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EU, US aid groups to pledge about US$2.7 billion for Haiti

NEW YORK--More than US$2.7 billion in pledges of aid to help earthquake-wracked Haiti recover and rebuild will be made next week by the European Union and a coalition of U.S.-based humanitarian groups at a U.N. conference.

The European Union is likely to commit 1.3 billion euros (US$1.73 billion) over three years at a planned March 31 donor meeting, said Kristalina Georgieva, E.U. Commissioner...

Cuban dissidents praise Obama, Govt stays silent

HAVANA, Cuba--Cuban dissidents applauded U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday for denouncing their ill treatment...

62 Haitians arrive in Jamaica in two boats from quake-hit Haiti

Haitians262PORTLAND, Jamaica--Sixty-two Haitians arrived in two boats in Manchioneal in the east Portland district early Tuesday...

Obama: Cuba’s human rights situation ‘deeply disturbing’

WASHINGTON-- President Barack Obama on Wednesday denounced the human rights situation in communist Cuba as "deeply...

Cuban Americans filling planes to their homeland

HAVANA, Cuba--When a recent flight from Miami touched down at Havana's Jose Marti Airport, a passenger shouted "Viva...

City Council ramps up its earthquake preparedness

Mayor_Mackenzie261KINGSTON, Jamaica--With the memory of the 5.6 magnitude earthquake which shook neighbouring Cuba over the weekend and...

TCI in Adolf Hitler era, says Former Premier

Galmo_Williams260PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands --Former premier Galmo "Gilley" Williams says life in the Turks and Caicos...

PM Denzil Douglas celebrates 21 years as a Parliamentarian

Page21B260ST. KITTS--St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Denzil Douglas is celebrating his 21st anniversary as an elected...

Geothermal power plant financing accord signed

NEVIS--West Indies Power (WIP) signed a "mandate agreement" with Scotiabank on Monday for the financing of a...

IADB governors commit to Haiti aid, fresh capital

Bush_Clinton260~ Bank wants US$70B in capital for fresh loans ~

CANCUN, Mexico--The governing board of the Inter-American...

Rastafarians march, looking for answers

Rasta259BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Armed with flowers, flags and placards, Rastafarians and other "roots" people took to the...

Rich Jamaican businessman heads list of 30 being probed by the US

KINGSTON, Jamaica--The finances of a well-connected Jamaican businessman, who heads a list of about 30 with massive...

Two advisers earn close to G$16M annually

Gail_Odinga258GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Two advisers to President Bharrat Jagdeo together earn a monthly salary of more that G$1.3...

Two sentenced for biggest ever cocaine bust linked to Barbados

LONDON--It is being called the biggest cocaine bust in the history of Barbados, England and Ireland.

The story of a...

PM Golding again denies contract with US law firm

Opposition says questions still remain unanswered

KINGSTON, Jamaica--Prime Minister Bruce Golding reiterated...

Jamaica pulls out of Haiti

JamTroops257PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- The Caribbean Community (Caricom) will be without a face and a presence in...

Donors plan to put up US$3.8B for rebuilding quake-hit Haiti

Call for good governance, transparency, elections

SANTO DOMINGO--International donors are aiming to provide $3.8...

Clinton and Bush to visit quake-devastated Haiti

NEW YORK--Former U.S. presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush will visit Haiti on Monday to discuss the...

Opposition members question figures given at public forum

Page17A256ANGUILLA--Leader of the Opposition Evans McNiel Rogers and opposition member of the House of Assembly Othlyn...

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St. Maarten midday Weather Forecast for Saturday
Saturday, 17 October 2015
DATE ISSUED: Saturday, October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00... Read more...
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SHTA poll: Businesses want anti-ship-jumping legislation
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Click here for SHTA graph pdf PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
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Dominica’s tourism sector ready to welcome visitors after TS Erika
Friday, 16 October 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica--“Dominica is open for business and ready to welcome visitors to its shores.”... Read more...
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Reparations Committee: Withdraw Queens’ names from Suriname’s highest mountains
Thursday, 15 October 2015
PARAMARIBO--Suriname’s National Reparations Committee NRCS has filed a request with President... Read more...
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Ex-US House Speaker Hastert to plead guilty in hush-money case
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHICAGO--Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected to plead guilty in a hush-money case... Read more...
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Hillary Clinton to 'look hard' at Julian Castro as possible VP pick
Friday, 16 October 2015
WASHINGTON--Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton won the backing of Housing and Urban... Read more...
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Half a million Yemen children face severe malnutrition
Friday, 16 October 2015
GENEVA--More than half a million children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition as a risk of... Read more...
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Modi to open 70-year-old files in challenge to Gandhi dynasty
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW DELHI--Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring... Read more...
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Cuba in cash crunch due to low commodity prices, Venezuela woes
Friday, 16 October 2015
HAVANA--Low commodity prices, a drought at home and Venezuela's economic crisis have created a cash... Read more...
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Apple's newest courtroom foe is patent-savvy university
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW YORK--As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with... Read more...
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Focus needs to be on fighting crime & helping unemployed
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Editor, With all of the political situation on the island, we can't lose focus on some of the... Read more...
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Had enough
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Queenie, My brother died years ago but his widow stayed close to our family. Eventually she... Read more...
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RBC St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Sister Marie Laurence defeated Leonald Conner in the RBC St. Maarten Little League School... Read more...
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Nadal trounces Wawrinka, Djokovic tames Tomic
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHINA-- Former world number one Rafa Nadal displayed more signs of a return to top form with a... Read more...
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Junk shop photo spurs quest to confirm Billy the Kid image
Friday, 16 October 2015
DENVER--For the $2 he spent to buy three old photographs, Randy Guijarro may have hit the mother... Read more...
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Few signs of improvement for NBA star Odom after collapse
Friday, 16 October 2015
LAS VEGAS--Pro basketball and reality TV star Lamar Odom spent a third day hospitalized on... Read more...
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Bruney cruises into retirement
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ After three decade in cruise industry ~   By Alita Singh   Frank Bruney has seen tiny... Read more...
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ALL HANDS ON DECK, WE MADE IT!
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ Fair Transport Sailing Vessel Nordlys is launched ~   St. Maarten has been graced by the... Read more...
Editorial - Anybody’s guess
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Governor Eugene Holiday has decided to seek legal clarity on the current constitutional impasse.... Read more...
Editorial - Time is up
Friday, 16 October 2015
With so much ongoing constitutional turmoil, the fact that more than 100 people attended the... Read more...
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Notices October 16
Friday, 16 October 2015
General Meeting St. Maarten Professional Softball Association (SMPSA) general meeting for the... Read more...
Notices October 15
Thursday, 15 October 2015
General Meeting S.M.P.S.A. general meeting for the softball season 2016 will be held at Sundial... Read more...