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Oct 02nd
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Government of St. Maarten Responds to PWC Report.

Government of St. Maarten Responds to PWC Report.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The task ahead for St. Maarten is daunting said Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams when addressing the media on Wednesday during the Council of Ministers weekly press briefing. She said St. Maarten will do what is necessary to implement the recommendations given in the PWC integrity report which the Kingdom Council mandated the Governor of St. Maarten to conduct. She said that the current government established the priorities that they had intended to tackle...

PJIAE Workers Demanding that PJIAE sit around the table to Negotiate CLA.

PJIAE Workers Demanding that PJIAE sit around the table to Negotiate CLA.

Management says workers benefits too costly for PJIAE to pay.

AIRPORT:--- Workers working in the security, screening, administration and maintenance departments of the Princess Juliana International Airport met with their union representative Wednesday night at the WIFOL building to discuss the strategies they will use to get the management of PJIAE around the table to discuss and sign off on the Collective Labor Agreement (CLA) for their members. The workers are represented b...

Lady suffers minor injuries during accident.

Lady suffers minor injuries during accident.

BUSH ROAD:--- On Tuesday September 30th, 2014 at approximately 2:50pm police patrols, police traffic department personnel and paramedics were sent to Le Grand Marche on Bush Road to investigate a traffic accident in which a lady suffered minor injuries. On the scene the investigating officers spoke to the owner of the vehicle with license plate P-7380 that was involved in this accident. He stated that his 11 year old son was in possession of the car keys while he was busy loa...

Minister of Kingdom Relations tells Second Chamber that he intends to take measures against St. Maarten.

Motion Presented to Continue the Masbangu Investigation

THE HAGUE, Netherlands:--- The Minister of Kingdom Relations and Interior Affairs Ronald Plasterk told the second chamber on Wednesday that he has taken the decision to make some proposals to the Kingdom Council that he inten...

Minister of TEATT Broadens Casino License Policy – PM.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams confirmed on Wednesday when she was asked if the current caretaker government made changes to the casino license policy in order to grant three more stand-alone casino licenses. Wescot Williams told reporters she did hear somet...

Minister de Weever Attended Council of Ministers Meeting on Tuesday --- Ministry fully functional.

No political talks took place

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Health, Labor and Social Affairs Cornelius de Weever attended the Council of Ministers meeting on Tuesday, confirmed Prime Minister of St. Maarten Sarah Wescot Williams. The Prime Minister said the Ministry of Labor, Health...

"Congratulations with what on this International Day?"

All the official declarations from government officials in Sint Maarten on this International Day of Older Persons do not really address the theme of this year proposed by the United Nations: "Leaving No One Behind: Promoting a Society for All".

"We cannot afford to leave behind h...

Ministry VROMI Announces Road Closure Section of Front Street.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), hereby announces that there will be interruption to the traffic flow at a section of Front Street for two days starting October 3rd.

The interruption to the road traff...

"Stop, Drop & Go!": A safer Sint Maarten starts with you!

PHILIPSBURG:--- Lately the media has been reporting about how busy Police and Public Prosecutors are on the Dutch side as well as on the French side of the island, with numerous violent armed robberies and deadly shootings on our 'Friendly Island'. These criminal activities show ...

World Animal Fun Day @ SXM ZOO.

World Animal Fun Day @ SXM ZOO.

GREAT BAY:--- In celebration of World Animal Day, St Maarten Zoo will be hosting a Family Fun Day this coming Saturday 4th October, 2014. This Fun event is scheduled to start at 9am and ends at 5pm.

Come out and enjoy numerous rides, bouncers, face-painting and games all brought t...

Mobile Health Services Bus Has Arrived.

Mobile Health Services Bus Has Arrived.

PHILIPSBURG:--- "We are proud to announce that St. Maarten's Mobile Health Services Bus has arrived bringing us one step closer to a healthier St. Maarten through increased access to health care services. Preventative care is highly important for managing the health of the people...


Nature Foundation Conducted Bi-Annual Tests at Beaches and Ponds.

Nature Foundation Conducted Bi-Annual Tests at Beaches and Ponds.

Belair Pond, Great Salt Pond Faced with Challenges Regarding Salinity and Oxygen Levels

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Nature Foundation carried out its bi-annual water quality tests on the 28th, 29th and 30th of September at seven sites surrounding St. Maarten....

Début du communiqué, Gendarmerie.

sécurité (casque) et les personnes conduisant sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique, étaient menées les samedi 27 et dimanche 28 septembre 2014, de 10h00 à 12h00 et de 03h00 à 06h00, par la compagnie de gendarmerie départementale de Saint-Martin et Sain...

Sénatoriales: déclaration de Daniel GIBBS

Bonjour à tous,
Vous trouverez ci-dessous, la déclaration de Daniel GIBBS après le vote des sénatoriales.
Restant à votre disposition,
Bonne journée

Déclaration de M. Daniel GIBBS,
Député de Saint-Barthélemy et Saint-Martin
Président de l'Union pour la...

Are we Fishing yet?

Dear Editor,

"When I left , it was late. I was burdened by a tremendous sadness. I understand Florence's predicament well. All the peri-Independent generation shared a common vision of a better life. Unfortunately, too many of us had translated this i...

THE HORSE HAS LEFT THE BARN; Formation of government has only now started.

St. Maarten facing situation where 15 elected parliamentarians realize any eight can form the government; party leaders and political parties are irrelevant. It is possible that any eight MP's can form a government without any party leader

The elector...


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