Tzu Chi adopts 6 schools for breakfast programme - TODAY ...

Philipsburg - Tzu Chi Foundation St. Maarten has broadened its humanitarian efforts and has adopted six schools for a breakfast programme to provide students with fresh breakfast each morning. Tzu Chi donates supplies to 1,560 students The...

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Guyana Evacuation Flights Tuesday & Wednesday - TODAY -...

Cul de Sac, St. Maarten (October 9, 2017) - The Government of Guyana will conduct evacuation exercises from St. Martin to Guyana on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 and Wednesday, October 11, 2017, announced that country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on ...

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Meeting Held with Public School teachers and Minister...

PHILIPSBURG - On Friday, October 6th, the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, held a meeting with the school managers of the public schools. The meeting was held to give clarity to the concerns of the school managers and their...

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Charity begins at home
Nothing starts the day off effectively like a hearty breakfast and especially for young children, a solid breakfast is the cornerstone to good growth, both physically and mentally. You cannot learn on an empty stomach and too many children are going to school hungry. It is time our society...  Click here to read the rest of the editorial online...
Wycliffe Smith: "Helpless Parliamentarians"
Leader of the St. Maarten Christian Party, Wycliffe Smith, writes in a Letter to the Editor: We often hear the phrase “a lame-duck government”. But hurricane Irma has clearly exposed our “lame-duck” Parliament.  Click here to read the complete letter...
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Nature Foundation Conducts Initial Beach Assessment -...

Simpson Bay - On the 6th of September powerful category five storm Hurricane Irma struck Sint Maarten with 185 MPH winds, causing widespread damage to the island and its infrastructure. The storm also caused significant damage to the island's...

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Building a new Caribbean - TODAY - The Newspaper for...

Having experienced two hurricanes cat. 5, having seen the devastation and been around to feel and understand the inconveniences, to just express it mildly; no water, no electricity or no telecommunication for an extended period. Lots of time...

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MLK primary school receives AquaBox from Tzu Chi - TODAY ...

Philipsburg - The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Primary School (MLK) received an innovative portable water filter container dubbed AquaBox from Sandra Cheung of the Tzu Chi Foundation. "Contributions for our school and especially those benefiting...

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Public Service Center Notice - TODAY - The Newspaper for ...

IMPORTANT NOTICE The Public Service Center Department hereby informs the general public that due to damages caused by Hurricanes Irma/Maria, the Simpson Bay Branch will be closed until further notice. The temporary closure is to allow time for...

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With the resuming of flights on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017, we are also open to take your flight bookings to and from St. Maarten via SXM Airport.
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TelEm Disconnection Notice

For July 2017 Bill deadline for payment is Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

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