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Rumors (to have Ted Richardson as new Airport Director)

Elton Jones was the first one to bring it up and UP faction leader Franklin Meyers repeated it in parliament yesterday: Ted Richardson, the former minister of tourism, economic affairs, transport and telecommunication could become the successor of ou

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Little opposition to 2016 draft budget

Little opposition to 2016 draft budget

  MP Tamara Leonard: “I feel like we have to take a hit too.” Photo Today / Milton Pieters St. Maarten News - The parliament seemed to be going in record tempo through the debate about the draft 2016 budget yesterday. By 6.35 p.m. all

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National Bank next step for finance ministry

National Bank next step for finance ministry

  Ministers Gibson, Marlin, Kirindongo and Lee at the beginning of the afternoon session in parliament. Photo Today / Milton Pieters St. Maarten News – After the approval of the 2016 budget, Finance Minister Richard Gibson will set the

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Winair drops fuel surcharge

St. Maarten News - All passengers traveling on Winair will benefit from lower ticket prices starting today with the elimination of all fuel charges. With world fuel prices at record lows Winair will eliminate fuel charges for passengers and cargo

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Banner, bell and gavel for Interact Club at CIA

Banner, bell and gavel for Interact Club at CIA

The Rotary makes its presentation to the Interact Club. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - The Rotary Club of St. Maarten Mid-Isle presented to the Interact Club they sponsor at the Caribbean International Academy (CIA) which was established on

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Kite-making workshop part of SXM DOET

Kite-making workshop part of SXM DOET

Kite makers await the competition on March 12. Photo contributed St. Maarten News – The Beyond Kultura Events Foundation gets the support from the Be The Change Foundation to participate in the SXM DOET project that will take place on March 11

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St. Maarten Lions Club donate to soup kitchens

St. Maarten Lions Club donate to soup kitchens

  Lions Club President Eldert Louisa (center right) and fellow Lions Club members deliver food items donated by distributor Divico to the Seven Day Adventist soup kitchen in Cole Bay. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - The St. Maarten Li

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For development new hospital: SZV signs consulting contract with RoyalHaskoningDHV

For development new hospital: SZV signs consulting contract with RoyalHaskoningDHV

Standing: Henk de Zeeuw. From left: Minister Emil Lee, Glen Carty, Eduard Boonstra and Robert Jan James. Photo contributed St. Maarten - Social and Health Insurances SZV signed a consulting contract on Friday with Dutch engineering firm Royal

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Black History Month lecture: “Your son does not need drugs, he needs his daddy”

Black History Month lecture: “Your son does not need drugs, he needs his daddy”

  Dr. Umar Johnson (center, autographing book) surrounded by guests at the Black History Month Lecture. Photo CLF MARIGOT/GREAT BAY – “When you give a five-year-old, an eight-year-old, or a ten-year-old psychiatric medication, y

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Senior MPC students visit TelEm for career advice

St. Maarten News - Two classes of senior students of Milton Peters College (MPC) paid a visit to the TelEm Group main building last week to learn about the company and also to quiz personnel about job opportunities. The students received a presentat