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French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 3, 2014

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No ebola travel ban in place on French St. Martin

St. Maarten –No ebola travel plan has been put in place on French St. Martin, although officials there have said they have three levels when dealing with a suspected case of ebola. Dutch St. Maarten issued an ebola travel ban on October 27. Col

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Masked men rob Beach Plaza Casino at gunpoint

St. Maarten – Two-heavily armed men, wearing black masks and black and white clothing, robbed the Beach Plaza Casino on W.J. Nisbeth road of an undisclosed amount of cash yesterday morning. According to information provided by police spokesman

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Priest instructs Heyliger: Man up to your position; Take a delegation to Holland and present St. Maarten’s case

St. Maarten—An instruction to form a delegation consisting of the leaders of the political parties in Parliament and visit the First and Second Chambers and present St. Maarten’s case, has been issued to leader of the UPP Theo Heyliger by leader

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Forced retirement to be scrapped

THE HAGUE--To prevent experience getting unnecessarily lost, the Cabinet wants to make it easier to continue working after reaching retirement. Therefore they want to bring an end to the mandatory dismissal upon reaching retirement age. The Cabine

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Minister Lake implores boat owners to clear lagoon of sunken vessels

St. Maarten – “I’ve observed some of the vessels that partially sank or were blown ashore have been removed within the Simpson Bay Lagoon; however, there are still a number of vessels that are partially underwater or sitting onshore. I am appea

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BWF’s Pilot project on storytelling comes to an end ‘goodbye for now’

St. Maarten - The Beyond Writing Foundation (BWF) has finalized its pilot project on storytelling and Reading. The project started in August and ended on October 31. While the program ran storytellers and readers visited the medical center twice a we

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UPNext planning its “Christmas Cheer UP” project

St. Maarten —Two fund raising bake sales are carded to be held this month by the —UPNext, the youth movement of the United People (UP) party—as they gear up their “Christmas Cheer UP” activities for the upcoming Christmas season. It is the

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St. Maarten brings together international and local entrepreneurs for GEW 2014!

St. Maarten - With just two weeks left to Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), which is to take place November 17-23, Foundation INFOBIZZ is busy putting the final touches on the activities scheduled for that week.  Two international entrepreneurial

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Free & Confidential HIV testing in Simpson Bay

GREAT BAY- St. Maarten AIDS Foundation will hold a Free & Confidential HIV Testing event today at Sister Regina Primary School in Simpson Bay. Testing will be held from 10am to 3pm and is open to the general public. “As always, all it requir

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Lake says work will start soon on Chin Cactus Drive.

St. Maarten - Vromi Minister Maurice Lake has said that work will begin soon on the Cactus Drive road in Sucker Garden which is in a deplorable condition, but added that procedures must be followed. Lakes statements comes on the heels of a petiti

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St. Dominic High students bring awareness to school’s IB program

St. Maarten – “The world is changing. We knew CXC was not enough. We should be able to offer our students more,” said Magda Angad Gaur, Career Counselor at St. Dominic High, with regards to the school’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Diplo

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St. Maarten Nature Foundation addresses island’s monkey problem

St. Maarten – After receiving numerous complaints and reports of monkeys causing problems for residents in various island districts following the passing of Hurricane Gonzalo, the St. Maarten Nature foundation met with the necessary stakeholders to

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Casting call men, women and children

St. Maarten - A casting call for men, women and children has been issued by the Saint-Martin Tourism Office, the Collectivité of Saint-Martin, SXM ARTISTS and Caribproduction for actors in an upcoming police series to be shot on St. Martin. The

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BTP-SXM get gets November 2013 amendment executed

St. Maarten - Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP-SXM) successfully concluded its meetings with the Regulatory entity and -administration in France and the Netherlands, during its visit this week. “The objectives set by BTP-SXM

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French St. Martin to increase gas margin

MARIGOT/St. Martin - The Territorial Council of the Collectivité will be initiating efforts to collect their margin on the gasoline in taxes from the Petrol Stations. President of the Collectivite Aline Henson said in an interview following the Terr