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St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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$14,700 collected in nine days: Benjamin Foundation receives first donation

  St. Maarten - The Gamali Benjamin Foundation received a first check of $12,400 yesterday at the Island 92 studios in Simpson Bay. Radio personality Jeffrey “Dr. Soc” Sochrin presented the check to the foundation’s representative Pau

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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Consultant Archer-Cunningham: Voluntourism offers major opportunities

ST. MAARTEN / NEW YORK - The Caribbean may be missing an important opportunity by not fully tapping into the growing volunteer tourism or "voluntourism" market, according to veteran community development expert and nonprofit advisor Kwayera Archer-

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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Dutch newspapers pick up on conflict with chief Bouman

    GREAT BAY – Sint Maarten made headlines in Dutch media yesterday and the news was not all good. “Fifty police officer to Sint Maarten” the headline in the Volkskrant read. Algemeen Dagblad; Police considers politicians St. M

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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SHTA opens nomination for Crystal Pineapple Awards

    St. Maarten - The 10th Annual Crystal Pineapple Awards, organized by the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association, officially opened its nomination period on Monday. This year’s edition will be very special as the SHTA w

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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Walter Plantz Square opens in September

Walter Plantz Square opens in September

The Walter Plantz Square. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar St. Maarten - The Walter Plantz Square project is ready for use and will be fully operational on September 19. The square was to open on August 15 however due to the sudden passing of Police Of

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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Prosecutor removed from from Buncamper-case

  Prosecutor Dounia Benammar (pictured here in Cupecoy on her way to the crime scene of the Michael and Thelma King murders in 2012) will replace Gonda van der Wulp (inset) as the lead prosecutor during the Buncamper-trial. Photo Today / Leo Br

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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Robbers involved 12-year-old: Limited prison time for Trey Wah robbery

  St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance sentenced Miguel Obrien Stewart to 4 years of imprisonment yesterday for masterminding and executing an armed robbery on the Trey Wah restaurant in Cole Bay on April 18. Of the sentence, 2 years

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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Former MPC security guard found dead

The late Michael Jeffers at Milton Peters College. Photo Contributed St. Maarten -Michael Jeffers was found dead on Tuesday evening at his home at the Coco Plum Road in St. Peters. Jeffers was the former head of security at the islands biggest hi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 21, 2015

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Nature Foundation relocates dozens of sea turtle eggs

Nature Foundation relocates dozens of sea turtle eggs

  The relocation of sea turtle eggs in progress. Photo contributed GREAT BAY - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation was alerted to a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) nesting on Great Bay Beach early on Monday morning. The turtle had nested i