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PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten, Friday October 5, 2012 — Meyshane Johnson, a security guard held as a suspect in the brutal stabbing deaths of a visiting couple from South Carolina, has confessed to his involvement in the crime, officials in the Dutch Caribbean territory said on Wednesday.Johnson, a Jamaican resident of St Maarten, was arrested two days after authorities found the bodies of American visitors Michael and Thelma King in their vacation home on September 21.
PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten, Monday, October 8, 2012 – Following the recent arrests of the two Jamaican suspects in the September slaying of the South Carolina couple found stabbed to death in their St Maarten beachfront apartment last month, authorities have now arrested a Guyanese suspect. While St Maarten authorities only identify murder suspects by their initials, the Guyanese press has identified the suspect as 20-year-old Guyana-born Jamal Jefferson Woolford. He has now joined the first suspected identified in the Jamaican…
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Wednesday April 3, 2013 – Police have detained an unidentified man after he slammed a two-month-old baby into the ground killing the toddler instantly.Police said that the man had earlier left a night club where he had been involved in an altercation, destroying property and also hitting several vehicles in his path.
Desmond BrownPHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Thursday July 3, 2014, IPS – As the costs of climate change continue to mount, officials with the Commonwealth grouping say it is vital that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) stick together on issues such as per capita income classification.Deputy Commonwealth Secretary General (Economic and Social Development) Deodat Maharaj told IPS the classification affects the ability of countries like Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada and others to access financing from the international financial institutions.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Thursday October 30, 2014, CMC — The Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard is searching off St. Maarten for the co-pilot of a small US-based cargo plane that crashed into the sea on late Wednesday shortly after takeoff.Authorities say they have recovered the body of one of the two pilots who were on board the Skyway Enterprises plane when it went down about three miles from shore.
SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten, Thursday August 6, 2015 – It is by far the region’s most unique delivery service – pizza by plane.Regional airline WINAIR has teamed up with Domino’s to offer a delivery service to residents of Saba and St. Eustatius.

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