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Asthma patient sounds the alarm over lack medication

Minister Lee says asthma medication Ventolin is not covered by SZV ~ PHILIPSBURG - An asthma patient has sounded the alarm over the lack of proper medication in St. Maarten, warning that the situation on the island is becoming "extremely...

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BIP SXM attends IPCA's 4th Annual General Meeting

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - On Saturday, November 3 rd, 2018 the Director of the Bureau for Intellectual Property Sint Maarten (BIP SXM) attended the 4 th Annual General Meeting of the Intellectual Property Caribbean Association (IPCA) in Miami. ...

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Central Bank: Letter to schools about pyramid scheme

WILLEMSTAD - The Central Bank of Curaçao and St Maarten sends a letter today to the schools in connection with the phenomenon pyramid scheme. In short, it comes down to this: someone at the top of the pyramid starts asking people to find a number ...

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Review Kreative Juices Catering Pre-St Maarten Day Breakfast

Today, Friday, November 9, 2018, as a pre-St. Maarten Day gift, a complimentary container filled with a delicious and tasty breakfast combo consisting of two johnny cakes, a croissant, saltfish, boiled egg, tuna, cheese, fresh fruits and salad...

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Study Reveals Record Cruise Tourism Expenditures in the...

SINT MAARTEN/PUERTO RICO - The Florida-Caribbean Association (FCCA), the trade group representing the mutual interests of the cruise industry and destinations and stakeholders in the Caribbean and Latin America, is proud to announce that the...

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OvD Training for Police, Fire and Ambulance Dispatchers

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - On November 7th, 2018, a "Officier van Dienst" (OvD) training was held by Henk Velthuis and Jan Toubes of the police department, according to a press statement from the police on Friday. The OvD is a crisis management ...

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Two men to appear in court charged with street harassment

SINT MAARTEN/THE NETHERLANDS - Two men will appear in court in Rotterdam next month charged with the new offence of street harassment, the public prosecution department confirmed on Friday. One man faces multiple charges and the other one charge, ...

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MAC Group 4 Students Become DigiKidz Thanks To Den Bosch

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - There were happy smiles all around last week in the Group 4 class of the MAC St. John's Campus primary school when 48 kids found out that the boxes brought into the classroom were laptops and some additional hardware...

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Two Dutch Caribbean Tagged Tiger Sharks Follow Similar Path

SINT MAARTEN (COLE BAY) - Two years ago, the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) organized the first of its kind shark tagging expedition to the Saba Bank and St Maarten as part of the Dutch Postcode Lottery funded "Save our Sharks" project.

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The Final Breast & Health Screening is Saturday....

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY, DCOMM) - The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a department in the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, along with partners, the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) and the Positive...

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Mosquito fogging campaign postponed due to rainfall

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY, DCOMM) - Due to the recent rain activity, the vector control measure of mosquito fogging was postponed, the Collective Prevention Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social...

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Largest Cruise Tourism Conference and Trade Show Opens...

SINT MAARTEN/PUERTO RICO - Tuesday, November 06 marked the opening of the FCCA Cruise Conference & Trade Show, the largest and only official cruise tourism conference and trade show in the Caribbean.

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Sister Borgia's Group 8 Students attentive to PM reading

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - On Wednesday morning November 7 th, Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin took time out of her busy schedule to attend a reading session with the Group 8 students at the Sister Borgia Elementary School in Philipsburg.

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Minister of VSA & SZV Give Presentation to Parliament

PHILIPSBURG: --- Minister of VSA Emil Lee and the director of SZV Glen Carty did their best to inform Members of Parliament when they reported to Parliament on Friday for a Central Committee meeting to discuss the current status at SZV....

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SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - St. Maarten Lions Club members are fervently preparing for their fundraiser "Annual Lion Wally Havertong Christmas Bingo...

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Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunset Assists Local Home Owners

SINT MAARTEN (COLE BAY) - In efforts to promote Economic and Community Development, the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunset embarked on a mission to assi...

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USM to hold Friday evening of reflection for the Island...

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - On Friday, 9 November 2018, the University of St. Martin (USM) will host an evening of public dialogue on the meaning of...

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SXMNBA to start Basketball Academy. Registration is underway

PHILIPSBURG - The St. Maarten National Basketball Association (SXMNBA) will be starting the SXMNBA Basketball Academy, the SXMNBA said in a press stat...

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New aircraft EZAir arrives in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The aviation sector in Curacao is quite active these days. Another new development came from EZ Air. Today their first Beech B1900 arrived in Curacao. They performed a fly-by followed by the landing. They will use this aircraft for...

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Inaugural Flight to Curaçao by Condor

Nonstop flight from Frankfurt, Germany WILLEMSTAD - Condor's inaugural flight from Frankfurt, Germany to Curaçao was celebrated at the Curaçao International Airport with an event that included speeches by the Minister of Governmental Affairs,...

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New markets for free zone Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - The company that manages the real estate in both free zones, Curinde, indicated that is has been 'very active' in recent years to tap into new markets. They are also looking for ways to market their products to their clients through...

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CTB supports Curaçao's MLB Elite Baseball Program

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Economic Development, Dr. Steven Martina, and the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) recently had an enjoyable meeting with the youths participating in Curaçao's MLB (Major League Baseball) Elite Program. The program is...

