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Editorial: Fugitive Kathron Fortune on the run: Worrisome

That convicted killer Kathron Fortune is still on the run is worrisome for more the obvious reason. There have been so-called ‘sightings’ of the fugitive on a motorbike (without a helmet) and there has been a sighting in French Quarter. So far, F

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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Octogenarian arrested in weapons investigation

St. Maarten News – An 81-year-old man identified as V.R., the 55-year-old woman I.F. and the 23-year old man R.R. are in custody since last Wednesday as suspects in the Efeze-investigation into international firearms and drugs trafficking and money

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Reward for information About escapee Fortune

Reward for information About escapee Fortune

Convicted killer on the run for 35 days St. Maarten News - The justice departments on both the Dutch and the French side of the island are continuing the intense search for the 38-year-old prisoner Kathron Fortune aka Cuchi who escaped on Monday Fe

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Cay Bay Beach and cemetery get clean-up

St. Maarten News – Political party Hope cleaned up at the Cay Bay Beach and the adjoining Cay Bay cemetery last Saturday in collaboration with the St. Maarten Nature Foundation, collecting twenty garbage bags filled with all types of garbage along

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Controllers go after pharmacy scales

St. Maarten News – The section economic control of the Inspectorate of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications has started its control program for weights and measures for 2016. Beginning this week, the controllers are visiting a

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Judge De Kort opens lecture series about legal system

St. Maarten - Judge Mauritsz de Kort will give a lecture at the university next week Tuesday about the Common Court of Justice and the legal system on Sint Maarten as part of the “The Law Matters to You” lecture series. It begins at 7 p.m. “Th

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Amuseum Naturalis doubles number of exhibits

St. Maarten News: GRAND CASE - Island residents and visitors are invited to discover the wild side of St. Martin at Amuseum Naturalis, a free pop-up natural history museum in Grand Case. The museum is open on Tuesday evenings from 6 to 10 p.m. during

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Calypsonians get ready for eliminations

St. Maarten News - The nineteen calypsonians that will participate in the Nagico Senior Calypso eliminations have started the practice sessions and are getting ready to deliver “sweet kaiso” and social commentary to lovers of the music genre. Th

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Dawn patrols in marine park to combat illegal fishing

St. Maarten News - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation has increased its patrolling of the Man of War Shoal Marine Park to combat illegal fishing activities which traditionally spike leading up to the Easter and Carnival holidays. Foundation staff will

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Share X Mobility introduces electric cars on the island

MARIGOT, St. Martin - A new transportation company has entered the market and is offering potential clients an easier way of getting around the island with electric vehicles. According to the Chief Executive Officer of Share X Mobility Senga Songha,

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Prosecution: “The Buncampers had a role model function”

St. Maarten News - Due to an unfortunate technical glitch, the story in Thursday’s paper under the headline ‘Prison time looms for Buncamper-couple’ was not completely printed. Below is the missing part of the text. The prosecutor expressed h

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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Motorworld launches the All New 2017 Hyundai Elantra

St. Maarten News – Local car dealership Motorworld announced the All New Redesigned 2017 Hyundai Elantra. One of St. Maarten’s best selling cars has received a dramatic makeover, improving on every single aspect of the previous model. As one of H

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Dr. Henk Wassenaar about colorectal cancer

St. Maarten News - Colorectal cancer is a cancerous growth throughout any part of the colon or rectum. It has devastating complications as may be: bleeding, obstruction of the colon, breaking down of the wall of the colon and spread to other organs e

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St. Maarten Port at Seatrade Cruise Global – Home porting would have positive effect

St. Maarten News - Port St. Maarten officials attended the Seatrade Cruise Global in Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center in Florida this week. Seatrade Cruise Global is the leading annual global business-to-business event for the cruise

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Island 92 Radio brings 45-rpm classic hit show

St. Maarten - Island 92 Radio announced the addition of a new weekly program called “Nothing But Old 45’s” which will run every Sunday from 11 a.m. to 12 noon, with an encore broadcast on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. Veteran on-air personality

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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Seventeen pregnant marine women return home over Zika-concerns

ORANJESTAD – Pregnant women of marines stationed in Aruba, Curacao and St. Maarten who are concerned about a possible Zika-infection and who want to return to the Netherlands, get their tickets paid for by the defense ministry, Sharina Henriquez re

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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Eighty cruise passengers hit by gastroenteritis

St. Maarten News - While the details are still emerging, it appears that panic broke out aboard the Norwegian Gem after an epidemic broke out causing the authorities aboard the cruise liner to alert the local authorities. The boat which arrived in G

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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St. Maarten Police Report

Suspect arrested Detectives have arrested a man with the initials S.M.C. (33) as a suspect in the ongoing investigation of ill-treatment which took place on February 19th 2016. The victim was a crew-member of a cruise ship that stayed overnight on

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Unanimous approval for budget “without fantasy-measures”

Support from opposition MP Dr. Lloyd Richardson St. Maarten News – Within an hour and twenty minutes the parliament unanimously approved the 2016 budget yesterday morning. The meeting became possible after the release of independent MP Silvio Mat

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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More leeway for prosecutor’s office to investigate politicians

St. Maarten News – The Common Court of Justice has relaxed the rules for the prosecution of politicians in considerations it laid down in a decree about the order to prosecute independent MP Silvio Matser. The court finds that for investigative me

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Eco-Green trial: the indictments: Forgery, tax fraud and destruction of evidence

St. Maarten News – To offer a better understanding of what is at stake in the Eco Green trial, we republish here the indictments against the suspects, as they became public on January 7 of last year. The prosecution accuses former Public Health Mi

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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Prison time looms for Buncamper-couple

Ex-minister and husband found guilty on all counts but one St. Maarten News / By Hilbert Haar – The public prosecutor demanded 18 months of imprisonment against Maria Buncamper-Molanus and her husband Claudius yesterday. The demand against retired

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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Maria Buncamper-Molanus: “I still ask myself: what have I done w rong?”

St. Maarten News - On the first day of the Eco Green trial the main defendants denied all wrong doing, saying they do not understand why they are being prosecuted. The defendants stand accused of tax fraud and membership of a criminal organization.

Uncategorized - Posted by on March 21, 2016

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Minister of Education visits students Therapeutic Horseback riding Intervention Program

St. Maarten News - Students of Group 8c, Asha Stevens Hillside Christian School were graced with the presence of our Honorable Minister of Education, Silveria Jacobs, along with Mrs. Asha Stevens, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the schools, and