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Labor force survey shows: Direct link between education and unemployment

  St. Maarten – There is a direct link between unemployment and education levels. This appears from a labor force survey by the Department of Statistics amount 1,038 households. The highest levels of unemployment are found among citizens w

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Gebe battles more power interruptions

  St. Maarten - Gebe experienced faults on several transmission cables to the eastern side of the island yesterday. This led to outages from as early as 5 a.m.  “The main transmission cables feeding the two substations in the Philipsburg a

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Wycliffe Smith about separation of church and state: “Distinct yet inseparable”

St. Maarten – Ever since the Sint Maarten Christian Party announced its participation in the upcoming elections the issue of separation of church and state became debatable. Opinions range from strict separation to a close association between churc

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St. Maarten Port inaugurates Gottwald crane

St. Maarten Port inaugurates Gottwald crane

  On the left is the boom of the Terex Gottwald Model 6 Crane and the CMA CGM Container Vessel, the largest to dock at Port St. Maarten, MV Marseille. Photo contributed St. Maarten - During the inauguration on Saturday of the newly acquire

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Christmas parade cancelled because of heavy rainfall

Christmas parade cancelled because of heavy rainfall

  Former Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Rita Bourne-Gumbs looks into the distance seconds before she guided this group to a place where they were protected by the approaching showers. Photo Today / Milton Pieters St. Maar

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New parties urge governor to hold February elections

St. Maarten – The five newly established political parties have, as they announced last week, sent a protest letter to Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday, demanding that the elections on February 9 of next year take place and will not be postponed. The l

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Seminar aims to connect St. Maarten with Africa

St. Maarten - The Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance Foundation (Acha), closes off 2015 with a seminar on the theme of leadership and positive connections. It is aimed at finding more positive ways to connect St. Maarten and the broader Caribbean wit