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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 11, 2016

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Hikers find skeleton

St. Maarten – Two hikers who crossed the Arlet Peters Road (the old Cake house Road that runs from the A.J.C. Brouwers Road over the hill to Union Road in Cole Bay) early Sunday morning found skeletal remains in the bushes. They alerted the police

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Nature Foundation removes fish traps from Marine Park

St. Maarten News - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation recently removed fish traps that were placed illegally inside of the Man of War Shoal Marine Park. The fish traps or fish pots were found close to the Proselyte Dive site. Nature Foundation staff n

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St. Maarten Carnival launches website

The new website of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) to promote any and all things Carnival is now online (www.sxm-carnival.com).The site went live last week, the same day the foundation launched the 2016 Scotiabank Carnival sche

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Bosman and Van Raak put their ears to the ground

St. Maarten News - Members of the Second Chamber Ronald van Raak and André Bosman visited the St. Peters District to get a first-hand look at what is taking place in the community. Bosman said that people seemed to be very upset with the government

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Dutch MPs visit kitchen garden

Dutch MPs visit kitchen garden

Ronald van Raak (left) and André Bosman visited the agricultural project of Denicio Wyatte in St. Peters. Photo Today / Andrew Bishop   St. Maarten - Members of the Dutch Second Chamber André Bosman and Ronald van Raak visited one of th

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National Day of Prayer: PM addresses separation of state and church

St. Maarten – “The idea of separation of church and state does not mean that those who run the state shouldn’t go to church or that those who run the church should not get involved in the affairs of the state,” Prime Minister William Marlin s

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CPS calls for action against mosquito breeding places

St. Maarten News – Wear light colored clothing at dusk, long sleeve shirts and pants and use mosquito repellent to prevent being bitten by a mosquito that could possibly be carrying dengue, zika or chikungunya, the Collective Preventive Services (

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Heyliger predicts gloom and doom

UP-leader hints at election delay and casino licenses St. Maarten News - Governor Eugène Holiday may have said September 26 is the final date for elections in the December 14 national decree, but United People’s (UP) party leader Member of Pa

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Ombudsman puts reports online

St. Maarten News - The Ombudsman has placed various reports regarding complaints filed on the Ombudsman website for public perusal in an effort to improve awareness of the role of the institute in the community. The reports encompass complaints again

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Theo Heyliger distributes pencil cases again

St. Maarten News – UP-leader Theo Heyliger once again visited several elementary schools, giving away pencil cases to students who annually look forward to this gesture. As customary a motto is printed on the pencil cases which serves as a motivati

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Human Trafficking Bureau meets with local minority groups

St. Maarten News – The National Reporting Bureau (NRB) for Human Trafficking recently met with representatives of the Guyanese and Jamaican community and representatives who provide consular services, to maintain an ongoing partnership with communi

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Use of governor’s regulation on next Ipko agenda in May

St. Martin News – The next Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation (Ipko) will be held from May 31 to June 3 in The Hague. The dispute regulation will again feature prominently on the agenda, but the delegations will also deal with a thorny issue

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Alain Richardson announces candidacy for 2017 elections

French St. martin News: - Former president of the Collectivité Alain Richardson says that he will be a candidate in the elections in 2017, though he is not sure that he will run with the same party, “because of the issues and the dynamics that lie