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St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Panel discussion about insurance fraud

St. Maarten News - Nagico Insurances recently partnered with the Financial Intelligence Unit to host a panel discussion about anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and fraud as it relates to St. Maarten and the insurance industry. This inform

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Fundraising drive continues for summer intensive

Fundraising drive continues for summer intensive

  From left: Lian Borsje, Marine Caillet and Anoushka Devid of the office of the Dutch Representative. Photo contributed St. Maarten News – Art Saves Lives (ASL) student ambassadors Marine Caillet, Lian Borsje, Dashaun Prince and Li

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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TelEm revenue drops, profit close to 7 million guilders

TelEm revenue drops, profit close to 7 million guilders

TelEm Group Chief Financial Officer Helma Etnel addresses staff during a meeting at the Belair Community Center. Photo contributed St. Maarten News – The TelEm Group has reported a profit of close to 7 million guilders for the year 2015

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Change of the guard at Royal Marechaussee

Change of the guard at Royal Marechaussee

  From left Ewout van der Heiden, Christian Hesen, Justice Minister Edson Kirindongo, Brenda Bruggeman and Danny Posthuma. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - During a short ceremony last Friday three new members of the Royal Marechauss

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Former airport-director Labega at aviation conference: “Airports are gateways, not destinations”

St. Maarten News – Former airport director Regina Labega spoke about sustainable tourism as a key for Caribbean airports at the first Caribbean Aviation conference hosted by the government of Dominica earlier last week in Rousseau. Sustainable to

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Gracita Arrindell leads PPA in elections: Has orange become the new green?

  St. Maarten News – “Lack of leadership, not sticking to commitments and turning their back on the people of St. Maarten,” said Gracita Arrindell yesterday about her reasons for leaving the United People’s Party and returning to the

Opinion - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Opinion by Miguel Arrindell: Obedience

Dear editor, Obedience is one of the most difficult challenges in life. For all humans obedience determines their success and quality of life if they choose to do what is right. I myself was very ignorant to this fact until I realize that if I was

Opinion - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Taxing soft drinks

Though our government may not be shooting for higher taxes, as Finance Minister Richard Gibson said on Friday during the tax summit at the Westin, there may be one levy that makes sense: a tax on soft drinks that contain sugar or artificial sweetener

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Minister Gibson at tax summit: “Tax reform is absolutely necessary”

Minister Gibson at tax summit: “Tax reform is absolutely necessary”

  Prime Minister William Marlin (left) and Finance Minister Richard Gibson during the tax summit. To the right is Minister Emil Lee. Photo contributed St. Maarten News – “No drastic fiscal steps are necessary to improve revenue,”

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Pathfinders treat police officers on Father’s Day

Pathfinders treat police officers on Father’s Day

  The pathfinders pose for a picture in front of the police station with several police officers. Photo KPSM St. Maarten News - The Philipsburg Pioneers Pathfinders treated the morning shift at police headquarters yesterday to with a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Discovery Farm announces six weeks of summer camp

  St. Maarten News – The Discovery Farm at the Seaside Nature Park in Cay Bay hosts summer camps for children aged 3 to 5 and aged 6 to 10 during six weeks that begin on July 6 and conclude in the week of August 8. The activity program inc

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Ihndhira Richardson-Marlin receives cultural prize

Ihndhira Richardson-Marlin receives cultural prize

  Ihndhira Richardson-Marlin receives the award from Governor Holiday. Photo Today / Andrew Bishop St. Maarten News - The Prins Bernhard Cultural Fund awarded Ihndhira Richardson-Marlin for her contributions to the Arts and Dance at th

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Lagoonies regatta this Saturday

St. Maarten News - Competitive sailboat racing, live music and fun are all part of the mix at the second annual Lagoonies Regatta this upcoming Saturday. The Regatta will feature a full day of events from morning to night. The racing will be held fro

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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St. Maarten in USA Today newspaper advertisements

St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association - SHTA, announced this weekend that it has managed to secure four USA Today Newspaper ad insertions in the coming weeks boosting St. Maarten as a top vacation destination. The marketin

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Gasoline price on French St. Martin 20 percent cheaper

St. Maarten News – While the price of unleaded gas on the French side has been a steady $0.87 for months, the price on the Dutch side goes up once again today, from 1.763 to 1.868 guilders (from $0.984 to $1.044). Gas is now $0.174 per liter more e

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 21, 2016

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Winair increases flights during the summer

St. Maarten News – Winair will offer an expanded summer schedule this coming season in addition to the regular services to Saba, St. Eustatius, St. Barth, Dominica – Douglas Charles Airport, St. Kitts, Nevis and Tortola. From June 20, Winair wil