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Ministers Lake, Richardson and other stakeholder’s wrap-up tourist directional signs project.

Ministers Lake, Richardson and other stakeholder’s wrap-up tourist directional signs project.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake and Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications Hon. Ted Richardson along with representatives of the St. Maarten Timeshare Association (SMTA) and St. Maarten Harbour Group of Companies, on Tuesday wrapped-up the tourist directional signs project.

The brief ceremony took place at the Cay Hill round-a-bout in...

TelEm Group supports spiritually uplifting program for prison inmates.

TelEm Group supports spiritually uplifting program for prison inmates.

POND ISLAND:--- TelEm Group is lending is support to a unique program at the House of Detention in Point Blanche where spiritual music will play a key role in rehabilitating inmates shut up inside.
The program is called Lyrics Behind Bars, and it is the brainchild of fellow inmates Alesco Violenus, 25, and Joel Panton aged 28.

Both were deeply involved in music before they took a wrong path in their lives, and when they became involved with the prison's Faith Minis...

Ambulance Department participates in disaster management training course.

Ambulance Department participates in disaster management training course.

GREAT BAY:--- In an effort to enhance the knowledge and skills in disaster management in general and specific as it relates to command and control; safety; communication; assessment; triage; treatment and transport the Ambulance Department recently concluded an operational training in disaster management.
"We must stay proactive and keep training, disasters can happen at any moment and we must be prepared and cannot afford to be complacent," said Minister of Publi...

Pray for Righteous Leaders in Government.

Sint Maarten needs leaders of integrity in parliament and in government.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The election is over and the people have spoken with their votes. Three of the four parties elected have decided to form a coalition government. During the campaigning and on elec...

World Alzheimer Report 2014 Reveals Persuasive Evidence For Dementia Risk Reduction.

Dementia risk for populations can be modified through tobacco control and better prevention, detection and control of hypertension and diabetes.

LONDON, United Kingdom:--- The World Alzheimer Report 2014 'Dementia and Risk Reduction: An analysis of protective and modi...

WBA Ladies Basketball Championship Team & Individual Player Registration.

Ladies Basketball Championship Team & Player Registration Now Open

PHILIPSBURG:--- Registration is now open for teams and individual players in the upcoming Walichi Basketball Association's Ladies Basketball Championship (LBC) inaugural 2014-2015 basketball season...

TelEm Group helping youngsters realize their steel pan dreams.

TelEm Group helping youngsters realize their steel pan dreams.

POND ISLAND:--- TelEm Group has taken its support of youth in the St. Maarten community literally "off Island" with sponsorships towards a dream trip to Augusta Georgia in the USA, for a group of talented steel pan players.
The youngsters are all members of the Ebony ...

Photo, Drawing and Writing Competition for 7-12 Year Olds.

Photo, Drawing and Writing Competition for 7-12 Year Olds.

Seagrape Tours in conjunction with The St Maarten Nature Foundation has launched the Birds of St Maarten Competition to introduce the Birds of St Maarten Identification Card which is available for free at The Nature Foundation.
This week all primary schools on the Dut...

Commemorating International Peace Day September 21, 2014.

Commemorating International Peace Day September 21, 2014.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On the occasion of the International Peace Day September 21 2014, a couple of events will be hosted in Sint Maarten/St. Martin. These events will include a Symposium on Friday September 19, 2014 from 9:00 – 12:00PM at the University of St. Martin; and...

WICSU Calling on Prison Director to do Honorable thing and Resign --- Situation at Pointe Blanche Prison is Serious.

WICSU Calling on Prison Director to do Honorable thing and Resign --- Situation at Pointe Blanche Prison is Serious.

Minister of Justice is a Diplomat, instead sanctioning Prison Director he covered up for him

PHILIPSBURG:--- A number of prison guards working at the Pointe Blanche Prison showed up at the office of their union representatives the Windward Islands Civil Servant Union ...

Young Man Gunned Down in Cay Bay Sunday Night. (UPDATED)

Young Man Gunned Down in Cay Bay Sunday Night. (UPDATED)

CAPE BAY:--- The detectives working at KPSM now have their seventh murder investigation for the year 2014. According to information provided to SMN News late Sunday night, a young man identified as Emilien Kruythoff (26) that is well known to police was gunned d...

St. Maarten’s Dilemma - An Incompetent Prosecutor’s Office with an Alleged Corrupt Solicitor General.

Integrity Report delivered to the Kingdom Council says it all

PHILIPSBURG:--- It has been about two weeks now since the Governor of St. Maarten delivered the Integrity Report that was compiled after the Kingdom Council mandated Governor Eugene Holiday to conduct an In...

 

Central Committee to Meet Thursday about Bureau Intellectual Property.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Central Committee of Parliament will meet on September 18th.
The Committee meeting is set for Thursday at 10:00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Philipsburg.

The agenda point is ...

HMF et L’équipe de création du spectacle "Forget the Popcorn" organisaient dimanche dernier des auditions.

HMF et L’équipe de création du spectacle

HMF et L'équipe de création du spectacle Forget the Popcorn organisaient dimanche dernier des auditions.
Avec à la Direction artistique du futur spectacle les deux artistes membres de HeadMade Factory, Peggy OULERICH chorégraphe et Hans MINNAERT mette...

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les personnes conduisant sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique, était menée le dimanche 24 août 2014 de 03h00 à 06h00 par la compagnie de gendarmerie départementale de Saint-M...

They Have a Right.

Dear Mr. Editor:

If we truly want to make St. Maarten a better place for our children and grandchildren, letters to the Herald's Editor like the one in Sept 11th's edition under the caption "They have a right to" should become a thing of ...

How to Actualize Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's "21st Century Security Concept" By Dr. David Leffler

How to Actualize Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi's

Huang Jin Bianji reports in his insightful and well written People's Daily article "Chinese FM calls for new security concept to ensure lasting peace in Asia" that "Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for a security concept for the 2...

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