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Theo agrees with Frans' call for a Parliamentary Inquiry

PHILIPSBURG - MP Theo Heyliger was quick to agree with MP Frans Richardson's call for a parliamentary inquiry into the justice system here on St. Maarten. On Monday, November 5, 2018, on the floor of Parliament during a debate held at 9am about...

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Frans: Dutch TBO agents stole and should have been arrested

PHILIPSBURG - Leader of the USP, MP Frans Richardson on Monday disclosed that two members of the TBO arresting team stole jewelry from Francesco Corallo during his arrest and the raid on his residence in December 2016 and was subsequently sent...

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Van Putten: Court set date injunction case for November 20

PHILIPSBURG - The leader of the Progressive Labor Party Clyde van Putten informed that the injunction case he filed last week Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at the Court of First Instance in Philipsburg has been scheduled by the...

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Divi Divi Air starts in December with flights to St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - Divi Divi Air will fly to Sint Maarten from December 10 and from Brazil on December 15th. Five times a week there is a flight to Philipsburg and twice a week to the Brazilian city of São Paulo. The flights are performed with a...

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St. Dominic High School IB Diploma Program a Success

PHILIPSBURG - The St. Dominic High School has introduced an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program which is geared to develop an academically successful student that is well rounded, socially responsible and able to make ethical life...

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Police still seeking motive in stabbing incident ...

ST. PETERS - The KPSM (Sint Maarten Police Force) police were called to the scene of a stabbing which took place at a Chinese restaurant in the vicinity of St. Peters at approximately 7:20 pm on Sunday November 04th, 2018, police said in a statement.

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14 & 15-Year Old Students from Secondary School arrested ...

REWARD - On Thursday, November 1stat approximately 1.00 p.m. a police patrol was directed by the Emergency Dispatch to go in the vicinity of the Roman...

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NAGICO 1000 Smiles Project donations to SMMC in support...

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - NAGICO Insurances culminated the month of October on a high note when they presented a donation to the Positive Foundatio...

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SMSPA seeking to assist pensioners at Red Cross Building

SINT MAARTEN (BELVEDERE) - The Seniors of the Red Cross Building in Belvedere recently had a meeting with Board members of the Sint Maarten Seniors and Pensioners Association (SMSPA), according to a press release from the Vice President of SMSPA ...

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Finance Minister confirms Draft Budget Amendment on track

PHILIPSBURG - Finance Minister, the Honourable Perry Geerlings, says the second Draft Budget Amendment 2018 will be presented to Parliament of Sint Maarten for approval by November 15th, as originally scheduled. The Second Draft Budget Amendment...

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Central Committee meeting of Parliament regarding SER

PHILIPSBURG - The House of Parliament will sit in a Central Committee meeting on Tuesday, November 6. The Central Committee meeting is scheduled for 1...

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Parliaments meeting week schedule for the week of Nov 4-9

SXM PARLIAMENT MEETING WEEK NOVEMBER 5 - 9, 2018 Monday, November 5, 2018 OV 08 9.00 Repercussions of the verdict by the European Court of Human Rights in the Corallo case for the country St. Maarten and the Ministry of Justice of St. Maarten...

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USM Addressing Mental Health & Psychology in Seminar ...

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - The third edition of the USM Seminar Series, this time focusing on mental health and psychology, will take place on Thursday, 8 November. Guest speakers include clinical psychologist Dr. Judith Arndell ...

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DCOMM introduces new radio program about mental health

SINT MAARTEN (GREAT BAY, DCOMM) - "Next Level Thinking" (NLT) is an initiative of the Department of Communication (DCOMM) a department that falls unde...

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St. Maarten signs two-year agreement with Uber Soca Cruise

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - The official St. Maarten team attending the Uber Soca Cruise consisting of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau (STB) and St. M...

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Corendon looking for more shareholders

WILLEMSTAD - The travel company Corendon, which currently seems to be seen by many in Curaçao as the panacea of everything that is wrong in aviation on the islands, is also looking for new money. This can be read in an article in De Financiële...

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Curaçao Ports Authority provides presentation about Waaigat

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao Ports Authority (CPA) recently have a presentation on the development plans with relation to the Waaigat area. The Minister for Economic Development, Mr Steven Martina, opened the morning session of the conference. He...

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Oil from Asphalt Lake Curaçao is not waste

WILLEMSTAD - the Antwerp Company Oilchart International, which blends marine fuels (bunkers) and supplies them to shipping, denies that it has not worked according to the rules in the case of imported oil from Curaçao. That reports the Gazet van...

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Cars stolen from police yard again

WILLEMSTAD - There were cars stolen again from the Kurá di Raspa, the police yard for confiscated vehicles. Unknown forced the gate and took two Hyundai I-10 cars. Earlier there were reports that the police yard is a 'free for all'. The police no ...

