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SKN Fugitive Captured In St. Maarten - The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer

Google News - 2 hours 34 min ago

SKN Fugitive Captured In St. Maarten
The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer
43-year-old Kenneth "Ken" Crossley of Upper College Street has been on the lam since August 20, 2013. Crossley was a person of interest in a crime and was apprehended by police, only to escape their custody. Early in September of that year police ...

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POLICE REPORTED QUIET EASTER WEEKEND

AVS News - 2 hours 43 min ago

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GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)- The Police Department has experienced a relative ... Read more

MINISTER DE WEEVER: MEETING WITH STAKEHOLDERS REGARDING NATIONAL HEALTH INSURANCE

AVS News - 2 hours 52 min ago

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)- During the Weekly Council of Ministers Press briefing that was held last week Wednesday, Minister of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, Cornelius de Weever informed that a meeting about the National Health referral would be held, where they would speak to stakeholders.

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ECONOMIC DEPARTMENT CARRIES OUT CONTROLS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

AVS News - 3 hours 12 min ago

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)- The Economic Inspection Department (TEZVT) that falls under the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication, has carried out a number of controls that falls within its scope of responsibility across the country.   

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CELEBRATE LOCAL WILDLIFE AT THIS SUNDAY'S ENDEMIC ANIMAL FESTIVAL!

AVS News - 3 hours 15 min ago

GRAND CASE, St. Martin (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)- Residents and visitors of all ages are invited to discover and learn about the most unique part of St. Martin's natural heritage this Sunday at the 2014 Endemic Animal Festival. The event will take place from 9am to noon on Sunday, April 27th at Seaside Nature Park in Cay Bay.

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COURT HEARING TO BE HELD RELATED TO THE “PIRANHA” INVESTIGATION

AVS News - 3 hours 29 min ago

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)- On Thursday, April 24, 2014 starting at 9:00am the investigation named “Piranha” will be presented to the Court in St. Maarten informed the Public Prosecutors office on Tuesday. The investigation relates to possible fraudulent transactions that may have cost the country Sint Maarten over 235,000 guilders< ... Read more

ROTARY CLUB ANNOUNCES TEXAS HOLD’EM & BINGO TOURNAMENT

AVS News - 3 hours 31 min ago

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – (Wednesday, April 23, 2014) – The Rotary Club of St. Maarten invites you to a wonderful evening of poker, bingo and excitement on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Hollywood Casino.  According to Rotary Club of St. Maarten President Maria Buncamper-Molanus, “The evening is guaranteed to be one of fun and good friendship,

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PLENARY SESSION ABOUT EMILIO WILSON ESTATE ON THURSDAY

AVS News - 3 hours 32 min ago

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)- A plenary public session of the House of Parliament is scheduled for April 24th regarding the Emilio Wilson Estate. Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure Hon. Maurice Lake has been invited or the session. 

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Anna Rabess-Richardson is new Mature Carnival Queen

The Daily Herald - 4 hours 49 min ago

page1b284CARNIVAL VILLAGE--Anna Rabess-Richardson was crowned the new Mature Carnival Queen last night, followed by Tamara Groeneveldt as first runner-up, Luciana Raspail as second runner-up, and Anastasia Peters as third runner-up.

Rabess-Richardson also took home sashes for Best Interview, Best Eveningwear, Best Introduction, Best Talent, Best Creative Professional Wear and Miss Popularity.

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Drunk teen detained in Carnival Jump-Up

The Daily Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:50

PHILIPSBURG--A "severely intoxicated" teenage boy was arrested during Monday night's Opening Jump-Up of Carnival and taken to the police station to "sleep off" his overindulgence.

Police spokesperson Inspector Ricardo Henson said in a press release on Tuesday that police would speak to the boy's parents about the incident.

Henson said the Jump-Up had been largely incident-free apart from this incident. He said what had been noticeable during the Jump-Up, which began in South Reward around 8:00pm and ended in front of Carnival Village around 11:45pm, was the number of teenagers ... Read more

Drunk teen detained in Carnival Jump-Up

The Daily Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:50

PHILIPSBURG--A "severely intoxicated" teenage boy was arrested during Monday night's Opening Jump-Up of Carnival and taken to the police station to "sleep off" his overindulgence.

Police spokesperson Inspector Ricardo Henson said in a press release on Tuesday that police would speak to the boy's parents about the incident.

