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St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 30, 2014

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Firework-sales begin today

St. Maarten - Firefly Family Fireworks will begin with the sale of fireworks today from 12 noon until 6 p.m. The sale will continue until Wednesday or as long as supplies last. Tomorrow and Wednesday sales begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 6 p.m. F

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 30, 2014

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Press secretariat announces end to weekly press briefings

St. Maarten - In an effort to streamline, structure and professionalize the relationship with the media of St. Maarten, the Council of Ministers of St. Maarten has decided to work through an in-house press secretariat that reports to the prime minist

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St. Maarten Businesses allowed to open New Year’s Day

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – All businesses are allowed to open on New Year’s Day, the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications announced yesterday. The Council of Ministers decided to grant a temporary dispensation

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Warning for shoppers heading for Puerto Rico: Federal agents seize toys with high lead-content

GREAT BAY – Puerto Rican authorities have seized hazardous toys from nine stores and a warehouse.  The toys were imported from China for sale in Puerto Rico. Many families and friends form the North Eastern Caribbean islands including Sint Maarten

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Island Gems donates tablecloths

St. Maarten - Island Gems Charity Foundation recently donated 36 new and colourful tablecloths to St. Martin Home, the senior citizens living centre operated by White and Yellow Cross Foundation. The home was in need of tablecloths to brighten up atm

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Rumors cite unlikely interest in Alegria from Hard Rock

St. Maarten – Jeff Berger reports in his St. Maarten weekly News electronic newsletter about a rumor that Hardrock International is interested in taking over the former Caravanserai Resort in Beacon Hill that is currently in the hands of Alegria Re

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Answers will have to wait until mid-January: Parliament wants clarity about housing foundation

St. Maarten – Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs answered the call to appear in Parliament as the acting minister of public housing within 72 hours after he was sworn in on Friday. Members of Parliament appreciated that, even though Gumbs sent them on the

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Youth looking to end gun violence

GREATBAY—St. Maarten may soon get its own zero gun violence ambassador in the person of local hip-hop artist and record producer 4DH. The young man, who told Today he has “lived the life” and know all about the lure and false sense of security