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Candidate list SDM

St.maarten - The candidate list of the St. Maarten Development Movement (SDM) did not reach this newspaper yesterday. Its six candidates are all new to politics. Businessman Benjamin Ortega is the party leader. His number 2, Arthur Bute, is a former

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TelEm co-signs Code of Practice

SAN JUAN- Day one of the 32nd CANTO Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition at the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel and Casino was full of thought provoking and forward thinking discussions, presentations and panels. One notable event coming out of the day

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Doran-York receives students

THE HAGUE - Minister Plenipotentiary Henrietta Doran-York welcomed the 31 newly arrived students from Sint Maarten at her Cabinet last Friday, where they spent the entire day receiving information on the various ways that the cabinet can be of assist

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Law office expands

St.maarten - On Tuesday 26 July 2016, junior associate Seyed Navid Zahedi was sworn in by the Joint Court of Justice of Curaçao, Aruba and St. Maarten and of Bonaire, St. Eustatius, and Saba. Seyed Navid started at the Curaçao office of VanEps Kunn

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School uniform shirts arrive late for Vocational School

St.maarten – New school uniform shirts for students of the vocational school will arrive late at Penny’s Department Store. Because of the delay, the division public education has instructed all students to wear the new uniform navy blue pants to

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Info meeting Academy PSVE tomorrow evening

St.maarten – The St. Maarten Academy PSVE hosts an information evening for students, parents and guardians tomorrow from 6.30 to 8 p.m. The event will take place under the gazebo at the Academy on the Berryl Richardson Road in Ebenezer.

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Tzu Chi wants Elshot’s school off its property

St.maarten– The Court in First Instance rules on Friday morning on a dispute between the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation and Claire Elshot. Tzu Chi wants Elshot to vacate a building on its property that she uses for the ACE Foundation

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Police investigate two robberies

St.maarten - The Special Robbery Unit is presently investigating two armed robberies; one which took place last Friday at approximately 9.15 p.m. at supermarket on Union road. Two unknown and armed men, dressed in dark clothing arrived on the scene o

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Three men arrested for ill-treating policeman

St.maarten- Police have arrested three men for the ill-treatment of a police officer on duty. The incident took place last Saturday on Rhine Road in the vicinity of the Tantra night club. The officers were sent to that location to investigate a fight

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Sea Breeze hotel loses court case against tenant

St.maarten – The Sea Breeze Hotel in Little Bay is not allowed to close off the room Lydia Henderson rents there, the Court in first Instance ruled in summary proceedings. At the same time, the court noted that Henderson and her landlord Louis Fort

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More parties and 35 percent more candidates in elections

St.Maarten – The number of candidates that will contest the September 26 elections has increased by 35.5 percent compared to the 2014 elections from 90 to 122 it appeared from the lists the nine political parties submitted to the main voting bureau

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Port joins Pokemon Go insanity

St.Maarten - Besides being the number one port in the Caribbean, Port St. Maarten last week Friday may have also become one of the first ports in the Caribbean to join in the Pokemon Go craze. Last week Friday afternoon between 4.30pm and 7.00pm, lo

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Italian company wins bid for new general hospital

St.maarten– The Italian company INSO has won the bid for the construction of the new hospital. With a bid of $59,578,655 the company outbid Vamed ($80,149,443) and BAM/Philips ($138,843,852). The difference between the lowest and the highest bid is

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Minister orders road cleanup

St.maarten- Minister Angel Meyers and the Department of Infrastructure of his ministry assigned various companies to conduct a onetime general cleaning of several main roads. At present contractors are cleaning Airport Boulevard, Welfare Road, Union

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Cell phones banned on Election Day

St.maarten – The election campaign opens on Monday and concludes on Saturday September 24. Political manifestations and the placement of campaign posters and flags is only allowed during this period, Justice Minister Edson Kirindongo has decided.

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More than 200 confirmed Zika-cases

St.maarten– The number of confirmed Zika-cases on the island now stands above 200. Currently there are 47 confirmed cases on the Dutch side, Public Health Minister Emil Lee said yesterday. On the French side, there are 160 confirmed cases. Lee sai

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No more work permits for prostitutes

St.maarten – Since the Court in First Instance ordered the labor department on May 27 to process application for work permits from foreign prostitutes and to decide about these applications within three weeks, the department has not issued a single