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Police sub-station for Maho and Low Lands officially opened.

Police sub-station for Maho and Low Lands officially opened.

MAHO:--- On Friday November 21st, 2014 the long awaited police-sub station for the Maho and Low Lands was officially opened. The Minister of Justice Dennis in his opening speech, to those present, explained that he was very proud of the progress of the police force as this event was a very important and historical one for the police force and for the country Sint Maarten. He continued to state that it is very necessary that the area and community of Maho and Lowlands get the ...

SXM Airport Updates Government Reps on Ebola Preparedness Plan.

SXM Airport Updates Government Reps on Ebola Preparedness Plan.

PHILIPSBURG:--- "The Ebola situation is one that we are all taking very seriously. Although the possibility of the Ebola Virus Disease reaching St. Maarten is very low, given the recent and past global health emergencies such as HINI, Swine Flu, Bird Flu, etc, the Ministry of Public Health along with key stakeholders are taking the opportunity to review the preparedness plans which are already in place and revitalize the system", said Minister of Public Health Cornelius de We...

Art Saves Lives wins Crystal Pineapple Award for Outstanding Community Service.

Art Saves Lives wins Crystal Pineapple Award for Outstanding Community Service.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Nicole De Weever, President and Founder of Art Saves Lives Foundation accepted the award for Outstanding Community Service at the SHTA's Annual Crystal Pineapple Awards at the Sonesta Maho Resort on Friday Evening.

In her acceptance speech Ms. De Weever give honor to her friend Erika Cannegieter-Smith who was instrumental in the founding of Art Saves Lives. Ms. De Weever also thanked the corporate sponsors, funding agencies, community and donors for enabling th...

Minister of Culture Lourens-Philip congratulates television broadcasters on contribution to informing and educating society about the issues.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- The Minister of Education, Culture, Youth & Sports Hon. Patricia Lourens-Philip congratulates local broadcasters and program producers/hosts on their contribution to society in connection with World Television Day that was observed globally on November 2...

Minister Lake pleased with Ministry VROMI proactive preparations for possible rain event.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake is very pleased with his ministries pro-active preparations taken on Friday afternoon due to inclement weather that is east of the Caribbean island chai...

PSS announces postage dates for popular Christmas Parcel Specials to the Netherlands.

POSTAL SERVICE SINT MAARTEN CHRISTMAS PARCEL SPECIAL

PHILIPSBURG:--- Postal Services St. Maarten (PSS N.V.) has started accepting packages and parcels for postage to the Netherlands under its popular Christmas Parcel Specials promotion.

"The two postage dates for the Netherlands wi...

Rotary Sunrise honors Urmain “Youmay” Dormoy.

Rotary Sunrise honors Urmain “Youmay” Dormoy.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise honored Urmain "Youmay" Dormoy with Rotary's Annual Vocational Service Award. The Vocational Service Award is an annual Rotary International Award that honors people who have shown exceptional dedication to their vocation. The mai...

‘Stop, Drop and Go’ finished, but isn’t over yet

PHILIPSBURG:--- Last week, in the late afternoon, an elderly man came to the Attorney General's Office in Simpson Bay to surrender his guns. The weapons were wrapped in a local newspaper in which the honorable Dennis Richardson was mentioned as being Lt. Governor of the island te...

Police requesting assistance in ZUCHINNI investigation.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On 18 of March 2014, a shooting took place on the AT Illidge road, in Dutch Quarter. The victim in this case was the lady by the name Deyanida Faneyte, who was a passenger in the vehicle that was driven and who later died on the French Side due to the injuries she...

Missing female reports to police headquarters.

Missing female reports to police headquarters.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The British lady by the name of Kelly Sheils who has been reported missing since November 15th, has reported to the Philipsburg Police Station on November 21st at approximately 10:00 o'clock. She sated that she is presently staying at Lucy's Guest house and does n...

Global Missions Church, Youth Training and Counseling Program hold Lunch and Award ceremony.

GREAT BAY:--- Global Missions Church, Youth Training and Counseling Program held its Lunch and award ceremony, on Sunday November 16th, 2014, at the Tiki Hut in Little Bay. First the youths were met by a warm smiling manager Mr. Marc Pritchard who welcomed the group of fifty...

Minister Lake: We are working with stakeholders to clean-up the fish in the canal.

Minister Lake: We are working with stakeholders to clean-up the fish in the canal.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake said on Thursday that Minister of Public Health Hon. Cornelius de Weever brought it to his attention about tilapia fish in the Rolandus Canal.

Ministry V...

 

Dutch Police Officers Surround French Immigration Officers at PJIAE. (UPDATED)

Four PAF officers went to PJIAE with firearms and did not notify Dutch Authorities

AIRPORT:--- At least four French Police Aux Frontiers (PAF) officers got a taste of their own medicine on Wednesday morning when they showed up at the Princess Juliana ...

COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE de Compagnie de St Martin-St Barthélémy.

Du 07 au 18 avril 2014, L'Agence Nationale des FRéquences (A.N.FR) programmait une mission de localisation et de saisie des téléphones sans fil de type DECT 6.0 d'origine Nord-Américaine sur les Collectivités d'Outre-Mer de Saint-Barthélémy et de Sai...

Opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière 15 novembre 2014.

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les personnes conduisant sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique, était menée le samedi 15 novembre 2014 de 20h00 à 23h00 par la compagnie de gendarmerie départementale de Saint...

Proposed Integrity Project Bureau.

'Do not fail our benefit of the doubt'

In the wake of the recent 'instructions' handed down by the Dutch Government to St. Maarten, the island experienced a crisis of major proportions, which could have had - and still can have far-reaching consequenc...

LANGUAGE BARRIER, A CRIME?

I traveled to the Dominican Republic a few years ago and found out the acceptable language was Spanish. You couldn't even live comfortably in Dominican Republic if you couldn't speak Spanish. They have a way of forcing you to learn their language by ...

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