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Court Condemns Government in Vorst Estate Purchase --- Government has four days to make payment.

Court Condemns Government in Vorst Estate Purchase --- Government has four days to make payment.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Court of First Instance hit the Government of St. Maarten another slap on Thursday when they ruled against the Government in the Vorst Court Case.
The judge ordered the Vorst family to transfer the property to government within four days, the Government of St. Maarten is ordered to cooperate with the family so that the transfer takes place, while government has to also pay the initial (down payment) of 3 million USD to the Vorst family within four days. Whi...

Inspectorate investigating death of One Year Old at SMMC.

Inspectorate investigating death of One Year Old at SMMC.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Inspectorate of Health Dr. Earl Best is busy investigating the death of a one year old baby who died at the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) early Wednesday morning.
According to information reaching SMN News, the infant's mother is a nurse at SMMC and she took her child to the medical institution sometime during the night on Tuesday when she noticed her child was suffering from a severe allergy that causes convulsions. SMN News further learnt that when th...

Police Asking Community For Assistance In Murder Investigations.

Police Asking Community For Assistance In Murder Investigations.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Public Prosecutors Office and Police Department in consultation which each other have decided to ask to public for assistance in the form of providing information regarding the recent two deadly shootings on the island. The first incident took place on the Well road on Saturday August 9th, 2014 when the victim F. Mongen was gunned down in his front yard and the second incident took place on Saturday August 16th,2014 when the victim A. J. Maurice a.k.a "Jun...

SXMElections.com Conducting Preliminary Voting Poll.

PHILIPSBURG:--- SXMElection.com would like to inform the General Public about its Preliminary Voting Poll currently being conducting via its website http://www.sxmelections.com . This is the first Online Preliminary Voting Poll of this caliber, a replica of the features to be carri...

Minister Lake Comments on Vorst Cay Hill Property Verdict.

Minister Lake Comments on Vorst Cay Hill Property Verdict.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake says the court ruled in its proceedings on August 21 that the agreement that exist to purchase the Vorst property in Cay Hill remains in place and gover...

Sint Maarten Tourism Authority Foundation Now a Reality for Destination Marketing.

Sint Maarten Tourism Authority Foundation Now a Reality for Destination Marketing.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Hon. Ted Richardson announces that the long overdue Sint Maarten Tourism Authority (STA) is now a reality after the STA Foundation was incorporated on Tuesday, August ...

Minister De Weever meets with COOMEVA Medical Group.

Minister De Weever meets with COOMEVA Medical Group.

GREAT BAY:--- Minister of Public Health Social Development & Labor, Cornelius De Weever met with representatives this week of the COOMEVA Medical Group out of Colombia where the options of Telemedicine, E-Health, visiting specialist and green clinics were discussed.
"I am happ...

HE’S BACK CAMPAIGN CONTINUES WITH ROUND THE ISLAND RIDE.

HE’S BACK CAMPAIGN CONTINUES WITH ROUND THE ISLAND RIDE.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Sunday, August 17th, 2014 at approximately 2:00pm Frankie Meyers, the #3 candidate on the United People Party's slate, Frankie Meyers, was massively joined by supporters, The Caribbean Eagles Club and the SXM Fearless Riders Club on an around the Island ride. A...

MP Johan Leonard Applauds Collection of Weapons by Justice Ministry.

MP Johan Leonard Applauds Collection of Weapons by Justice Ministry.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament, Johan 'Janchi' Leonard welcomes government initiatives to reduce the number of fire-arms circulating in St. Maarten. The measure was announced by the minister of justice and entails the return of weapons in the hands of persons, who are not e...

Local Business Community Urged to Register to Participate in FCCA Conference & Trade Show.

POINT BLANCHE:--- There is less than two weeks left to register using the early bird discount for St. Maarten/St. Martin businesses to have a booth at the 21st Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference & Trade Show from October 6-10.
Booth prices will increase rou...

Minister of Justice and PM thanked those that leaked Integrity Report --- Government Intends to embrace the advice given in the report.

Minister of Justice and PM thanked those that leaked Integrity Report --- Government Intends to embrace the advice given in the report.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams told members of the media on Wednesday during the Council of Ministers weekly press briefing that the Government of St. Maarten (both her and the Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson) would like to thank the person or persons ...

Minister of Justice called on Governors to not execute any orders Issued by the Kingdom Council that are in conflict with the law.

Minister of Justice called on Governors to not execute any orders Issued by the Kingdom Council that are in conflict with the law.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson issued a call on the Governors of Aruba and Curacao to join St. Maarten's fight to stand up against the Kingdom Council and not execute orders given to them that are against the law. The Minister of Justice told reporters on W...

 

Mike Mattia, Recipient of the Summer 2014 Karl Stockhausen Student of the Semester Award at AUC, announces support for Sickle Cell Foundation in collaboration with Black Medical Students Association.

Mike Mattia, Recipient of the Summer 2014 Karl Stockhausen Student of the Semester Award at AUC, announces support for Sickle Cell Foundation in collaboration with Black Medical Students Association.

Pictured are Vivienne Horsford, President of the St. Maarten Sickle Cell Foundation; present but not in the picture Leona Marlin-Romeo, Founder of St. Maarten Sickle Cell Foundation; Deyanna Boston, President of BMSA; Mike Mattia, Summer 2014 Student...

Opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière à Saint-Martin - 19 août 2014.

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les conduites addictives et le port des équipements de sécurité par les conducteurs de roues, était menée le mardi 19 août 2014, de 15h00 à 18h00, par la brigade motorisée ...

Chômage partiel : de nouvelles règles en vigueur au 1er octobre 2014.

demandes d'autorisation administrative préalable de placement en chômage partiel. Les dispositions relatives à la procédure sous forme dématérialisée, qui devaient s'appliquer au plus tard le 1er juillet 2014, ne le seront finalement qu'au 1er octobr...

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Open Government Part II.

Dear Editor,

After the publication of my first article on "Open Government" the topic has caused many responses. Please allow me to continue on the platform of Open Government, and I ask the public to be open minded and decide who they would put their...

Historic Heritage Motions.

Historic Heritage Motions.

Dear Editor,

In February of 2013 Member of Parliament Mr. Frans Richardson called to assure me that he believes in and fully supports the efforts of Sint Maarten Pride Foundation, EPIC and the Emilio Wilson Estate Foundation to safeguard and properly ...

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