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Motorworld and NAGICO support DigiKidz.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 23:10

nagmotorditz02092015PHILIPSBURG:--- Motorworld and NAGICO recently collaborated to become a Major Partner of the DigiKidz project to assist th ... Read more

Three Car Accident on Cannigieter Street on Wednesday.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 22:25

accident02092015PHILIPSBURG:--- A three-car accident occurred on Wednesday afternoon on Cannigieter Street. SMN News understands that two jeep and a car were involved in the accident, one eye witness said one of the jeep almost ending up under someone’s residence. So far no press release from the Police Department has not yet been issued. SMN News will update this news item as soon as information on the accident is rele ... Read more

Baby food needed for Dominica flood victims

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 21:45

Container 1Cap. Volunteers help to separate the clothes collected thus far. Photo Today / Andrew Dick 

St. Maarten -The relief committee for the Dominica flood victims urges the public to assist the relief effort with canned baby food, clothing and educational toys. The committee started collecting items yesterday afternoon on the P ... Read more

DP wants action with timeshare legislation

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 21:44

 

St. Maarten– The ministry of tourism and economic affairs is going back to the drawing board with timeshare legislation and that is not to the liking of the Democratic Party. DP-MP Sarah Wescot-Williams said yesterday that the party would take back its initiative legislation and go forward with it if there is no fast action forthcoming from the ministry.

Former DP-MP Leroy de Weever submitted draft timeshare legislation. That initiative hit a snag when the Council of Advice rejected it based on the fact that it was written in English as an amendment to the civil code, ... Read more

Government Administration Building remains empty: White Elephant remains a burden

Today Newspaper St Maarten - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 21:43

 

government building lobby - HHWill there ever be light at the end of the tunnel? The lobby of the new government administration building is empty and waiting to be properly furnished. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar

 

 

St. Maarten – The new government administratio ... Read more

IBP making strides in the fight against Human Trafficking.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 21:37

humantrafficking02092015PHILIPSBURG:--- Tuesday August 25, 2015, the Immigration and Border Protection Service more specifically the National Reporting Bureau on Human Trafficking (NRB) is making strides in the fight against human trafficking by proactively informing and educating every sector of the community about their bureau’s core tasks and the role we all play in combating Human Trafficking. In addition, the bureau takes pride in ... Read more

Reshuffling and Appointment New Members Gumbs cabinet.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 21:25

raphaelboasman28072015Former Labor Mediator Raphel Boasman passed screening --- will be sworn in as Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs.

Harbour View:--- On September 2nd, 2015, His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E.B. Holiday, received the final rep ... Read more

Convict threatened Judge causing her go off on leave of absence.

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 16:08

PHILIPSBURG:---Judge Paulides is currently on leave of absence and did not attend court on Wednesday after she was threatened by a suspect last week Wednesday. According to information SMN News received the suspect identified as Reynold Reo Raymond born on February 18th 1989 on St. Maarten appeared before the courts on ten different charges ranging from attempted murder, firearm possession, drug possession and fencing of stolen goods.
The suspect was charged with four cases of attempted murder/ manslaughter. According to the verdict released on Wednesday l ... Read more

Major Beijing Delegation Attending Invest Caribbean Now 2015 In St. Martin

Bing News - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:06
the St-Martin Harbor, Hard Beat Communications, the Chinese-American Business Development Center, the Sino-American Friendship Association, One Caribbean Television, the St. Maarten Chinese Association,CaribPRWire and News Americas Now. ... Read more

Major Beijing Delegation Attending Invest Caribbean Now 2015 In St. Martin

Bing News - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:06
the St-Martin Harbor, Hard Beat Communications, the Chinese-American Business Development Center, the Sino-American Friendship Association, One Caribbean Television, the St. Maarten Chinese Association,CaribPRWire and News Americas Now. ... Read more

Shark sanctuaries announced around Dutch Caribbean islands

Bing News - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:05
If the Dutch Caribbean jurisdictions of St. Eustatius, Curacao, Aruba, and St. Maarten follow suit and announce permanent shark protections throughout their waters, the entire Dutch Caribbean would be recognized as a regional shark sanctuary. Sharks play ... ... Read more

Port St. Maarten Management Updates Down Street Business and Community Council Association about Walter Plantz Square

St. Martin News Network - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 00:26

portdownstreet01092015POINTE BLANCHE:---- Port St. Maarten Management Team led by Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Mark Mingo recently met with the Down Street Business and Community Council Association (DSBCCA) headed by Godfried Richardson to disc ... Read more

Minister of Tourism Connor congratulates daughter of the soil publisher Latoya Lake.

St. Martin News Network - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 23:30

cconnorandllakebook01092015PHILIPSBURG:---  Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications Hon. Claret Connor, presented “daughter of the soil” local author Latoya Lake with a token of accomplishment at the official book launch of “It’s like DĂ©jĂ  vu with You,” on Friday last at Hol ... Read more

Operational and Forensic Audit to start at GEBE --- Shareholder, Supervisory Board and Managing Board approved the decision to start the Forensic Audit.

St. Martin News Network - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 23:20

PHILIPSBURG:--- The shareholder representative (government) the Supervisory board and management board of GEBE approved the operational and forensic audit government want to conduct at the GEBE.
Based on the articles of incorporation the various boards had to agree and approve the audit that government wants done. The meeting between the various boards and the shareholder representative was held on Monday where audit was approved by all parties.
Having such an audit with show exactly those that abused the use of their credit cards, and their authority ... Read more

NAGICO Donates EC$75, 000 in Relief fund to Victims of Tropical Storm Erika

St. Martin News Network - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 22:14

dominicameeting01092015DOMINICA:--- NAGICO Insurances has donated EC75 000 to the Dominica Social Welfare Committee to assist in the relief efforts following the catastrophic passing of Tropical Storm Erika last week, which left over 30 people dead, several injured and scores of families homeless.
In a meeting with the Dominica Social Welfare Committee yesterday; Lisa Brown-McKay; Jr. Marketing Manager of NAGI ... Read more

ILTT now Carnival’s official beverage distribution partner

Bing News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 22:03
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and International Liquor and Tobacco Trading NV (ILTT) have embarked on a new partnership that both parties feel is mutually beneficial and one that benefits booth holders and other ... ... Read more

ILTT now Carnival’s official beverage distribution partner

Bing News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 22:03
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and International Liquor and Tobacco Trading NV (ILTT) have embarked on a new partnership that both parties feel is mutually beneficial and one that benefits booth holders and other ... ... Read more

ILTT now Carnival’s official beverage distribution partner

Bing News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 22:03
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and International Liquor and Tobacco Trading NV (ILTT) have embarked on a new partnership that both parties feel is mutually beneficial and one that benefits booth holders and other ... ... Read more

ILTT now Carnival’s official beverage distribution partner

Bing News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 22:03
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and International Liquor and Tobacco Trading NV (ILTT) have embarked on a new partnership that both parties feel is mutually beneficial and one that benefits booth holders and other ... ... Read more

ILTT now Carnival’s official beverage distribution partner

Bing News - Tue, 09/01/2015 - 22:03
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and International Liquor and Tobacco Trading NV (ILTT) have embarked on a new partnership that both parties feel is mutually beneficial and one that benefits booth holders and other ... ... Read more
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