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St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Man shot dead in Simpson Bay

Man shot dead in Simpson Bay

Police escorting the brother of the victim off the scene yesterday morning. The coroner staff is seen in the back loading the body of the man in the van. Photo Today / Andrew Dick. St. Maarten —The police is investigating another shooting inci

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Terrence Farrell: “Corruption adds 10 percent to the cost of doing business”

St. Maarten – The Information Village organized by the high councils of state ended last night with a presentation by Terrence Farrell of the Trinidadian company Terrayanna Investments about morality, integrity and corruption. While the turnout for

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Pineapple Awards voting opens

  St. Maarten – The voting period for 10th Annual Crystal Pineapple Awards officially opens today. This puts readers in the perfect position to vote for those individuals and organizations they think should be recognized for their outstandi

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Workshop focuses on energy efficiency

  St. Maarten - Under the umbrella of the European Union funded COSME Program, the Department of Economy, Transportation and Telecommunication hosted an interactive workshop for small hotel property owners throughout the Caribbean Overseas C

St. Maarten News, Uncategorized - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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St. Kitts prepares for tourism boom

  BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS – The completion of four major developments in the tourism industry in St. Kitts and Nevis by 2018 is expected to generate hundreds of job opportunities for the local population. That’s according to Minister o

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Colade-investigation targets Regina Labega and Badejo

St. Maarten – The office of the public prosecutor confirmed in a brief press release that on Thursday house searches were conducted by the National Detective agency on five locations. The press release labels “R.L., F.A.A.B. and E.F.” as suspe

French St. Martin News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Firm resistance against PLU at French Quarter meeting

  FRENCH QUARTER—The residents of French Quarter who attended the meeting on the Plan Local d’Urbanisme (PLU) claim the plan is an effort by the Collectivité of Saint Martin to reclaim their ancestral land. They said that they are prepar

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Toast on new dive site Pelikaan

St. Maarten - In June the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation received assistance from the Royal Dutch Navy in placing ten three-ton mooring blocks in waters both outside and inside of the Marine Park, creating mooring possibilities at ten new dive sites

Opinion - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Opinion: Looking the other way

How are we dealing with Muslims, Christians, Jews and homosexuals in a multicultural society like the Netherlands where there are big differences between all these groups? The same question could be asked for St. Maarten with its fractured population

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Governor’s explosive 2013 letter supports dissolution parliament

  Possible elections pushed back to February 2016 St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs has sent an amended national decree to dissolve the parliament to Governor Drs. Eugène Holiday on Wednesday that would push e

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National Detective Agency conducts 5 house searches

Targets: airport director Labega, Fabian Badejo and others St. Maarten – The National Detective Agency conducted house searches on five different locations last week “in connection with an ongoing investigation,” case officer Nanouk Lemme

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Law firm updates business guide

St. Maarten - The Guides to Doing Business in the Dutch Caribbean (www.doingbusinessdutchcaribbean.com) of law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne have been fully updated. In the online guides, all relevant primary information can be found about the legal

French St. Martin News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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French St. Martin Tourist campaign appeals to feelings

MARIGOT - The Saint-Martin Tourism Office has presented its new communication campaign, in partnership with Atout France and Horizon Bleu, their communication agency. This new campaign has three goals: to create preference for the island of Saint-Ma

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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“Governor must sign decree to dissolve parliament” Meyers: UP, government take a stand to stop constant instability

    St. Maarten - United People (UP) party faction leader MP Franklin Meyers on Thursday night stressed that at some point “somebody has to make a stand somewhere” to stem the tide of constant government instability and address a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 19, 2015

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Alegria timeshare ruling put on ice

St. Maarten – The Timeshare Owners at Caravanserai Association (Toca) suffered a setback in court last week when the Common Court of Justice suspended an earlier ruling that ordered resort owner Alegria Real Estate to admit the timeshare owners to