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Unity or Division? – A labour man leads CCM and PAM

Last Thursday September 26th 2013 saw the launch of candidates for the proposed unity government called “Team Unity.”   The question on everyone’s mind after the news of this big launch was heard was, who will be the leader of the unity construct? Former Deputy Prime Minister Sam Condor’s name was called, ousted SKNLP senior MP and Leader of the newly formed PLP Hon. Dr Timothy Harris was called, Deput ...

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Ministry rolls out National Mathematics Policy

BY INGRID BROWN Associate  THE Ministry of Education is in the roll-out phase of a National Mathematics Policy to improve how the subject is taught in schools in light of low exam performances at both the primary and secondary levels. The policy will seek to improve teacher and teaching quality, provide additional support for struggling students and increase access to resources. In the first year the progra ...

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Over 60 RBC workers meet with union on dismissals

PHILIPSBURG--More than sixty RBC staffers met with the Union for Insurances and Banks BEBA on Wednesday evening to discuss the move by RBC to dismiss thirteen workers via a conference call on Tuesday. The 13 staffers have until the end of the month to work. Among the workers’ concerns are the packages being offered by the bank. BEBA St. Maarten representative Debby Richardson and board member Adrie Williams ...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean upgrades ABM machines

CIBC FirstCaribbean is refurbishing and upgrading its instant teller (ABM) machines throughout the Caribbean. Recently, two instant teller machines at the bank’s Bridge Street Branch were refreshed as part of this project. The newly-installed instant teller machines now feature a more reliable ABM service as well as an enhanced overall appearance, with the installation of branded informational ABM surrounds ...

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Designer leaves Vuitton to float own brand

PARIS-- Marc Jacobs, the star designer who turned Louis Vuitton from a staid luggage-maker into the world's biggest luxury brand, is leaving to take his own label public, a source close to the French company's parent, LVMH, said on Wednesday. The move follows a series of leadership changes at Louis Vuitton, LVMH's biggest source of profit and revenue, aimed at helping the brand regain some of its lost prest ...

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