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Constitution Day Celebration on Monday, October 14, 2019

PHILIPSBURG - On Monday, October 14, 2019, the Department of Culture within the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (MECYS) in collaboration with the St. Maarten National Commission (NatCom) for United Nations Educational, Scientific...

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MP Brison: 24 years is long enough without knowing truth

Presents Parliament's first ever inquiry proposal ~ PHILIPSBURG - Member of Parliament Rolando Brison on Thursday presented before Parliament his faction's initiative for a Parliamentary inquiry into Mullet Bay. It was a historic moment for the...

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MP Wescot-Williams: "Tread carefully with inquiry"

PHILIPSBURG - MP Sarah Wescot-Williams asked some critical questions during Thursday's central committee meeting about MP Rolando Brison's initiative proposal to conduct a parliamentary inquiry into Mullet Bay - and the initiator was not amused,...

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Getting Mullet Bay out of its funk

By Hilbert Haar ~ In different words, MP Wescot-Williams criticized the proposal to conduct a parliamentary inquiry into Mullet Bay the same way civil law attorney Wim van Sambeek did in an article published in August. And in both..

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Police Day Ceremony held with website launch 10-10-2019

PHILIPSBURG - The Sint Maarten Police Force celebrated the ninth anniversary Police Day, on Thursday October 10th, 2019, at the Police Headquarters in Philipsburg. The Ceremony was opened by acting spokesman Inspector Josepha, under the theme 'We ...

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Council of Ministers accepts resignation of PM and MinJUS

PHILIPSBURG - On Thursday October 10th, the Council of Ministers accepted the resignation letters of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Minister of Justice Cornelius deWeever, thus reducing the number of Ministers in the Council of Ministers...

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Prime Minister Romeo-Marlin steps down in order to...

PHILIPSBURG - On Thursday October 10th, Prime Minister the Honorable Leona Romeo Marlin decided to step down to depoliticize important matters that are pending decision at Parliament. In a letter addressed to the Governor, the President of...

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Cruise tourism in a deep existential crisis

PHILIPSBURG - Cruise Tourism in St. Maarten is in a deep existential crisis, no matter how seemingly optimistic outgoing Tourism and Economic Affairs Minister Stuart Johnson spins the story. Cruise tourism has been a boon to the destination for...

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"SXM needs to put the 'WOW' back in the guests' experience"

MAHO - The private sector on St Maarten has to step up and invest in improving the overall experience of cruise tourists visiting the island. Michele Paige, President of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), doesn't mince words....

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2nd Edition of NAGICO Health & Fitness Fair a Success

GREAT BAY-- NAGICO Insurances hosted the 2nd Edition of its Free Health & Fitness Fair last Saturday at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex, where hundreds of people attended to take advantage of the many health screenings which were made available...

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Rotary Club of SXM and WIMA to host Diabetes Conference

NAGICO is the Platinum Sponsor ~ PHILIPSBURG - The Rotary Club of Sint Maarten, in conjunction with the Windward Islands Medical Association, and their Platinum Sponsor, NAGICO Insurances, will hold a conference for medical professionals on the...

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PHILIPSBURG - On April 24, 2014, the Council of Ministers approved a rather unique document: the National Energy Policy for Country Sint Maarten. The document has an ambitious subtitle: Towards a sustainable development. It looked like the era of ...

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Gov't stonewalls questions about responsibility for looting

PHILIPSBURG - The White and Yellow Cross Foundation's attempts to get answers from the government about who is to blame for the large-scale looting that occurred in the wake of Hurricane Irma in September 2017 have been stonewalled by the...

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