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St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2016

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Businesses suffer immensely from load shedding

St. Maarten News —Local businesses have been complaining of the constant loss of business which is due to the load shedding by the energy company GEBE. The business owners and residents we spoke to, did so under the condition of anonymity. “Peopl

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2016

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Nature Foundation starts tagging endangered shark species on St. Maarten

St. Maarten News —The St. Maarten Nature Foundation initiated their shark tagging program as part of the DCNA Save Our Sharks project funded by the Dutch National Postcode Lottery. According to the Nature Foundation in a press release, this resear

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2016

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Male and female patients placed in the same ward at St. Maarten Hospital

St. Maarten News —It has become quite obvious that the St. Maarten Medical Center is in dire need of space for patients since they are currently placing male and female patients in the same ward. When the institution was contacted, they informed th

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Financial consultant: More can be done to help St. Maarten’s youth

St. Maarten News—A financial consultant who has been visiting St. Maarten for several years, is concerned with the lack of opportunities for young people here. Albert White is a domestic and international business strategist in Maryland, USA and ha

St. Maarten News - Posted by on July 18, 2016

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Bloem: St. Maarten Government has no good will for sex industry

St. Maarten News —“Government is targeting the sex industry and not acknowledging their own responsibility,” said attorney at law Jairo Bloom who is representing the Adult Entertainment clubs on the island. The government and brothel owners hav

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Contractors and builders advised on hurricane preparedness plans

St. Maarten News—Authorities are urging contractors and builders to have a plan in place to prepare and secure their construction sites in the event of a hurricane threat to the country. The authorities in a press release said every effort should