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French St. Martin News - Posted by on November 25, 2014

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Autism awareness-training underway

MARIGOT, St. Martin - The SXM Autism Association organizes this week and in early December autism awareness trainings in partnership with the National Education, General Social Security Fund (SSTC) of Guadeloupe and Sessad Northern Islands - a servic

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2014

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Feed the Families initiative to alleviate hunger and poverty

St. Maarten – “Poverty knows no name. It knows no ethnicity. It doesn’t differentiate between nationalities. It doesn’t recognize your country of birth. And many times than not, the inability to gain means to access food is the very first si

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2014

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Agreement soon on service weapons cross border (St. Maarten/St. Martin)

St. Maarten —An agreement pertaining to police forces from both sides of the island carrying weapons cross border, will soon be drafted. This was among amicable solutions arrived at during a meeting between Justice Minister Dennis Richardson and P

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Utility company G.E.B.E. partners with Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority for renewable energy

St. Maarten — Installation is currently taking place with respect to the solar metal structure and control boxes that will be used to power the electronic traffic sign matrix boards at the Simpson Bay and Cole Bay Causeway Round-a-bouts. The Sim

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2014

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Author-nutritionist to give lecture on health and nutrition

St. Maarten – Author of “Healthy & Happy without Diets” and nutrition expert Ay Lin Kho will be giving a lecture about nutrition, health and maintaining a healthy lifestyle on Tuesday, December 2, at 7:00 p.m. at the White Yellow Cross Foun

St. Maarten News, Uncategorized - Posted by on November 25, 2014

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US consulate donates books to SSC (Study Financing Foundation Curacao)

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao --Last week, U.S. Consul General James Moore presented a collection of reference books on higher education in the United States to Stichting Studiefinanciering Curaçao (SSC) Director Margit de Freitas. The books provide valuable

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2014

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New fuel farm soon at SXM Airport

St. Maarten —SXM Airport will proceed with the construction of a new fuel farm on the property currently occupied by Goddard catering group. Thereafter, SXM airport will proceed with the construction of a new fuel farm on the vacated premises. T

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2014

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Sick leave administration in Willemstad is a mess

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao –The government in Curacao has no idea how long 39 of its civil servants that are at home have been on sick leave. All in all, 74 civil servants are currently not at work. Minister Etienne van der Horst (Administration, Planning

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 25, 2014

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Dutch Caribbean film/video artist to teach film course at USM

St. Maarten – “It’s something magical… you’re capturing something. Films can create an illusion or drag you out of your own world. Once you relate to a character or story, you live it through this window. It can offer you an escape, or it c