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DNA spit kit leads to first arrest

AMSTERDAM - A DNA spit kit has led to the Netherlands’ first arrest for allegedly spitting at a tram driver or conductor, reports the Parool. For six months, 50 GVB public transport employees have been armed with the spit kit, to help track down pe

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 4, 2016

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Start the week of right with our Monday Girl of the week!

Start the week of right with our Monday Girl of the week!

We publish a girl of the week every Monday and Friday, be sure to buy the paper and save them! Do you have what it takes to be our girl of the week? Send in your pictures or call us!

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Court seizes 22 million from money laundering Dutchman

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – The Common Court on Justice has seized 31 bars of gold, worth an estimated 21 million guilders – from Albert Wout de Groof in the Fiji-case. The court also took away 900,000 guilders from de Groof’s bank accounts. The tota

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Minister Meyers tours lagoon

St. Maarten News – Vromi-Minister Angel Meyers took a tour of the Simpson Bay Lagoon last week with Nature Foundation manager Tadzio Bervoets. The minister got a first-hand look at the areas most affected by sewage. In the southern part of the lag

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Belgians go after Dutch truckers

THE HAGUE - Dutch lorries weighing more than 3.5 ton will from today pay a new tax for the kilometers they drive over Belgian roads as Belgium introduces road pricing. Last year, Dutch transport companies were responsible for 6.5 million trips on Bel

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Stronger link between Zika and microcephaly

HILVERSUM – The World Health Organization says that there is strong scientific consensus about a link between the Zika-virus and disorders of the central nervous system. Never before did the organization state this so strongly, Pieter Hofmann repor

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The Hague hotbed of jihadis

THE HAGUE - Approximately 30 percent of those Europeans who left for Syria and Iraq as foreign fighters have returned to their home countries, according to a new report by the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism in The Hague. The study is base

Uncategorized - Posted by on April 1, 2016

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Endangered shark products in local stores and restaurants

St. Maarten News - The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has uncovered numerous shark related products, including shark fin soup, being sold at various establishments around Sint Maarten. Over the past few weeks, the foundation made an inventory of shar

Uncategorized - Posted by on April 1, 2016

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Jet Blue service to St. Maarten stays

St. Maarten News – Jet Blue does not have plans to terminate service to St. Maarten, the company’s corporate communications department told this newspaper yesterday, thereby squashing rumors that the airline would drop the destination. Yesterday

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PM Marlin: “People should be concerned about raw sewage into lag oon”

St. Maarten News – “There are 28 locations of drainage where raw sewage is going into the Simpson Bay Lagoon every day,” prime Minister William Marlin said yesterday in response to questions about the controversial decisions to fill in 60,000 s

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St. Maarten Govt joint marketing effort with TripAdvisor takes off

St. Maarten News – The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau and the SHTA announce that a joint marketing effort with Trip Advisor and Expedia has been approved by the Council of Ministers and it will begin as soon as possible. Carol Johnson, destination sal

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Alain Richardson: “Rent at Orient Bay is outrageous”

MARIGOT, St. Martin -“I hope that government uses the issues of Orient Bay as a learning experience,” the former President of the Collectivité Alain Richardson says. He is convinced that a lack of dialogue from the side of government created the

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