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Russia-Owned SCF Oil Tankers Headed Through Caribbean To Avoid Being Seized
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NASSAU — Two oil tankers owned and managed by Sovcomflot, the Russian maritime and freight shipping company blacklisted by the United States last week, are rerouting from their Canadian destinations, while a third is returning to Russia after discharging, according to tracking data and marine sources. The two tankers are

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18th Century Graveyard Found At Former St. Eustatius Plantation
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ORANJESTAD — An 18th century burial ground has been discovered at a former sugar plantation on the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Eustatius, officials said Monday, and archaeologists said it likely contains the remains of slaves and could provide a trove of information on the lives as enslaved people. Government

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Illegals To Be Forcibly Removed From Squalid Homes On The Edge Of A Sint Maarten Garbage Dump
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PHILIPSBURG — Around the landfill just above Sint Maarten, about two hundred people live in ramshackle shacks and shipping containers.  The Dutch government has made funding available to gentrify the area, but the work cannot begin until all of the residents have been forced out. There is no clear plan

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Six Breathtaking Reasons Why You Should Visit Sint Maarten, 'The Happy Island'
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PHILIPSBURG — Beaches, culture, cuisine, sailing and shopping are just a few reasons vacationers flock to Sint Maarten. Rainforest Adventures’ Rockland Estate Park has added six more exciting experiences to the list with something for everyone and 20 percent savings on select direct bookings for a limited time. #1 —

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British Royal Navy Assists U.S. Coast Guard With Drug Interdiction in Caribbean
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WILLEMSTAD — The British Royal Navy support ship RFA Mounts Bay has joined forces with specialist U.S. take-down teams from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), in order to combat drug smuggling in the Caribbean. USCG drug enforcement experts have been deployed to stop illegal narcotics produced in South and Central

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New Zealand Woman Killed By Jet Blast At Princess Juliana Airport In Sint Maarten
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KIWI IGNORED WARNING SIGN: Gayleen McEwan (right) of Blenheim on New Zealand’s South Island didn’t pay any attention to the warning sign telling her not to do what ended up killing her. The warning sign clearly states that death could result from being blown back onto the concrete by arriving

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