MP Emmanuel says St. Maartenerâs 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
GREAT 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
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 faĂ§ade 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 faĂ§ade facing H. Beaujon Street.
The faĂ§ade facing ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- 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
PHILIPSBURG:----For the up-coming event of âAugust Mondayâ 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.
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
PHILIPSBURG:----The Public Service Center (PSC) in Simpson Bay has become an essential focal point for a âone stop shopâ 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
SIMPSON BAY:----For the fourth consecutive year, the Princess Juliana International Airport, SXM, in collaboration with Dominoâs Pizza, will be saying âBon Voyageâ 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
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 governmentâs destination marketing and tourism ... Read more
COLE 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
Where is the TODAY Newspaper Reports on these cases?
PHILIPSBURG:--- The prosecutorâs 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 Gibsonâs house.
The case was filed almost a year ago by the child and her parents, however, in April 2015 the Prosecutorâs Office dispatched a letter to the young woman and her mother informing them that after the inv ... Read more