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St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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Bianca Schladt wins Spirit of St. Martin photo contest

Bianca Schladt wins Spirit of St. Martin photo contest

The winning photo by Bianca Schladt captures The Spirit of St. Martin with a vibrant portrait brimming with unique local personality. Exhibition opens Friday in Grand Case Grand Case - Island heritage and the art of photographers of all age

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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Pension fund acknowledges problems with dossiers

Pension fund acknowledges problems with dossiers

  Pension fund chairman Harald Linkels. Photo Caribisch Netwerk / Janita Monna “Embezzlement? I absolutely do not recognize that” KRALENDIJK – “Embezzlement? I absolutely do not recognize that. If the situation was really as

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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Police warn about counterfeit money

St. Maarten News – Several counterfeit one-hundred dollar bills have been intercepted recently at different businesses. Police is warning against “an unknown person or groups of persons” that are attempting to purchase goods with counterfeit mo

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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Reform measures could go to parliament next week

St. Maarten News – Parliament President Sarah Wescot-Williams expects to receive the draft legislation to adjust the political system this week or next week Monday the latest. If the draft arrives on time, parliament has a slot open to handle it ne

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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“Tax inspectorate is understaffed, under equipped and under trained”

St. Maarten News – Finance Minister Richard Gibson repeated in a meeting of parliament yesterday that the country needs to diversify and expand its economy to build resistance against inevitable external shocks. He mentioned the development of hydr

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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Dream Big Scholarships available until July 15

St. Maarten News - Eligible students residing on the island are encouraged to apply for the annual Dream BIG Scholarship, a fund dedicated to Be The Change Foundation’s late founder Erika Cannegieter. “Every student has different educational a

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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Timeshare legislation ready for handling

St. Maarten News – The timeshare ordinance and the ordinance to establish the Timeshare Authority have been submitted to parliament, President Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday. The legislation is now ready for handling in the central committee

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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May-Ling Chun joins UP

May-Ling Chun joins UP

  UP-leader Theo Heyliger shakes with his candidate May-Ling Chun. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - Long time tourism and hospitality professional May-Ling Chun will contest the September 26 parliamentary elections with the United Peo

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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One year after appeal no new date for vote buying trial

St. Maarten News – While the parliament engaged this week in a rather senseless second round of debate about – mostly – the term vote buying, the election fraud case that rocked St. Maarten in 2014 and led to accusations of class justice has se

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 22, 2016

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About the law: How conformity protects consumers

By Cor Merx, attorney at law Last week was about the refurbished products and their warranty. Today we will talk about the situation where you purchase a TV (refurbished or not) and what could happen if it is broken. Meaning: it does not work any