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Editorial - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Harassment

Alegria Real Estate has turned up the heat on its pool bar operator and tenant of one of the units at the resort in a way that smells of pure harassment. After losing two court cases against the pool bar owner, Alegria is now threatening to throw

Opinion - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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St. Maarten Constitutional Mess: a Gloomy mood

How will we ever get out of this constitutional mess? The governor has given the green light to the new coalition and the incumbent cabinet is not prepared to give up its position. Here is a possible outcome: article 21 in the regulation for the g

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Where is Theo?

Theo Heyliger - File photo Dear Editor, ‎With all the commotion going on...where is Theo? His silence is deafening. Is he backing the Government's fight for new elections now? Is he ready? Curious to know. Michael J. Ferrier 

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Attorney Merx hits a blank wall: Cadastre unable to register lien

Attorney Merx hits a blank wall: Cadastre unable to register lien

St. Maarten Cadastre Office in Philipsburg St. Maarten – The fact that the mandate of the temporary mortgage custodian at the Cadastre has expired since October 1, has immediate consequences, attorney Cor Merx discovered yesterday. “I obta

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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MP Matser appeals fraud conviction this afternoon

MP Matser appeals fraud conviction this afternoon

  Parliamentarian Silvio Matser arrives at the courthouse on January 7 for his sentence hearing. File photo Today / Milton Pieters St. Maarten – MP Silvio Matser appears in the Common Court of Justice this afternoon at 1.30 p.m. for a p

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Security guard shoots two armed robbers in Cay Hill

Security guard shoots two armed robbers in Cay Hill

The armored truck is seen in the back while the body of one robber is on the floor on Tuesday morning in Cay Hill. Photo Today / Leo Brown   Police search for third suspect St. Maarten -A security guard of Pan American shot and killed two

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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American dies three weeks after dream vacation

American dies three weeks after dream vacation

  The Finch family. Photo Gofundme Wedding anniversary in St. Maarten was couple’s last vacation St. Maarten – Sarah Coalter-Finch and her husband went on a “vacation of a lifetime” in St. Maarten this summer to celebrate their tent

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Kooyman paints it pink Saturday

Kooyman paints it pink Saturday

Elektra, the spokeswoman for the Elektralytes & Positive Foundation (left) with Evencia Carty-Seabrookes, Kooyman’s commercial officer. Photo contributed St. Maarten – The Elektralytes & Positive foundations have teamed up with Kooyman

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Paho tackles dementia

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – Dr. Virginia Asin, head of the Collective Preventive Service and Margje Troost (public health department), attended the Pan American Health Organization’s directing council meeting in Washington, D.C. Delegates came from

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Toddler Time returns next year

Toddler Time returns next year

Children bond with their parents at Toddler Time. Photo DCOMM St. Maarten (DCOMM) – The Toddler Time storytelling event that was part of the commemoration of World Breastfeeding Week in August, will return next year because it was a huge success

Uncategorized - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Alegria Resort wants to evict pool bar owner Marty

St. Maarten – Hardly a week after Alegria Real Estate lost its second court case against Marty Dijkhuis, the operator of Marty’s Dream Pool Bar at the resort in Beacon Hill has been summoned to vacate the unit he leases at Alegria by next week Mo

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Niaca fest honors artists of three generations

Niaca fest honors artists of three generations

  Dancers perform at the 2014 Niaca fest. Photo contributed St. Maarten – The National Institute of arts hosts the third annual Niaca festival this Saturday at the John Larmonie Center. The highlight of the evening will be an award cere

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 7, 2015

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Les Fruits de Mer offers free ebook: Shadows of a drought

Les Fruits de Mer offers free ebook: Shadows of a drought

  Receding waters reveal hidden structures in the Great Salt Pond. The stone walls dividing salt pans mirror the slave walls partitioning the hills. Once the economic and cultural heart of the island, the Great Salt Pond has diminished in rec

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Saba five years later: better infra, but plenty of concerns

  THE BOTTOM – After five years as a Dutch public entity Saba sees progress, like the improvement of the infrastructure and the prospect of a water distribution network. Matters like pensions, cost of living and taxes remain a sore point, H