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Hustled and harassed in Philipsburg

To visit Philipsburg today is to see how the declining benefits of cruise tourism and lack of government support have turned the city into a hustlers' arena. Hundreds of street advertisers and vendors, many of them illegal immigrants, compete...

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Marva Sam-Arrindell: Serving others has been her life's work

Dear Editor, Marva was born in Aruba to a diverse family with roots throughout the Dutch Caribbean including Sint Maarten. At age 7, her family chose to relocate to Sint Maarten, Upper Princess Quarter, and ever since she has made Sint Maarten...

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Viren Kotai: A fresh voice for his generation

Dear Editor, Viren Vinod Kotai was born on Sint Maarten in 1995, right in between the two major hurricanes Luis and Marilyn. He attended the St. Dominic Primary School and then went on to complete the St. Dominic High School at the very young age ...

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Tswana Nunes-Burleson is "determined to make a difference"

"My humble, down-to-earth character and naturally caring personality allows me to connect with people of all walks of life without prejudice". This is one of the ways that this remarkable SMCP candidate describes herself. Tswana was born in the...

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SINT MAARTEN (COMMENTARY by S. Kirindongo) - What is cartel formation? Cartel formation is the illegal cooperation between individuals and/or companies to prevent competition when undertaking activities and to keep the benefits within their own...

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Police Force Celebrates Chief Inspector R.V Henson's 44 yrs

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The Sint Maarten Police Force (KPSM) proudly celebrated the retirement of Chief Inspector Ricardo V. Henson, on Friday 6 th December at the Philipsburg station, with a ceremony in his honor. During the ceremony...

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Dates set for the stamping of documents for Vehicle Exports

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The KPSM (Sint Maarten Police Force) Traffic Department would like to wish the general public Season Greetings and announce the upcoming schedule for stamping of documents for vehicles to be exported, the police said...

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Law Enforcement Council gives update on status of report

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - Three of the seven recommendations that the Law Enforcement Council made in a 2014 report following an inspection of the subject of criminal confiscations in Sint Maarten were fully executed. Four recommendations were ...

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The Man Behind the Scenes

PHILIPSBURG - There is no shortcut for hard work that leads to effectiveness. You must stay disciplined because most of the work is behind the scenes. The ones who most shape the world are those who are not exposed or on the forefront, they are...

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All About The SXM Side Hustles

In an effort to bring awareness to the many ways you can make a little extra money here on St. Maarten as a side hustle besides your regular paying job, decided to post a topic on this subject matter on its Facebook page at...

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Shouldn't Food Security be a national priority on St. Maarten?
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