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Owner of the Old House Murdered – Gendarmes Busy Investigating

Owner of the Old House Murdered – Gendarmes Busy Investigating

French Quarter:--- Residents of French Quarter were thrown into shock on Tuesday when they heard of the brutal murder of the owner of the Old House "Former Rum Museum" Pierre Beauperthuy.
A tenant that is living on the property told SMN News that she is the one that found Beauperthuy's body on his porch. The woman said when she returned home and did not see "Pierre" she went looking for him and she made the gruesome discovery.
Relatives of the elderly businessman said that they...

DP Faction Expresses Concern on the Attitude Displayed by Government Owned Companies

DP Faction Expresses Concern on the Attitude Displayed by Government Owned Companies

Says Government knows who the owners of companies are that are doing business with Government Owned Companies.


PHILIPSBURG:--- Leader of the Democratic Party and Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot Williams and the party advisor Emil Lee expressed concerns on the attitude displayed by some Government Owned Companies. Wescot Williams said that recently the management and Supervisory Board of some of the Government Owned Companies refuses to answer questions posed by Members of Pa...

MP Silveria Jacobs Concerned about SMHGC and Governing Program

MP Silveria Jacobs Concerned about SMHGC and Governing Program

PHILIPSBURG:---Member of Parliament Silveria Jacobs while expressing appreciation for the presentation of the multiannual strategic plan by the Harbour Group of Companies via its CEO Mark Mingo during the Committee meeting on Thursday had several questions and observations.
Several issues were raised by the MP pertaining to Government's Program and its subsequent strategic plan, which has not yet been presented to Parliament. Is this strategic plan of the Harbour in line with ...

Independent MP Leona Marlin-Romeo wants clarity on Moratorium Policy on Bus, Taxi, and Tour Permits

Independent MP Leona Marlin-Romeo wants clarity on Moratorium Policy on Bus, Taxi, and Tour Permits

PHILIPSBURG:--- Independent Member of Parliament (MP) Leona Marlin-Romeo said a request was sent on Monday February 23rd 2015 to the Chairman of the Committee Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommuncation Member of Parliament Frans Richardson for a meeting to be hel...

Minister Connor announces new charter flight  by Arkefly from Holland starting November 1, 2015

Minister Connor announces new charter flight by Arkefly from Holland starting November 1, 2015

 Says Benelux representatiosn being worked on ~

PHILIPSBURG:--- Based on discussions that have taken place, Honorable Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Claret Connor, hereby announces that Arkefly will start flying to St. Maarten as of November 2015 using the Dreamli...

Civil Servants receive certificates, successfully completing English and Spanish course

Civil Servants receive certificates, successfully completing English and Spanish course

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Saturday, February 28 at the University of St. Maarten, a certificate ceremony was held for those civil servants who successfully completed the USM course in English and Spanish.

Present at the ceremony were Minister of TEATT, The Honorable Claret Connor, Secret...

Minister Connor meets with police, regatta  to ensure safety, security, overall experience

Minister Connor meets with police, regatta to ensure safety, security, overall experience

PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Tourism Claret Connor on Monday hosted a meeting with all the key players in the organizing and security of the Heineken Regatta. The meeting which was held at the Police Department focused on ensuring a safe and memorable experience for residents and ...

Police intensify general controls

Police intensify general controls

PHILIPSBURG:--- The police department has again intensified their general controls as of Monday March 2nd with the start of the Heineken Regatta. This event which has been growing steadily over the years will be given a lot of attention because of the large amount of visitors to ...

GIFTED Foundation to launch “A Betta Tomorrow SXM” Project in May

GIFTED Foundation to launch “A Betta Tomorrow SXM” Project in May

Young Kings Awards event merged with SXM Weekend of P.O.W.E.R. 2015

PHILIPSBURG:--- GIFTED Foundation will launch the A Betta Tomorrow SXM project with our 3rd annual SXM Weekend of POWER for May 28-31, 2015. This project is in association with A Betta Tomorrow, a Jamaican initiat...

Central Banl Refutes Allegation on Western Union Masters License.

Willemstad:---  The Centrale Bank van Curacao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) has taken note of an anonymous news report suggesting that the President of the CBCS has given a certain bank preferential
treatment in granting that bank permission for a master license for Western Union.
Th...

Best-selling Yvette’s cookbook just released its 4th printing

Best-selling Yvette’s cookbook just released its 4th printing

GREAT BAY:--- From Yvette's Kitchen To Your Table – A Treasury of St. Martin's Traditional and Contemporary Cuisine by Yvette Hyman, is now in its 4th printing, which has just been released here by House of Nehesi Publishers (HNP).
The cookbook has been a bestseller since it was f...

Lowlands/Colebay Patchwork Scheduled starts March 1st

PHILIPSBURG:--- Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (VROMI) conducted an island wide road assessment for scheduled patchworks, which will commence on Sunday in the Lowlands/Colebay area and continue throughout the other districts from 8...

 

Interpellation et condamnation des auteurs d'un « simulacre » de vol à main armée

Interpellation et condamnation des auteurs d'un « simulacre » de vol à main armée

Le jeudi 22 janvier 2015 vers 14h30, la gendarmerie est avisée d'un vol à main armée venant d'être commis au préjudice d'un commerce de Quartier d'Orléans. L'employée de ce commerce informe les
gendarmes que deux individus munis d'armes à feu ont déro...

AGAINST BURGLARY, HAVE GOOD HABITS

With over sixty burglaries recorded since the beginning of 2015, the territory of Saint-Martin is
currently recording a significant increase of this phenomenon compared to what is usually observed.
The residential burglaries are the most numerous, part...

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Critique in review CURACAO Civil Aviation Authority

CURACAO Civil Aviation Authority


Curacao Civil Aviation Authority has not made significant efforts over the past several years to facilitate a change in civil aviation laws required to enable the island countries of Curacao and Sint Maarten to return ...

New Harbour Security Contract.

The Daily Herald of February 24, 2015 reports that the HARBOUR Group of Companies intends to pay security company CHECKMATE US$ 2.2 million more in 2015 than they got for their services in 2014. Just around election time last year, CHECKMATE was sold...

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