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Dutch Kingdom prepared to discuss cooperation with France

“No concrete proposal received to talk about this issue” THE HAGUE / St. Maarten – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague says that it is perfectly willing to discuss with France ways to improve the cooperation between the Dutch and F

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MP Emmanuel faces lawsuit over bribery allegations

St. Maarten – Rookie parliamentarian Christopher Emmanuel will be taken to court in summary proceedings for insulting and slandering E.T.M., attorney Cor Merx confirmed to this newspaper yesterday. Last week Monday, Emmanuel stated in parliamen

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Caravanserai-owner spins result of meeting with Minister Richardson: SMTA outraged about Alegria press release

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Timeshare association is outraged about a press release Caravanserai Resort owner Alegria sent to the media after a meeting with outgoing Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Ted Richardson that was designed to address

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Crystal Pineapple Awards draws more nominees than last year

St. Maarten – The Crystal Pineapple Awards gala event will take place on November 21 at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino. This year there are 51 candidates in fourteen categories vying for the awards. In the fifteenth category – for outs

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Woman survives 60ft drop

St. Maarten —A woman is currently nursing wounds she sustained last night from a 50ft to 60ft drop off the cliffs at Cupecoy in the vicinity of Rainbow Hotel. Fire Officer on duty Tony Gibbs told Today in an invited comment that the fire depart

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Murdered man identified

St. Maarten— Jean-No Sanon (26) has been identified by police as the man who was fatally shot in Cole Bay on Monday night. The shooting incident took place at approximately 8:15pm on the Waterfront road. News of the shooting reached the public y

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St. Maarten among participants at climate change conference

St. Maarten – In an effort to keep abreast of the developments in biodiversity conservation and climate change, St. Maarten sent a four-person delegation to the high-level conference on biodiversity and climate change, held from October 24 to Octob

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Parliament adopts reparation law on basic health insurance

WILLEMSTAD – The Parliament has adopted a reparation law on the basic health insurance. According to Minister Ben Whiteman of Health, Environment and Nature, the funds for the basic health insurance are in very poor state. The government expects a