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Jan 29th
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Police keeps streets safe and conducts traffic controls.

Police keeps streets safe and conducts traffic controls.

PHILIPSBURG:--- During the week of Sunday January 25th through January 29th 2015, the Port of Sint Maarten was quite busy with the large amount cruise ship arrivals totaling 24 thus far. By the end of the week the amount of cruise vessel arrivals should surpass 30. The streets of Sint Maarten have been quite busy with the many cruise passengers visiting the island. The Police Department has also been extremely busy providing the necessary safety and security for the visitors ...

Minister Richardson: Language is no blockade in passing Timeshare legislation.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson on Thursday stressed that Parliament should proceed with urgency in establishing Timeshare protection legislation, "this should be done forthwith," the Minister said.

Minister Richardson, speaking in Parliament during the budget debate, explained to Parliament that the Council of Advice objection that the draft law should be written in Dutch, should not be looked at as a blockade to establishing the law.

He said as St. Maart...

Minister Fleming-Artsen meets with Board of St. Maarten Student Support Services.

Minister Fleming-Artsen meets with Board of St. Maarten Student Support Services.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister Plenipotentiary Hon. Josianne Fleming-Artsen recently met with the board of St. Maarten Student Support Services (S4) to get an update with respect to S4 activities for 2015.

Minister Fleming-Artsen at the same time introduced herself to the board who was represented by Rinaldo Hassell, President, Genevieve Mourillon, Secretary, Gino Rombley, Treasurer, as the new minister plenipotentiary who took the oath of office on December 19, 2014 in the Cabinet ...

MPC students making progress in Kids at Sea Program.

MPC students making progress in Kids at Sea Program.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Kids at Sea Foundation is extremely proud to announce that swift progress is being made by the Milton Peters College 3rd and 4th Form Carpentry Students on their Didi 26, Sloop Design, the first such racing sloop in the Build Your Future Program.

On the day pupils ...

PUBLIC NOTICE: TOEFL iBT™ Exam Dates.

The Division of Examinations of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth & Sports would hereby like to announce that the Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-Based Test, known as the

TOEFL iBT™. 
will be administered on
March 6
June 6
July 11
September 18
November 7

Regist...

"The L.A. Lloyd Rock Countdown" Premieres on Island 92 Radio Sunday Program Lineup.

L.A. Lloyd Rock Countdown - Every Sunday from Noon to 3pm on Island 92

SIMPSON BAY:--- Island 92 (91.9) FM Radio today announced "The L.A. Lloyd Rock Countdown" will premiere this Sunday, February 1st at noon to 3pm, as a new addition to the Sunday program lineup.

The LA Lloyd Rock...

CARIBBEAN HOTEL & TOURISM ASSOCIATION NAMES INDUSTRY VETERAN FRANK COMITO CEO, DIRECTOR GENERAL.

CARIBBEAN HOTEL & TOURISM ASSOCIATION NAMES INDUSTRY VETERAN FRANK COMITO CEO, DIRECTOR GENERAL.

THE CARIBBEAN:--- The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA), representing 32 National Hotel Associations across the region, has appointed hospitality and tourism industry veteran Frank J. Comito as the new CEO and Director General. He assumes the post March 9, 2015.
As ...

TelEm Group to continue internet maintenance work Friday.

POND ISLAND:--- TelEm Group has announced that it will be carrying out the second in a series of maintenance works on the company's DSL internet services Friday.

The maintenance works began last Friday with adjustments to the Internet Service Provider's (ISP) server network.

This F...

Nature Foundation Again Expresses Concern on Beach Access for Residents.

Reiterates Calls for A National Law on the Management and Protection of Beaches

COLE BAY:--- The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation has grave concerns regarding recent reports coming from Dawn Beach and other beaches which again highlights the need for clear legislation as to the use ...

Central Committee Meeting scheduled for Friday regarding Non-payment of bills by SZV and Government for health care.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Central Committee of Parliament will meet in public session on January 30 at the request of the National Alliance (NA) faction.

The Central Committee meeting is set for Friday at 10:00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Ph...

 

USFOL Volunteers Continue to Support Community-based Programs in Curacao.

USFOL Volunteers Continue to Support Community-based Programs in Curacao.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao:--- On January 15, 2015, ten men and women from the U.S. Forward Operating Location (USFOL) visited the children and staff of Fuik Children's Center to support their program through sports and other activities. The Fuik Center pro...

CAMPAGNE DE PRÉVENTION ET DE LUTTE CONTRE LES VOLS À LA ROULOTTE.

La Gendarmerie Nationale relance, en partenariat avec la Police Territoriale de la Collectivité d'Outre-Mer de Saint-Martin, une campagne de prévention et de lutte contre les vols à la roulotte (vols d'objets ou d'accessoires dans un véhicule). Des fl...

ÉLUCIDATION D'UNE AFFAIRE DE VOL AVEC EFFRACTION ET DE MULTIPLES DÉGRADATIONS COMMIS À L'ÉCOLE MATERNELLE DE GRAND CASE.

Dans la nuit du 04 au 05 septembre 2013, un vol avec effraction et nombreuses dégradations étaient commis au sein de l'école maternelle publique de Grand Case. Les auteurs, après avoir escaladé le portail de l'établissement scolaire, avaient fracturé...

Response De Weever re Counterpart Policy. (UPDATED)

I read MP de Weever's press release re The Counter Part Policy in the papers and on-line news media of January 22, 2015 and while I am the furthest thing from being a literary scholar, I believe there was a line from Macbeth by Shakespeare that is ap...

The Emilio Wilson Estate Sint Maarten’s Heritage in peril.

Dear Editor,

A number of people have called me over the past two days to express their frustrations regarding the most recent turn of events in what some are now calling the Emilio Wilson Estate Saga.
The news as featured in the local media announcing ...

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