St. MaartenÂ â€“ The Council of Ministers will submit tomorrow, or Monday the latest, an amendment on the national decree to dissolve ... Read more
St. Maarten â€“ Roberto Francisco Gumbs was gunned down in Middle region on Tuesday night around 9 p.m., the police confirmed in a press release. Given the victimâ€™s background, the killing is most likely drugs-related, though the police did not give any information to this extent.
Police patrols rushed to Middle Region where they found the lifeless victim lying on the ground, bleeding from several gunshot wounds. Dr. Douglas pronounced the death of the victim.
Detectives and the forensic department talked to witnesses and collected evidence from the crime scene. The investig ... Read more
St. Maarten – The multi-disciplinary team arrested two men on drug charges yesterday at approximately 12.15 p.m., at a home on Quillitor Drive in Dutch Quarter. While driving through the Dutch Quarter area the patrol recognized a man who ... Read more
St. Maarten –Â The Court in First Instance sentenced 27-year-old Vera Lindo to a 1-year suspended prison sentence with 2 years of probation for stabbing a female co-worker at the Atlantis Casino (now Starz) in Cupecoy on January20 of this year.
The defendant was waiting for a bus to go home, when the victim approached her and started looking for an argument whereby, at a certain moment, she pulled Lindoâ€™s hair. Then the defendant pulled a big knife from her bag and stabbed her adversary in the back, the belly and a hand. A security guard separated the fighting women.
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St. Maarten – The Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) has congratulated Past President Emil Lee for his leadership as President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and wishes him success in his newly appointed post as Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labor for the Government of St. Maarten. Lee stepped down from the CHTA Presidency last week after 17 months at the helm and having served for over ten years on the organization’s Board of Directors.
CSHAE President Gilda Gumbs-Samuel, who ... Read more
St. Maarten â€“ The police force announced the presence of more men and women in blue on the streets in view of the emerging high season that will bring more cruise vessels and also more arrivals at the airport and thereby, more traffic on the roads.
The police urges drivers to make sure their cars are in good working condition and to carry the carâ€™s paperwork and a valid driverâ€™s license. Drivers of scooters and motorbikes should all wear helmets, the police said in a press statement.
Yesterday police were present with a tow truck at the A.C. Wathey Cruise F ... Read more
St. Maarten – Princess Juliana International Airport was highlighted in a report that appeared on edition.cnn.com last Monday.
The story, written by Milena Veselinovic and titled â€śTouring the Caribbeanâ€™s most dramatic landing strips,â€ť begins thus: â€śThrill-seeking aviation buffs with deep pockets might soon get a chance to embark on a trip of their dreams.