Email Newsletter
Law Enforcement Officers participate in Relay Race

Photo caption: This year saw the joint participation of five law enforcement agencies in the 31st annual Sint Maarten's Day Around the Island Relay Race. A total 22 men and women from the Sint Maarten Coast Guard, the Police Force of Sint Maarten ...

Read more
Dear Reader

We are not out of the woods yet. Hurricane season officially ends November 30th. Hence it is still important to keep an eye on the weather. Track the weather using satellite and radar imagery found on

In the meantime, we do hope you all had an enjoyable St. Maarten's Day celebration. To the family of the latest traffic fatality victim, we wish them much strength in their time of bereavement.

Stay dry!

PS : Exclusive Offfer : Share a private jet charter from St. Maarten to Havana, Cuba, on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019, departing at 9am, arriving at 12pm, on a private Cessna Citation VII jet. Email AirStMaarten via for more information.


Super Salespersons (M/F) Wanted

Urgently Wanted - Super Salespersons (M/F) for immediate work selling advertising. With the upcoming Christmas season ahead of us, high commissions earnings possible. If you consider yourself to be self-motivated super salesperson and a self-starter who can work on commission-basis, then contact us immediately. Bonuses and benefits available on proven sales success. Email or whatsapp +1-721-588-0800.


Email  to request us to sign you up for a Yearly subscription for only $75 . We will email you an electronic invoice for payment at your convenience. You can choose to pay with your creditcard online; do a banktransfer to our WIB or RBC account; or pay with your debitcard, check or cash at any of our three (3) payment locations . See Contact Us for address information. Sponsor VROMI Notice
VROMI: Traffic interruption due to Road Works

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten - Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that there will be interruption with the traffic flow on the Cole Bay road due to work being carried out in...

Read more Main Stories
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...

Read more
Governor Holiday: Embracing Our Common Heritage

SINT MAARTEN/ST. MARTIN (FRENCH QUARTER) - His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday delivered the following message on the occasion of Sint Maarten-St. Martin's Day on Sunday, November 11. Fellow St. Maarteners, Happy St. Maarten's Day to all....

Read more
PM Romeo-Marlin's Sint Maarten-St. Martin's Day Message

SINT MAARTEN (FRENCH QUARTER BORDER) - "To the people of Sint Maarten, to our residents and to our guests, once again we have gathered here to celebrate Sint Maarten Day to mark the peaceful coexistence of two nations divided by an imaginary line.

Read more
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...

Read more Top Stories
Female dies during traffic accident

PHILIPSBURG - Police patrols, Paramedics and Police Traffic Department on Sunday November 11th at approximately 08.35 a.m. were sent to Sucker Garden Road in the vicinity of the York's property to investigate a traffic accident involving a...

Read more Police News
KPSM comments on school fights

Philipsburg - The Sint Maarten Police force is well aware of the increase in the number of school fights that have been taking place within the last few months and would like to send a stern warning to all students and parents that there will be...

Read more
Cars and cash seized in Rotterdam police crackdown ...

Rotterdam police arrested six people, confiscated 25 cars and handed out fines totalling €104,000 on Friday, in a day of action against organised crime which took place in three locations in Rotterdam Zuid. The campaign involved stopping mainly...

Read more Local News
Motorists requested to remain off the road network ...

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) - The Fire Department is requesting motorists to remain off the road network due to heavy street flooding. Motorists who are already on the road should avoid driving in low lying areas. Those driving along...

Read more
CPS invites health care providers to register for AMR

SINT MAARTEN - (GREAT BAY, DCOMM) - Health care providers are being asked to register to attend the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Information Session. The information session will be held on Tuesday, November 13 at 6.45pm at the Vineyard Office...

Read more
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...

Read more Goverment News
VROMI to assess roads for damages due to severe rainfall

PHILIPSBURG - "Reports have reached the Ministry of VROMI indicating that several areas are experiencing significant flooding as a result of this evening's rainfall," Ministry VROMI said in a statement on Saturday evening. "The Ministry strongly...

Read more Parliament News
Plenary Public session of Parliament about repercussions...

The Plenary Public meeting which was adjourned on November 5, 2018, will be reconvened on Monday, November 12 at 11.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Justice will be present.

Read more
Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament regarding...

The Urgent Plenary Public meeting which was adjourned on October 30, 2018, will be reconvened on Monday, November 12 at 15.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of Finance will be ...

Read more Civic News

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

Read more
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...

Read more Education/Health News

Photos and video recording of the recently held Mental Health & Psychology on St. Maarten seminar at the USM on Thursday, November 8th, 2018.

Read more Sports News
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...

Read more Curacao News
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...

Read more
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,...

Read more
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...

Read more
NEW! CuracaoFlowers: You order online, we deliver in Curacao is the sister to, an online flower order and delivery service. You can also order online and we deliver offline in Curacao. Flowers, giftbaskets, fruitbaskets and cakes. Contact us today to place your order.

Read more
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...

Read more Finance News
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 ...

Read more Dutch Caribbean News
Concrete Poured at South Pier for Construction of New Post

Kralendijk - After a somewhat challenging start in the repairs made at the South pier in the bay of Kralendijk, clear progress is now being made. This week saw the construction of a new mooring post. For this high-resistance concrete 62 cubic...

Read more
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 ...

