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Off-duty police officer stabbed in nightclub

SIMPSON BAY--An off-duty police officer was stabbed at High Up nightclub on Welfare Road in the early morning of Wednesday, October 22.

A police report stated that police patrols had been on the scene at the time in connection with a complaint of loud music. While there, they discovered that an off-duty officer had been stabbed in the nightclub.

The patrols were sent to the club at...

Heyliger: I never discussed money or moving for money with any MP

PHILIPSBURG--"No sitting MP in here or none of the ones that were just put out have I ever met with to discuss...

Comedian guilty of embezzlement

PHILIPSBURG--Comedian and journalist Andrew Dick (28) was sentenced by the Court of First Instance Wednesday, to a...

Gendarmes in shoot-out with Goldfinger robbers

page3b132~ Two suspects captured, a third on the run ~

MARIGOT--Goldfinger jewellery store on Rue de La République was...

Police officer convicted of sex with two minors

PHILIPSBURG--Community police officer Juan F.J. Statie (42) was sentenced to six months suspended, on three years'...

MPs unanimously reject instruction

~ Motion to be sent to UN Decolonisation Committee ~

PHILIPSBURG--Members of Parliament (MPs) unanimously adopted on...

Judge Bob Wit to advise Referendum Committee

ST. EUSTATIUS--The Island Council needed a special meeting on Sunday, October 19, to decide on the request of the...

‘People United’ march to take place Sunday

PHILIPSBURG--Action group "People United for True Democracy" will now hold its march to express discontent with the...

St. Martiner shot dead by police in Toulouse

MARIGOT--A young St. Martiner has been shot dead by police in Toulouse, France, while in the act of a robbery...

Swimming prohibited at French-side beaches

MARIGOT--The ban on swimming and nautical activities at French-side beaches until further notice following the...

Curaçao Parliament discusses instruction

WILLEMSTAD--The Parliament of Curaçao added an additional agenda point to its meeting on Tuesday to discuss with...

Eleven guns handed in to Stop, Drop and Go

page3a131PHILIPSBURG--Eleven illegal firearms were brought in to the Attorney General's Office in just one day, yesterday...

Great Bay and Little Bay water quality now safe for swimmers

page5c130SIMPSON BAY--Nature Foundation (NF) has issued a second report on its post-Hurricane Gonzalo environmental...

French Overseas Minister to visit St. Martin, St. Barths

MARIGOT--Minister of Overseas Departments George Pau-Langevin will pay a visit to St. Martin and St. Barths at the...

MPs denounce Dutch gov’t instruction to Governor

page1a130~ Motion to be presented Wednesday ~

PHILIPSBURG--Members of Parliament (MPs) across party lines firmly denounced...

Port to meet FCCA on Ebola screening

POINTE BLANCHE--St. Maarten Harbour Group of Companies (SHGC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark Mingo is set to...

CFT approves Statia budget

THE HAGUE--The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT recently endorsed the draft 2015 budget of the public entity...

Christopher Emmanuel says he was offered US $2M for his seat

page1b130~ Lloyd, de Weever deny being paid ~

PHILIPSBURG--National Alliance (NA) Member of Parliament (MP) Christopher...

Van Miltenburg, Sarah meet at SXM Airport

page3b129PHILIPSBURG--President of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams met with President of the Dutch Second Chamber of...

Theo: Dutch want to prevent me from being prime minister

PHILIPSBURG--United People's (UP) party leader Member of Parliament (MP) Theo Heyliger said on Sunday that the...

Second Chamber backs St. Maarten instruction

page3a129~ A very necessary move, says majority ~

THE HAGUE--The liberal democratic VVD party, the Labour Party PvdA and...
Off-duty police officer stabbed in nightclub
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
SIMPSON BAY--An off-duty police officer was stabbed at High Up nightclub on Welfare Road in the... Read more...
Heyliger: I never discussed money or moving for money with any MP
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
PHILIPSBURG--"No sitting MP in here or none of the ones that were just put out have I ever met with... Read more...
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Dr. Rodney’s widow completes testimony
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GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Dr. PATRICIA Rodney Tuesday completed her testimony before the Walter Rodney... Read more...
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Caricom chairman defends ban on nationals from Ebola-affected West African countries
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua--Prime Minister Gaston Browne Monday defended the decision by a number of... Read more...
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US jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
WASHINGTON--A U.S. federal jury found three American former Blackwater guards guilty of... Read more...
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US tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
NEW YORK--The United States imposed new constraints on Wednesday on people entering the country... Read more...
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Canada's parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot nearby
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
OTTAWA--A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with gunfire erupting near where Prime... Read more...
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Palestinian driver rams light railway station killing baby
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
JERUSALEM--A baby died and eight other people were hurt when a Palestinian man slammed his car into... Read more...
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China's growth slowest since global crisis, annual target at risk
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
BEIJING--China grew at its slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the September quarter... Read more...
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McDonald's CEO acknowledges image problems after tough results
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
NEW YORK--McDonald's Corp Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson owned up to some corporate image... Read more...
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Hopefully a new trend
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Dear Editor, Anyone who follows what happens in the world of politics would be surprised if Theo... Read more...
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Broken-hearted
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Dear Queenie, I’ve been dating a very nice guy for some time now. Recently another man he worked... Read more...
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Thirty expected for 10th Sol Optimist Championship
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
SIMPSON BAY-- At least thirty young Caribbean sailors are expected to compete in the 10th annual... Read more...
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World number one Williams walloped 6-0 6-2 by Halep
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
SINGAPORE-- Simona Halep handed an out-of-sorts Serena Williams the joint heaviest defeat of her... Read more...
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Animated robots, trolls and the dead dig up new film fans
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
LOS ANGELES--An oversized personal health-care robot assistant might seem out of place next to the... Read more...
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De la Renta remembered for his elegant designs, generosity
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
NEW YORK--Oscar de la Renta, the legendary fashion designer who dressed first ladies and Hollywood... Read more...
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Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Editorial - Not much of a choice
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
By unanimously passing a motion rejecting the instruction from the Kingdom Council of Ministers to... Read more...
Editorial - Clarity needed
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Parliamentarian Christopher Emmanuel of the National Alliance (NA) no doubt dropped a bomb during... Read more...
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Thursday Oct. 23, 2014
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Notices October 22
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...
Notices October 21
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...