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St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 18, 2015

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Government about to collect 13 million from casino sector

Parliamentarians happy with withdrawal increased road tax St. Maarten – By providing the receiver’s office with a mandate, the government is able to collect 13 million in tax arrears from the casino-sector, Finance Minister Richard Gibson said

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 18, 2015

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Ministry looks into Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel

Ministry looks into Planet Ocean Underwater Hotel

  Impression of the underwater hotel Tony Webb intends to construct in Key West. Photo iflscience.com The Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication is looking into reports about the Planet Ocean Underwater Hote

St. Maarten News - Posted by on December 18, 2015

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Raw sewage pumped into Simpson Bay Lagoon

Raw sewage pumped into Simpson Bay Lagoon

  The place were raw sewage went into the Simpson Bay Lagoon. Photo courtesy Nature Foundation GREAT BAY- The St. Maarten Nature Foundation responded to a recent incident of constant pumping of sewage from the vicinity of Paradise Plaza in

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Living Statues Festival kicks off tonight

St. Maarten – Tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. the Living Statues Festival kicks off in the St. Rose Arcade on Front Street, organized by the Beyond Kultura Events Foundation in partnership with Arlene Halley of the National Institute of the Arts and the W

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Miss Lalie youth care center celebrates first anniversary

Miss Lalie youth care center celebrates first anniversary

  The Miss Lalie Center in Cay Bay. Photo contributed St. Maarten - The Miss Lalie Youth Care and Rehabilitation Center in Cay Bay celebrated its first anniversary on Thursday. The center officially opened its doors last year in the presen

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Detective sentenced for domestic violence

RST-detective Akil Rigdiendhi Sujan van Heyningen received an 8-month conditional prison sentence in the Court in First Instance on Wednesday for ill-treating two different girlfriends on several occasions. The court imposed 3 years of probation and

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St. Maarten Housing Foundation has to pay former controller

St. Maarten – The Court in First Instance ruled that the St. Maarten Housing Foundation (SMHDF) has to pay its former financial controller Emilio Kalmera his full salary and vacation allowance over the period April 1 – July 1 - an amount of appro

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University launches online journal

University launches online journal

  Partial screenshot of the website that hosts the online journal. Image usmonline.net University of St. Martin (USM) President Dr. Francio Guadeloupe launched the online journal Commentaries at an informal ceremony. The university will ho

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Rotary fixes table tennis practice hall

Rotary fixes table tennis practice hall

  Rotarians (including David Antrobus, third from right) and members of the table tennis federation. Photo contributed. The Rotary Club of Sint Maarten-Mid Isle recently helped with the repairs and cleanup of the St. Maarten Table Tennis F

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Daniel Gibbs about a painful year: “Put true meaning to the Friendly Island”

  MARIGOT, St. Martin – “This year 2015 was a painful one at a societal point of view: The terrible November 13 attacks in France of course, but also those in Mali, in Tunisia, in the United States ... reminds us of how much our society m