PHILIPSBURG:--- Drs. Gracita R. Arrindell, President of Parliament and President of the Peridot Foundation on Wednesday is hosting a lunch with the Minister of Justice Hon. Dennis Richardson for the female uniform division of the Ministry of Justice.
The luncheon by the foundation will take place at Port de Plaisance from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.
The luncheon has been organized in connection with International Women's Day that was celebrated over the weekend, Saturday, March 8.... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams celebrated the role women play on St. Maarten and organized various activities highlighting International Women's Day. The Prime Minister recognized a number of outstanding women for their contribution to St. Maarten's society and for building t ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake on Monday secured transitional housing for Turning Point Foundation cli ... Read more
Prof. Calderaro: "Caribbean Literature needs to help build a larger reading public at home"
GREAT BAY:--- This year the English Literature course at the University of Trieste, Italy, is focusing o ... Read more
BELVEDERE:--- The Division for Educational Innovations in collaboration with Sifma St. Maarten has started their Parental Support Information workshops at the Belvedere Community Center for the month of March 2014.
The sessions at the Belvedere Community Center are for parents with children attending the Day Care Centers and Pre-schools from the areas ... Read more
POND ISLAND:--- T ... Read more
FOR PENSIONERS, ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS
CUL DE SAC:--- St. Maarten's general pension fund administrator, APS, is busy preparing for an important conference to be held on April 11, at the Maho Convention Center. The one day conference will be divided into two separate program segments, one for pensioners and the other one for active participants.
With this conference, APS aims to raise awareness and to disseminate pertinent information regarding pensions in general, and aspects of the pension system, in particular. Th ... Read more
Vote Now to Make the Island's Princess Juliana International Airport #1 for the Second Straight Year
PHILIPSBURG:--- St. Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) has again been chosen by a panel of high-profile travel industry experts in this year' ... Read more
GREAT BAY:--- Based on the ordinance regulating the practice of dentistry (Landsverordening regelende de uitoefening van de tandheelkunst) A.B. 2013, GT no. 797, a dentist is only qualified to practice dentistry on St. Maarten if he/she avails of either a Dutch dental degree-in case of a foreign dental degree- a declaration of competence issued by a dental examination board. A letter was sent to all established dentists on St. Maarten requesting their nomination.
The Ministry of Public Health Social Development & Labor has recently established the Dent ... Read more
"White Paper Bag left to be burnt with Emilio Wilson Estate documents."
PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Sp ... Read more
Philipsburg:-- Reliably information reaching SMN News states that three armed gun men entered the home of Dr. Dennaoui on Monday night. The source said the armed bandits mistreated the well-known doctor who operates his clinic in Simpson Bay. According to the information provided to SMN News the bandits did not leave the home until they found monies and valuables. While the police has not released any information on this latest robbery. Chief Commissioner of Police Peter de Witte confirmed that the doctor was robbed at his home Monday night. De Witte said that ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday March 10th, 2014 at approximately 11:00am, a police patrol was directed to Sol Gas Station on the Juancho Yrausquin Boulevard to investigate an attempted armed robbery. On the scene the patrol spoke to the victim who stated that he was attacked by a man with a knife who tried to rob him of his bag. After resisting quite heavily, the robber did not succeed in taking the bag and fled the scene on foot towards Green House. The patrol immediately started a search in the area and located the suspect hiding at an apartment building in the vi ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- The Sint Maarten Police Force wants to congratulate the organizers, the participants and most of all the entire public for a very successful Heineken Regatta 2014. There were minor incidents that took place during the events held on the Dutch Side that were related to the Heineken Regatta. These incidents lead to three persons being arrested. One person was arrested for obstruction and two others for public intoxication.
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PHILIPSBURG:--- The Police Department is informing the general public that traffic controls will commence on Wednesday March 12th, 2014. These controls will be very intense general controls and all drivers should have all necessary documents to operate a motor vehicle on the public roads. These documents include a valid driver's license, valid inspection card for the vehicle he/she is operating, valid vehicle insurance and receipt for paid road tax for the year 2014. All drivers are hereby cautioned, to avoid unnecessary inconvenience, not to operate any motor ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- On Monday March 10th, 2014 at approximately 2:30pm, a Philipsburg Police Patrol was directed to the Civil Registry on the Soualiga Boulevard to investigate a case involving a female who arrived at this government institution with false documents in order to present them as original. The civil servant handling them noticed that the documents were false and immediately informed the police. The suspect, a 51 year old female from the Dominican Republic, was arrested on the scene and taken to the Philipsburg Police Station for further investigation.< ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (MinTEATT) Hon. Ted Richardson, left the country on Monday to attend the 30th Annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference that is being held at the Miami Beach Convention Center and runs through March 13.
The three-day exhibition and ... Read more
GREAT BAY:--- Minister of Public Health Social Development & Labor, Cornelius De Weever on Monday, March 10, 2014 has served three years in office, and has seen much improvement during this time within the ministry. In this news item we will highlight the progress made at the Department of Social Services over that three year period.
"Our aim with this ministry in the past three years and beyond has been and will continue to be putting people first," said Minister Cornelius De Weever. "As I reflect on the years that have passed, I must say that we have ... Read more
St. Maarten/St. Martin Remains Safe for Travelers
PHILIPSBURG:--- St. Maarten welcomes travelers to the island, with over a quarter million cruise passengers visiting in January and air arrivals at 58,623 travelers for the month, as it continues its preventive measures against the mosquito virus that has been reported in the destination. A number of public awareness campaigns for both residents and visitors have been undertaken, including posting flyers and banners and public service announcements as well as vector co ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- The Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake who is a steadfast supporter of the development of agriculture, animal husband ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- This first quarter of 2014 Benjamin & Parker Corporation has promoted online Tax Management and Efficiency Auditing courses in Sint Maarten. Students who registered for the online courses got the opportunity to study the courseware and to attend certification sessions. These sessions were held at PCMI above Office World in Philipsburg, which cooperated with Ben ... Read more