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No final agreement yet with SZV or APS

PHILIPSBURG--Government has not yet reached a final agreement with Social and Health Insurance SZV and General Pension Fund APS over outstanding arrears owed.

Finance Mini...

Highly successful IPKO closed off

THE HAGUE--A great success, probably the most constructive ever. That is how the leaders of the delegations of Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten and the Netherlands perceived t...

Blatter wins fifth FIFA term as challenger concedes

Blatter wins fifth FIFA term as challenger concedes

Sepp Blatter

  ZURICH--Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after the only other candidate conceded defeat after a first round of v...

Students in The Hague

Students in The Hague

Members of the St. Maarten Parliament and Minister of Education and Labour Affairs Rita Bourne-Gumbs had a lively debate with St. Maarten students in The Hague on Thursda...

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Alegría resort shows off grand conceptual plans
Saturday, 30 May 2015
BEACON HILL--New resort Alegría opened its doors to invited guests, including many tourism... Read more...
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Quick action by fire fighters saves home from being ravaged by flames
Friday, 29 May 2015
SUCKER GARDEN--The swift action by the Fire Fighters prevented the raging flames from a car that... Read more...
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Barbados tourism sector records double-digit growth, breaks record
Friday, 29 May 2015
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Barbados’ tourism sector broke a 25-year record during the first quarter of... Read more...
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Haiti: US $50M for better access to clean water and sanitation in cholera hot spots
Thursday, 28 May 2015
WASHINGTON, DC--About 300,000 people from Haiti's cholera-affected rural areas and small towns will... Read more...
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US drops Cuba from list of state sponsors of terrorism
Friday, 29 May 2015
HAVANA/WASHINGTON--The United States formally dropped Cuba from a list of state sponsors of... Read more...
Hastert aimed to hide misconduct with male
Friday, 29 May 2015
WASHINGTON--Indicted former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert was paying a male... Read more...
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Croatian parliament passes law to compensate war rape victims
Friday, 29 May 2015
ZAGREB--Croatia's parliament adopted a law on Friday granting compensation to rape victims in the... Read more...
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China's first confirmed MERS case arrived from Korea via Hong Kong
Friday, 29 May 2015
BEIJING/HONG KONG--China said on Friday a 44-year-old South Korean man had tested positive for... Read more...
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Silk Road website creator gets life term for drug plot
Friday, 29 May 2015
NEW YORK--The accused mastermind behind the Silk Road underground website was sentenced on Friday... Read more...
Euro zone lending slows despite money printing
Friday, 29 May 2015
FRANKFURT--Lending throughout the euro zone failed to grow in April after a promising uptick a... Read more...
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I voted for improvement yet nothing has changed
Friday, 29 May 2015
Dear Editor, Please allow me some space in your newspaper to address the United People’s party. ... Read more...
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Worried ex-wife
Friday, 29 May 2015
Dear Queenie, My husband and I got divorced last year. It wasn’t what you’d call friendly... Read more...
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U15 cricketers leave for Anguilla rematch
Friday, 29 May 2015
CUL DE SAC--A group of 16 local U15 cricketers are scheduled to travel to Anguilla this morning for... Read more...
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Cornet and Monfils raise French hopes in Paris
Friday, 29 May 2015
PARIS-- Just after lunch Alize Cornet collapsed on her back in joy and several hours later as dusk... Read more...
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Old African-American celebration given a second life in New York
Friday, 29 May 2015
NEW YORK--An African-American celebration called Pinkster dating back to the 17th century is... Read more...
Sheeran and his 'lazy eye' immortalized in wax
Friday, 29 May 2015
NEW YORK--After six Grammy nominations, several hit songs and numerous sold-out concerts, singer Ed... Read more...
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Caribbean women in geology
Friday, 29 May 2015
~ Pushing against the glass ceiling ~   By Lisa Davis-Burnett   If you drive a car, fly... Read more...
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Ready Set Sail in South America
Friday, 29 May 2015
~ Brazil, French Guiana and Suriname ~ By Kippy Gilders The cruising community is like a village,... Read more...
Editorial - The last say
Friday, 29 May 2015
While concerns remain over the recent sudden announcement that St. Maarten Student Support Services... Read more...
Editorial - Same criteria
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Sometimes a point made in this column can lead to misunderstanding. One hardly can be against... Read more...
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Notices May 30
Friday, 29 May 2015
Saturday, May 30 FREE HIV TESTING Organized by the St. Maarten AIDS Foundation Place: Belvedere... Read more...
Notices May 29
Thursday, 28 May 2015
Saturday, May 30 FREE HIV TESTING Organized by the St. Maarten AIDS Foundation Place: Belvedere... Read more...