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St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 4, 2015

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Transparency International presents integrity assessment: “Political parties are weak in representing social interests”

  Transparency International’s regional director for the Americas Alejandro Salas and lead researcher Cora de Voit. Photo Today / Leo Brown GREAT BAY – At 7 p.m. local time last night, Transparency International’s National Integrity

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 4, 2015

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Murder mystery set in St. Maarten: Jacky Rom presents whodunnit at Toppers

Murder mystery set in St. Maarten: Jacky Rom presents whodunnit at Toppers

  British author Jacky Rom. Photo amazon.com   St. Maarten - Sandra Bernstein, better known as Sandy is a quirky, charismatic and extremely loyal makeup artist in her fifties. Her hobby is crime. When she loses her job on a daytime so

Editorial - Posted by on August 4, 2015

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Editorial: Surfing along (the wave of cruise ship tourists)

St. Maarten has only itself to fear where it concerns its prized tourism economy. That is the opinion of travel entrepreneur Terrance Rey and his opinion makes a lot of sense. It seems like the country is just surfing along on the wave of cruise t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on August 4, 2015

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Terrance Rey about Cuba and the internal threats to St. Maarten tourism “Americans will take a wait and see approach”

  Travel entrepreneur Terrance Rey. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar St. Maarten – How big a threat is Cuba really to St. Maarten’s economy and when will the effects hit us? Terrance Rey, managing director of several travel businesses like Le

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Man robbed on Back Street

St. Maarten – Two armed assailants robbed a 50-year-old man who was waiting at a bus stop on Back Street near the former parliament building of the Netherlands Antilles (now part of the offices of the courthouse) on Friday night around midnight. Th

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Man robs Rembrandt Café

St. Maarten – On Thursday evening of last week a man brandishing a firearm robbed the Rembrandt Café in the New Amsterdam shopping center in Madame Estate. He demanded money from the bar tender. He helped himself to some money from the cash regist

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No Limit Soldiers gang leader acquitted of membership criminal organization

  Urvin Wawoe, leader of No Limit Soldiers in Curacao is detained behind one of these doors at the Karelskamp prison in Almelo. Photo screenshot RTV Oost   Appeals court gives Wawoe much lighter sentence   St. Maarten – Urvin

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MP Lake went shopping at French-side Super U “A plus for the community”

St. Maarten – United People’s (UP) Party Member of Parliament (MP) Maurice Lake says it is high time government sits down with supermarkets and distributors of food products to get a grasp on why consumer prices on the Dutch side are so high co

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Stabbing suspect remains in custody

St. Maarten - The suspect in involved in the major fight that took place on July 5, is still in police custody. On Monday, the suspect appeared in the Court in First Instance and the public prosecutor requested a 60 day pre-trial detention for the o

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Student ID card not ready for new school year

  Together with school representatives, Major Felix Richards (left) and Minister Rita Bourne-Gumbs present a model of the student ID card. File photo KPSM St. Maarten - The school picture identification card program is still being worked on a

French St. Martin News - Posted by on August 4, 2015

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Commercial center Aventura another boost for Hope Estate

Commercial center Aventura another boost for Hope Estate

  Construction of Aventura in Hope Estate is still in the early stages. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar   HOPE ESTATE, St. Martin – The Zone Artisanale et Commerciale (ZAC) in Hope Estate on the French side is about to get another boost w

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