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Ujima takes treatment for ‘at-risk’ boys to another level

1~ Applications Open for New Day Treatment Programme ~

By Judy Fitzpatrick

Ujima Foundation has taken its programme to help youngsters in St. Maarten to a new level with the launching of its new Day Treatment Programme for “at-risk” boys in the country. The treatment programme is an extension of Ujima’s Residential Treatment Programme and will be in the form of an after school programme...

Administrator Maximillian Joseph Huith

8dfbf16adf151a670b296eead040d71a3e0b4838a2558858616d6aae9eed9c60In the past century most government officials on Saba were natives of Sint Maarten. Radio operators, police officers...

Floating through the ‘Venice of the North’

Pic_1._Aerial_of_the_Amsterdam_CanalsBy Laura Bijnsdorp

 

A few weeks ago, I visited the Netherlands again. Since leaving university life, I had...

A visit to Oradour sur Glane

1France’s living tribute to a murdered community

 

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

 

The stones of history...

Back to School Feature: To teach or to direct, that is the question

4._The_manager_of_the_Asha_Stevens_Hillside_Christian_School_Clara_Curiel-NicholasSt. Maarten educators reflect on their jobs - Part 2

 

By Rik Haverman

 

Without a doubt, the majority...

To teach or to direct, that is the question Part 1

1._Laticia_Brown_math_and_Dutch_teacher_at_the_Sundial_School_and_the_Milton_Peter_CollegeSt. Maarten teachers and school principals reflecting on their jobs

By Rik Haverman

Without a doubt, the majority...

Bird Watch SXM

Portland-Bight-Protected-AreaBy Mark Yokoyama

 

The state of conservation

 

Last week, over 200 delegates from the Caribbean and...

Simpson Bay Pharmacy: 20 years and still ticking

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Simpson Bay Pharmacy has provided an important service to the St. Maarten...

Bird Watch SXM

Binkie-StudySkin-BirdWatchSXMBird Study Skins By Mark Yokoyama

 

 

Study skins are – as you may have guessed – preserved bird...

Ready Set Sail in the Caribbean Part 5

Pic_3._View_from_Fort_Napoleon~ Visiting saints and a butterfly ~

 

By Laura Bijnsdorp

 

From Dominica, we sailed towards Guadeloupe...

Secret History: African-American Baseball Players in Japan

2In the fall of 1936, a 24-year-old African-American baseball player from rural Louisiana stepped off a boat in Tokyo...

Economic woes not over

By Terry Nisbett

Jamaica is paying more to the Internal Monetary Fund (IMF) than it is getting in disbursements for...

Classic Cars: The Art Form of the XX Century

57_MG_MGA_Coupe_HudsonPart VIII, MG

 

By Adrian and Montague Kobbe

 

Over the course of its history, Morris Garages (MG) was...

Ready Set Sail in the Caribbean Part 4

GOPR1350~ Exploring the natural beauty of Dominica ~

 

By Laura Bijnsdorp

 

I was very excited to sail and...

American Whiskey Revival

1._Distilling_partner_Eddie_Russell_inviting_the_group_on_a_tour_of_the_distillery~ Family bonds are at the heart ~

 

In the last instalment of our American Whiskey Trail journey, we stopped...

Weekend thoughts

11741077_10153395520906772_1981952736707138472_oThis week my head was spinning with the news from NASA about the space probe New Horizons making its closest approach...

Five years since the world’s worst oil accident

4._news-cat-island-oil-vin~ Examining one habitat's demise ~

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

In 2010, prior to the April 20 blow out of Deepwater...

From Dusk 'til Dawn

~ Ramadan explained by Imam Yakubu Mohammed ~

By Rik Haverman.

The holy month of Ramadan will come to an end next...

Archaeology takes centre stage

ica~ IACA Congress 2015 begins July 19 ~

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

This month, experts in the field of Caribbean...

Refrain from labelling students

By Terry Nisbett

 

The principal of a special education school in Jamaica has found that primary schools are...

Steam locomotives helped open the United States

lunch_breakYou know the sound, chu-chu-chu and the high whine of a whistle blowing smoke. The sound is irretrievably linked to...

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‘Brutal robber’ gets three years for extortion, firearm possession
Thursday, 03 September 2015
PHILIPSBURG--The Court of First Instance on Wednesday sentenced the main suspect in a case of... Read more...
Weapons, phones, marijuana confiscated in prison search
Thursday, 03 September 2015
POINTE BLANCHE--Self-made weapons, phones and a quantity of marijuana were confiscated during a... Read more...
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Hundreds with ‘residency gaps’ receive Antigua citizenship
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua--More than 300 nationals from around the region and internationally became... Read more...
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Nassau grouper goes for the kill with invasive lionfish
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
NASSAU, Bahamas--A recent Lionfish University video documenting a Nassau grouper stalking and... Read more...
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Obama heads to remote reaches of Alaska on last day of his tour
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
DILLINGHAM, Alaska--President Barack Obama headed to remote fly-in native villages of Alaska on... Read more...
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Baltimore judge: charges against police in Gray case can proceed
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
BALTIMORE--A judge on Wednesday rejected defense motions to drop charges against six Baltimore... Read more...
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Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK, dead wash up on Turkish beach
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
CALAIS, France--Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris... Read more...
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Earth has 3 trillion trees but they're falling at alarming rate
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
WASHINGTON--Earth is home to just over 3 trillion trees - the redwoods of California, the olive... Read more...
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Huawei takes aim at Apple, Samsung with Mate S phone
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
BERLIN--China's Huawei Technologies unveiled a new smartphone on Wednesday, taking aim at the high... Read more...
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India's bulldozer promises to add two percentage points to growth
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
NAGPUR, India--The man Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tasked with launching a China-style... Read more...
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Attempts to tarnish our good name regrettable
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Dear Editor, The management and board of Sint Eustatius National Parks Foundation (STENAPA) have... Read more...
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Etty Ket
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Dear Queenie, I’ve been going with this guy for a year now and we’ve each met the other’s... Read more...
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Cilic rekindles magic at Open
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
NEW YORK-- Returning to the scene of his grandest tennis achievement had a magical impact on... Read more...
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Mayweather ready to hang up gloves as 'the best ever'
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
LOS ANGELES-- Floyd Mayweather Jr. plans to go out unbeaten and on his own terms, as 'The Best... Read more...
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Director hits back at critics of Taylor Swift's African video
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
NEW YORK--The director of Taylor Swift's new music video set in Africa struck back on Wednesday at... Read more...
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Disney unboxes the Force to drive buzz for Star Wars toys
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
LOS ANGELES--When technology and geek culture enthusiast Chris Pirillo purchased his iPhone 6 last... Read more...
Dine -La Main a la Pate!
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
My friend and I were looking for a quiet place to eat after work. Both of us had not been to Marina... Read more...
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Fashion Night St. Maarten!
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
~Maybelline New York~ It's going to be a hot night! 10 Models have been chosen to showcase the 10... Read more...
Editorial - All hands on deck
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Today's news that the screening of two new prospective ministers was completed with success (see... Read more...
Editorial - Hanging in the balance
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
The motion of no-confidence against Island Governor Gerald Berkel passed by the Island Council (see... Read more...
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Wednesday Sept. 02, 2015
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
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Tuesday Sept. 01, 2015
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Notices September 2
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Baseball Program St. Maarten Little League Association informs the general public that their... Read more...
Notices September 1
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Soccer Camp Voluntary Corps of St. Maarten Sports and Social Club is registering children for their... Read more...