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Appeals Court Rules that Masbangu Case must be retried --- Kamps Confirmed.

Appeals Court Rules that Masbangu Case must be retried --- Kamps Confirmed.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Court of Appeals has rendered its verdict on Tuesday ordering the Prosecutor's Office to conduct a complete retrial of the Masbangu (VOTE BUYING CASE). Press Prosecutor Tineke Kamps confirmed that the verdict was issued on Tuesday afternoon.
Kamps said although the case does not fall under her jurisdiction but that of the Solicitor General Taco Stein she understands that the court ruled that the verdict issued by the Court of First Instance was not correct ...

Prosecutor’s Office Refused to Divulge information on Isidora Murder Investigation.

Prosecutor’s Office Refused to Divulge information on Isidora Murder Investigation.

PHILIPSBURG: --- The prosecutor's office along with the Landsrecherche have remained extremely tightlipped on the murder investigation involving officer Rishmer York who shot Akeem Isidora in Happy Estate Belvedere on the night of March 4th 2015 with his service revolver. On Tuesday reporters from almost all news agencies on St. Maarten asked press prosecutor Tineke Kamps for an update on the ongoing investigation since they already named Officer York a suspect. However, pres...

KPSM and Prosecution collected Naf.14, 351.22 in fines --- Six placed in pretrial detention.

KPSM and Prosecution collected Naf.14, 351.22 in fines --- Six placed in pretrial detention.

More Improvements needed with bands, parents warned to take control of minor children.


PHILIPSBURG: --- The Police Department along with the prosecution on St. Maarten said that the 2015 Carnival festivities which concluded on Monday was a successful carnival season, however, the head of the traffic department Benjamin Gout said that (truck drivers) need to comply with the requirements in order to make the carnival parades much smoother. Gout said that despite the rigorous ins...

Tzu Chi raising funds for persons affected by Nepal quake

Tzu Chi raising funds for persons affected by Nepal quake

PHILIPSBURG:---- The St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation is raising funds to assist persons affected by the devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that wreaked havoc when it hit Nepal on Saturday, April 25.

Local Tzu Chi Commissioner Sandra Cheung said in a press release issued on Tuesda...

Business Outreach & Placement Program preparation in full force - Online registration now possible; Students with temporary residency now eligible to participate

Great Bay:--- The Department of Youth Affairs has announced the start of the application period for the annual Business Outreach and Placement Program (BOPP) 2015.

The BOPP, coordinated by the Department of Youth Affairs, is dedicated to placing pre-exam and exam students, aged 16...

Chamber of Commerce launches toll free number

PHILIPSBURG:--- The St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) enhanced its accessibility to the general public on Thursday with the launch of their new toll free number. Clients can now contact the Chamber for free via: 1-844-SXM-C0CI
(1-844-796-2024)

Chamber President ...

Port St. Maarten participates in Regional Conference on Challenges and Future Trends for Caribbean Ports

Port St. Maarten participates in Regional Conference on Challenges and Future Trends for Caribbean Ports

POINT BLANCHE:--- Port St. Maarten – Port St. Maarten management officials were in Aruba from May 1-2 attending a Regional 2-day Conference and Workshop held under the theme "Challenges and Future Trends for Caribbean Ports."
The aforementioned was hosted by the Government of Arub...

SMMC adds new Medical Specialty

SMMC adds new Medical Specialty

Cayhill:---  The St. Maarten Medical Center has expanded its medical services with the addition of a new medical specialty, Nephrology.
Beginning May 4th, the hospital will have a full time Nephrologist in its employ. Dr. María Teresa Gil González comes to the institution wit...

Police Still Requesting Assitance from Public to Identify Corpse.

Police Still Requesting Assitance from Public to Identify Corpse.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Police Department is still requesting assistance from the public to help identify the body of an unknown person which was located on May 1st 2025 in the Dawn Beach area. The gender of body in question and the cause of death could not be determined due the adva...

St. Maarten Zoo Honors Previous Board Members for More than 20 Years of Dedication

St. Maarten Zoo Honors Previous Board Members for More than 20 Years of Dedication

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Board of the St. Maarten Zoo Foundation expressed its appreciation for the previous Board members, now resigned, at Taloula Mango's on the Boardwalk.

President of the "new" Board, Amy Arrindell expressed how valuable the board members have been to the establish...

Ari Sutton and Nicole De Weever honored with Spirit Award at Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, D.C.

Ari Sutton and Nicole De Weever honored with Spirit Award at Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, D.C.

Students from Art Saves Lives Foundation and Generation New Status participate in Service in Washington D.C.


Washington D.C.— The Metropolitan AME Church honored Visionary and Founder, Nicole C. De Weever and Ari Sutton, Project Manager and Secretary, both of Art Saves Lives Found...

 

Résultats du week end ASCSM.

Résultats du week end ASCSM.

Ce week end, plusieurs athlètes de l'Avenir Sportof Club de Sant-Martin ont participé à des compétitions dans les îles soeurs, et pour certains des records personnels ont été battus.
A commencer par Anthony Seguin, champion de la Guadeloupe 2014 du 10...

Agression de la Présidente

Agression de la Présidente

MARIGOT:--- La Présidente de la Collectivité Aline Hanson a été victime d'une agression vendredi matin. Un individu l'attendait sur sa place de parking, en possession d'une arme blanche, et s'en est pris à son intégrité physique. L'intervention de la...

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No Democratization without Decolonization

In case you haven't heard, there are university students protesting on the streets of Amsterdam. They are irate at what they consider the authoritarian and deceitful attitude of the board of directors of the University of Amsterdam! They claim that t...

An Ecological Solution to Our Environmental Disaster

It is nine in the morning and a purple dawn is rising with difficulty in the east while a strong ice-wind is blowing over the cold North Sea to the west. It is February 2008 and I am standing with fifty of my fellow Master students at the Volgermeer ...

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