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Center stage for Port St. Maarten at cruise convention...

PHILIPSBURG - Cruise port St. Maarten takes center stage as the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) convention in Puerto Rico opens on Monday with a splendid picture of the port by photographer Christine Garner on the cover of the FCCA...

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Ombudsman meets with Secretary General of VROMI ...

PHILIPSBURG - Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel held a meeting with the Secretary General of the Ministry of VROMI, Mr. Louis Brown, Acting Head of the Inspectorate Department, Mr. John Davis, and Acting Head of the Permits department, Mr. Charlon...

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Ministry VROMI alerts traffic of upcoming road work

Road Patching Works to Commence on Monday ~ GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) - Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that road patch works - repair of potholes etc. - will...

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AUC students volunteer at the MHF for community action...

Cay Hill, Sint Maarten - On the 19th of October, 11 AUC students spent their Saturday helping the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) with much-needed facility maintenance in honor of community action day. They helped to construct a car wash covering, ...

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COCI commends BOFT in organizing pre-St. Maarten Day...

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) commends the initiative of the Better Opportunity for Talent (BOFT) President Milton "Bobby" Ottley in organizing the pre-St. Maarten Day World Kickboxing Competition. The...

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Port to Launch its New Tech PCS Single Window

PORT ST. MAARTEN - More than 300 delegates including representatives from Port St. Maarten attended the Caribbean Shipping Association (CSA) 49th Annual General Meeting Conference & Exhibition (AGM) that recently took place in Punta Cana,...

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Mental Health Foundation organizes Happiness Event

PHILIPSBURG - Last week, on international World Mental Health Day, October 10th, The Mental Health Foundation of Sint Maarten (MHF) organized the first edition of the Happiness Event at the Cultural Center in Philipsburg, and can proudly say that ...

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Spelling Bee Started this Sunday

PHILIPSBURG - The 8th Annual Rotary/Rotaract Spelling Bee 2019 will kick off on Sunda,y October 20th, at the Belair Community Center, organized and hosted by The Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle and The Rotaract Club of St. Maarten Sunrise....

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SHTA announces 2020 events calendar

Calls for sending in events ~ PHILIPSBURG - SHTA in cooperation with Carib Beer is excited to announce its 2020 national event calendar. As the country is still recovering from the 2017 hurricane season, the calendar is more relevant than ever to...

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How Holland House built back better on its own after Irma

PHILIPSBURG - When Hurricane Irma hit on September 6, 2017, Holland House lost its entire fourth floor to the monster storm. At the time, there were 57 guests staying at the iconic hotel that faces Great Bay Beach, and some of them were able to...

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Shola the Farmer: from the backyard to a full-blown farm

PHILIPSBURG - Farm today or die tomorrow. That was the in-your-face text on a billboard in front of the agricultural ministry in Anguilla several years ago. Agriculture in St. Maarten has always been a bit of a sideshow with a few locals - like...

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