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3.8 Earthquake felt across country

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM):--- The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten (MDS) reports that there was a 3,8 magnitude earthquake 19 kilometers/12 miles East north east of the country.

The earthquake occurred around 6.28pm, and occurred at a depth of 34.6 kilometers, according to information received from the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Public Service Center to continue to improve existing products and services in 2015 and 2016

Public Service Center to continue to improve existing products and services in 2015 and 2016

PHILIPSBURG:----The Public Service Center (PSC) in Simpson Bay has become an essential focal point for a ‘one stop shop’ for various services rendered by the Government of Sint Maarten. The aforementioned was established as a pilot project out of the necessity to improve services to the public and will be replicated in the New Government Building when that opens.
Government has established a Department of Public Services of which public services are delivered to the community,...

SXM to Say Bon Voyage to Holland-Bound Students Sunday

SXM to Say Bon Voyage to Holland-Bound Students Sunday

SIMPSON BAY:----For the fourth consecutive year, the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, in collaboration with Domino’s Pizza, will be saying “Bon Voyage” to about 30 students who will be departing the island Sunday, August 2, 2015, to further their studies in The Netherlands.
Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs, Minister of Education, Sports, Culture & Youth Affairs Rita Bourne-Gumbs, and SXM Airport’s Managing Director Regina LaBega will all address the students before ...

STA makes Clarity on what is happening with travel partners.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The members of the Supervisory Council of the St. Maarten Tourism Authority (STA), would like to clarify what is and what is not happening with the STA, especially in light of the many comments pouring in from overseas travel partners over the lack of tourism prom...

Hoeve & Rogers Attorneys at Law says local touch and excellent understanding of market and clients gives them an edge

Hoeve & Rogers Attorneys at Law says local touch and excellent understanding of market and clients gives them an edge

COLE BAY:---- Sint Maarten has a new law firm as of July 2nd, 2015 at 57, Welfare Road in Cole Bay, but the individuals behind Hoeve & Rogers Attorneys at Law have been practicing law for a combined 24 years, and are well known throughout the community and surrounding islands...

Prosecution dismissed the inappropriate touching complaint filed against Richard Gibson Sr. citing lack of sufficient evidence ---- Case for signing for a Dominicano residing on the French side still under investigation

Where is the TODAY Newspaper Reports on these cases?

PHILIPSBURG:--- The prosecutor’s office has decided to dismiss one of the cases filed against the owner of the Today Newspaper and lawyer Richard Gibson Sr. who was accused by a teenager for touching her inappropriately while sh...

5th Anniversary of FOD Month at SXM Airport a Success

5th Anniversary of FOD Month at SXM Airport a Success

Winair wins “FOD Boss Award”

 

SIMPSON BAY:----The Foreign Object Debris (FOD) prevention awareness at Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, has continued in July with debris-removal walks, and inspections.
The FOD Awareness Month at SXM Airport is observed annually in J...

UP MP Lake commends corporate partners for coming to the aid of St. Peters resident

UP MP Lake commends corporate partners for coming to the aid of St. Peters resident

ST. PETERS:---  United People’s (UP) Party Member of Parliament (MP) MauriceLake is coordinating assistance in the area of social and health for St. Peters resident Vincent Gumbs.

Gumbs lives in a one bedroom section of his home with his son. Hurricane Gonzalo in October 2014...

MP Maurice Lake dimisses fall of government.

MP Maurice Lake dimisses fall of government.

UP MP Lake says too much gossip destabilizing country, not enough on building the nation

GREAT BAY:--- United People’s (UP) Party Member of Parliament (MP) MauriceLake said on Wednesday that Government, its workers and civil society are constantly being distracted while investors ...

How Credible is MP Leona Marlin? Problems brewing in Government.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Leona Marlin Romeo in a radio interview on Tuesday said that the current coalition government is in-tact and that she is not part of any complot to break the UPP/De Weever/LMR/USP coalition government. After listening to the radio interview th...

EXCLUSIVE: Candidate for Labor Ministry Found ---- Former Policy Advisor and Mediator Contacted ---- Reliable Sources.

EXCLUSIVE: Candidate for Labor Ministry Found ---- Former Policy Advisor and Mediator Contacted ---- Reliable Sources.

PHILIPSBURG:--- SMN News has been reliably informed that the second Minister to complete the executive branch of government has been found. SMN News has been reliably informed that a candidate for the Ministry of Labor has been found. According to information provided to SMN News...

 

compte-rendu conseil exécutif du 23 juillet 2015

Le conseil exécutif de la collectivité de Saint-Martin s’est réuni en séance plénière, le jeudi 23 juillet 2015. Parmi les décisions majeures de ce dernier conseil de la saison, les élus ont choisi d’octroyer une aide aux agriculteurs victimes de la ...

Sargasses : nettoyage de la baie de Cul-de-Sac

La Collectivité, via la société SDL (Soc. Dormoy Lewis), a entrepris le nettoyage de la baie de Cul-de-Sac, un des lieux les plus encombrés d’algues sargasses. Ce travail a débuté samedi dernier, et s’achèvera le mercredi 29 juillet prochain. Le stoc...

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ST. MARTIN PEOPLE’S LIVES MATTER TOO

‘Help keep their properties among themselves’.
This is an open – but very necessary and urgent appeal - to all St. Martin political leaders, including Prime-minister Marcel Gumbs, President Aline Hanson, Members of Parliament, Members of the Collectiv...

Art Will Save, Build, and Nourish Our Lives But We Need a Space for it to be Developed

Dear Editor,
Usually I tend to focus my thoughts, and by extension my words, on matters that deal with the environment; on the conservation of our natural resources and the need for us, as a Small Island Developing State, to develop sustainably. But s...

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