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'Wanna B' overall winner Most Worthy Performance trophy

Port de Plaisance - In her very brief remarks when she was invited on stage to assist with one of the very important presentations at the conclusion of the 38th St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, Prime Minister of St. Maarten, Leona Marlin-Romeo told...

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Dear Reader

We could have pose as a poll question for today's issue if whether jumping ship now in order to form another Super 8 would be condoned, especially with the promise of a stable government for the next 4 years would be the result.

All this shipjumper would have to do is basically appointment his own minister of Justice and the Minister Plenipotentiary and the present interim cabinet can become permanent and continue doing the work they started.

But what a question that would be for the person to rack their brains and conscience about. In politics anything is possible and all kinds of justifications have been used in the past. So yes, we would not be surprised again if another act of shipjumping occurred. Time will tell.

In the meantime, do have a great week!

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Nature Foundation warns about Sargassum seaweed invasion

COLE BAY - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation is again warning of a potential influx of Sargassum seaweed in the coming weeks: "We have been coordinating our monitoring efforts with our partners in the region and based on weather predictions and...

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Nature splits Le Galion Beach in half with channel from pond

LE GALION - Local residents visiting Le Galion beach today for the first time since the passing of hurricane Irma were surprise to find that the access to the part of the beach most frequented by locals was cut off by a naturally created runoff...

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The perils of doing it yourself

By Chris Morvan, With all the rebuilding and repairing that has been going on here since Irma, there has no doubt been a collective surge in blood pressure, a lot of bad language and a mixed bag of results as people honed their DIY skills.

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Semana Dominicana celebrates with Independence Day parade

2018 Dominicano Independence Day Celebrations in St. Maarten

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Three French side resorts to reopen in June, October and ...

ST. MARTIN (GRANDCASE) - "GM (Ed General Manager) Kristin Petreluzzi tells us that Le Petit Hotel in Grand Case will reopen right on schedule June 1. "L'Esplanade Hotel, on the hill behind Grand Case village, will be getting some improvements...

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Belair Beach Resort Opens March 17. Fully booked until...

SINT MAARTEN (BELAIR) - Belair Beach Resort is scheduled to reopen March 17, according to SXM Weekly News of Jeff Berger. The number of rooms to be ready will be 54 of its 70 rooms. "Its bottom floor will reopen sometime in the next two months,...

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Port to represent Destination at Seatrade. Cruise...

PORT ST. MAARTEN - Port St. Maarten officials and local stakeholders left over the weekend for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to attend Seatrade Cruise Global that is being held at the Broward County Convention Center from March 5-8. The delegation is ...

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UPDATE: Due to weather conditions, Viking call cancelled

Due to inclement weather conditions, the Viking Sky has cancelled its port call for Monday. Viking Ocean Cruises Viking Sky hará su llegada inaugural el lunes PORT ST. MAARTEN - Viking Ocean Cruises cruise ship Viking Sky will be making its...

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Central Voting Bureau to meet today to establish results

PHILIPSBURG - The Chairman of the Central Voting Bureau for the elections of the Members of Parliament of Sint Maarten announced that the aforementioned will convene a meeting on Monday, March 5th, at 10am at the House of Parliament to establish...

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No more floating market in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - It really happened. Something we thought would never happen. The floating fruit market in downtown Punda will close tomorrow. Tomorrow at 3 o'clock in the afternoon the last 4 boats will leave Curaçao. The Venezuelans can no longer...

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Should the present interim cabinet be asked to stay on?

PHILIPSBURG - Social & Health Insurances SZV has introduced several online services in 2017, including the Employer Portal where companies can submit their ZV/OV declarations digitally. Employers are obligated by law to submit and pay their ZV/OV ...

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A Regional Leader Says CARICOM Countries' Failure to...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday March 2, 2018 - Barbados' Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described as unacceptable and "a disgrace" that only four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have so far made the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)...

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New Correctional Centre Proposed for Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday March 2, 2018 -The Jamaica Government is looking at plans to build a correctional facility in the central part of the island. National Security Minister Robert Montague made the disclosure during the Standing Finance...

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US warship makes historic Vietnam visit

US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson is making a historic call at Vietnam, the first time a ship of this size has visited since the Vietnam War ended. The nuclear-powered carrier will anchor off the port city of Danang, where US combat troops first...

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China sets trillion yuan military budget

China has announced a military budget of 1.11 trillion yuan ($175bn; £126bn) for the coming year. The figure, an 8% increase on last year, was announced by Prime Minister Li Keqiang as the annual meeting of parliament got under way in Beijing. Mr ...

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The Importance of the "Debate" between Lebron James and...

Dear Editor, Two weeks before the NBA All-Star Game which took place last February a storm without peer broke loose in the basketball world and arguably also in the larger field of international sports and such especially because of the turn it...

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Troubleshooter Stef Blok returns to cabinet following...

Five months after quitting politics, Stef Blok has returned to the Dutch cabinet to replace Halbe Zijlstra as foreign affairs minister. It is the second time Blok, 53, has been asked to step in to clean up after a colleague has fallen from grace.

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Angry cabbies 'hatched plot on Telegram to attack Uber...

Police are investigating a plot by disgruntled taxi drivers to attack Uber's headquarters in Amsterdam with 'bricks, fireworks and Molotov cocktails'. According to reports in AD, an activist group calling itself WegMetUber ('Down with Uber')...

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