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St. Maarten wants to buy UTS Eastern Caribbean

St. Maarten wants to buy UTS Eastern Caribbean

St. Maarten wil UTS Eastern Caribbean kopen


Minister Richardson geeft, als vertegenwoordiging van de aandeelhouder St. Maarten in UTS aan dat de regering van St. Maarten de aandelen van UTS Eastern Caribbean wenst te kopen. Volgens de Minister is dit geen nieuw plan en heeft dit voornemen geen enkel verband met de recente mededelingen van UTS en de regering van Curacao om een strategisch partnership aan te gaan met regionale- of internationale spelers. Als St. Maarten vragen w...

Academy Celebrates Black History Month

Academy Celebrates Black History Month

CUL DE SAC:--- St. Maarten Academy on Friday celebrated Black History Month with an Art Exhibition as well as a cultural programme, the latter organized by the school's Student Government Association (SGA).
The Black History Month programme created a platform for an array of talent from the student population. Friday's cultural celebrations, which started at 11:30am and ended at 1:30pm, showcased exciting performances from girl band Supral JADS belting out Bruno Mars's "Today ...

 St. Eustatius  Island Governor Reported To Public Prosecutor

St. Eustatius Island Governor Reported To Public Prosecutor

St. Eustatius:--- The Island Governor of St. Eustatius has been reported to the Public Prosecutor for his order to illegally demolish the first protected monument of the island. The legal offenses are now being investigated by the office of the Public Prosecutor of the Caribbean Netherlands (Bonaire, St. Eustatius, Saba). The case was filed by the St. Eustatius Monuments Foundation.

The demolished building was one of the last of less than a handful of remaining large wooden re...

Suspect arrested for the possession of cocaine

Suspect arrested for the possession of cocaine

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday February 25th at approximately 01.35 a.m. during a routine control by police of a SUV, which was parked on the beach close to La Bamba, one suspect was arrested for drugs possession. The police approached this vehicle in which two unknown men were sit...

Application period for Carnival vending starts Monday March 2

GREAT BAY(DCOMM):--- The Department of Economic Licenses announces that persons interested in vending food, beverages, helium balloons and other typical items associated with Carnival, can now apply for these licenses at the aforementioned department located on Zoutsteeg 3, Phili...

Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Relations to Meet about formulation of questions for Kingdom Council of State

PHILIPSBURG:---The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Relations of Parliament will meet in session on March 2.

The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Relations meeting is set for Monday at 10.00am in the General Assembly Cham...

Lowlands/Colebay Patchwork Scheduled To Begin March 1st

PHILIPSBURG:---- Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (VROMI) conducted an island wide road assessment for scheduled patchworks, which will commence on Sunday in the Lowlands/Colebay area and continue throughout the other districts from ...

February celebration reaches high point with 24th annual Black History Lecture on Saturday

February celebration reaches high point with 24th annual Black History Lecture on Saturday

MARIGOT:---The month-long Black History Celebration (BHC) program reaches the highpoint with its 24th annual Lecture at Philipsburg Jubilee Library, on Saturday, February 28, at 8 PM, said organizer Shujah Reiph.
Addressing the lecture theme, "Resisting Against the System," will b...

Netherlands navy ship Zeeland visits St. Maarten on Monday.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Monday the 2nd of March the Royal Netherlands navy ship Zeeland will shortly visit St. Maarten. The Governor of St. Maarten will welcome the ship from Fort Amsterdam.

Traditional salute
At 09:00 am the patrol vessel will perform a sailpast near Fort Amsterdam. The s...

WICSU/PSU to call General Membership Meeting, Election Date will have to change ---William Reed.

WICSU/PSU to call General Membership Meeting, Election Date will have to change ---William Reed.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Secretary of the Windward Island Civil Servant and Private Sector Union (WICSU/PSU William Reed confirmed to SMN News on Thursday that the President of the WICSU/PSU Derie Leonard did resigned. He said Leonard even made an announcement in the newspapers since she ...

MP Lake to look into Expat Ruling. Local professionals need improved incentives

MP Lake to look into Expat Ruling. Local professionals need improved incentives

PHILIPSBURG:---  United People's (UP) Party Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Maurice Lake is preparing to send a letter through the Chairman of Parliament to the Minister of Finance about getting rid of the expat ruling which is costing Government more than half a million guil...

’Positive result of 2014 good basis for execution of measures regarding social funds and governmental companies

’Positive result of 2014 good basis for execution of measures regarding social funds and governmental companies

Willemstad:--- During the first two months of 2015 Curaçao has worked on reducing the deficits in the social funds and the governmental companies. "2014 is expected to close with a positive result. That is a nice performance. 2015 will have to be dedicated to the managing of the ...

 

VKS Target Practice Scheduled for Saturday.

PHILIPSBURG:---The Commander of the Voluntary Corps of Sint Maarten (VKS) hereby announces that the VKS will be having a target practice on Saturday February 28, 2015, from 10 AM - 5 PM at the shooting range, located at Emilio Wilson's Estate.

The gen...

Several of WICSU/PSU Union members wants to know where is the Union’s President Deri Leonard.

Several of WICSU/PSU Union members wants to know where is the Union’s President Deri Leonard.

Leonard was offered Mediator Position at Department of Labor therefore she resigned --- Unconstitutional Election Called.


PHILIPSBURG:--- Several members of the WICSU/PSU union are now asking questions as to where the members of the board disappeared ...

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Interpellation et condamnation des auteurs d'un « simulacre » de vol à main armée

Interpellation et condamnation des auteurs d'un « simulacre » de vol à main armée

Le jeudi 22 janvier 2015 vers 14h30, la gendarmerie est avisée d'un vol à main armée venant d'être commis au préjudice d'un commerce de Quartier d'Orléans. L'employée de ce commerce informe les
gendarmes que deux individus munis d'armes à feu ont déro...

AGAINST BURGLARY, HAVE GOOD HABITS

With over sixty burglaries recorded since the beginning of 2015, the territory of Saint-Martin is
currently recording a significant increase of this phenomenon compared to what is usually observed.
The residential burglaries are the most numerous, part...

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New Harbour Security Contract.

The Daily Herald of February 24, 2015 reports that the HARBOUR Group of Companies intends to pay security company CHECKMATE US$ 2.2 million more in 2015 than they got for their services in 2014. Just around election time last year, CHECKMATE was sold...

Protect our Beaches now!

Protect our Beaches now!

Dear Editor,

For years now Sint Maarten's residents and many visitor have been voicing their concerns about the lack of access to, parking areas at and space for simple recreation and relaxation on our beaches. This in itself is an unbelievable situat...

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