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‘Vote-buying undermines St. Maarten’s democracy’

THE HAGUE--The reported trading of votes in St. Maarten is worrisome and has an undermining effect on the country's democracy.

That is what Dutch Minister of Home Affairs ...

Food outlets inspected, 10 closed for violations

PHILIPSBURG--Ten food establishments were warned and closed for food safety violations in August.

The 10 establishments, which have since corrected the violations and have...

Peace Day is marked by cultural diversity

Peace Day is marked by cultural diversity

PHILIPSBURG--Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise held a cultural manifestation in connection with International Peace Day at Philipsburg Jubilee Library’s parking lot on Su...

Inspectorate investigating physical abuse at Day Care

~ Owner says accusations malicious, false ~

 

CUL DE SAC--A day care centre in the Cul de Sac area is under investigation for the alleged physical abuse of children in...

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Scooter rider’s left foot is amputated after accident
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
MARIGOT--An accident between a scooter rider and a car on Sunday night in French Quarter has left a... Read more...
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Ukrainians in Statia ‘just want to be safe’
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
ST. EUSTATIUS--What was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime turned into a nightmare for two young... Read more...
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Veteran Trinidad calypsonian hospitalised after performance
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Veteran calypsonian Leroy Calliste, the "Black Stalin," remained... Read more...
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Caribbean among regions most vulnerable to climate change
Monday, 22 September 2014
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Environmental experts say developing societies in the Caribbean are the most... Read more...
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Nine Cubans arrive on Florida beach after 10 days in boat
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla.-- Nine Cubans came ashore in a homemade boat on a south Florida beach on Tuesday... Read more...
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New Jersey hiker killed by a bear
Monday, 22 September 2014
NEW JERSEY-- A man hiking in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey was killed by a black... Read more...
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U.S. and Arab allies launch first strikes on militants in Syria
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
WASHINGTON/BEIRUT-- The United States and its Arab allies bombed militant groups in Syria for the... Read more...
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Afghans ask if it was worth risk after election results suppressed
Monday, 22 September 2014
KABUL-- Afghans risked their lives to vote in an election supposed to mark the country's first... Read more...
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Oracle's Ellison got $67.3 mln as CEO
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Oracle Corp's Larry Ellison, who is stepping aside as CEO, received $67.3 million as... Read more...
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Air France strike crisis deepens
Monday, 22 September 2014
PARIS-- A bitter Air France labour dispute deepened on Monday as management pledged to press ahead... Read more...
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Mindful moments of shaming
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Dear Editor, Mindfulness allows us to bear witness to our experiences. We get an opportunity to... Read more...
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Lonely senior citizens
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Dear Queenie, My wife and I used to give parties for all our friends on holidays and other special... Read more...
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Jeter, beloved as symbol of what is good in the game
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
NEW YORK-- From an era of muscle-bound sluggers tarnished by doping scandals, Derek Jeter emerged... Read more...
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Bears win
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Chicago Bears strong safety Ryan Mundy (21) runs back an interception for a touchdown as New York... Read more...
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World Chefs: Two-star Maaemo shakes up Norwegian cuisine
Monday, 22 September 2014
OSLO-- In an unfashionable part of Oslo, head chef Esben Holmboe Bang's minimalist creations are... Read more...
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Selling McConnell: What's love got to do with it?
Sunday, 21 September 2014
PADUCAH, Ky-- Mitch McConnell is hardly a lovable guy. The Republican leader in the U.S. Senate has... Read more...
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Secure your place in Guinness Book of Records now
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Sunday, September 21, is 'Bart's Bash Sailing Charity Race' Be part of the largest sailing event in... Read more...
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Backpacking through Laos Part 2
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Tubing through mountains and caves   By Laura Bijnsdorp It was midnight; we had been... Read more...
Editorial - Public enemies
Tuesday, 23 September 2014
The armed robberies at no less than six Dutch-side supermarkets last week plus one more on Sunday... Read more...
Editorial - Key component
Monday, 22 September 2014
The fights at schools in the Cul de Sac area over two days reported on in Saturday's paper are a... Read more...
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Monday Sep 22, 2014
Monday, 22 September 2014
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Saturday Sep 20, 2014
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Notices September 22
Monday, 22 September 2014
Volunteers Needed Walichi Basketball Association is looking for volunteers with graphic design... Read more...
Notices September 20
Saturday, 20 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...