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Broadway finds a new stage in an old venue: Cuba

cubaHAVANA--In Bob Nederlander Jr.'s mission to export Broadway to new markets around the world, he found an old one where the American art form lay dormant for a least 50 years - communist Cuba.

After testing the Cuban appetite with a 2011 concert of Broadway show tunes, Nederlander Worldwide Entertainment decided to stage a three-month run of "Rent," the first Broadway musical exported to Cuba...

Canadian celebrity radio host charged with sexual assault

canadaTORONTO--A celebrity radio host at the heart of one of Canada's biggest sex scandals was charged with sexual assault...

Horrible Bosses 2 reunites goofball trio for kidnapping

bossesLOS ANGELES--After an unsuccessful attempt to murder their "Horrible Bosses" in the 2011 hit comedy, goofball buddies...

Cumberbatch hails unsung hero in The Imitation Game

benedictNEW YORK--Like many people, British actor Benedict Cumberbatch knew very little about Alan Turing, the genius...

Cleese talks comedy and 'things that really matter in life'

cleeseMIAMI--British comedian John Cleese's performing days may be waning, but he still enjoys writing, including a...

"Avoid stigmatising Africa," say Africa’s top musicians

ebolaDAKAR--Some of Africa's top musicians launched on Monday an alternative Ebola appeal song to Band Aid's new recording...

Hitler watercolour fetches 130,000 euros at auction

hitlerBERLIN--A 1914 watercolour by Adolf Hitler fetched 130,000 euros ($161,000) at auction in the German city of...

Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

barryWASHINGTON--Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack...

Temple's silence over its ties with Cosby raises questions on campus

cosbyPHILADELPHIA--In the years since Bill Cosby graduated from Temple University, the images of the school and the...

US politics takes center stage at Latin Grammys

santanaLAS VEGAS--Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the annual Latin Grammys on...

Duchess of Alba, the world's most titled aristocrat, dies

duchessMADRID--Spain's 18th Duchess of Alba, who died on Thursday aged 88, was one of Europe's wealthiest and most titled...

Mike Nichols, award-winning American director, dies at 83

nicholsLOS ANGELES--Mike Nichols, a nine-time Tony Award winner on Broadway and the Oscar-winning director of influential...

Honduran Miss World and sister found killed

missTEGUCIGALPA--A Honduran beauty queen has been found shot dead in a suspected crime of passion just days before she...

Christoph Waltz on being a Horrible Boss

waltzLOS ANGELES--As Colonel Hans Landa in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds," Christoph Waltz embodied an...

Bob Marley's family to lend name to cannabis brand

marleySEATTLE--The family of Reggae icon Bob Marley and a Seattle-based private equity firm on Tuesday said they are...

Chihuahua has its day as mayor of San Francisco

dogSAN FRANSISCO--A previously unknown female Chihuahua named Frida has won her first political office, being named...

Hugh Jackman makes triumphant return to Broadway in The River

jackmanNEW YORK--Hugh Jackman made a stunning return to Broadway with a mesmerizing performance in award-winning playwright...

Mass murderer Charles Manson gets marriage license, state says

mansonSACRAMENTO, California--Mass murderer Charles Manson has been granted a marriage license, and would be allowed to wed...

Cosby declines to answer questions about sex assault

cosbyLOS ANGELES--Comedian Bill Cosby, in an interview that aired on Saturday, declined to answer questions by a National...

British stars gather to record Band Aid single for Ebola

geldofLONDON--Boy band One Direction and U2 lead singer Bono joined some of the biggest names in British pop and rock music...

Iranian blues and jazz bands find fans in Tehran

iranDUBAI--Behzad Omrani grew up in Tehran, in a house ringing to the sounds of his father's record collection - mostly...

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TelEm Internet service interrupted Wednesday
Thursday, 27 November 2014
POND ISLAND--TelEm Group business and residential customers experienced an interruption in Internet... Read more...
Murder suspect acquitted, still on trial for robberies
Thursday, 27 November 2014
PHILIPSBURG--The Joint Court of Justice acquitted a 32-year-old man Wednesday of involvement in the... Read more...
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Caribbean legislators outraged over decision not to indict in Brown case
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
NEW YORK, United States--Caribbean-born legislators have expressed outrage over a grand jury... Read more...
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Honeymooner fined for diverting Cuba-bound Thomas Cook flight
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
HAMILTON, Bermuda--An unruly British passenger hauled off a diverted Cuba-bound flight after... Read more...
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More than 400 held as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri--National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on... Read more...
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Ginsburg recovering after heart procedure
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
WASHINGTON--U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure at a... Read more...
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Spanish health minister quits in kickback scandal
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MADRID--Spain's Health Minister Ana Mato resigned on Wednesday after an investigating judge accused... Read more...
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Same firm, new house: Nieto’s conflict-of-interest storm grows
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MEXICO CITY--Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faced fresh questions on Wednesday about his... Read more...
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Libya's rival oil minister wants to attend OPEC
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
TRIPOLI--Libya's rival government wants to send its appointed oil minister to the OPEC summit in... Read more...
EU watchdogs to apply right to be forgotten rule on Web worldwide
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
BRUSSELS--European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft's... Read more...
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Please provide more options for higher education in St. Maarten
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Dear Editor, As a student studying abroad I think it’s really difficult to cope with so much. I... Read more...
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Etty Ket
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Dear Queenie, I’ve been job-hunting and several people I asked for a letter of recommendation... Read more...
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Little League School Tournament
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Jacinto Dore from Methodist Agogic Center hits the ball back to the pitcher as his team faced... Read more...
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Water skier presented with Préfecture medal
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
MARIGOT--Préfet Philippe Chopin bestowed the Préfecture medal on young water skier Thomas Witczak... Read more...
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Broadway finds a new stage in an old venue: Cuba
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
HAVANA--In Bob Nederlander Jr.'s mission to export Broadway to new markets around the world, he... Read more...
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Canadian celebrity radio host charged with sexual assault
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
TORONTO--A celebrity radio host at the heart of one of Canada's biggest sex scandals was charged... Read more...
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Blue Mall on Saturday
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
~ Xmas Fashion Show ~ Sixteen male and female models will strut their stuff for a grand Christmas... Read more...
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Dine - Temptation
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
~ Taking advantage of an Epicurean evening ~ An article in last week's Out and About stated a... Read more...
Editorial - Homework first
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Only the sun is free, it is often said in the Caribbean, but soon that won't necessarily be the... Read more...
Editorial - Immediate and direct
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
For the second time in three months a worker fell from a height while doing his job in St. Maarten... Read more...
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Tuesday Nov. 25, 2014
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
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Monday Nov. 24, 2014
Monday, 24 November 2014
Notices November 26
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Saturday, November 29 FREE HIV TEST Organised by St. Maarten AIDS Foundation for World AIDS Day... Read more...
Notices November 25
Monday, 24 November 2014
French Team French Baseball Federation and St. Martin Pony Baseball/Softball League are seeking... Read more...