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Import ban on Colombian meat

WILLEMSTAD - Curaçao does not import meat from Colombia anymore. This was announced by the Minister of Public Health. The reason is the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in that country. Also, passengers traveling from Colombia to Curaçao...

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Minister of Public Health wants more medical specialists

WILLEMSTAD - The Minister of Public Health Suzanne Camelia-Römer announced recently that in order to get rid of two recurring problems, she has made two critical decisions. There will be more medical specialists for the St. Elizabeth Hospital...

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'Enough interest in bankrupt hotels'

WILLEMSTAD - There is enough interest in the sale of the other three bankrupt hotels in the city center. This is according to the Minister of Economic Development Dr. Steven Martina. Veneto Hotel was sold to the travel company Corendon which will ...

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Minister of Economic Development: "All focus is now on...

WILLEMSTAD - The Ministry of Economic Development (MEO) has focused its efforts on improving the investment climate in Curaçao. The slow-acting administrative mill is being tackled and at the same time, it is being considerably expanded to...

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TPI launches Statia's Golden Rock primary teachers to T.O.P.

SINT MAARTEN (SIMPSON BAY)/ST. EUSTATIUS - Educators, from the Golden Rock R.C. School in St. Eustatius, were serious about upping their game and deve...

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Dutch regulator fines Curacao online gambling operator...

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Another online gambling operator has incurred the wrath of Kansspelautoriteit, the regulatory body charged with monitoring the Netherlands' gambling market. In a statement from earlier today, the regulator announced that...

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Each year 16 billion euros laundered in the Netherlands

THE HAGUE - According to researchers, about 16 billion euros are laundered every year. The money would be 90 percent of drug trafficking and fraud. The researchers at Utrecht University (UU) warned on Monday in the Dutch newspaper Trouw that...

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Code Yellow for heavy rains and thunderstorms until Nov. 11

Weather: Northern Islands in yellow vigilance for heavy rains and thunderstorms until November 11th. The Yellow vigilance level, issued on 02 November by the weather services of France, should not be lifted until Sunday 11 November.

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Weather Forecast: Monday to Wednesday

PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST FOR ST. MAARTEN DATE ISSUED: Monday, November 05, 2018 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Tuesday evening (18:00 LST) Novemb...

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TelEm Group launching new Internet Support App

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - TelEm Group is launching a brand-new Support App to better assist customers with their home internet connections whenever...

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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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WIB's Bobby's Marina ATM Reopened

POINTE BLANCHE - The Windward Islands Bank (WIB), 'Your Partner in Progress,' has reopened its drive-thru ATM at Bobby's Marina, Pointe Blanche. Whene...

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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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Public Advised Mosquito Fogging Commences on Monday

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - Residents of Sint Maarten are hereby notified that Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor plans to under...

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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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Veteran Calypsonian Errol "King Arrow" Dolphin Passes Away

Veteran Calypsonian, Errol "King Arrow" Dolphin has died. The late King Arrow, who had been ailing for awhile now, passed away at the St. Maarten Medical Center Monday morning. The 71 year old will be remembered for his contribution to calypso,...

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Suriname and United Arab Emirates expand economic ties

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname - Suriname's finance minister, Gillmore Hoefdraad, and his United Arab Emirates (UAE) counterpart, Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, minister of state for financial affairs, have signed an...

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New Sandals project in St Lucia put on hold pending...

By Caribbean News Now contributor CASTRIES, St Lucia - Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has suspended construction work on what was to be its fourth hotel in Saint Lucia, pending the outcome of outstanding legal issues filed by an adjacent...

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Caribbean Looks to Protect its Seafood From Mercury

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Monday November 5, 2018 (IPS) - Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what...

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Cuban-trained Bahamian doctor wins case against Bahamas...

By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor ~ NASSAU, Bahamas - Cuban-trained doctor, Dr Mandela Kerr, in a landmark case brought in the Bahamas Supreme Court against the Bahamas Medical Council (BMC), has won his...

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Another Guyana Prison Escapee Caught

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Monday November 5, 2018 - A second prisoner who escaped in Guyana last month is now back behind bars, leaving just one more still on the run. Dexroy Pollard was recaptured by "a public-spirited citizen" on the West Bank of...

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Big Dutch banks join forces to develop yellow ATM network

Big Dutch banks join forces to develop yellow ATM network

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Minister criticizes TV show for inviting anti-vaccine guest

Health minister criticises tv show for inviting anti-vaccine guest

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Police want those caught with illegal fireworks to report in

The police want to oblige people caught with illegal fireworks throughout the year to report to the police over New Year's, in an effort to improve the safety of police officers and other emergency workers. Every New Year's there are incidents in ...

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