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Residents want road repaired ‘as promised’

page6a139SUCKER GARDEN--Residents of Chin Cactus Drive are expressing frustration over its continued deplorable state and calling on Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure VROMI Maurice Lake to honour a promise they say he made during a public meeting in the midst of the election campaign and give the matter immediate attention.

A letter signed by some 22...

Governor should play a more active role, says expert Nauta

~ British system can serve as an example ~

THE HAGUE--The Governors of Aruba, Curaçao and St. Maarten should be...

Gulf estimates Gonzalo losses at between US $10 and $15 million

~ Business interruption could take largest hit ~

PHILIPSBURG--Gulf Insurances estimates that the total incurred...

RSA beneficiaries to be taxed 30 per cent on aid

MARIGOT--The Territorial Council passed a number of tax increases on Thursday that, although controversial and...

Stop, Drop and Go campaign extended, supported by tip line

~ 50 firearms handed in on Dutch side ~

PHILIPSBURG--The Stop, Drop and Go campaign has been hailed as a success and...

Local, US, UK authorities to investigate plane crash

AIRPORT--The St. Maarten Civil Aviation Authority (SMCAA) will be leading an investigation into Wednesday's plane...

Deceased pilot identified, co-pilot search continues

page3a139SIMPSON BAY--The body found after the plane crash on Wednesday night was identified on the scene as German national...

Frans, William see discussion on integrity report as waste of time

page4d138PHILIPSBURG--Discussions in a Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the integrity reports from the Wit-Samson...

One missing, one dead after FedEx plane crash

page1a138SIMPSON BAY--One man is confirmed dead and another one was still missing at press time, after a small FedEx aircraft...

Council of Ministers wants screening conducted by St. Maarten rules only

PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers wants the screening of minister candidates to be carried out only based on the...

Topper’s owner gets sentenced for guns

PHILIPSBURG--The owner of Topper's Restaurant in Simpson Bay was sentenced Wednesday to seven months suspended, on...

Civil servant on trial for drunk, dangerous driving

PHILIPSBURG--Civil servant K.R. (46), who is accused of driving under the influence, reckless driving and causing an...

Shigemoto also suspect in second investigation

PHILIPSBURG--Former minister of finance Hiro Shigemoto, who is the main suspect in the so-called Piranha case, may be...

Investigation at day care centre is being finalised

PHILIPSBURG--The investigation into allegations of physical abuse of children at a day care centre in the Cul de Sac...

McDonald’s opening in Marigot December

page12a137MARIGOT--The opening of a new McDonald's fast food restaurant in Marigot is imminent, that much was made clear by...

Five weapons and ammo handed in on French side

MARIGOT--So far just five firearms and ammunition have been handed in to the Gendarmerie since the second "hand in...

Police: Killers ‘cause damage to country’

~ Shooting victim identified ~

COLE BAY--A man shot dead in Cole Bay on Monday night was named by the police as...

Island Council adopts new referendum ordinance

ST. EUSTATIUS--The Island Council of St. Eustatius adopted a new referendum ordinance during Friday's meeting in...

Bosman: Council of State members are out of place

THE HAGUE--Member of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament André Bosman of the liberal democratic VVD party is...

NAGICO to settle $5M in Hurricane Gonzalo claims

PHILIPSBURG--NAGICO Insurances is expected to settle an estimated US $5 million in Hurricane Gonzalo claims, Chief...

Fire Department invites all to fire prevention sessions

page3b137PHILIPSBURG--The Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week 2014 on Monday, October 27, activities will continue...
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Residents want road repaired ‘as promised’
Friday, 31 October 2014
SUCKER GARDEN--Residents of Chin Cactus Drive are expressing frustration over its continued... Read more...
Governor should play a more active role, says expert Nauta
Friday, 31 October 2014
~ British system can serve as an example ~ THE HAGUE--The Governors of Aruba, Curaçao and St.... Read more...
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Barbadian couple missing at sea for five days found alive
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CASTRIES, St. Lucia--A Barbadian husband and wife, who left St. Lucia over the weekend for Barbados... Read more...
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Crisis fuelled resurgence of horse-drawn carriages
Thursday, 30 October 2014
HAVANA, Cuba--Up and down the streets of towns and cities in Cuba go horse-drawn carriages with... Read more...
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Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride, negotiations fail
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine--A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative... Read more...
Kerry calls reported US slur of Israel's Netanyahu 'damaging'
Thursday, 30 October 2014
WASHINGTON--The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit" by an... Read more...
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Clashes erupt as Israeli police kill Palestinian suspected of shooting
Thursday, 30 October 2014
JERUSALEM--Israeli police on Thursday shot dead a 32-year-old Palestinian man suspected of having... Read more...
Genetic differences affect Ebola survival
Thursday, 30 October 2014
CHICAGO--Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many... Read more...
Power of "France Inc" on display in Sanofi boardroom coup
Friday, 31 October 2014
PARIS--Events at Sanofi this week cost a high-flying German-Canadian boss his job and global... Read more...
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MasterCard profit driven by international business
Friday, 31 October 2014
NEW YORK-- MasterCard Inc reported a better-than-expected 15.5 percent jump in quarterly profit as... Read more...
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Assessing the instruction: Maastricht chickens
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Dear Editor, In his opinion piece "Judging the instruction," The Daily Herald, 10/28/14, Robbie... Read more...
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Fed up already
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Dear Queenie, My fiancée and I will be getting married next year. My problem is her mother. She... Read more...
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Hodge and Fleming dominate Women’s Basketball weekend
Thursday, 30 October 2014
SUCKER GARDEN--Chantel Hodge scored 14 points and had nine rebounds as she led Thunderz to a 37-28... Read more...
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Murray in Tour Finals, Djokovic and Federer win
Thursday, 30 October 2014
PARIS-- Andy Murray's recent resurgence continued when the Briton qualified for the ATP World Tour... Read more...
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Alan Cumming believes in putting everything out there
Friday, 31 October 2014
BOSTON--Scottish actor Alan Cumming has won accolades for his performances, including current... Read more...
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A Minute With: Sean Hannity on 'disconcerting' election, matchmaking
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
LOS ANGELES--Sean Hannity, the longtime Fox News Channel anchor and strong voice for American... Read more...
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Shankara's Health in Beauty event this weekend!
Thursday, 30 October 2014
~ With Kerrie Bayliss ~ Get your beauty on with Shankara and the line’s brand ambassador, Kerrie... Read more...
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The life of an aesthetician!
Thursday, 30 October 2014
~ Charlotte Hawkins' beauty secrets ~ It was a massage-therapist friend of mine who first made me... Read more...
Editorial - On the side of caution
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Questions were being asked following Wednesday’s plane crash off the St. Maarten coast in which... Read more...
Editorial - Last line
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Although the topic may be an unpleasant one, the follow-up report in today's paper on an... Read more...
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Friday, 31 October 2014
Notices October 31
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Saturday, November 1 HIV TESTING Free and confidential HIV testing organised by the St. Maarten... Read more...
Notices October 30
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Saturday, November 1 HIV TESTING Free and confidential HIV testing organised by the St. Maarten... Read more...