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Foreigner and Board Member of Kadastre Office wants to take up Director’s position.

St. Martin News Network - Sat, 08/01/2015 - 01:02

christopheremmanuel23102014MP Emmanuel says St. Maartener’s must hold key positions --- Calling for the Acting Head to be appointed as Director.


PHILIPSBURG:--- MP Christopher Emmanuel is calling on the Minister of VROMI and the two board members of the Kadastre office to appoint the acting head Marcia Peters ... Read more

Stakeholders meet in preparation for World Breastfeeding Week. Family Fun Day on Saturday at Emilio Wilson Estate

St. Martin News Network - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 23:26

vsaworldbreastfeeding310720GREAT BAY(DCOMM):---- Stakeholders met on Thursday in preparation for World Breastfeeding Week which is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 170 countries to encourage breastfeeding and ... Read more

Permission granted to New Testament Church of God to carry out Maintenance work

St. Martin News Network - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 22:37

PHILIPSBURG:--- Ministry VROMI has given permission to the New Testament Church of God to carry out maintenance work on their building at Back Street #120 and on the façade of the building.
These works can commence between August 1 up to and including August 15. Work can only be carried out between 3.00am and 7.00am
During the maintenance period, the H. Beaujon Street and Cannegieter Street should be kept free of any obstructions to pedestrians or motorized vehicles. Works have to begin on the façade facing H. Beaujon Street.
The façade facing ... Read more

Trip Adviser Certificate of Excellence For Honky Tonk

St. Martin News Network - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 22:09

honkytonk31072015PHILIPSBURG:--- The Honky-Tonk Bar with its lunch time kitchen has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Adviser. This beachside spot on the Broadwalk continues to draw crowds from the growing number of cruise ships that visit the Friendly Island.
Founded by co- ... Read more

St. Maarten to host CONCACAF U-15

Bing News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:52
PHILIPSBURG—St. Maarten will host the CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championship Tournament August 7 to 18. Members of the St. Maarten Soccer Association executive board met with the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunication and Transportation ... ... Read more

St. Maarten to host CONCACAF U-15

Bing News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:52
PHILIPSBURG—St. Maarten will host the CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championship Tournament August 7 to 18. Members of the St. Maarten Soccer Association executive board met with the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunication and Transportation ... ... Read more

St. Maarten to host CONCACAF U-15

Bing News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:52
PHILIPSBURG—St. Maarten will host the CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championship Tournament August 7 to 18. Members of the St. Maarten Soccer Association executive board met with the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunication and Transportation ... ... Read more

St. Maarten to host CONCACAF U-15

Bing News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:52
PHILIPSBURG—St. Maarten will host the CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championship Tournament August 7 to 18. Members of the St. Maarten Soccer Association executive board met with the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunication and Transportation ... ... Read more

St. Maarten to host CONCACAF U-15

Bing News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:52
PHILIPSBURG—St. Maarten will host the CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championship Tournament August 7 to 18. Members of the St. Maarten Soccer Association executive board met with the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunication and Transportation ... ... Read more

St. Maarten to host CONCACAF U-15

Bing News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:52
PHILIPSBURG—St. Maarten will host the CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championship Tournament August 7 to 18. Members of the St. Maarten Soccer Association executive board met with the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunication and Transportation ... ... Read more

St. Maarten to host CONCACAF U-15

Bing News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 20:52
PHILIPSBURG—St. Maarten will host the CONCACAF Boys Under 15 Championship Tournament August 7 to 18. Members of the St. Maarten Soccer Association executive board met with the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunication and Transportation ... ... Read more

Coastguard issues safety recommendations for ‘August Monday’

St. Martin News Network - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:03

PHILIPSBURG:----For the up-coming event of ‘August Monday’ on 3rd august 2015 on Anguilla, the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard is issuing some boating safety recommendations.

Please take in consideration of the rules and regulation of Country St. Maarten for sea worthiness.

