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National Detectives arrest two suspects in BEGONIA case

Emil Lee reacts to news about search of MP Emmanuel House ~ PHILIPSBURG - This morning suspects C.T.E. and M.A.R. were arrested by the National Detectives of Sint Maarten. One of the suspects is Member of Parliament, Christophe Emmanuel, who is a ...

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Sint Maarten signed the OCTA Oceans Declaration & Roadmap

PHILIPSBURG - The Government of Sint Maarten signed the OCTA Oceans Declaration and Roadmap in Brussels last week. This declaration highlights common marine priorities amongst OCT's, encourages blue economies and calls for united action for the...

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Governments of the Dutch/French side working on Radar system

PHILIPSBURG - The Government of St. Maarten and that of St. Martin has joined together to establish a Doppler weather radar (station) on the South side of the island. Head of the Meteorological Department, Walter Isaac, said that the primary...

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COM take decision to extend contracts GEBE management

PHILIPSBURG - On Monday afternoon, October 21st the Council of Ministers during an extraordinary general meeting of the Shareholder took the decision to extend the contracts of the Managing Board of Directors for a period of six months. The...

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EXCLUSIVE: GEBE CEO Kenrick Chittick suspended for 9 days

CFO and COO must execute suspension. ~ PHILIPSBURG: --- The Supervisory Board of Directors of GEBE suspended the CEO of the company Kenrick Chittick on Monday afternoon.

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Tromp entitled to a 6-figure compensation

WILLEMSTAD - Dr. Emsley Tromp can count on 344.135 US Dollars in compensation for legal expenditures. The Court of Justice has ordered that Curaçao has to pay the former President of the Central Bank of Curaçao and St. Maarten (CBCS) this amount...

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Kingdom Report Sounds Alarm on Biodiversity Conservation ...

The Kingdom of the Netherlands highlights that of the twenty targets which were set for 2020 only four are on the track of being achieved on time. These results stress the immediate need for action by conservation groups and government agencies...

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MP Wescot-Williams disappointed by last minute cancellation

PHILIPSBURG - MP Sarah Wescot-Williams issued a press release stating that she is "utterly disappointed by the last minute postponement of the airport meeting." The meeting in question regarded the continuation of an urgent plenary public meeting ...

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Caribbean Art and Poetry Moored at Venice, Screened at...

NEW YORK CITY - Caribbean-inspired art and poetry will be screened and performed at The Cooper Union in New York City, Saturday, October 26, 2019, at 4 PM, said architect Margaret Matz of The Cooper Union Alumni Association . The video artworks...

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Major concerns about acute cell shortage in Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - "We are very concerned, we require more detention capacity quickly. The change of government will cause delays. The prison is overfull." So says the chief prosecutor for Sint Maarten Mirjam Mol. A temporary solution seemed close...

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Police arrest car thieves and shooting suspect

PHILIPSBURG - Police arrested two people for car theft, and a male suspect who was involved in the shooting that took place on the "Block" in Dutch Quarter. Couple arrested for stolen car In an ongoing investigation into car theft, the police...

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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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Acting President of CBCS attends meeting with Ansary

Willemstad/Philipsburg - At the request of the Minister of Finance of Sint Maarten Perry Geerlings, the Acting President of the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS), Bob Traa attended an introductory meeting last week with Husang...

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NAGICO and Notary Mingo join hands with Baker Tilly ...

Two more sponsor letters signed for air-conditioning project Keep a Cool Head ~ PHILIPSBURG - The 'Keep a cool head' project, managed by Baker Tilly, providing solar-powered air-conditioning for MPC classrooms, is moving forward. Both NAGICO and...

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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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