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St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Ennia donates to all female movie night

Ennia donates to all female movie night

  Ennia’s branch manager Myrtille Brookson (fourth right) embraces the President of the Positive Foundation Shelly Alphonso (center) while President of the Elektralytes Foundation Mercedes “Elektra” Wyatt and Ennia staffers stand wi

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Police seek J. for parking lot shooting

St. Maarten – Police are continuing to search for a man they’ve identified only as J. He stands accused of shooting O.D. McG in the parking lot of SEL Maduro and Sons at 6:30 p.m. Monday evening. They’ve also said the bill the pair argued about

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Murder suspect found dead

St. Maarten – Murder suspect Robert Leroy Reid was found dead in the showers off the sickbay at the Point Blanche prison at 5:00 a.m. on Tuesday morning. The watch commander was alerted to the death by one of the inmates that was sharing the sick b

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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St. Maarten becomes associate member of UNESCO

PARIS/GREAT BAY - St. Maarten and Curacao became the newest associate members of the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO) on Tuesday at the body’s 36th General Conference in Paris. Minister of Education, Culture, Spor

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Parliamentarians want more controls and labor market demographics

Parliamentarians want more controls and labor market demographics

Second Vice President of Parliament Patrick Illidge confers with MPs from the National Alliance faction about the date to continue deliberations with the Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weever on the labor sit

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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St. Maarten Government expense on medical aid surpasses budgeted amount

St. Maarten – The Department of Social Welfare has already spent 3, 639, 519 guilders more than was budgeted for 2011 on medical aid. This was one of the revelations made by Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius de Weeve

Opinion - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Opinion: The prison’s responsibility

The apparent suicide of Robert Reid in the Pointe Blanche prison once again puts the spotlight on the way the facility looks after its inmates. We are not making a moral argument on behalf of Reid, who was detained on suspicion that he killed his

Opinion - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Opinion: No good news for Laveist

The Supreme Court has re-opened the prosecution of parliamentarian Louie Laveist by voiding the February 11, 2010 ruling that found Laveist guilty of bribery. Because the Common Court of Justice failed to include the evidence in the verdict (instead,

Opinion - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Opinion: A special breed (Civil Servants)

Civil servants are a special breed. Their place of work – yep, the civil service – is unique as well in the sense that it seems to have an autonomous ability to grow. Once a civil servant is on the payroll, he is never going away again. These gov

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Power outage plagues All Stars weekend

St. Maarten - The All Stars weekend organized by the St Maarten Youth Beat Foundation was supposed to be an entertaining weekend but it turned into a dark episode for the teams that registered. The tournament was formally opened last Friday at the L.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Curacao gets the most attention in Kingdom Relations debate

VVD concerned about St. Maarten’s budget THE HAGUE – Tuesday’s debate by the Second Chamber’s Committee on Kingdom Affairs on the budget of the Ministry of Kingdom Relations centered mainly on the situation in Curacao while St. Maarten and

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Hard Rock Cafe St. Maarten hosts breast cancer fundraiser on Saturday

St. Maarten – Hard Rock Cafe St. Maarten hosts several events throughout the month of October as part of Hard Rock’s worldwide 2011Pinktober campaign – supporting a cause that affects millions across the globe. On Saturday, October 29, 201

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Police search for robber after residents give no help

St. Maarten – Police were unable to get residents of Fort Willem to cooperate with them on Monday as they pursued an armed robbery suspect. The man had held up the occupants of a house in the area using a silver colored handgun, which has been reco

St. Maarten News - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Permanent Committee meets with Philipsburg Jubilee Library today

St. Maarten – Parliament’s Permanent Committee of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Affairs will meet representatives of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library on October 26. The meeting will take place in the General Assembly Chamber in the House o

Editorial - Posted by on October 26, 2011

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Editorial: Compassionately undisciplined

Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor Cornelius has proven that the government is compassionately undisciplined with public funds by stating he’s been allowed to spend nearly 4 million guilders more than he’d budgeted on medical