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Police confirms Canadian tourist robbery victim died

PHILIPSBURG - On Sunday, June 9th, the Communications Department of the St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM) confirmed that the Canadian tourist who had been shot during an armed robbery on the Beacon Hill Road had succumbed to his injury on Friday night.

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NAGICO Insurances awards intermediaries...

PHILIPSBURG - Agents and Brokers from across the 21 territories in which NAGICO Insurances operates were awarded during a Regional Conference & Award Ceremony held in Trinidad & Tobago last Saturday. The two-day event, which was held at the...

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Truth and politics

By Hilbert Haar ~ There is truth and then there is politics. Never did this become clearer than from the dogfight that erupted after young MP Rolando Brison trained his guns on former Finance Minister Mike Ferrier during a public meeting about the...

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No sense of urgency

By Hilbert Haar ~ Membership of parliament is supposed to be a full time job and our fifteen parliamentarians are handsomely paid for it. Yet, according to a proposal submitted by MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel and Jurendy Doran - one week .

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Job Vacancies

GREAT BAY, ST. MAARTEN - EBS has the following vacancies available for your consideration. Suitable candidates can send their resume along with copies of their diploma's and or certificates to or visit their office in the Orange...

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Parliament postpones handling 2019 budget

PHILIPSBURG - At the proposal of MPs Rolando Brison, Christophe Emmanuel and Jurendy Doran parliament postponed handling of the draft 2019 budget on Friday until the first week of July, immediately after the conclusion of the Inter-Parliamentary...

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MP Rolando Brison tables first Initiative Law on UTS

Proposes funds go to Police Force, Pension and Affordable Housing ~ PHILIPSBURG - Member of Parliament Rolando Brison on Wednesday will table his initiative law authorizing the proper sale of UTS. The law will be debated on the floor of...

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Masterclass workshops in St. Maarten unites media profession

CUPECOY - The AUC campus in Cupecoy was the location of an interesting gathering this past week. The medical university saw a group of media professionals from different backgrounds in St. Maarten coming together to participate in a series of...

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Police Stations now deemed 'water and wind tight'

PHILIPSBURG - Following the completion of the first phase of works at the Philipsburg and Simpson Bay police stations, both are now better able to withstand any major storms as the buildings have been deemed 'water and wind tight'. This is the...

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UTS takeover biggest privatization deal ever in Antilles

WILLEMSTAD, CURACAO - Cable & Wireless Communications, part of the Liberty Latin America listed on NASDAQ Global Select Market, has acquired all shares in United Telecommunication Services held by the Country of Curaçao. The interest sold by the...

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APS to host pension seminar: "APS into the Future"

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The St. Maarten general pension fund administrator, APS, is preparing to host its 2019 pension fund seminar, which will take place on June 28. APS participants and pensioners are asked to save the date and attend this ...

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NAGICO launches the Hurricane Xtra Policy

PHILIPSBURG -- 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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CPS: Continue to Check your Child's Vaccination Status....

GREAT BAY, (DCOMM) - The Collective Prevention Services (CPS) is calling on parents and guardians to keep check of their child (ren's) vaccination status in order to make sure they remain up to date. CPS surveillance system continues to closely...

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K1 DIRECT now trained in Emergency Medical Response

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - Six K1 DIRECT members of the St. Maarten branch have completed their Emergency Medical Response Training facilitated by Windward Island Emergency Medical Services (WIEMS), certifying them for the next 2 years.

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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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Speakers of 8th Annual Governor's Symposium announced

SINT MAARTEN (HARBOUR VIEW) - The Governor of Sint Maarten, His Excellency drs. E.B. Holiday announced the speakers for the 8th Annual Governor's symposium taking place on Friday June 21, 2019 held at the auditorium of the American University of...

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Reminder to Register before 5.00pm on Monday for FCCA...

PORT ST. MAARTEN - Those interested in starting a business, owners and managers are invited to attend a townhall meeting on Tuesday, June 11 from 5.00pm to 7.00pm at the Port St. Maarten Homeporting Pavillion, at the Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and...

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St Kitts Defends Citizenship by Investment Programme...

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Friday May 31, 2019 - Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris has strongly defended his government's administration of St Kitts and Nevis' Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programme which is being scrutinized by two European...

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Barbados Confirms It's Selling Majority Shareholding in LIAT

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday June 6, 2019 - If negotiations with the Antigua and Barbuda government go well, Barbados will, for the first time in a while, not be the single largest shareholder of the financially-troubled regional airline LIAT.

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Weather Forecast: Monday to Wednesday

DATE ISSUED: Sunday, June 09, 2019 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Monday evening (18:00 LST) June 10, 2019 Tonight through Monday evening: Partly cloudy, breezy and hazy, becoming cloudy at times with passing showers possible. Forecast...

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