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The hits, the misses and a few tips. :)

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 22:16
San Juan, St. Thomas, St Maarten Aqua Class cabin 1576 and 1574 Ages range from mid 30's - early 40's We got to the pier 10:45 and we were on ship by 11:15. Check-in was a breeze. One of the Aqua Class perks is priority embarkation, so after check-in we ... ... Read more

The hits, the misses and a few tips. :)

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 22:16
San Juan, St. Thomas, St Maarten Aqua Class cabin 1576 and 1574 Ages range from mid 30's - early 40's We got to the pier 10:45 and we were on ship by 11:15. Check-in was a breeze. One of the Aqua Class perks is priority embarkation, so after check-in we ... ... Read more

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISES COMMUNITY TO TAKE MEASURES TO PREVENT GASTROENTERITIS

AVS News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 08:21

 Cornelius de Weever

Saturday, April 19, 2014 GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Prevention Services ... Read more

SCDF ANNOUNCES CARNIVAL ONLINE LIVE STREAM

AVS News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 08:14

CARNIVAL-STREAM

 

Saturday, April 19, 2014 -The St ... Read more

ST. MAARTEN CABLE TV SPONSORS PJD2 CARIBBEAN QUEEN PAGEANT AND ANNOUNCES TICKET GIVEAWAYS

AVS News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 08:04

Saturday, April 19, 2014 Madame Estate, St. Maarten – The management and staff of St. Maarten Cable TV extends Carnival well-wishes to the people of St. Maarten. During St. Maarten’s 45th Carnival celebration, St. Maarten Cable TV is a proud sponsor o ... Read more

12 Hours on the Carnival Dream

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:22
Even better, I’ve grabbed my plate of bagel and cream cheese and plopped into one of the chairs on our balcony. We’re in St. Maarten and I’m watching people leaving the ship. 8: 43 SHOOT, I’d better get into the shower & get dressed, we’ve got an ... ... Read more

Panama: Atlantic to Pacific with the Corina IV

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:13
A wide range of foods can be found in Colon or Panama City. Alcohol is very cheap and, even with the tax, gives St. Maarten a run for its money. Diesel is best bought in Panama City. We paid $3.66 a gallon from a fuel dock, so no need to carry jerry cans ... ... Read more

Panama: Atlantic to Pacific with the Corina IV

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:13
A wide range of foods can be found in Colon or Panama City. Alcohol is very cheap and, even with the tax, gives St. Maarten a run for its money. Diesel is best bought in Panama City. We paid $3.66 a gallon from a fuel dock, so no need to carry jerry cans ... ... Read more

Panama: Atlantic to Pacific with the Corina IV

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:13
A wide range of foods can be found in Colon or Panama City. Alcohol is very cheap and, even with the tax, gives St. Maarten a run for its money. Diesel is best bought in Panama City. We paid $3.66 a gallon from a fuel dock, so no need to carry jerry cans ... ... Read more

Panama: Atlantic to Pacific with the Corina IV

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:13
A wide range of foods can be found in Colon or Panama City. Alcohol is very cheap and, even with the tax, gives St. Maarten a run for its money. Diesel is best bought in Panama City. We paid $3.66 a gallon from a fuel dock, so no need to carry jerry cans ... ... Read more

Panama: Atlantic to Pacific with the Corina IV

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:13
A wide range of foods can be found in Colon or Panama City. Alcohol is very cheap and, even with the tax, gives St. Maarten a run for its money. Diesel is best bought in Panama City. We paid $3.66 a gallon from a fuel dock, so no need to carry jerry cans ... ... Read more

Panama: Atlantic to Pacific with the Corina IV

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:13
A wide range of foods can be found in Colon or Panama City. Alcohol is very cheap and, even with the tax, gives St. Maarten a run for its money. Diesel is best bought in Panama City. We paid $3.66 a gallon from a fuel dock, so no need to carry jerry cans ... ... Read more

Author Archives: Capt. Max Loubser

Bing News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 06:13
Max Loubser is the Skipper of the Corina IV. Originally from South Africa, Max grew up in St. Maarten on the Beneteau 44 Callaloo. He studied at UK and Florida-based maritime academies and works as professional yacht crew. ... Read more

Gastroenteritis cases surpass 250 since Jan

The Daily Herald - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:50

~Public urged to take measures~

PHILIPSBURG--There have been more than 250 clinically diagnosed gastroenteritis cases since January 1, health authorities have announced.

Of this number, 84 cases were among children under five-years-old and 167 cases among persons five and older. There were a total of 67 cases in 2013; 43 in 2012 and 14 cases in 2011.

The Health Ministry's Collective Prevention Services (CPS) urges the public to take measures to avoid getting gastroenteritis – an infectious germ that causes diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting, nausea, fever and headach ... Read more

Gastroenteritis cases surpass 250 since Jan

The Daily Herald - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:50

~Public urged to take measures~

PHILIPSBURG--There have been more than 250 clinically diagnosed gastroenteritis cases since January 1, health authorities have announced.

Of this number, 84 cases were among children under five-years-old and 167 cases among persons five and older. There were a total of 67 cases in 2013; 43 in 2012 and 14 cases in 2011.

The Health Ministry's Collective Prevention Services (CPS) urges the public to take measures to avoid getting gastroenteritis – an infectious germ that causes diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting, nausea, fever and headach ... Read more

President Arrindell receives final Baseline Study on Institutional Integrity. Management Report.

St. Martin News Network - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:49

gracitaarrindellreceivesreportfromgac18042014PHILIPSBURG:--- The President of Parliament Hon. Gracita Arrindell on Wednesday received the final Baseline Study on Institutional Integrity Management Report from the High Council of State the ... Read more

SMMTA calls for more planning in proposed Simpson Bay zoning plan

The Daily Herald - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:48

SIMPSON BAY--The St. Maarten Marine Trade Association (SMMTA) is calling for the government to re-evaluate its zoning plan for Simpson Bay and the Simpson Bay Lagoon, which was presented at the public hearing of February 25.

The plan, which projects major changes to the area, addresses the heartland of the yachting industry which, in turn, constitutes approximately 15 per cent of St. Maarten's economy.

While the SMMTA understands that it is a Zoning Plan and not a Development Plan, they feel strongly that the government should slow down the process to better understand and tak ... Read more

SMMTA calls for more planning in proposed Simpson Bay zoning plan

The Daily Herald - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:48

SIMPSON BAY--The St. Maarten Marine Trade Association (SMMTA) is calling for the government to re-evaluate its zoning plan for Simpson Bay and the Simpson Bay Lagoon, which was presented at the public hearing of February 25.

The plan, which projects major changes to the area, addresses the heartland of the yachting industry which, in turn, constitutes approximately 15 per cent of St. Maarten's economy.

While the SMMTA understands that it is a Zoning Plan and not a Development Plan, they feel strongly that the government should slow down the process to better understand and tak ... Read more

TelEm staff march to Govt building

The Daily Herald - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45

page3a282~ Urge PM to halt UTS merger ~

PHILIPSBURG--A large group of workers from the TelEm Group marched from their offices on Pond Island to the Government Administration Building on Friday to signal their firm position against the merger of the TelEm and the United Telecommunications Services (UTS).

Once at the Government Administration B ... Read more

TelEm staff march to Govt building

The Daily Herald - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 04:45

page3a282~ Urge PM to halt UTS merger ~

PHILIPSBURG--A large group of workers from the TelEm Group marched from their offices on Pond Island to the Government Administration Building on Friday to signal their firm position against the merger of the TelEm and the United Telecommunications Services (UTS).

Once at the Government Administration B ... Read more

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