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LADIES BASKETBALL GAMES CONTINUES ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:47

SUCKER GARDEN, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 30, 2014)-The first game of the weekend was between Lightning and Thunderz and was an intense game. The defense from both teams were very well played, no team was giving up. The Lightning was down for most of the game and was down 13-17 at the half, they came out strong in the third and ended up leading after the third 24-23.

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REPAIRERS OF BROKEN WALLS MINISTRIES 3RD ANNUAL MEN VS. WOMEN TALENT NIGHT

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:44

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 30, 2014)-The leaders of the Repairers of Broken Walls Ministries International, Pastors Kurt and Napolina Richardson, invites everyone to come out and support our fun filled fundraising talent night. The men and women of our ministry and other participating ministries on St. Maarten will each compete by performing in a variety of categories, that will be judged. The winners, Men or Women, will be presented wit ... Read more

SKYWAY AIRWAYS ACCIDENT OFF THE COAST OF SINT MAARTEN

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:42

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 30, 2014) – On Wednesday, October 29th at 6:39 pm a Short SH36 aircraft operated by Skyway Airways departed from Princess Juliana International Airport en route to San Juan. Shortly after take-off, during the initial climb and at 200 feet of altitude, Juliana Tower lost contact with the aircraft and it could no longer be perceived on the radar.

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TELCELL BREAKTHROUGH ON ST. MAARTEN CABLE TV CHANNEL 120, SATURDAY

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 01:41

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POND ISLAND, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 30, 2014) – Highlights of TelCell’s Breakthrough Youth Talent Search will be shown on St. Maarten Cable ... Read more

MOSQUITO FOGGING TO COMMENCE THURSDAY WEATHER PERMITTING

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:24

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Preventive Services (CPS), a government agency under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labour, announced on Wednesday that the country-wide mosquito fogging campaign could not commence as planned on Tuesday, October 28 due to rain and a malfunction of equipment.

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MP LAKE CONCERNED ABOUT FRENCH PARLIAMENTARY COMMITTEE REPORT ON RELATIONS BETWEEN NORTH AND SOUTH

Thu, 10/30/2014 - 00:21

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 PHILIPSBURG – Member of Parliament Hon. Maurice Lake of the United People’s (UP) Party says he has read media reports about a report drafted by a French Parliamentary Committee chaired by Rene Dosiere.

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INSTRUCTION GIVEN BY KINGDOM COUNCIL OF MINISTERS TO SINT MAARTEN STANDS

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:52

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (Friday, October 24, 2014) – The instruction given by the Kingdom Council of Ministers to St Maarten last week stands, even though the Parliament of the island rejected this measure on Wednesday.

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MINISTER LAKE CALLS ON COMMUNITY COUNCILS AND CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS TO HELP WITH NATIONAL CLEAN-UP

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:51

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (Friday, October 24, 2014)– Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake is calling on residents, community councils and civic organizations to come together this weekend to help clean-up the districts.

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PERSONALIZED STAMPS IS A FUN AND UNIQUE WAY TO CAPTURE MEMORABLE MOMENTS

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 23:49

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Friday, October 24, 2014)- Postal Services St. Maarten (PSS) N.V. is encouraged byearly interest in the launch of personalized stamps for visiting and residential customers.

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OFF-DUTY POLICE OFFICER STABBED

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 01:45

COLE BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 23, 2014)- On Wednesday, October 22 at approximately 02.45 a.m. al police patrols was sent to “High Up” night club in connection with the playing of loud music. On the scene the officers spoke to management about the situation and stayed on at the location to control what was going on. Shortly after the officer ... Read more

MARCH FOR ST. MAARTEN TO BE HELD THIS SUNDAY

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 01:44

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 23, 2014)-The Citizens United for True Democracy foundation will stage a “March for St. Maarten” this Sunday, October 26. The March will commence at 2:00pm in the area of the WIFOL Building on Pondfill. The general population is invited.

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MINISTER LAKE UPDATED BY NV GEBE ON ELECTRICITY RESTORATION

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 01:41

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten ( Thursday, October 23, 2014) – Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake was updated Thursday afternoon by NV GEBE with respect to a small number of homes that are still without electricity in different districts since the passing of Hurrica ... Read more

NRB ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING CONTINUES TO MONITOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENTS

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 01:40

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten ( Thursday, October 23, 2014) (DCOMM) – 18 October was observed as Human Trafficking Day within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Human trafficking is the acquisition of people by improper means such as force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them, and the Sint Maarten National Reporting Bureau on Hum ... Read more

COUNCIL OF MINISTERS MEETS BOTH DUTCH PRESIDENTS OF THE FIRST AND SECOND CHAMBERS

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 01:39

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (Thursday , October 23, 2014) (DCOMM) – The President of the Dutch First Chamber, Mrs. Ankie Broekers-Knol and the President of the Dutch Second Chamber, Ms. Anouchka van Miltenburg, paid a courtesy visit to the Council of Ministers on Tuesday.

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PORT ST. MAARTEN REPRESENTED AT CSA 44TH AGM, CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 01:38

POINT BLANCHE, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 23, 2014)– Port St. Maarten – A delegation from Port St. Maarten recently attended the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) 44th Annual General Meeting (AGM), Conference& Exhibition in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort.

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RUDOLF “RUDY” HOEVE TO BE AWARDED (POSTHUMOUSLY) WITH THE “DEDICATION AWARD”

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 01:37

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 23, 2014) – President of the St. Maarten Rebels Vets Basketball Association, Claret Connor announced that preparations are in full effect for the 7th Edition of the Curasur Masters Tournament. The tournament games are schedule to take place from November 3rd to November 7th, 2014, at the L.B. Scott ... Read more

LEONARD ENTERPRISES DONATES TO WALICHI BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION'S LADIES BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:43

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Tuesday, October 21, 2014)- Ms. Agnes Monte, treasurer of the Walichi Basketball Association (WBA) recently received a check from Ms. Inocensia Leonard of Leonard Enterprises in support of the Ladies Basketball Championship which will run from October 5th until March 2015 at the Melford Hazel Sports Complex in Sucker Garden.

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SXM AVIATION PHOTO CONTEST, TOPPIX, NOW OPEN TO ALL COMERS

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:38

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten (Tuesday, October 21, 2014)The Princess Juliana International Ai ... Read more

ONE MAN DIES, TWO SERIOUSLY INJURED DURING ACCIDENT

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:37

ST. PETERS, St. Maarten ( Tuesday, October 21, 2014)-On Saturday October 18th around 04.00 p.m. several police patrols, paramedics and fire department were sent to Coco plum road in Sint Peters to investigate a very serious traffic accident. On the scene the investigating officers encountered a white pick-up truck with license plate V-77 which had dr ... Read more

MINISTRY OF HEALTH ADVISES TRAVELERS TO AVOID AREAS AND COUNTRIES WHERE EBOLA IS PREVALENT

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:36

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (Tuesday, October 21, 2014) (DCOMM) – The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) continues to monitor developments in West Africa with respect to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak which has infected 8997 persons of which 4493 have died, according to the Center for Disease Control stats as of 15 Oct ... Read more