organized yesterday afternoon in protest against the instruction from the Kingdom Council of Ministers to Governor Holiday for a stricter screening of c

French St. Martin News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Helicopter service officially launched at Grand Case

Grand Case / St. Martin - Tourists to the island will be able to better enjoy visiting the different sites by using the helicopter service that was officially launched at the Grand Case Airport on Friday evening. According to the Chairman of Corail

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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CPS reminds persons to get their flu vaccine

St. Maarten---Persons, especially persons that fall into the high risk category, are urged by minister of public health and the Collective Preventative Services(CPS) to get their annual flu shots. Influenza is an acute viral infection that spreads ve

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Lake: “Dutch instruction is part of the hidden agenda to take over St. Maarten”

St. Maarten —The Dutch instruction to Governor Holiday is being interpreted by Vromi minister Maurice Lake as part of a hidden agenda to take over St. Maarten. Lake, who was a successful candidate on the UP list in the last election noted that

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 28, 2014

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SXM Airport (PJIA NV) governance approach in accordance with code issued in 2009

St. Maarten —PJIA NV “correctly presents the governance approach followed by the Managing and Supervisory Boards of the Company in accordance with the Corporate Governance Code issued by the Island Territory of St. Maarten in December 2009,” a