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Editorial - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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Failed job fairs

The initiatives are there but the results are nothing to be proud of. That is not due to the labor affairs department, the SHTA or the hotels who made efforts to bring vacancies and job seekers together. It is not even due to the job hunters who lack

Opinion - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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The terror attacks in Paris have had a Pavlov-effect on politicians

The terror attacks in Paris have had a Pavlov-effect on politicians. Never before was the call for closing the borders so loud. Never before did so few people think that closing the borders is a practical impossibility. People who want to get in, wil

French St. Martin News - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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Daniel Gibbs about the aftermath of Paris: “Our territories deserve the same protection”

Daniel Gibbs about the aftermath of Paris: “Our territories deserve the same protection”

Congressman Daniel Gibbs during yesterday’s press conference. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar MARIGOT, St. Martin – “I welcome that the state of emergency was extended to the overseas territories,” Congressman Daniel Gibbs (Union pour la Demo

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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Results of job fairs are disappointing

Results of job fairs are disappointing

  A scene from the Start Here campaign in September. File photo Today / Milton Pieters Many matches, only six positions filled St. Maarten – The department of labor affairs has matched 102 vacancies to 83 suitable candidates who reg

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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Robbers kill gas station attendant in Cole Bay

Robbers kill gas station attendant in Cole Bay

  Forensic detectives set up a tent to cover the crime scene at the Tackling gas station. Photo contributed St. Maarten – Yesterday around 6.30 p.m. one of the attendants at the Tackling gas station in Cole bay was fatally shot by an ar

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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At symposium in Costa Rica: Sekou addresses racism in tourism advertising

At symposium in Costa Rica: Sekou addresses racism in tourism advertising

  From left to right: Lasana M. Sekou, Justine Daniel (Martinique); Geaninni Ruiz Ulloa (University Costa Rica - UCR); unidentified conference participant; Dr. Lancelot Cowie (Trinidad & Tobago); Dr. Valeria Grinberg Pla (Argentina/USA);

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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Slurpy gets critical support from Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority

  St. Maarten - The Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (Epic) foundation has received critical financial support from the Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority Corporation to support the operation of its sewage pumpout boat, affectionately nam

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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Canadian watch designer Diane Balit opens new shop

Canadian watch designer Diane Balit opens new shop

  Diane Balit shows some of her designer watches. Photo Today  St. Maarten – Diane Balit will open up her new designer watch shop on Front Street on Tuesday December 10. At this moment the shop is already open, but the official opening

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 1, 2015

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Tadzio Bervoets: “Nature is our future”

Tadzio Bervoets: “Nature is our future”

  St. Maarten –Tadzio Bervoets is a young tourism professional who works as the manager of the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation, the conservation and environmental management organization for Sint Maarten. He is also vice-chair of the Dutch