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Born-again Christians must rise up against persecution, says Manning

Manning2PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Declaring it was "tantamount to religious persecution of the prime minister," PM Patrick Manning Friday lashed out against those who were critical of his relationship with the Lighthouse of the Lord Jesus Christ Church and its leader, Juliana Pena.

In a statement to the House of Representatives at the Red House, Port of Spain, Manning defended his right to practise his...

Special entry permits an option, Immigration chief tells meeting

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Barbados' Acting Chief Immigration Officer Edine Griffith is worried about people who come to...

Slain minister’s relative thinks Roger Khan knows about murder

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government's failure to honour a promise to seek foreign aid to solve the murder of...

Kamla is new opposition leader Basdeo moves to back bench

Kamla_Pres240PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar Thursday pledged to return Trinidad and Tobago to a...

Tourism not performing, says economic adviser

Harold_Codrington240BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Tourism is not performing as predicted and as a result foreign reserves are falling.

This has...

Youth catches giant anaconda

Anaconda239GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Seventeen-year-old Richard Mohan, of 661 Toucan Drive, South Ruimveldt Gardens, after being brave...

Fair trading body slashes LIME’s interconnect rates by 15 per cent

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has slashed by 15 per cent rates that telecommunications...

New rainfall model launched for region

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility (CCRIF) and the Caribbean Institute of...

Glitchy system mails big cheques

Cheques238BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Barbadians who have received income tax return cheques from the Department of Inland Revenue...

T&T holds US$100M earthquake insurance

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--This country has earthquake insurance with maximum ceiling of US$100 million, according to...

Castro regrets death of political prisoner

~ Blames the United States ~

HAVANA, Cuba--The hunger strike death of a Cuban political prisoner provoked...

Cargo ship sinks at sea en route to Barbados

Ship237BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--In excess of 15,000 tonnes of cargo, valued in the millions of dollars and bound for Barbados...

Two US missionaries still held in Haiti to be freed

PORT-AU-PRINCE--Two U.S. missionaries still being held in Haiti on child kidnapping charges are expected to be freed...

‘Decompression’ plan for quake-hit Haitian capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--Haiti's government and its foreign relief partners plan to start "decompressing"...

WISE receives US$31,000 in equipment from Rotary

Page17A236ANGUILLA--On Monday morning there was much excitement at the Workshop Initiative for Support in Education (WISE)...

Caricom calls for new strategic relationships in ‘turbulent era’

CANCUN, Mexico--Caribbean Community (Caricom) Chairman Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is confident that...

New Italian aircraft carrier plays host to Haitian babies

LONDON--Italy's new aircraft carrier has a baby on board - and expects to host another 50 children for surgery next...

Russian incentive group enjoys sailing vacation

Page11a235MARIGOT--French-side Marine Trade Association Mêtimer and St. Martin Tourism Office hosted a VIP incentive trip for...

Disaster Management advises on earthquake

ANGUILLA--Advice to the general public on what to do if an earthquake occurs has been sent out by the Department of...

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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...