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Guatemalan Congress strips President Perez immunity

guatemalaGUATEMALA CITY--Guatemala's Congress on Tuesday voted unanimously to strip President Otto Perez of immunity, paving the way for prosecutors to charge him in a graft scandal that could lead to his ouster.
  Perez, a 64-year-old retired general, has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing and has said he will not resign over a scandal that has sent thousands of protesters onto the streets and...

Thailand arrests 2nd important suspect in Bangkok blast probe

thaisuspectBANGKOK--Thai police arrested a second foreign suspect in the country's deadliest bombing on Tuesday and said they...

Pope allows priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year

VATICAN CITY--Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's Holy Year to formally...

Ukraine guardsman killed in protest outside parliament

ukraineKIEV--A Ukrainian national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others wounded by grenades hurled from a crowd of...

Migrant trains reach Germany, European asylum system creaks

hungaryVIENNA/MUNICH--Trainloads of migrants arrived in Austria and Germany from Hungary on Monday as European Union asylum...

Sword-wielding crusader threatens Modi's "model" in India

patelAHMEDABAD, India--A sword-wielding 22-year-old activist has emerged overnight as the most pressing political threat...

Mahathir calls for "people power" movement to topple Malaysia’s PM

malaysiaKUALA LUMPUR--Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad, joining anti-government protesters for a second day on...

Police hunt more suspects after Bangkok bomb arrest

thailandBANGKOK--Police probing Thailand's deadliest bombing raided a second location and widened their search for more...

New Turkish cabinet includes opposition

turkeyANKARA--Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu appointed nationalist and pro-Kurdish opposition politicians to an...

Japan student group injects new exuberance into anti-war protests

japanstudentsTOKYO--Wearing shorts and a baggy T-shirt and clutching a microphone, Aki Okuda stands before a crowd, the...

Border firing kills nine on India-Pakistan anniversary

indiapakistanSRINAGAR, India--Cross-border firing between India and Pakistan killed at least nine people on Friday, the day India...

Greek judge appointed caretaker prime minister ahead of elections

greeceATHENS--Greece's top Supreme Court judge was sworn in as caretaker prime minister on Thursday to lead the country to...

Lorry of corpses, new shipwreck intensify Europe's migrant crisis

lorryPARNDORF, Austria--As many as 50 corpses were found in a parked lorry in Austria on Thursday, and another migrant...

Mexico foreign minister takes new post, could augur presidency bid

mexicoMEXICO CITY--Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday shifted Foreign Minister Jose Antonio Meade into a key...

Lebanese ministers walk out of meeting over garbage crisis

rubbishBEIRUT--The powerful Shi'ite party Hezbollah and its Christian allies walked out of an emergency Lebanese cabinet...

Islamic State publishes images of ancient Syrian temple destruction

palmyraBEIRUT/DAMASCUS--Islamic State militants published photos on Tuesday purporting to show the destruction of a...

North, South Korea reach agreement to ease tensions

northkoreaSEOUL--North and South Korea reached agreement early on Tuesday to end a standoff involving an exchange of artillery...

Colombia decries increase in deportations by Venezuela

colombiaBOGOTA/CARACAS--Venezuela has stepped up deportations of Colombians, in some cases separating children from their...

Merkel slams repulsive anti-refugee violence

germanyHEIDENAU, Germany--Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned violent protests against refugees that erupted over...

Soldier wounded helping to overpower gunman on train

injuredPARIS--A machine gun-toting attacker wounded three people on a high-speed train in France on Friday before being...

Guatemala’s prosecutors seek to impeach president

guatemalaGUATEMALA CITY--Prosecutors sought to impeach Guatemalan President Otto Perez on Friday over a corruption scandal...

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Ocean Lounge receives Wine Spectator Award
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Holland House Executive Chef Raymond Kaper and Food and Beverage Manager and Sommelier Paul... Read more...
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AUC evacuated after e-mail bomb threat
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
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Nassau grouper goes for the kill with invasive lionfish
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
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Rising tide of Bahamas crime triggers new UK and Canada travel advisories
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
NASSAU, Bahamas--Against the backdrop of escalating crime in The Bahamas, the Governments of... Read more...
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FBI agents raid Palm Springs city hall, employees sent home
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
LOS ANGELES--FBI agents and a local public corruption task force raided Palm Springs City Hall... Read more...
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Candidate Bush steps up criticism of Donald Trump
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
WASHINGTON--U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush offered his most direct assault on... Read more...
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Guatemalan Congress strips President Perez immunity
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
GUATEMALA CITY--Guatemala's Congress on Tuesday voted unanimously to strip President Otto Perez of... Read more...
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Thailand arrests 2nd important suspect in Bangkok blast probe
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
BANGKOK--Thai police arrested a second foreign suspect in the country's deadliest bombing on... Read more...
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India's slow growth boosts rate cut calls
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
NEW DELHI--Indian growth slowed by more than expected in the quarter to June, a setback for Prime... Read more...
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Japan nuclear power outlook bleak
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
TOKYO--The number of Japanese nuclear reactors likely to restart in the next few years has halved,... Read more...
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Where is the Timeshare legislation that would have helped prevent this disaster?
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Dear Editor, We celebrate the legal victory of the handful of timeshare tourists who were willing... Read more...
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Concerned friend
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Dear Queenie, A friend of mine is engaged to a man that I happen to know is cheating on her. If it... Read more...
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Dominica female football team stranded by Erika received St. Maarten hospitality
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
PHILIPSBURG- - The Dominica Female Football Team of 25-strong got stranded here on Thursday, the... Read more...
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Two decades later, Ripken's record remains a testament to work ethic
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
BALTIMORE-- Twenty years after breaking the record for consecutive games played, Cal Ripken, Jr.... Read more...
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Kanye West gets political action committee, presidential jokes go viral
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
LOS ANGELES--Images of Kanye West's face on Mount Rushmore and a potential White House takeover by... Read more...
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Ashley Madison owner: website still adding users after data hack
Monday, 31 August 2015
TORONTO--Hundreds of thousands of people signed up for infidelity website Ashley Madison in the... 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...
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Great White Shark!
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
~ 20 feet of scariness ~ The fiercest fish in the ocean, the Great White Shark, has no predators... 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...
Editorial - Don’t be fooled
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
The Department of Labour Affairs is hosting a “Start Here” registration drive this Thursday on... Read more...
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Monday Aug. 31, 2015
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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...