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Student identification card to be introduced

PHILIPSBURG--Students of the various high schools in St. Maarten soon will be required to wear school picture identification (ID) cards so that they can be easily identif...

Economic framework ‘good’ although not yet convincing

PHILIPSBURG--Stakeholders are still digesting the content of the newly-presented draft National Economic Framework. While the initiative is lauded to various extents, a c...

Princess Heights added to TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

DAWN BEACH--Princess Heights Luxury Boutique Condo Hotel announced on Sunday that it has been recognised as a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner, a...

Sarah queries hold-up of labour law changes

PHILIPSBURG--Democratic Party (DP) leader Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams has enquired about the status of the draft law to amend the Civil Code and other ordi...

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AUC honours Best with transformational award
Monday, 25 May 2015
MAHO--St. Maarten Inspector General Dr. Earl Best was one of several persons to receive the... Read more...
Third person arrested for major j’ouvert fight
Monday, 25 May 2015
PHILIPSBURG--R.G.K. was arrested Saturday, May 23, around 10:00pm for his involvement in a "major... Read more...
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CWC set to introduce post-hurricane drones
Monday, 25 May 2015
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--With a week to go before the June 1 official start of the Atlantic hurricane... Read more...
Quake jolts Trinidad 2nd time this week; also felt in Grenada
Friday, 22 May 2015
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--A second earthquake in three days jolted Trinidad and Tobago Thursday. The... Read more...
Fate of domestic surveillance program uncertain after vote
Sunday, 24 May 2015
WASHINGTON--The U.S. Senate blocked a measure to extend spy agencies' bulk collection of Americans'... Read more...
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Obama reaffirms commitment to Israel security to American Jews
Friday, 22 May 2015
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama, seeking to shore up support from the Jewish community ahead of... Read more...
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Irish voters support same-sex marriage in social revolution
Monday, 25 May 2015
DUBLIN--The people of Ireland backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum that marked a... Read more...
Spain's ruling party gets worst local election result in 20 years
Sunday, 24 May 2015
MADRID/VALENCIA, Spain--Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) took a battering in regional and local... Read more...
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China, Peru agree to study transcontinental rail link
Monday, 25 May 2015
BEIJING--China and Peru have agreed to study the feasibility of a controversial 5,300 km (3,300... Read more...
Middle East business leaders meet in shadow of ISIS
Monday, 25 May 2015
DEAD SEA, Jordan--Islamic State militants were not invited to a conference of several hundred... Read more...
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Education, St. Maarten’s primary emergency
Sunday, 24 May 2015
Dear Editor, Allow me to first of all inform you that I am not an educator nor do I pretend to have... Read more...
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Happy showering
Sunday, 24 May 2015
Dear Queenie, Bwahahahahahahahahaha! Thanks for the LOL! Because of you I spilled coffee on my... Read more...
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Learning Unlimited and Combined win Interscholastic Soccer titles
Sunday, 24 May 2015
BELVEDERE— Learning Unlimited Hotshots won the age Seven and Under Champions in the 23rd edition... Read more...
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Nevis lifts third Masters Cup
Sunday, 24 May 2015
CUL DE SAC—Nevis Masters Cricket Team lifted its third consecutive Leeward Island Masters... Read more...
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Sweden's Zelmerlow wins Eurovision Song Contest
Monday, 25 May 2015
VIENNA--Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow won the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna on Sunday,... Read more...
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France wins big, Italy, Blanchett lose out in Cannes
Monday, 25 May 2015
CANNES, France--French film "Dheepan" won the top Palme d'Or prize for director Jacques Audiard at... Read more...
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Popcorn
Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Hans Minnaert: The creative force behind Forget the Popcorn Social media has been abuzz lately with... Read more...
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Funds for Sax Concert
Wednesday, 20 May 2015
@ Karakter Friday Connis Vanterpool is lonely. He has been without his trusty, shiny companion for... Read more...
Editorial Safety first
Monday, 25 May 2015
In a way today’s story about mandatory student identification (ID) cards is sad. For many... Read more...
Editorial - Less is more?
Saturday, 23 May 2015
Parliamentarian Maurice Lake has a point (see related story). The Gumbs cabinet has been short of... Read more...
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Monday May. 25, 2015
Monday, 25 May 2015
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Saturday May. 23, 2015
Friday, 22 May 2015
Notices May 25
Monday, 25 May 2015
Summer Camp Skills Educational Summer Camp is registering children ages 3 to 18 for its Summer... Read more...
Notices May 22
Thursday, 21 May 2015
Friday May 22 FREE BIRD WALK Organised by Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) and... Read more...