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St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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NAGICO sponsors police brochures

St. Maarten - Nagico sponsored 10,000 brochures to the Community Police Officers of St. Maarten on Thursday morning, to assist with their crime prevention efforts. CEO of Nagico Insurances Dwayne Elgin made the presentation to representatives of t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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Work on flood gates will resume in January

St. Maarten —Work on the flood gates will be suspended today and will resume the second week in January, according to information from the Ministry Vromi.. “The floodgates are due to arrive in January from the Netherlands,” states project l

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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Heavy police presence for Ring Road area

St. Maarten —In an effort to alleviate the seasonal traffic congestion the police force and the ministry Vromi took a joint decision to temporarily open the Ring Road to traffic leaving the Philipsburg area, and have cautioned that there will be he

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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Parents urged to caution kids about behavior on school bus

St. Maarten —The school bus inspection section extends Christmas greetings to the parents, school children and school bus driver’s and wish them “Happy Holidays and all the best for the New Year,” and urge parents to caution kids about appro

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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Emil Lee: “Cuba will be an interesting and competitive factor”

GREATBAY—St. Maarten’s tourism product, as well as that of the other Caribbean islands, may be negatively impacted by the new Cuban/American relationship, according to former director of the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association and curre

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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The road to the Gumbs I cabinet: “Peddling seats to the highest bidder”

St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – When Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday administers the oath of office to the five ministers of the Gumbs I cabinet this afternoon, it marks the end of a tedious process that started during the night after the parliamenta

Uncategorized - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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In formation-report to Governor Holiday: Formateur Heyliger laments violation of privacy

St. Maarten – “It is lamentable that the privacy protection that is required under the law has been seriously compromised,” formateur and UP-leader Theo Heyliger wrote in his report to Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday on Tuesday. Heyliger refer

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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New book to be launched on St. Maarten by Julio Romney

St. Maarten —A new book--St. Maarten: Our Constituent State Constitutional Framework-- will be launched shortly by political analyst and science researcher Julio Romney.  Romney, who attended several schools in his early years on St. Maarten, wen

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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Chamber of Commerce elections

St. Maarten —Thirteen persons have been nominated for the three vacancies that exist on the board of the Chamber of Commerce and industry and votes will be cast today to decide the new board members. The election process will begin at 8:00am. Th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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Ill-treated gun-owner gets off with lighter sentence

St. Maarten – Leon Alfred Didder found some reprieve in the Court in First Instance after the prosecution demanded 18 months of imprisonment against him for firearm possession. Judge Rick Smid noted that the standard for this crime is 18-6 (18 mon

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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Car thief gets lucky

St. Maarten – Delbert Gary B. escaped a 4-month prison sentence for fencing a stolen car yesterday in the Court in First Instance. The police stopped the 24-year-old on September 29 and found that the car’s ignition was broken, and that de regist

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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Marcel Gumbs heads new cabinet

St. Maarten – Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday will lead the swearing in ceremony of six ministers for the new cabinet on Friday, December 19, at 3 p.m. at his cabinet. Formateur Theo Heyliger presented his final report yesterday, one day after the ag

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 22, 2014

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“Man raped one boy at least 15 times”: Demand 6 years against raping basketball coach

St. Maarten – The prosecution demanded 6 years of imprisonment against self-proclaimed basketball coach Emmanel Y., the president of the St. Maarten Basketball Association for raping two minor boys whom he lured to “dark and deserted places” fo