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Cautious Merkel on verge of biggest risk with "Grexit"

merkelBERLIN--"If you break it, you own it," former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell warned President George W. Bush before his invasion of Iraq.

Whether it will ever be fair to blame Angela Merkel for "breaking" Greece is debatable. But if the euro zone's weakest link does default this week and is eventually forced out of the single currency, it seems inevitable that the German chancellor...

China's prime minister offers Europe investment, wants Greece in euro zone

euchinaBRUSSELS--China used an EU summit on Monday to promise to invest in the bloc's new infrastructure fund, call for a...

Greece imposes capital controls as crisis deepens

atmATHENS--Greece moved to check the growing strains on its crippled financial system on Sunday, closing its banks and...

SpaceX rocket supplying space station explodes after launch

spaceCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida--An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded about two minutes after liftoff from Florida on Sunday...

Greece's Tsipras calls referendum to break bailout deadlock

greeceATHENS/BRUSSELS--Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called a referendum on bailout demands from foreign creditors on...

Japan back-sliding on fiscal reform

japanTOKYO--The government's backsliding on promises to rein in spending puts the Bank of Japan in a bind, limiting its...

No deal for Greece, creditors as top-level talks resume Saturday

greeceBRUSSELS--Greece failed again to clinch a deal with its international creditors on Thursday, setting up a last-ditch...

France cracks down on Uber after big taxi driver protests

franceuberPARIS--France ordered a nationwide clampdown on UberPOP on Thursday, siding with taxi drivers who blockaded major...

Greek debt talks stumble before EU leaders gather

eurozoneBRUSSELS--Negotiations to avert a Greek debt default stumbled on Wednesday and euro zone finance ministers accused...

Brazil leader's credibility tested as she woos American investment

brazilBRASILIA--The economy is sliding into recession, her popularity has hit rock bottom, her party's treasurer is behind...

Chinese firms do brisk business in Venezuela

chinavenezuelaSAN FRANCISCO DE YARE, Venezuela--Five years after Chinese home appliance maker Haier agreed to build a $912 million...

Brazil graft probe could ensnare Eletrobras, foreign companies

prosecutorCURITIBA, Brazil--Brazil's biggest corruption investigation could spread to its largest electric utility, Eletrobras...

Greece takes step back from the abyss

leadersBRUSSELS--Greece took a step back from the abyss on Monday with the presentation of new budget proposals that euro...

Facebook gaining ground on YouTube in video ads

FRANKFURT/PARIS--Facebook is gaining ground on Google's YouTube as an outlet for big companies to market their...

Rising unemployment piles up problems for Indonesian leader

indonesiaJAKARTA--Indonesian companies are shedding jobs as they grapple with the weakest economic growth in six years, adding...

UK finance minister vows hefty welfare cuts

ukprotestsLONDON--British finance minister George Osborne has said he will press ahead with hefty cuts to welfare in a budget...

EU welcomes 11th-hour Greek proposals in "forceps delivery"

BRUSSELS/ATHENS--The European Union welcomed new proposals from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras as a "good basis...

Powerful Brazil CEO arrested in Petrobras corruption probe

odebrechtSAO PAULO--Brazilian police on Friday arrested Marcelo Odebrecht, the head of Latin America's largest engineering and...

VW US chief Horn sees limited growth until new SUVs arrive

volkswagenDETROIT/BERLIN--Volkswagen AG expects "limited growth" in the United States over the next two years and will focus on...

Euro zone sets emergency summit on Greece

budgetATHENS/LUXEMBOURG--Euro zone leaders will hold an emergency summit on Monday to try to avert a Greek default after...

Cuba to create first Wi-Fi signals for public at large

cubainternetHAVANA--Cuba plans to beam Wi-Fi signals at 35 public spaces in the first such offering for the population at large...

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Two taxi drivers receive tokens of appreciation
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
MARIGOT--Taxi drivers Anthony Lewis and Augustin Bernard have been recognised by St. Martin Tourism... Read more...
Armed bandits rob Milan jewellery store
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Philipsburg was abuzz with news of yet another robbery of a jewellery store. This time... Read more...
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50 years of cutting cane may not be enough to keep Dominican Republic from deporting Haitians
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic--When André Pérez first left Haiti for the Dominican Republic... Read more...
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One dead in freak storm
Sunday, 28 June 2015
PARAMARIBO--One man died Sunday morning, when a tree fell on top of his car during a freak storm.... Read more...
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Washington state wildfire destroys at least 23 homes
Monday, 29 June 2015
WENATCHEE, Washington--A wildfire burning unchecked in Washington state has destroyed at least 23... Read more...
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Divided Supreme Court upholds Oklahoma lethal injection process
Monday, 29 June 2015
WASHINGTON--The Supreme Court on Monday found that a lethal injection drug used by Oklahoma does... Read more...
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Israel blocks foreign activist flotilla from reaching Gaza
Monday, 29 June 2015
JERUSALEM--Israeli forces boarded a boat leading a protest flotilla of foreign activists to the... Read more...
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In turf war with Afghan Taliban, Islamic State loyalists gain ground
Monday, 29 June 2015
SURKH DEWAL, Afghanistan--Fighters loyal to Islamic State have seized substantial territory in... Read more...
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Cautious Merkel on verge of biggest risk with "Grexit"
Monday, 29 June 2015
BERLIN--"If you break it, you own it," former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell warned President... Read more...
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China's prime minister offers Europe investment, wants Greece in euro zone
Monday, 29 June 2015
BRUSSELS--China used an EU summit on Monday to promise to invest in the bloc's new infrastructure... Read more...
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The hypocrisy of a Caribbean Marxist
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Dear Editor, On Saturday night at University of St. Martin, Comrade Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, Prime... Read more...
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Ears burning
Monday, 29 June 2015
Dear Queenie, Nowadays it seems everyone talks with a foul mouth – f***ing this and s*** that. I... Read more...
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St. Maarten kickboxers Earn two Amateur titles
Monday, 29 June 2015
ST. PETERS-- Sebastain Daniel from St. Maarten won the first Amateur Junior Caribbean title... Read more...
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Serena and Djokovic up and running at Wimbledon
Monday, 29 June 2015
LONDON-- Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams made strong cases for the less is more approach to... Read more...
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Sean Combs tumbles, Janet Jackson gets emotional at BET awards
Monday, 29 June 2015
LOS ANGELES--Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs took a tumble, Janet Jackson made an emotional appearance,... Read more...
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Mayweather and Pacquiao top Forbes best paid celebrity list
Monday, 29 June 2015
NEW YORK--Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao topped Forbes list of the world's 100... Read more...
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Celebrating 4th of July
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
~ American Independence Day ~ With the progress of globalization, July Fourth is arguably the most... Read more...
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Workshop For Women
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Kooyman holds workshop for women July 11 Kooyman Megastore in Cay Hill will be bolstering the... Read more...
Editorial - In the middle
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
The same-day postponement of Monday’s continuation “until further notice” of a plenary... Read more...
Editorial - Much-needed support
Sunday, 28 June 2015
Curaçao policeman Xavier de Windt was sentenced to eight years in prison and forbidden to execute... Read more...
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Notices June 30
Monday, 29 June 2015
Teachers, Volunteers Needed I Too Can Learn (ITCL) Foundation is seeking teachers (Special Ed) and... Read more...
Notices June 29
Sunday, 28 June 2015
Teachers, Volunteers Needed I Too Can Learn (ITCL) Foundation is seeking teachers (Special Ed) and... Read more...