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St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 3, 2016

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Minister Lee wants study unemployment insurance

St. Maarten News: Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, Social Development and Labor) intends to merge the social services and the labor department to promote integral services.” This appears from the explanatory notes with the draft 2016 budget. Th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 3, 2016

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Timeshare fees and car rental tax drop

St. Maarten News: Judging by the numbers presented in the draft 2016 budget, the pain for the fledgling timeshare industry on the island is becoming visible. For 2015, the budgeted timeshare fees stood at 5.9 million guilders, but this year the go

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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Know Your Political History for all secondary schools

The legacy of Edgar Lynch St. Maarten News - The book Know Your Political History by Edgar H. Lynch, and co-authored with his brother Julian, will be distributed to all secondary schools and the University of St. Martin in memory of the fifth ann

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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Ministry launches study into education needs

Ministry launches study into education needs

  St. Maarten News – The ministry of education has hired consultancy company I. M. Brace to conduct a study of labor market and community needs. This study will form the basis for the 2017 study financing priority list. The study is a 3-mo

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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Syrians still on island

Court denies request to suspend deportation to Haiti St. Maarten News – Three Syrians who traveled from Haiti to St. Maarten on forged Greek passports on November 14 of last year are still on the island. On December 16, the Court in First Instan

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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Slurpy ready for service in Simpson Bay Lagoon

Slurpy ready for service in Simpson Bay Lagoon

St. Maarten News - Boats in and around the Simpson Bay Lagoon can now properly dispose of onboard sewage by using the services of the sewage pump out boat Slurpy.  The boat is owned by the local foundation Environmental Protection in the Caribbean

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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Jeff Berger: “Business is down 25 percent compared to 2014”

Blames bad (and no) decisions in timeshare and cruise sectors St. Maarten News - Dutch St. Maarten has no timeshare owner consumer protection laws. So when timeshare resorts "screw" timeshare owners (to use a word said on-air by the island's most

St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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St. Maarten Carnival honors Labega, Carti and corporate sponsor Scotia

St. Maarten Carnival honors Labega, Carti and corporate sponsor Scotia

St. Maarten News: St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) has named as this year’s honorees its former president Erno Labega, mainstay reveler Cleo Carti and long-time corporate partner Scotiabank. “There is a huge pool of stakehold

Entertainment, St. Maarten News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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Twenty to Soca Rumble finals

Twenty to Soca Rumble finals

St. Maarten News - Montage N.V. has announced the twenty finalists for the carnival’s Soca Rumble Power and Groovy competition on Friday, April 15 in Carnival Village. Each category, Power and Groovy, has ten finalists, eleven when you count the

French St. Martin News - Posted by on February 1, 2016

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Kids Carnival lights up the streets of Marigot

Kids Carnival lights up the streets of Marigot

MARIGOT - For the second straight year, the kids’ Carnival parade on the French side started and concluded on the Rue De Hollande, just outside the Louis Vanterpool Stadium in Marigot and according to the President of the FCDSM, Jean Philippe Richa

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