PHILIPSBURG--It has been six months and United Peopleâs (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Franklin Meyers says he is still awaiting a response from Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour Emil Lee on a number of questions about the project to build a new hospital for the country.... Read more
PHILIPSBURG--The 20-year-old man held responsible for the armed robbery of Caribbean Gems jewellery store on Front Street on December 5, 2016, was sentenced Wednesday to three years.... Read more
PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers (COM) is likely to discuss replacing the vacant post on the board of utilities company GEBE as well as the position of the Chairman of the board during its next meeting.
One board position became vacant when Romeo Pantophlet left to take up a position as Member of Parliament (MP) for the National Alliance (NA) party.... Read more
PHILIPSBURG--âWhatâs the status of the Pearl of China project,â Member of Parliament (MP) Franklin Meyers questioned in a letter to Finance Minister Richard Gibson Sr. The massive Chinese-backed project was announced by Gibson Sr. shortly before the September 26, 2016 Parliamentary Elections.... Read more
CuraĂ§ao Governor Lucille George met with Dutch Minister of Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk while he was in transit at the airport, to inform him on the latest political developments... Read more
The Department of Civil Aviation, - Shipping and Maritime Affairs would like to reiterate to the public that persons intending to operate remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) or drones in Sint Maarten, particularly in the area near Simpson Bay are prohibited to do so without the express authorization from the Depa ... Read more
GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) â Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that on Thursday evening, February 23, a number of speed bumps will be replaced.
These works will commence on Thursday evening from 8.00pm to 5.00am.
The works entail the milling of exis ... Read more
DATE ISSUED: Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Friday midday (12:00 LST) February 24, 2017
Island Council Members Reuben Merkman and Clyde van Putten.
ST. EUSTATIUS--Island Council Members Clyde van Putten and Reuben Merkman have expressed disappointment in what they see as the i ... Read more
Subcontractor for the sewage line connection project on Arrowroot Road, DâMYRA General Maintenance and Construction, has recruited several young men to carry out emergency work last weekend to ensure that the project stays on schedule. DâMYRA is recruiting more young men from South Reward for the project continuation. They will work on the construction and will also be educated on the work and materials used. The project will enter the next phase next week where homes a ... Read more
The group of teachers who participated in the iSTEP workshop.
PHILIPSBURG--Teachers, school managers and student care coordinators learnt more about Information and Communications Tec ... Read more
Visiting birders in site
COLE BAY--St. Maarten recently hosted some 33 birding enthusiasts from Carefree Birding, a birding-based cruising group that travels throughout the Caribbean to eng ... Read more
Rio Productions and NBA during a recent meeting.
PHILIPSBURG--Four suspects, two men and two women who were all born in the Dominican Republic, appeared before a Judge in the Court of First Instance on Wednesday, charged with involvement in a big fight on St. Maarten Day, November 11, 2016.
Suspects Librado Gumbs (46), Nicaudi Gerardo (33), Santa Gerardo (52) and S.J.V.M. (36) were also char ... Read more
From left: Rotary Mid Isle President Veronica Jansen-Webster, Rotarian Millicent de Weever and Rotarian Brian Greene.
SIMPSON BAY--Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle hosted a fellowship evening as âA Worldâs Greatest Meal to End Polioâ to celebrate Valentineâs Day. A collection was taken for polio which will be tripled by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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