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Dennis: Protocol ‘major success,’

~ Parliament still has big role ~

PHILIPSBURG--"A major success" for the country is how Deputy Prime Minister/Justice Minister Dennis Richardson has described the agreemen...

Charlotte Brookson Academy to relocate from USM year end

~ LaBega saddened by MP's remarks ~

PHILIPSBURG--Charlotte Brookson Academy (CBA) of the Performance Arts will be relocating from its current home at the University of St....

St. Maarten Parliament annoyed over protocol

THE HAGUE--The days of St. Maarten’s Justice Minister Dennis Richardson may very well be numbered now that he has signed a protocol with the Dutch Government to establish...

Agreement reached on Integrity Chamber

~ St. Maarten law enforcement sector to be strengthened ~

THE HAGUE--The Governments of St. Maarten and the Netherlands reached an agreement over the weekend on the establ...

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Customs confiscates 20 kilos of cocaine, $19,000
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Customs officials confiscated 20 kilos of cocaine and almost US $19,000 in cash in... Read more...
Local quality checks find minor discrepancies in FBE results
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
PHILIPSBURG/BARBADOS--In-house quality checks of the Foundation-Based Education (FBE) exams for... Read more...
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China bets on strategic ties with Latin America & the Caribbean
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
SANTIAGO, Chile--China's Premier Li Keqiang has reaffirmed his country's commitment to working with... Read more...
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Celebrity Cruises to increase number of overnight port stays in Caribbean
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Selected regional destinations are expected to benefit from a decision by... Read more...
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Storms kill 16 people in Texas, Oklahoma, Houston flooded
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
HOUSTON--Torrential rains have killed at least 16 people in Texas and Oklahoma, including four in... Read more...
Cleveland agrees to limit the police use of excessive force
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
WASHINGTON/CLEVELAND--The Cleveland police department has agreed to train officers to minimize... Read more...
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China to extend military reach, build lighthouses in disputed waters
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
BEIJING--China outlined a strategy to boost its naval reach on Tuesday and announced plans for the... Read more...
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Zimbabweans go hungry as drought hammers Africa
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
SIYAGIJIMA, Zimbabwe--Even in the best of times, life is harsh in Siyagijima, a desolate village in... Read more...
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Mexico and Brazil sign economic deals, aim to double commerce
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
MEXICO CITY--Mexico and Brazil will take steps this year to ease restrictions on bilateral trade... Read more...
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Charter eyes $56 billion Time Warner Cable deal
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc, seeking to remake the U.S.... Read more...
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Ministers of government do not make mistakes
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Dear Editor, I read an article on MP Maurice Lake and wanted to compare reports, but that was not... Read more...
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Worried mother
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Dear Queenie, Whenever my children ask me about something I try to answer their questions. My... Read more...
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Eruption in Paradise is a dud
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
PHILIPSBURG—Forty-two rounds, including five professional bouts of which three were to be title... Read more...
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St. Maarten fisherman win at Antigua Tournament
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
COLE BAY--Philip Barrett, from the Budget Marine St.  Maarten, reeled in the largest Marlin... Read more...
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Probe to be launched into B.B. King's death
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
NEVADA--Nevada officials said on Monday they would conduct a homicide investigation into the death... Read more...
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Sam Shepard arrested on drunken driving charge
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
NEW MEXICO--Actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard was arrested in New Mexico on... Read more...
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A Caribbean history questioned
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
~ Dismissing the cannibal myth ~ By Rik Haverman As a historian, I started to delve into the... Read more...
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Is Buying a Picasso the Best Way to Spend $180 Million?
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
By Montague Kobbé http://mtmkobbe.blogspot.com Last week Christie's made all the headlines after... Read more...
Editorial - Finally looking up
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
The settlement reached on an Integrity Chamber for St. Maarten (see related story) is good news for... Read more...
Editorial - Some form of local input
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
The tripartite meeting between the Dutch Caribbean countries to prepare for Wednesday’s... Read more...
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Notices May 27
Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Summer Camp Skills Educational Summer Camp is registering children ages 3 to 18 for its Summer... Read more...
Notices May 26
Tuesday, 26 May 2015
Saturday, May 30 FREE HIV TESTING Organized by the St. Maarten AIDS Foundation Place: Belvedere... Read more...