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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

LET’S TRAVEL LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:34

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten ( Tuesday, October 21, 2014) – Local travel agency, Let’s Travel, has launched a brand new website online at www.lets-travel.com, which will not only cater to locals looking t ... Read more

ST MAARTEN TOASTMASTERS MEN EMPOWERMENT NIGHT

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:33

CAY HILL, St. Maarten (Tuesday, October 21, 2014) -Toastmasters on St Maarten will be commemorating the 90th anniversary of Toastmasters International with a special meeting for the public on Saturday October 25th at the Asha Stevens School in Cayhill.

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ST. MAARTEN CABLE TV AND CABLENET UPDATE ON SERVICE RESTORATION PROGRESS

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 01:30

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Tuesday, October 21, 2014) – St. Maarten Cable TV and CableNet’s technical team and office staff continue to work around the clock on fully restoring service. While areas fed by St. Maarten Cable TV’s underground plant were unharmed, customers from other areas are still experiencing the loss of Cable TV and Intern ... Read more

PORT ST. MAARTEN WORKING WITH CRUISE INDUSTRY ON EBOLA PREVENTION MEASURES

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:48

Monday, October 20, 2014 POINT BLANCHE, St. Maarten – Port St. Maarten – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark Mingo of Port St. Maarten will be traveling on Wednesday to meet with representatives of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) in connection with the cruise industry’s Ebola screening measures.

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URGENT PLENARY SESSION OF PARLIAMENT TO CONTINUE ON WEDNESDAY

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:45

Monday, October 20, 2014 PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Monday urgent plenary session of the House of Parliament was that was adjourned will continue on October 22nd. The plenary session is set for Wednesday at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Philipsburg.

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POST HURRICANE ASSISTANCE FROM DEPT. OF SOCIAL SERVICES CLOSES ON WEDNESDAY AT 3.30PM

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 00:42

Monday, October 20, 2014   GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Department of Social Services, a government agency under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labour, hereby announces that the post Hurricane Gonzalo assistance period will end on Wednesday, 22nd October at 3.30pm.

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