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Editorial - Posted by on November 10, 2015

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Wakeup call

One could argue that there are some oddballs among the citizens who registered a political party with the Electoral Council yesterday, but the fact that an astonishing seven new parties surfaced is a sign that the people are very unhappy with the per

Opinion - Posted by on November 10, 2015

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Luckiest man in the world

Dear Editor, Wednesday we celebrate St Maarten's Day and although you might not think so, we have lots to celebrate and be proud of. We live on a beautiful Island full of beautiful people, we have magnificent nature, our ponds are full of birds, o

Opinion - Posted by on November 10, 2015

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Jason Lista writes: On political stability

Dear Editor, Regardless of your politics, I think most people on Sint Maarten can agree that our political system is flawed and inherently unstable. And why wouldn’t it be? It was adopted uncritically from The Netherlands by our leaders prior to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 10, 2015

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Prospective buyers take Sapphire owners to court

Prospective buyers take Sapphire owners to court St. Maarten – A $10 million deal to purchase the Sapphire Beach Club in Cupecoy from Jean and Philippe Verdier threatens to go horribly wrong for Bruno Sitbon, his wife and two daughters. The fam

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 10, 2015

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Seven new political parties report for 2016 elections

St. Maarten – An astonishing number of seven new political parties reported to the offices of the Electoral Council yesterday to submit their request to be registered for the February 9 elections. Among them is the St. Maarten Christian Party, led

St. Maarten News - Posted by on November 10, 2015

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Mr. Rude addresses crime

St. Maarten – SXM producer, entertainer and musician Bertaux ‘Mr. Rude’ Fleming teams up with singer songwriters Duane Stephenson and Ziggy Rankin to produce a single addressing the continuous climax of crime in the Caribbean. The smooth vo