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Minister Hassink made his position Available to UPP --- Former CFT member Richard Gibson Sr. may fill position if he is fully exonerated from the two charges that was filed against him.

Minister Hassink made his position Available to UPP --- Former CFT member Richard Gibson Sr. may fill position if he is fully exonerated from the two charges that was filed against him.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Well placed information reaching SMN News states that Minister of Finance Maarten Hassink has sent an email to the leader of the United Peoples Party Theodore Heyliger informing him that he has taken the decision to make his position as Minister of Finance available to the UPP. It is further understood that after Minister Hassink email to the UPP leader a coalition meeting was held at the Parliament Building Monday afternoon and MP Maurice Lake did not attend ...

SCDF Director Michael Granger trying to force booth holders to sign contract and monopolizing the purchase of Alcoholic Beverages.

SCDF Director Michael Granger trying to force booth holders to sign contract and monopolizing the purchase of Alcoholic Beverages.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Self-appointed director of the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) Michael Granger who denied when contacted by SMN News in June 2015 if he had changed the articles of incorporation to appoint himself as director and will earn a sizeable salary is now dictating and threatening booth holders. When SMN News published the article that Granger had changed the articles of incorporation and asked him if he was the one that will take on the post he cre...

DP Faction along with NA calls for urgent meeting to discuss Waste to Management Plant.

DP Faction along with NA calls for urgent meeting to discuss Waste to Management Plant.

DP Faction plans to take back draft timeshare legislation and move forward with them in Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The leader of the Democratic Party and Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot Williams told reporters on Tuesday that she has several concerns with the current government, one being the status of the Waste to Management Plant. Wescot Williams said that based on the statements made by GEBE utility company whom she said stated that such a project is too expensive for th...

Port St. Maarten Management Updates Down Street Business and Community Council Association about Walter Plantz Square

Port St. Maarten Management Updates Down Street Business and Community Council Association about Walter Plantz Square

POINTE BLANCHE:---- Port St. Maarten Management Team led by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark Mingo recently met with the Down Street Business and Community Council Association (DSBCCA) headed by Godfried Richardson to discuss the Walter Plantz Square Cruise Heritage Development...

Operational and Forensic Audit to start at GEBE --- Shareholder, Supervisory Board and Managing Board approved the decision to start the Forensic Audit.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The shareholder representative (government) the Supervisory board and management board of GEBE approved the operational and forensic audit government want to conduct at the GEBE.
Based on the articles of incorporation the various boards had to agree and approve the...

NAGICO Donates EC$75, 000 in Relief fund to Victims of Tropical Storm Erika

NAGICO Donates EC$75, 000 in Relief fund to Victims of Tropical Storm Erika

DOMINICA:--- NAGICO Insurances has donated EC75 000 to the Dominica Social Welfare Committee to assist in the relief efforts following the catastrophic passing of Tropical Storm Erika last week, which left over 30 people dead, several injured and scores of families homeless.
In a ...

Minister of Tourism Connor congratulates daughter of the soil publisher Latoya Lake.

Minister of Tourism Connor congratulates daughter of the soil publisher Latoya Lake.

PHILIPSBURG:---  Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications Hon. Claret Connor, presented “daughter of the soil” local author Latoya Lake with a token of accomplishment at the official book launch of “It’s like Déjà vu with You,” on Friday last...

Proposed Candidate for Minister Allegedly Failed Screening --- What is the criteria for candidacy?

Proposed Candidate for Minister Allegedly Failed Screening --- What is the criteria for candidacy?

PHILIPSBURG: --- SMN News has learnt that one of the candidates that were proposed to take up one of the vacant Ministerial post has failed the screening. According to information SMN News received it states that former policy advisor and Labor Mediator Raphael Boasman failed the...

Curacao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes Resigns on Monday --- Lack of Support from his Political Party.

Curacao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes Resigns on Monday --- Lack of Support from his Political Party.

WILLEMSTAD/St. Maarten: --- Curacao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes tendered his resignation on Monday citing lack of support from his political party. Asjes was sworn in on June 7th 2013 by acting governor Adele van der Pluijm-Vrede.
Shortly before Asjes resigned the members of his fac...

Port St. Maarten receives its Mobile Gottwald Crane Largest in the North Eastern Caribbean.

Port St. Maarten receives its Mobile Gottwald Crane Largest in the North Eastern Caribbean.

POINTE BLANCHE:---  On Sunday afternoon in a small ceremony that included Port St. Maarten Supervisory Board members, representatives of RBC Bank, and port management officials and staff, witnessed the transfer of several pieces of the newly acquired Terex Gottwald Model 6 C...

UP MP Lake says Start of New Parliamentary Year is Opportunity to Move Country Forward by Executing Priority Projects

UP MP Lake says Start of New Parliamentary Year is Opportunity to Move Country Forward by Executing Priority Projects

PHILIPSBURG:---- United People’s (UP) Party Member of Parliament (MP) Maurice Lake says with the new parliamentary year is about to start next month and he would like to see the country moving forward with the execution of priority projects, adding that this is an opportunity.

“Fi...

 

Collectivité Dévoilement des plaques nominatives des écoles

Collectivité Dévoilement des plaques nominatives des écoles

Lundi 31 août 2015, la Collectivité de Saint-Martin a organisé une cérémonie officielle dans dix établissements scolaires du 1er degré, visant à dévoiler les plaques nominatives attestant du nom de chacun de ces établissements. Il s’est agi par cette...

Collectivité Information programme formation professionnelle

La Collectivité de Saint-Martin informe les demandeurs d’emploi que dans le cadre du lancement du Programme Territorial de Formation Professionnelle 2015/2016, deux journées d’information seront organisées selon le calendrier suivant :

- Jeudi 03 sept...

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What is worst Natural Disasters of Attacks from Bandits and Armed Gunmen?

What is worst Natural Disasters of Attacks from Bandits and Armed Gunmen?
It is August 2015. The hurricane season has begun. The first warning of a possible hurricane was issued. The next few days, St Maarten prepares for a possible hurricane. How and...

Rotary Club of St. Maarten Mid Isle presented Dr. Lance Nash with a Paul Harris Fellow. The previous board under the leadership of Immediate Past President (IPP) Wayne Wilkie presented Dr. Nash this recognition for his numerous financial donations towards

“Study the past if you would define the future. In other words, if you want to be able to change the future, you need to learn from your past experiences.” ~ 21st Century Credit Unions Success Through Shared Services, opening speech delivered by Mr. ...

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