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Motion Passed Unanimously by Parliament on Instruction Given to Governor on Screening Procedures.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Member of Parliament Leona Marlin Romeo withdrew the motion she submitted on Wednesday after several discussions were held (caucusing) with the members of parliament sitting on the opposition benches so that the parliament of St. Maarten could form a consensus in dealing with what they describe as a posterity issue. The motion submitted by MP Lloyd Richardson was completely amended based on article 58. Members from the current coalition that formed the majorit...

Shootout during Armed Robbery at Goldfinger Store Wednesday Morning --- Two arrested, Stolen Items Recovered.

Shootout during Armed Robbery at Goldfinger Store Wednesday Morning --- Two arrested, Stolen Items Recovered.

MARIGOT:--- A manager of Goldfinger store in Marigot was held hostage on Wednesday morning during a broad daylight robbery. Information reaching SMN News states that the store was robbed of an unknown amount of jewelry and watches. According to persons on the scene the manager was held hostage but was later released, the persons on the scene also reported that a number of gunshots were fired during the robbery. According information reaching SMN News, three Columbian nat...

Off-duty police officer stabbed.

Off-duty police officer stabbed.

PHILIPSBURG:--- On Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at approximately 2:45a.m. police patrols were sent to "High Up" night club in connection with the playing of loud music. On the scene the officers spoke to management about the situation and stayed at the location to control what was going on. Shortly after the officers noticed that a fight had broken out between two unknown men. During the commotion many customers ran out of the establishment. At the same time an off duty police...

Simpson Bay Residents Protested Silently in Parliament on Wednesday.

SIMPSON BAY:--- Residents of Simpson Bay marched into the house of Parliament on Wednesday to silently protest against what they term as abuse of power and injustice.
One of the residents told SMN News that a parcel of succession land that is occupied by one Marlon Harley for some...

Prosecutors Office and Community Police Officers moving into communities to create more awareness on Stop, Drop and Go Project.

Prosecutors Office and Community Police Officers moving into communities to create more awareness on Stop, Drop and Go Project.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The acting Chief Prosecutor Karola van Nie, along with Prosecutor Ludwina Hodge accompanied by Community Police Officer Daryl Chandler went to the Cape Bay community on Tuesday night where they distributed flyers wristbands and spoke with residents of the area as ...

Young people are our future; St. Maarten signs agreement with Dutch 'Stichting Horizon'.

Young people are our future; St. Maarten signs agreement with Dutch 'Stichting Horizon'.

PHILIPSBURG:--- A delegation of professionals who care for the St. Maarten youth population participated in a meeting at the conference room of the Philipsburg Police Station today.
During this meeting a historic agreement was signed by the honorable Minister of Justice Dennis Ric...

St. Maarten represented at the world’s biggest executive aviation event.

St. Maarten represented at the world’s biggest executive aviation event.

ORLANDO, Florida:--- A team of five staff members of TLC-Aviation from St. Maarten is currently attending the NBAA Annual Convention in Orlando Florida. This Business Aviation conference is attended by 27,000 aviation professionals who have the opportunity to review 1,100 indoor ...

Ministry of Health briefs key members of the Council of Ministers about National Preparations for Ebola.

Ministry of Health briefs key members of the Council of Ministers about National Preparations for Ebola.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- On Wednesday representatives from the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour (Ministry VSA) met with key members of the Council of Ministers to brief them about the national preparations for Ebola.

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Fire Department kicks off Fire Prevention Week on October 27.

GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- The Fire Department will be kicking off Fire Prevention Week 2014 on Monday, October 27 until November 1.

The awareness week is being organized by the Section Fire Prevention and Friends of the Island Government Fire Fighters.

The objective during the week is ...

Stop, Drop and Go Project moving forward successfully.

Stop, Drop and Go Project moving forward successfully.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Public Prosecutor Tineke Kamps said that the "Stop, Drop and Go Project" that was launched last week by the Police and Prosecutors Office is moving forward successfully. Kamps said on Tuesday some 11 firearms were turned in by 4pm, so far since the project was lau...

ST. MAARTEN LIONS CLUB TAKE SENIORS ON ISLAND TOUR.

ST. MAARTEN LIONS CLUB TAKE SENIORS ON ISLAND TOUR.

PHILIPSBURG:--- The month of October is being dedicated to the elderly in the community.
Besides no longer being able to get around as before, there are also those who for some reason or the other are either bed- or wheelchair- ridden and do not always get the opportunity to get o...

 

St. Maarten citizens demanding full investigation --- Dutch MPs should investigate Public Prosecutors Office in St. Maarten.

St. Maarten citizens demanding full investigation --- Dutch MPs should investigate Public Prosecutors Office in St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG:--- Several citizens and persons who bought confiscated items from the Public Prosecutors Office on St. Maarten and Weather Eyes Yacht Sales that was representing the Prosecutor's Office are now calling on the Dutch Members of Parliament ...

Union des Parents d’Elèves de Saint-Martin

L'UPESM section Iles du Nord s'associe à la décision du chef d'établissement et de l'ensemble des intervenants pour que l'établissement reste fermé demain vendredi 17 octobre 2014 pour des raisons de sécurité et d'hygiène suite au passage de l'ouraga...

UN APPEL A LA MOBILISATION ! OPERATION ‘’GRAND NETTOYAGE’’ LE DIMANCHE 19 OCTOBRE 2014

Le dimanche 19 octobre 2014 prochain, de 06 h 30 à 15 h 00, Le Conseil de Quartier N° 5, l'association SXM FONDATIONS et BOYS AND THE YARD invitent les organismes, les entreprises et tous les habitants à participer à une opération de ''GRAND NETTOYAG...

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‘Suck you blows’ St. Maarten politicians.

Ever since the Dutch Minister Of Overseas Affairs and Kingdom Relations, Mr. Ronald Plasterk, issued an instruction for the screening of the new ministers for St. Maarten to the Governor of St. Maarten, the island finds itself in a state of pandemoni...

Open Letter to MP Bosman

Bloem Bonapart & Aardenburg Ill
Attorneys at Law 1 Advokaten

OPEN LETTER TO MR. A. BOSMAN Present
St. Maarten, October 19th, 2014

Re: Erroneous, slanderous and defaming statements

Dear Mr. Bosman,

On behalf of the Minister of Public Health Social Devel...

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