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St. Maarten faces financial challenges, says Plasterk

THE HAGUE--St. Maarten will be facing several (financial) challenges in 2015 and the years after where it comes to measures to increase government's revenues and to lower...

Authorities crack down on prison breaches with multiple measures

~ Dennis: Guns in prison unacceptable ~

POINTE BLANCHE--Authorities are introducing a package of tough measures at the Pointe Blanche prison as part of efforts to crack do...

One line about islands in Speech from the Throne

One line about islands in Speech from the Throne

THE HAGUE--King Willem-Alexander dedicated one line to the Dutch Caribbean in his traditional "Speech from the Throne" during Budget Day, the third Tuesday of September. ...

23 cases of child abuse reported from Jan. to Aug

~10 alleged sexual abuse ~

PHILIPSBURG—Twenty-three cases of child abuse have been reported to the Court of Guardianship's Child Abuse Reporting Centre between January to ...

Skimmers released from detention, banks did not provide information
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Three Romanian men accused of membership in a criminal organisation and "skimming",... Read more...
Ombudsman requests status report from outgoing ministers
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Ombudsman Nilda Arduin had requested all outgoing ministers to provide her with a... Read more...
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Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court Chief Justice pleads for more funds
Thursday, 18 September 2014
THE VALLEY, Anguilla--Chief Justice of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, Justice Janice Pereira... Read more...
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Caribbean becoming less competitive due to increasing aviation taxes, IATA warns
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ST. THOMAS, US Virgin Islands--The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) Tuesday... Read more...
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Arab Bank never backed Hamas, lawyer tells jury
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer... Read more...
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U.S. inflation surprisingly weak, Fed keeps low rates pledge
Thursday, 18 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and... Read more...
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Hollande asks Europe for patience with France
Thursday, 18 September 2014
PARIS-- President Francois Hollande pleaded with Germany and other European partners on Thursday to... Read more...
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Islamic State beheadings a concern for mankind
Thursday, 18 September 2014
WASHINGTON-- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced Islamic State's beheading of innocent... Read more...
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Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 bln
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK- - Alibaba Group Holding priced its initial public offering at $68 a share, the top end... Read more...
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Pro-pot activists launch first U.S. 'Consume Responsibly' campaign
Thursday, 18 September 2014
DENVER-- Taking a cheeky jab at a New York Times columnist who had a bad experience with... Read more...
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State sectarianism
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Editor, After reading Wycliffe Smith's letter in The Daily Herald on September 17 I agree with... Read more...
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Fed up
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Dear Queenie, My boss is quite well-off, maybe you’d even call him rich. The problem is he’s... Read more...
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Sevilla sparkle as Europa returns with goal glut
Thursday, 18 September 2014
LONDON-- Sevilla's love affair with the Europa League was immediately rekindled as last season's... Read more...
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St. Martin’s Brown hits game winner
Thursday, 18 September 2014
GERMANY—The French National Baseball team advanced to the next round of the 2014 European... Read more...
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Sophia Loren, Italy's national icon, turns 80 with book of memoirs
Thursday, 18 September 2014
ROME-- Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turns 80 this week and is... Read more...
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Jaguar XKE stolen in NY in 1968 recovered
Thursday, 18 September 2014
NEW YORK-- U.S. authorities have recovered a Jaguar XKE stolen 46 years ago outside a New York City... Read more...
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Dine - Beirut
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
~ Tasty fare for all ~ Beirut is new on the block and right on the road next to RBC Bank in Simpson... Read more...
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Glow Ride
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Bike-a-thon ~ Glow in the dark fun ride in Simpson Bay ~ This fun event is taking place this... Read more...
Editorial - Joint effort
Thursday, 18 September 2014
The Pointe Blanche prison remains in the news as authorities unveiled a package of measures to... Read more...
Editorial - Solid enough
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
The names mentioned in today's paper as the reported candidates for the various positions of the... Read more...
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Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Notices September 18
Thursday, 18 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...
Notices September 17
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Friday, September 19 PEACE RALLY A march and a manifestation hosted by Peace IS Foundation and the... Read more...