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FOUNDATION RE-LAUNCHES FOURTH ANNUAL MARINE MAMMAL MONITORING PROJECT

Sun, 01/25/2015 - 00:47

Humpback whale calf and mother

Great Bay, St. Maarten Saturday, January 24, 2015   -The S ... Read more

RESPONSE DE WEEVER RE COUNTERPART POLICY.

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:56

Michael Ferrier

I read MP de Weever's press release re The Counter Part Policy in the papers and on-line news media of January 22, 2015 and while I am the furthest thing from being a literary scholar, I believe there was a line from Macbeth by Shakespeare that is applicable here and goes ... Read more

TELEM GROUP TO CORRECT SLOW INTERNET PROBLEM

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:37

POND ISLAND, St. Maarten (Friday, January 23, 2015) – TelEm Group will be carrying out important upgrades of the company’s internet infrastructure Friday evening to cope with a flood in customer demand for additional bandwidth and faster internet.

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MIDDLE EAST MERS-COV: PERSONS TRAVELING TO BE ALERT

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:35

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (Friday, January 23, 2015) (DCOMM) – Collective Prevention Services (CPS) from the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is advising persons planning to travel to the Middle East to take a number of health precautions and to be alert.

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MINISTER FLEMING-ARTSEN MEETS WITH CFT REPRESENTATIVE DEKKER

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:34

min plen jfa meets dekker

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (Friday, January 23,2015) – Read more

THE EMILIO WILSON ESTATE SINT MAARTEN’S HERITAGE IN PERIL

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 03:29

Dear Editor,

 A number of people have called me over the past two days to express their frustrations regarding the most recent turn of events in what some are now calling the Emilio Wilson Estate Saga.

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ROTARY CLUB HOSTS SENIORS AT BELAIR COMMUNITY CENTER

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 20:06

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Friday, January 23, 2015) – Rotarians have been quite busy of late attending to several projects throughout the island. A favorite of most was hosting about 150 of St. Maarten’s youth of yesteryear to an afternoon of fun, dancing, food, and of course lots of Ponche Cuba. The event; held at the Belair Community Center was originally ... Read more

SHTA 2015 WISH LIST - HOSPITALITY FOR EDUCATION & EDUCATION FOR HOSPITALITY

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 19:58

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Friday, January 23, 2015) – The St. MaartenHospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), the largest private business representative on the island,Read more

ROTARY CLUB DONATES TO THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ARTS

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 11:24

Printer to National Institute of Arts

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Friday, January 23, 2015) - On Tuesday January 20th, the Rotary Club of St. Maarten mad ... Read more

PRIDE AND EWEF DISAPPOINTED HERITAGE BEING PEDDLED OFF

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 05:03

Emilio Wilson Estate

Dear Editor,

Board members and volunteers of the Sint Maarten Pride and Emilio Wilson Estate Foundations have taken notice of an article in the local media, announcing that Rain Forest Adventures (RFA) has obtained the long lease to ... Read more

ROBBERY SUSPECT(S) ARRESTED.

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:49

Ricardo Henson

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, January 22, 2015) -On Monday January 19, 2015  A 19 year old man was arrested at his home on Bush road by police suspected of his involvement in a January 9th 2015 armed robbery. A warrant for his arrest was issued by the Public Prosecutors office. The arrest t ... Read more

MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT DE WEEVER DEFENDS COUNTER PART POLICY

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:44

de weever

GREAT BAY, St. Martin (Wednesday, January 21, 2015)- Independent Member of Parliament Cornelius De Weever is defending the Counterpart Legislation, which is a law and not just a policy.

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OMBUDSMAN ORGANISING OPEN HOUSE

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:41

OBM with Mission

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, January 22, 2015)In continuation of the PR Campaign which started last year, the Ombudsman is organizing an Open House on Thursday January 29 at the Bureau. The general public is invited to visit the Ombudsman at E.C. Richardson Street no. 13, ... Read more

LES FRUITS DE MER BEGIN MARDIS DE GRAND CASE SEASON

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:17

LesFruitsDeMer MardisDeGrandCase

GRAND CASE, St. Martin (Thursday, January 22, 2015)-Les Fruits de Mer launched a second season of their wildlife education booth at the Mardis de Grand Case street festival on Tuesday. Crowds of tourists and locals of all ages gathered to watc ... Read more

FIRST QUARTELY MEETING HELD WITH COM AND GOVERNOR HOLIDAY

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 04:09

Governor and the Council of Ministers

 

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, January 22, 2015)-The first Quarterly meet ... Read more

BRITISH VICE CONSUL FOR CARIBBEAN PAYS COURTESY VISIT

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 02:35

Anne Marie Pieterz Powell PMGumbs

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, January 22, 2015) -Anne Marie Pieterz-Powell, the British Vice Consul for the Dutch and French Caribbean paid courtesy visits to Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs and Minister of Economic Affairs Claret Connor on ... Read more

THE PMIA 13TH ANNUAL LIONEL BERNARD SCOTT MEMORIAL LECTURE

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 10:53

Wednesday, January 21, 2015   -The Lionel Bernard Scott Lecture honors the memory of Mr. L. Scott or Brother Bo, a St. Maarten builder, businessman, politician and statesman, who dedicated his life towards the improvement of himself, his family, the people and his island.

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IS THERE SUCH A THING OF BEING OVER QUALIFIED

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 01:56

Leonard Priest OSPP

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten, (Tuesday, January 20, 2015)- For years many young people that go abroad to further their studies has indicated that they will not be returning to St. Maarten upon their ... Read more

CPS REMINDS PERSONS TO GET THEIR SEASONAL FLU VACCINE

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 01:52

vaccines

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (Tuesday, January 20, 2015)Read more

BUDGET DEBATE TO STREAM LIVE VIA PARLIAMENT WEBSITE

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 01:43

Parliament

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (Tuesday, January 20, 2015)Read more