Henson said the Jump-Up had been largely incident-free apart from this incident. He said what had been noticeable during the Jump-Up, which began in South Reward around 8:00pm and ended in front of Carnival Village around 11:45pm, was the number of teenagers ... Read more

Habitat destruction big threat to St. Maarten’s bio-diversity

The Daily Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:41

THE HAGUE--Of all three Dutch Caribbean countries, St. Maarten is facing the greatest imminent threat to nature in terms of habitat destruction, which is proceeding at an alarming pace. Reducing or stopping it depends on the implementation of a new zoning law.

This is one of the conclusions in the Fifth National Report of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to assess the status of implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity, released by Dutch State Secretary of Economic Affairs Sharon Dijksma late last week and which has been passed on to the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parli ... Read more

Habitat destruction big threat to St. Maarten’s bio-diversity

The Daily Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:41

THE HAGUE--Of all three Dutch Caribbean countries, St. Maarten is facing the greatest imminent threat to nature in terms of habitat destruction, which is proceeding at an alarming pace. Reducing or stopping it depends on the implementation of a new zoning law.

This is one of the conclusions in the Fifth National Report of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to assess the status of implementation of the Convention on Biological Diversity, released by Dutch State Secretary of Economic Affairs Sharon Dijksma late last week and which has been passed on to the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parli ... Read more

Princess Beatrix set to open Kingdom Youth Parliament

The Daily Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:39

THE HAGUE--Princess Beatrix will open the Kingdom Youth Parliament in St. Maarten on Tuesday, May 20. During her four-day stay on the island, Her Royal Highness will also visit the Belvedere Community Centre, the Nature Foundation and the Simpson Bay Lagoon. Princess Beatrix will give a short address at the opening ceremony of the Kingdom Youth Parliament (KYP). She will attend some parts of the KYP which takes place from May 20 to 22. She will speak with some members of the five participating teams from Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten, the Netherlands and the Caribbean Netherlands. The former ... Read more

Princess Beatrix set to open Kingdom Youth Parliament

The Daily Herald - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:39

THE HAGUE--Princess Beatrix will open the Kingdom Youth Parliament in St. Maarten on Tuesday, May 20. During her four-day stay on the island, Her Royal Highness will also visit the Belvedere Community Centre, the Nature Foundation and the Simpson Bay Lagoon. Princess Beatrix will give a short address at the opening ceremony of the Kingdom Youth Parliament (KYP). She will attend some parts of the KYP which takes place from May 20 to 22. She will speak with some members of the five participating teams from Aruba, Curaçao, St. Maarten, the Netherlands and the Caribbean Netherlands. The former ... Read more

POWER HOUR A SUCCESS!

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:15

djoutkastatpowerhour22042014POWER HOUR attracts a variety of Entrepreneurs and Professionals

GREAT BAY:--- POWER HOUR, a networking event for entrepreneurs and professionals, created by Foundation INFOBIZZ turned out to be a success on April 16, 2014. DJ Outkast inspired and motivated the participants by telling them not only of his successes but also of his challeng ... Read more

Local accounting school goes the Extra Mile to improve literacy.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 04:04

theextramileinmadameestate22042014PHILIPSBURG:--- As the only Computer Based Exam (CBE) Lab for the globally accredited ACCA and FIA examinations in the Northern Caribbean, The Extra Mile N.V has unveiled an exciting suite of courses that will increase the literacy level on St. Maarten.

The Accounting and Business School that ... Read more

WIB Block Party to be held on Friday.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 03:52

wibblockpartyflyer22042014PHILIPSBURG:--- The Windward Islands Bank Ltd. (WIB) will be making waves for the 45th carnival celebration with none other than the Youth Waves Band and DjSlY. The Block Party will be from 5:30pm until 12:00am in front of WIB's main office on Friday April 25th, 2014. Join us for the best live local entertainment. Food and drinks will be on sale.

WIB's carnival t-shirts have also ... Read more

FRAME THAT PERFECT CARNIVAL MOMENT TO WIN 45,000 FUN MILES.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 03:39

PHILIPSBURG:--- Revelers are seldom shy about having their picture taken, and now it can win them no less than 45,000 Fun Miles. All they need to do is look for the Fun Team at the Carnival Village, get them to take their picture in the special Fun Frame, find the image on the Fun Miles Facebook page, and tag themselves and their friends. The picture that receives the most likes will win forty-five thousand Fun Miles. For those who do not yet have a Fun Miles card, now is the perfect time to do so. Anyone who purchases a Fun Miles card at the Fun Miles booth #7 ... Read more

Chippie supports Nemo & Friends Float in Children’s Parade.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 03:35

utsdonatestomoms22042014PHILIPSBURG:--- Chippie has pledged its support in the amount of $1,000 towards the MOMs group, which is organizing participation in the Children's carnival parade with its Nemo and Friends Children's Float. The f ... Read more

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