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Battle of Arnhem hotel up for demolition

OOSTERBEEK - A Dutch hotel which played a significant role in Operation Market Garden in World War II is about to be demolished, despite protests by veterans, historians and locals, broadcaster NOS reported. Hotel Dreijeroord in Oosterbeek – known

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Workshop develops manual for outbreak control management

St.maarten – Staff from the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, the Tourist Bureau, the Hospitality and Trade Association SHTA and Sonesta Great Bay Beach Resort and Casino, took part in a two-day workshop coordinated by the Co

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PPA revisits property tax proposal

St.maarten - The People’s Progressive Alliance is looking at revisiting the property taxes party-leader Gracita Arrindell announced in a recent press conference and remove it from their political manifesto which was presented last week. The manifes

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CPS warns again about mosquito breeding sites

St.maarten–After the recent rainfall, the Collective Preventive Services (CPS) calls on citizens to wear light colored clothing at dusk, long-sleeved shirts and pants and to use mosquito repellent to prevent being bitten by a mosquito that could po

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Shakiya to Leeward Islands Calypso competition

St.maarten—Morenika Charles-Arrindell, the first female and current Calypso Monarch of St. Maarten, will be representing the island at the 20th Annual Leeward Islands Calypso Monarch Competition in Anguilla on Saturday. Charles-Arrindell, who sing

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General Mills recalls flour

Due to four new confirmed illnesses General Mills is adding additional flour production dates to the previously announced U.S. retail flour recall that was originally announced on May 31. Its products are also on the shelves in local supermarkets in

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Internal Affairs investigates addict’s stunt with police car

St.maarten - The Internal Affairs department of the police force is busy with the investigation into Saturday’s incident whereby a female drug addict took of with a police car. The handcuffed woman managed to force herself through a small window t

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Endorsement lists of candidates on August 9

St.maarten – After postulation day, Monday August 8, the endorsement of the candidates lists of political parties that are contesting the September 26 elections, will take place the following day at the census office from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The ce

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Organized crime is highly modernized

St.maarten - Information and information exchange is considered a key aspect in modern day law enforcement, the Law Enforcement Council writes in a recent report on the issue of information exchange between organizations in the judicial chain. The C

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Larmonie Center gets an additional floor

St.maarten– Bids for the renovation and expansion of the John Larmonie Center on Longwall Road must be submitted this Friday at 10 a.m. at the Ministry of Vromi. The project includes work on drainage, sewage and parking facilities and the expansio

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Minister Gibson hospitalized

GREAT BAY – Finance Minister Richard Gibson was hospitalized on Monday for observation after he became unwell at his office. The minister appeared to suffer from extremely high blood sugar levels. He is expected to go overseas today, Thursday, for

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Government building on schedule for completion on August 15

St.maarten – While it looks that there is still an awful lot of work to be done, coordinator erno Labega sticks to the deadline of August 15 for the completion of the new government administration building on Pond Island. The Council of Ministers i