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Body of Sonesta Great Bay Employee Found Dead in Car Trunk.

Body of Sonesta Great Bay Employee Found Dead in Car Trunk.

DUTCH QUARTER:--- Police are busy investigating the death of a young girl from the Dominican Republic whose body was found in the trunk of a car early Tuesday morning in the Dutch Quarter area. The victim has been identified by residents as Beba Brumant (23) an employee (bartender) of Great Bay Sonesta Resort.
Information reaching SMN News states that the girl lives in Nazareth Dutch Quarter (in the projects).
Police Spokesman Richardo Henson said police was called to the scene...

NA thanks electorate, supporters, says time to work for St. Maarten.

NA thanks electorate, supporters, says time to work for St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The National Alliance (NA) has extended its heartfelt thanks to the electorate and party supporters for peaceful exercising their democratic right to vote and for their confidence in the party and says now that elections are over; the time has come to work in the best interest of the people of St. Maarten.

Leader of the National Alliance (NA) Member of Parliament William Marlin said St. Maarten continues to be a blessed nation in which its people can participat...

Leader of the Democratic Party Prime Minister Wescot-Williams’ Post-Election Message.

Leader of the Democratic Party Prime Minister Wescot-Williams’ Post-Election Message.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Leader of the Democratic Party of St. Maarten Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams released a statement regarding the outcome of the 2014 elections on Monday. The Prime Minister highlighted the way forward in her statement released amidst ongoing negotiations regarding the formation of Government; "The Democratic Party of St. Maarten wishes to firstly thank the Almighty for his guidance of our people during the campaign and election behind us.
It has not be...

Latin American support for regional Ombudsman Offices.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Ombudsman Dr. Nilda Arduin recently attended a Conference of the Latin American Ombudsman Institute (ILO) in Cali Colombia. The importance of this event for the Ombudsman of Sint Maarten is marked by various resolutions taken at the Conference and a subsequent Mem...

Effective Immediately Moratorium on Car Rental Permits and Expansion of Fleets Removed.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunication (Ministry TEATT), announces that effective immediately the moratorium on car rental permits and expansion of fleets has been removed.

The Minister of TEATT took this decision that is within...

SXM Achievers TM Club first Eligible Club in District for Smedley Award.

SXM Achievers TM Club first Eligible Club in District for Smedley Award.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The SXM Achievers Toastmasters Club has become the very first club in District 81 to receive the Smedley Award for the New Fiscal year. The award established in honor of Ralph Smedley, founder of Toastmasters International, promotes the growth of membership and on...

NA, USp and DP Formation Talks Finalized. (UPDATED)

NA, USp and DP Formation Talks Finalized. (UPDATED)

NA, USp and DP Sign Governing Accord --- Rumors must be put to rest

PHILIPSBURG:--- Formation talks between three political parties that obtained seats in the Parliamentary Elections that were held on Friday are continuing. Early Saturday morning shortly after the election results...

UTS completes 200MB Fiber circuit for Coastguard.

UTS completes 200MB Fiber circuit for Coastguard.

SIMPSON BAY:--- UTS has completed the delivery of 200 Megabyte (MB) fiber optic cable circuit to the Coastguard headquarters in Simpson Bay. The new connection is a symmetrical 200MB (200MB upload and 200MB download) link which will allow the local coastguard office to communicat...

Governor Starts Consultations Following Elections.

HARBOUR VIEW:--- Following the Parliamentary Elections of August 29th, 2014, His Excellency Governor Eugene B. Holiday decided to start consultations regarding the formation of a new government. It is noted that the current government has not tendered its resignation to the Gover...

Minister Lake says thank you.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake would like to thank his family, friends, and supporters for the support he received in August 29 parliamentary elections.

"I would like to thank the peop...

Man arrested for firearm possession.

SIMPSON BAY:--- On Saturday August 30th, 2014 at approximately 11:20pm in the vicinity of "Reggea Pool Bar and Grill", a Simpson Bay Police patrol was approached by a man who stated that shortly before he was threatened with a handgun by another man who he knows. After being thre...

Junior Chamber St. Maarten hosts life training for youth.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Junior Chamber St. Maarten will be hosting a special training for persons between the ages of 18 and 40 years on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Philipsburg Jubilee Library from 7:00pm to 8:30 pm.

The theme of the training is "Leadership and Development Prepar...

 

SHTA – No Lame-Duck Decisions.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), the largest business representative on the island, representing over 160 companies in the tourism and trade industry on the island, is concerned about two highly controversia...

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les personnes conduisant sous l'empire d'un état alcoolique, était menée le dimanche 24 août 2014 de 03h00 à 06h00 par la compagnie de gendarmerie départementale de Saint-M...

Opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière à Saint-Martin - 19 août 2014.

Une opération de lutte contre la délinquance routière, ciblant en particulier les conduites addictives et le port des équipements de sécurité par les conducteurs de roues, était menée le mardi 19 août 2014, de 15h00 à 18h00, par la brigade motorisée ...

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Questionable Real Estate Bubble.

General

The UP lead government has created a real estate bubble that will burst and hurt many real estate investors.
Let us take a look at the real estate transaction by Minister Lake of the UP party from an auditor's view:

Requirements
Before a minister...

Open Response To Facebook Comment Of Reginald Richardson.

Dear Reginald Richardson,

Like many people, I too agree with your advice to our current Prime-minister, Mrs. Sarah Wescot-Williams.
For the simple reason, that the lady has in her own style and un-disputably displayed a political knowledge, prowess and...

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