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18-year old schoolgirl arrested.

18-year old schoolgirl arrested.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday, March 23rd 2015, an 18-year old schoolgirl reported herself at the police station in Philipsburg. She claimed she wanted to apologize to a 14-year old schoolgirl whom she fought with shortly before. At that time police officers had no information about the fight this girl was talking about because there were no reports of the incident. Because it is not possible for the police to arrest someone without charges being pressed against them, the young g...

Possible shooting ( Zagersgut Road/Tassel Road)

Possible shooting ( Zagersgut Road/Tassel Road)

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Saturday March 28th 2015 at about 9.30 p.m. a report came into the Police Central Dispatch of a possible shooting which took place on the corner of Zagersgut road and Tassel road in Cul-de-Sac
The forensic department went to the scene and collected evidence for the investigation. In the meanwhile Detectives spoke to potential witnesses, because, it is still unclear what took place and why. According to the information that came in the shooting took place aft...

Chamber of Commerce meets with Integrity Chamber Representatives

Chamber of Commerce meets with Integrity Chamber Representatives

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Thursday, March 19th, 2015 President of the Chamber of Commerce President Peggy Ann Brandon met with the Quarter maker of the Integrity Chamber, Mr. Richard Begina and Mr. Marc Arnold Department head of the Department of Interior and Kingdom affairs. Parties exchanged views on how an integrity chamber established could successfully function and duly support our community. Parties underscored the importance of good communication between entities and the busi...

Ten Seat Majority lacks Quorum for Central Committee Meeting.

Three MPs Supporting Government Off island --- Opposition did not sign in.


PHILIPSBURG:--- The Central Committee meeting called on Monday to discuss the draft ordinance to establish the Integrity Chamber could not be held on Monday since three of the ten Members of Parliament supp...

Prime Minister Gumbs inspects Fire Fighters

Prime Minister Gumbs inspects Fire Fighters

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Friday, March 27, Prime Minister Hon. Marcel Gumbs and Fire Chief Clive Richardson reviewed the uniform troops of firefighters who stood outside Government Headquarters in Philipsburg.
The review of the uniformed officers was part of Firemen's Week that conclude...

Library and Rotaract host Easter egg hunt on April 4th

Library and Rotaract host Easter egg hunt on April 4th

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Saturday, the 4th of April, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library will be hosting its grand annual Easter egg hunt, in collaboration with the Rotaract Club of St. Maarten Sunrise. The event, which is for children aged 4-10 years old, will take place at the library fr...

Civil Servants take the Oath

Civil Servants take the Oath

PHILIPSBURG:---  Honorable Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs has stated that as part of the integrity process for the government structure of the country, one aspect would be that all civil servants should have taken the oath when they were employed.

Civil servants who were not swo...

Will Rollocks Marketing Deal go through or is  he also through the door?

Will Rollocks Marketing Deal go through or is he also through the door?

UPP Leader bit off more than he could chew --- political pundits.


PHILIPSBURG:--- With the political shambles within the United Peoples Party several persons such as Minister of TEATT Claret Connor and UPP candidate Julian Rollocks do not know what tomorrow will bring for them. Cu...

Agreement to build American Care Center Almost Complete

Agreement to build American Care Center Almost Complete

American Care Clinic plans to work closely with SMMC and SZV


PHILIPSBURG:--- The group of American doctors that are representing Dr. Samuel Hess and the Wathey family will soon finalize their agreement to construct an American Care Clinic in Simpson Bay which would cater mainly to...

Dennis: Arrogance, ineffective presence does not justify denigrating local law agencies

Dennis: Arrogance, ineffective presence does not justify denigrating local law agencies

PHILIPSBURG:--- St. Maarten's Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson on Friday said he stood fully behind the position of the police union NAPB with regards to the involvement of others in St. Maarten's justice chain who has tried to "justify their own ineffective presence" and "u...

Minister TEATT Connor Meets with American Airlines, Delta and JetBlue regarding Airlift to the Country

Minister TEATT Connor Meets with American Airlines, Delta and JetBlue regarding Airlift to the Country

PHILIPSBURG:--- Honorable Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Claret Connor while attending the Seatrade Cruise Conference in Miami, Honorable Minister Claret Connor also took the opportunity while in the United States to meet ...

 

World Oral Health Day Activity a Success. Seniors make use of free dental check-up

World Oral Health Day Activity a Success. Seniors make use of free dental check-up

GREAT BAY (DCOMM)--- The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) department Collective Prevention Services (CPS), says the World Oral Health Day held on March 20 was a success.

32 senior citizens made use of the free de...

SER and USM joint research on remigration to Sint Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG--The Social Economic Council (SER) Sint Maarten and the University of St. Martin (USM) are presently conducting a joint research, focusing on why some graduates from secondary school in Sint Maarten return and others do not. Many of us ar...

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Des artistes Américains à L’Artocarpe! Du

Du 21 au 29 mars 2014 une semaine d'échanges autour des pratiques artistiques aura lieu entre deux structures: la Diaspora Vibe Cultural Art Incubator (DVCAI), fondée par la
Jamaïcaine Rosie Gordon Wallace, basée à Miami et L'Artocarpe, structure d'ar...

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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It’s Time for Us to Build Our Nation Not Tear it Down!

Dear Editor/Publisher,

"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it." This powerful quote has been attributed to Albert Einstein and forms the basis for my le...

RBC bank account trouble (money missing)

My Name is Jean Marie NGORE TRAORE, I have an US $ RBC bank account with an ATM card from RBC.
My first complaint was because, all the file received from the bank were in euros, I said, I had not an euro account in your bank. The mistake was changes a...

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