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St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 3, 2014

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Rueben Thompson; “Enforcement is the problem”:  Beach policy exists already for more than twenty years

St. Maarten – The Executive Council of the Island Territory of St. Maarten established already twenty years ago a beach policy. In August 2014, acting Island Secretary Rafael Boasman and Lt. Governor Dennis Richardson signed off on this policy, whi

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Police officers graduate from leadership course

St. Maarten - Around twenty team leaders and acting team leaders of the police force received on Friday certificates for the leadership course they took last summer. David McGregor, the senior trainer at the UTS Training and Development Center (TDC)

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Wifol wants living wage introduced

St. Maarten —The introduction of a local living wage is one of the goals that the newly elected board of the Wifol union hopes to introduce in 2015 through dialogue with its social partners, according to union president Theophilus Thompson. “

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Traffic delays expected with partial closure of Illidge Road

St. Maarten—Traffic delays are expected at the flood gates expansion project on the A Th. Illidge Road today as the next phase of the Floodgate Expansion Project commences with asphalt binding. “There will be partial closure of each lane betwe

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New board of WIFOL inaugural meeting Thursday

St. Maarten—The newly elected board of the Wifol will have its inaugural meeting on Thursday where the division of portfolios will take place. The board was elected last week during the Wifol congress—held every three to five years—by the de

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Lake calls for volunteers for Simpson Bay Lagoon clean up

St. Maarten—A clean up of the Simpson Bay Lagoon is scheduled to take place this Saturday December 6 and Vromi Minister Maurice Lake is calling on the marine community, organizations, businesses, volunteers and students to come out and support this

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Rotary Mid-Isle contributes to Polio fight

St. Maarten - The Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle recently contributed $ 3,127.50 to the Rotary Foundation for the Eradication of Polio, one of the club’s International Service programs. This was the result of two months of events and fund r

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Hospital names sick baby “Zwarte Piet”

DEN BOSCH---Hamza from Den Bosch was furious when he went to visit his 10 day old nephew in the Jeroen Bosch Hospital in Den Bosch and found the name Zwarte Piet on the name board at the child’s room. “This really is a mistake that should neve

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St. Maarten commemorates Day of People with Disability

GREAT BAY—St. Maarten joins the rest of the world today in celebrating International Day of People with Disability, which is a United Nations (UN) sanctioned day geared at promoting the understanding of people with disability and encourage support