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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 6, 2015

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Minister Connor pays Tribute to D’Shnay

St. Maarten - Minister of Tourism Claret Connor recently paid tribute to St. Maarten’s reigning Teen Carnival Queen D’Shnay York who won the Haynes Smith Talent Teen Pageant in St. Kitts on December 30. He congratulated her on behalf of his enti

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Port records more than 2 million cruise visitors: Research: industry overstates spending per cruise passenger

St. Maarten – On the last day of 2014, the Oasis of the Seas docked in the cruise port, bringing the estimated total number of cruise arrivals for the year 2014 over the historic 2 million mark, at 2,000,864. Minister of Tourism and Economic Affai

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Finance Minister advocates individual and collective sense of responsibility

St. Maarten—With the latest 2014 figures shared by the Central Bank giving a clear indication that the island’s 2014 financial outlook of the economy was above prediction, Finance Minister Martin Hassink is optimistic that the set goal for 2015 m

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Fire department commends public for adhering to safety tips

St. Maarten —The many safety tips given by the fire department appears to have been taken to heart as no incident of fire was reported during the Christmas and New Year season, deputy fire chief Silvanico Pauletta  said yesterday. The deputy f

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Man stabbed at Francis Bar

St. Maarten —A “minor misunderstanding” has lead to one man being stabbed in the abdomen on New Year’s Day at a bar on the A. Th Illidge Road, according to information provided by inspector Steven Carty, currently the acting public relations

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De Kort chairs Supervisory Committee Pointe Blanche

St. Maarten – Judge Koen Luijks has stepped down per January 1 as the chairman of the Supervisory Committee for the Pointe Blanche Prison and House of Detention. Judge Mauritz de Kort, who starts per January 1 as the new judge for criminal cases i

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Economic Affairs Minister Claret Connor: “Service levels and standards are important principles”

St. Maarten – The government will share many ideas and initiatives to trigger tangible economic growth in the first few months of 2015 and most of these initiatives will be done in collaboration with the private sector and non-governmental organiz