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St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 7, 2016

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Dollar Store robbed for second time

St. Maarten News – On Monday the Dollar Store on the L.B. Scott Road was robbed for the second time in two weeks. According to the police report, three armed men with hoodies pulled over their faces stormed the store around 5.40 p.m. and took the c

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 7, 2016

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Bar fight did not involve gendarmes, police says

St. Maarten – The four men who were arrested after a brawl at the Sunset Beach Bar in Beacon Hill are not gendarmes as the Daily Herald erroneously reported yesterday. “At no time did the gendarmes come over to the Dutch side in connection with t

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 7, 2016

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On the road to autocracy in the name of electoral reform

by Julio R. Romney, Political Analyst Should the Prime Minister of St. Maarten have his way with the proposal or his “notes/ instruction” to his newly established Electoral Reform Committee, as reported in the news media (Thursday, December 31

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 7, 2016

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St. Maarten is not among Travel Weekly’s hot spots

St. Maarten News - What's on tap for some of the Caribbean's hot spots in 2016? That’s the question Travel Weekly’s author Gay Nagle Myers poses on the internet-magazine’s website. St. Maarten is not part of the answer she has in store. Instead

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 5, 2016

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Baby’s father files complaint for wrongful death

  Bulldog Loki that killed Alex Hodge was aggressive St. Maarten / By Hilbert Haar – John Hodge, father of the 7-month old baby boy Alex who was killed by an American bulldog on Sunday, has filed a complaint for wrongful death against

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 5, 2016

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UP-leader Heyliger strikes back: “December 14 will remain a dark day in our history”

  St. Maarten – While Prime Minister William Marlin used his New Year’s address for a venomous attack on the previous government, United People’s party leader Theo Heyliger responded in kind. “On December 14, 2015 the right of the

St. Maarten News - Posted by on January 5, 2016

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Public Service Center offers home visits

GREAT BAY – The Public Service Center department offers home visits to senior citizens and adults with chronic, cognitive or mental health conditions and/or physical disabilities. The department announces the service today in an ad on the governmen

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St. Maarten Timeshare Association brings foster kids the spirit of Christmas

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Timeshare Association (SMTA) has added a new dimension to its Dollar-a-Day program by partnering with businesses. Blue Point is the first business partner that has pledged $0.25 from every receipt to the program. In D

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St. Maarten Heineken Regatta hosts cleanup at Kimsha Beach

  St. Maarten – The organizers of the Heineken regatta host a beach cleanup at Kimsha Beach this Saturday. The organization also announced the seventeenth edition of the Regatta art competition. The beach cleanup will begin at 8 a.m. Sat

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SHTA initiates re-entry in Taste of the Caribbean

The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association, announces the proposed re-entry of St. Maarten in the Taste of the Caribbean Competition 2016. After being absent from the competition for several years, St. Maarten is considering re-entering this p

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Startup airline AVA appeals refusal of economic permit

WILLEMSTAD – AVA airways intends to appeal the government’s decision to deny the company an economic permit, curacaocrhonicle.com reports based on a press release issued by AVA. Attorney Chester Peterson has written a letter to Minister Suzanne C

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