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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 22, 2015

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Editorial: Unity in diversity – LBGTI

Lysanne Charles-Arrindell makes a good case for the LBGTI-community on the island in our front-page article. Her organization is not at war with the church and it is not looking for the legalization of religious same-sex marriages. Giving citizens

Opinion - Posted by on July 22, 2015

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Opinion: Better incentives

  Dear Editor, Today’s editorial of Monday, July 20 missed the point that I was making for calling on government for a better plan to lure professionals back home. The editor’s opinion is respected, but he made my point much clear

Opinion - Posted by on July 22, 2015

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Opinion: Outside the box

We appreciate MP Maurice Lake’s elucidation on his call for more incentives for local professionals, but it has done little to change our point of view. The bottom line is that an incentive is something you give away in exchange for a service. L

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 22, 2015

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Indian merchants support DigiKidz’ IT infrastructure

Indian merchants support DigiKidz’ IT infrastructure

  Jose Sommers (center) holds the check together with Ramu Dawtani (right) and IMA-President Prakash Mirpuri while other board members look on. Photo contributed At Hillside St. Peters School St. Maarten - Last week the Indian Merchant As

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 22, 2015

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Safe SXM president Lysanne Charles-Arrindell: “We are not at war with the church”

Safe SXM president Lysanne Charles-Arrindell: “We are not at war with the church”

  Safe SXM President Lysanne Charles-Arrindell. Photo Contributed St. Maarten / By Andrew Dick - The Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender and Intersexual (LBGTI) community on the island is getting more reconciliation for its work than before.

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 22, 2015

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Schoelcher commemoration in Grand Case: Chance-Duzant wants “support for the little things we ask”

Schoelcher commemoration in Grand Case: Chance-Duzant wants “support for the little things we ask”

Attorney Patricia Chance-Duzant is on a roll during her address. Photo Today / Leo Brown         GRAND CASE, St. Martin – Victor Schoelcher, the 19th-century abolitionist writer who had a large influence on the abol

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 22, 2015

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Intruder robs and beats sexagenarian at home

St. Maarten – A masked intruder robbed and seriously injured a 65-year-old man in his home on the Calabas Drive in Almond Grove on Monday afternoon around 3.30 p.m. The intruder beat his victim after the latter confronted him. After the ill-trea

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 22, 2015

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Jet blast: tourist in hospital (St. Maarten Airport (SXM/TNCM)

Jet blast: tourist in hospital (St. Maarten Airport (SXM/TNCM)

St. Maarten – A female cruise tourist sustained serious injuries in the blast zone behind the runway of the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM/TNCM) on Monday afternoon. When a commercial plane took off, it blew the woman’s hat from her