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Banks told to boost compliance with money laundering...

Finance ministry inspectors are pressing ahead with investigations into money laundering via Dutch banks, and will take action against institutions which are not doing enough to tackle the problem, the service chief Hans van der Vliet has told...

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Investor Education Warning Notice regarding "Flower"/"Eflor"

WILLEMSTAD - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten ("CBCS") is issuing this warning notice to the public and (potential) investors about pyramid or similar schemes such as "Flower"/"E Flor" that are promoted as a legitimate opportunity to ...

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The first plane of EZ Air has landed on Curacao

Today, Thursday 8 November, the first aircraft of EZ Air landed at 14.05 at Hato airport on Curacao. The aircraft is a Beechcraft 1900D which is suitable for 18 passengers. The second plane is expected in 10 days. The financing for both...

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Twizzle (Ulyssese Lopes) to perform during Youth Night

Oranjestad- Hip Hop Rapper Twizzle (Ulyssese Lopes), a former student of the Golden Rock School and the Gwendoline van Putten School will return to Statia to perform during Youth Night. Based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Twizzle started with ...

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Weather Forecast: Saturday to Monday

DATE ISSUED: Friday, November 09, 2018 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Saturday evening (18:00 LST) November 10, 2018 Tonight through Saturday evening: Partly cloudy to cloudy with isolated showers. Forecast High: 30°C / 86°F Forecast Low:...

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Motorworld Expands Its Commercial Vehicles with ISUZU trucks

SINT MAARTEN (COLE BAY) - During an official launch ceremony held on Wednesday, November 7 th, Motorworld presented the new addition to the prestigious line-up of auto brand models, which now includes ISUZU "Trucks for Life." "In today's...

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Nominations underway for COCI Board. Deadline Nov. 14

PHILIPSBURG - Three positions on the Board will become vacant as of January 1st, 2019 and these positions will be filled by three (3) candidates chose...

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SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - Social & Health Insurances SZV will launch its AOV Pension Status Survey on Monday October 15 th. Residents of Dutch Sint Maarten who are currently receiving AOV pension payments from SZV have an obligation to...

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NAGICO launches the Hurricane Xtra Policy

PHILIPSBURG (Monday, July 23, 2018) - Today, NAGICO Insurances unveiled a new insurance product called the NAGICO Hurricane Xtra Policy. It's designed as a supplemental coverage to insure uncovered expenses that may arise following a hurricane as ...

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SMMAF Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competition Nov 10

SINT MAARTEN (REWARD) - St. Maarten Martial Arts Federation (SMMAF) proudly presents its third annual competition on Saturday, November 10th at MPC Gy...

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Review LuminAID Packlite Max, a Solar Powered Phone Charger

ST. JOHN'S ESTATE - The Wizards, specializing in computer repairs and onsite services, is now the official reseller for an environmentally-friendly product that has a very unusual feature: A solar powered LED lantern that is a phone charger as...

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CPS: Advises persons at risk to get their flu vaccine

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY, DCOMM) - It's that time of the year when influenza, better known as the flu, becomes more predominant. Influenza is a highly contagious viral infection. Unlike the common cold, influenza can cause severe illness and...

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Update on investigation surrounding the death of Lofton...

ANGUILLA - The Royal Anguilla Police Force reports that at 9:30am on Friday 9th November, 2018 Salim Richardson of The Copse, East End voluntarily surrendered to the police at The Valley Police Station accompanied by his lawyer Michael Bourne. As ...

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10 Injured as Plane Crash Lands at Airport in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Friday November 9, 2018 - Ten people were injured this morning when a Fly Jamaica aircraft carrying 120 passengers and eight crew members made an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana....

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Fly Jamaica flight makes emergency landing at Guyana...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (DPI) - Fly Jamaica flight OJ256, which departed the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana for Toronto, Canada, at 2:10 on Friday morning, declared an emergency landing 43 minutes into the flight. The flight,...

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St Kitts-Nevis passports being sold for US$37,500 in the ME

By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts - At a press conference last week, leader of the opposition, Dr Denzil Douglas, said that, during a recent visit to the Middle East, he discovered that citizenship agents were advertising...

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UN sounds alarm as Venezuelan refugees pass 3 million mark

GENEVA, Switzerland - The number of refugees and migrants who have left Venezuela worldwide has now reached three million, the two main United Nations agencies advocating for them announced on Thursday, flagging the need to increase support for...

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Comprehensive Tobacco Legislation Coming for Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday November 9, 2018 - Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton says comprehensive tobacco legislation is coming next year that will, among other things, restrict tobacco companies from advertising in certain settings.

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Nedcar drink and drugs test results 'a reflection of...

Random drink and drugs tests at the VDL Nedcar plant in Limburg resulted in a high proportion of positive tests, local broadcaster L1 said on Friday.

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Dutch schools allowed to use unqualified teachers in crisis

The Ministry of Education will allow primary schools facing a teacher shortage to let people without a teaching qualification, but with specialist knowledge, teach certain subjects if no other solution can be found. This involves the subjects...

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Kinderdijk millers protest about over-tourism

SINT MAARTEN/THE NETHERLANDS - Millers living in the 19 windmills that make up the Kinderdijk mill village east of Rotterdam have had enough of mass tourism and are planning to let visitors know on Saturday exactly how they feel. The millers will ...

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