Read more Weather
UPDATE: Tropical wave given 70 per cent chance for storm

SINT MAARTEN/CARIBBEAN - On Sunday the National Hurricane Center (NHC) has increased the chance of the tropical wave east of the Lesser Antilles developing into a tropical/subtropical cyclone by 70 per cent within the next five-days. The tropical ...

Read more
Weather Forecast: Monday to Wednesday

DATE ISSUED: Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 18:00 LST (22:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Monday evening (18:00 LST) November 12, 2018 Tonight through Monday evening: Partly cloudy to cloudy and breezy with isolated showers. Forecast High: 30°C / 86°F Forecast ...

Read more Business News
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...

Read more
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...

Read more

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...

Read more
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 ...

Read more Billboard Notices
CPS invites health care providers to register for AMR...

SINT MAARTEN - (GREAT BAY, DCOMM) - Health care providers are being asked to register to attend the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Information Session. The information session will be held on Tuesday, November 13 at 6.45pm at the Vineyard Office...

Read more
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...

Read more
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...

Read more Poll

No - 7%
Yes - 93%

Poll sponsored by  StMaartenFlowers.comwhere you order online and we deliver offline.
Should the government have given more warnings about possible flooding this weekend?
Yes - Regional News
Serbia Grants Visa Exemption to Antigua & Barbuda...

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, Friday November 9, 2018 - Nationals of Antigua and Barbuda no longer require a visa to visit the southeast European country of Serbia. Antigua and Barbuda's Ambassador, Sir Ronald Sanders, revealed that the Serbian...

Read more Advertisement
FOR SALE: Red 2018 Hyundai Grand i10

Asking price $11,000 US Dollars. Call or whatsapp 588-0800 for more information.

Read more
Need renovation work done?

We have a professional team available to take care of all the renovations works that needs to be done on your home, place of business or development project.

Call us today at +1-721-523-3564 or whatsapp +1-721-588-0800. Or email to schedule an appointment. Visit for more information.. Online News Stories
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....

Read more
Click here to buy a subscription today...


Read more
Let's Cruise - Eastern, Western, Southern Caribbean... is offering cruise vacations on the best and biggest cruise ships in the world with brand name cruises and destinations in the Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean, Alaska, Europe and the Mediterranean, ...

Read more
Biofortification of Food Crops: The Remedy for...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Friday November 9, 2018 - Caribbean Ministers of Agriculture and the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) have approved a proposal from the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) to...

Read more
CDB Approves Funding to Expand and Rehabilitate Barbados ...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday November 8, 2018 - The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of US$40.4 million to upgrade infrastructure and services at the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) in...

Read more
New Business Opportunities Expected From Plastic Ban in...

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday November 8, 2018 - Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation Daryl Vaz says the ban on plastics and Styrofoam which takes effect next year will allow for the creation of new...

Read more
Cohen & Klein

Comprehensive training programs

Read more
Identity and Dignity Lost with the CCJ ~ Sir Ronald Sanders

ST JOHN'S, Antigua, Friday November 9, 2018 - The referenda, held individually in Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada on replacing the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on November 6, were lost...

Read more Advertisements Dutch News
Dutchman offers rare flag to the US, if Trump picks it up...

The Dutch art collector who bought the American flag flown on the boat that led the first US troops to Utah Beach during World War II has offered it to US president Trump, if he comes to the Netherlands personally to pick it up.

Read more
Euthanasia doctor faces prosecution over dementia case

A geriatric doctor who helped a nursing home patient with severe dementia to die will be prosecuted for breaking euthanasia guidelines the public prosecution department said on Friday. The case will be the first to come to court since the...

Read more
MH17 relatives asks Trump to talk to Putin

Working group Truth-finding MH17 wrote a letter to United States president Donald Trump asking him to intervene on their behalf with Russian president Vladimir Putin. The working group, which consists of relatives of people who died when flight...

Read more
Dutch PM looking for someone to manage his Twitter account

Government information service Rijksvoorlichtingsdienst is looking for an online communications advisors to write posts for Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Twitter and other social media. The job entails translating government policy into accessible ...

Read more
SXM Daily News - 9 Nov 2018
SXM Daily News Nov 9, 2018

SXM Daily News Nov 9, 2018

Read more
TVCarib Informer

Local News Program

Read more
Book your November trip with AirSXM
Looking for a November vacation trip? Search for flights, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages online on AirStMaarten's booking site.
Cancel your present free Newsletter subscription first if you wish to upgrade to a paid subscription with either a Daily, Monthly or Yearly subscription.

We welcome you to our growing community of readers. Those of you who have not done so yet, can do so online at You can choose to pay immediately online with your creditcard or request to receive an invoice from us for manual payment processing.

We will be putting more and more of our recently published articles and archived news articles behind the paywall. Therefore it will be important for you to eventually purchase a paid subscription. Register today online at

If you wish to discuss a corporate account for your company, organization or department, feel free to drop us an email to discuss your needs as well.

If you have any questions, comments or if you also wish to advertise with us, email us via

We will continue to bring you reports and articles via this email newsletter. But for the latest news, updates and photo reportages keep an eye on our website online at  or follow us on Facebook, where we will also post community billboard notices, government announcements and urgent public notices as we receive them via our news desk.

If you also wish to receive news headlines, alerts and breaking news via Whatsapp, email us your whatsapp number via

Thank you for your attention to our email newsletter. Your readership is very much appreciated.

Sincerely yours,