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St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 23, 2016

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Nature Foundation concerned about parking on the beach

Nature Foundation concerned about parking on the beach

Aerial shot of cars parked on Great Bay Beach. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation is concerned about increased parking and driving on Great Bay Beach, particularly during turtle nesting season. The vibrations

St. Maarten News - Posted by on May 23, 2016

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Enthusiasm about school tennis project

St. Maarten News - The Country Club at Port De Plaisance in collaboration with the school manager Stuart Johnson of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Primary School teamed up for a special physical education project that began on February 2. Since th

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Dr. Cherina Fleming obtains PhD at Erasmus University

Dr. Cherina Fleming obtains PhD at Erasmus University

Dr. Cherina Fleming receives her PhD from the panel of nine professors. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - By Michael R. Granger - In the presence of her family, daughter of the soil Cherina Fleming obtained her PhD in molecular medicine from th

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Brothels balk at interim solution country offers

  Clubs are desperately low on girls St. Maarten News – The Court in First Instance will pronounce its verdict in the dispute over work permits for prostitutes between nine brothels and the government next week Friday. After almost a mo

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Richard Branson comes to St. Maarten for shark conservation talks

St. Maarten News – Sir Richard Branson, the iconic founder of the Virgin Group, will be in St. Maarten on June 15 for a conference about shark conservation. The conference is a follow up to the PEW Charitable Trusts conference Branson organized in

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Many questions about hurricane pass policy

St. Maarten News – The Office of Disaster Management that falls under the Ministry of General Affairs, has received many queries related to the change in policy regarding requesting a hurricane pass. The change in policy is to improve safety on

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Sunwing Group wants large all-inclusive hotel on St. Maarten

St. Maarten News – Minister Ingrid Arrindell (Tourism and Economic Affairs) is negotiating with the Sunwing Group about the construction of a 450-room 5-star all-inclusive hotel in St. Maarten. The minister mentioned the project as one of many e

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Minister visits Rain Forest Adventures project

Minister visits Rain Forest Adventures project

  Minister Meyers inspects an interior part of the Rain Forest project. Photo contributed St. Maarten News – Vromi-Minister Angel Meyers visited the Emilio Wilson Estate last Friday to view the Rain Forest Adventures Eco Adventure P

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Simpson Bay Lagoon gets health injection

Simpson Bay Lagoon gets health injection

  This time, a dredging company is actually filling up holes in the bed of the Simpson Bay Lagoon. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation has been cooperating with the government, marinas and dredging compa

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TelEm management highlights fiber to the home project

St. Maarten News - TelEm Group management marked of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day yesterday by spotlighting ongoing plans to create an island-wide fiber optic network that will revolutionize telecommunication services on St. M

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Real estate market shows signs of strength

Real estate market shows signs of strength

  Artist’s impression of the Blueberry Hill project. Image ireteam.com Jagtiani: “Blueberry Hill project sold out” St. Maarten News – “The local real estate market is showing signs of recovery after years of suffering from

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No enthusiasm in St. Maarten parliament for legalizing marijuana

St. Maarten News – There is no great enthusiasm in the parliament for legalizing marijuana. That is the conclusion of yesterday’s meeting where Freedom Fighters Foundation President Roland Joe, aka Bushman, accompanied by archeologist Dr. Jay Hav

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DJ Outkast speechless after performance in Beijing

DJ Outkast speechless after performance in Beijing

  DJ Outkast at work in the People’s Republic of China. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - DJ Outkast returned to St. Maarten earlier this month following his performances at the Caribbean Music Festival in the Chinese capital of Beij

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Interval info-exchange seminar  “Future looks bright for the timeshare industry”

Interval info-exchange seminar “Future looks bright for the timeshare industry”

  Howard Nusbaum, President and CEO of the American Resort Development Association. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar   St. Maarten News – “The comfort of knowing what the rules are is as important as what the rules are.” With that

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“Tourists are searching in vain for  authentic St. Maarten products”

“Tourists are searching in vain for authentic St. Maarten products”

  The Hope-team on Front Street; from left: Jacinto Mock, Loekie Morales and Mercedes van der Waals-Wyatt. Photo contributed St. Maarten News – “Tourists are searching in vain for authentic St. Maarten products.” That is in one cent