For example:

  • Registration numbers and letters on both side of the vessel
  • Personal Floatation Devices
  • Visual Distress Signal (flares, floating smoke signals, etc)
  •  Fire Extinguisher (check the expirat ... Read more

FHCHC: Chikungunya case in Lyon County - Emporia Gazette

Google News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 15:19

Emporia Gazette

FHCHC: Chikungunya case in Lyon County
Emporia Gazette
It was first established in the western hemisphere on St. Maarten, an island in the Caribbean, in December 2013. Cases in the United States among travelers returning from these regions have been identified in several states. There is growing concern ...

and more » ... Read more

Spay/Neuter Campaign - Netherlands Antilles Daily Herald

Google News - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 03:22

Spay/Neuter Campaign
Netherlands Antilles Daily Herald
St. Maarten AIDS Foundation is now registering volunteers interested in becoming facilitators for their Girl Power and Real Talk youth programmes. These programmes require that volunteers interact directly with students in a school environment. For ...

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3.8 Earthquake felt across country

St. Martin News Network - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 00:27

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM):--- The Meteorological Department of St. Maarten (MDS) reports that there was a 3,8 magnitude earthquake 19 kilometers/12 miles East north east of the country.

The earthquake occurred around 6.28pm, and occurred at a depth of 34.6 kilometers, according to information received from the U.S. Geological Survey.

... Read more

Public Service Center to continue to improve existing products and services in 2015 and 2016

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 23:49

pscsimpsonbay30072015PHILIPSBURG:----The Public Service Center (PSC) in Simpson Bay has become an essential focal point for a ‘one stop shop’ for various services rendered by the Government of Sint Maarten. The aforementioned was established as a pilot project out of the necessity to improve services to the public and will be replicated in the New Governm ... Read more

SXM to Say Bon Voyage to Holland-Bound Students Sunday

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 22:18

bonvoyage30072015SIMPSON BAY:----For the fourth consecutive year, the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, in collaboration with Domino’s Pizza, will be saying “Bon Voyage” to about 30 students who will be departing the island Sunday, August 2, 2015, to further their studies in The Netherlands.
Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs, Minister of Education, Sports, Culture & Youth Affairs Rita Bourne-Gumbs, an ... Read more

STA makes Clarity on what is happening with travel partners.

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 22:10

PHILIPSBURG:--- The members of the Supervisory Council of the St. Maarten Tourism Authority (STA), would like to clarify what is and what is not happening with the STA, especially in light of the many comments pouring in from overseas travel partners over the lack of tourism promotion by St. Maarten .
The STA is essentially a foundation on paper at this point in time. The legal structure of this foundation was chosen by the previous Council of Ministers as a temporary construction that would allow funds from government’s destination marketing and tourism ... Read more

Hoeve & Rogers Attorneys at Law says local touch and excellent understanding of market and clients gives them an edge

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 22:08

hoever30072015COLE BAY:---- Sint Maarten has a new law firm as of July 2nd, 2015 at 57, Welfare Road in Cole Bay, but the individuals behind Hoeve & Rogers Attorneys at Law have been practicing law for a combined 24 years, and are well known throughout the community and surrounding islands.

Melinda Hoeve and Jason J. Rogers are the founding part ... Read more

Prosecution dismissed the inappropriate touching complaint filed against Richard Gibson Sr. citing lack of sufficient evidence ---- Case for signing for a Dominicano residing on the French side still under investigation

St. Martin News Network - Thu, 07/30/2015 - 14:14

Where is the TODAY Newspaper Reports on these cases?

PHILIPSBURG:--- The prosecutor’s office has decided to dismiss one of the cases filed against the owner of the Today Newspaper and lawyer Richard Gibson Sr. who was accused by a teenager for touching her inappropriately while she was sleeping over at Gibson’s house.
The case was filed almost a year ago by the child and her parents, however, in April 2015 the Prosecutor’s Office dispatched a letter to the young woman and her mother informing them that after the inv ... Read more

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