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SHTA calls on hospitality and business members to share their status

Philipsburg — The Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) calls on membership to share their possible reopenings More...

MinECYS Paviljon for CBA school

Charlotte Brookson Academy, MAC High and St. Maarten Academy to receive pavilions

RING ROAD – As part of the emergency relief efforts, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) received 3 pavilions More...

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#SXMSTRONG Call to Performers, Vendors and Cultural Groups

Pond Island — There is no time like the present for St Martin to stand in unity as we pay homage to the ones that lost their More...

Nature Foundation Records Return of Sint Maarten National Symbol: the Brown Pelican

Philipsburg — During one of its recent post-hurricane ecological assessments the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation recorded the More...

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Sint Maarten Nature Foundation, Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and Sint Maarten Dominica Association Cooperate to Deliver Supplies to Hurricane Stricken Dominica

Great Bay — The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation, in collaboration with the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, assisted in the More...

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Simpson Bay Causeway to be Temporarily Closed for Motorized Traffic due to Emergency Repairs

SIMPSON BAY – The Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority (SLAC) announces that the Simpson Bay Causeway Bridge will be temporarily closed due More...

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Library wants to speed up plan for multifunctional building

GREAT BAY – The Philipsburg Jubilee Library is history in its current form. Hurricane Irma dealt the building at the Voges Street More...

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Aviation conference will return to St. Maarten in 2018

SXM Airport — The 3rd Caribbean Aviation Meetup conference will again be held on St.Maarten in June 12-14, 2018, provided that More...

Worth a try

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MP Sarah Wescot-Williams hits the nail on the head with her letter to the Kingdom Council of Ministers, though we can imagine that some readers might feel that the letter is a More...

Impossible

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Kingdom Relations Minister Plasterk has put his cards on the table. Financial aid for the reconstruction of St. Maarten is now linked to two demands: the establishment of an More...

Charity begins at home

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The Tzu Chi Foundation continues to touch many lives with their community outreach programmes, offering free breakfasts to the schools and donating waterfilters to the MLK primary More...

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A slanted relationship

Dear editor, St. Maarten has survived what is termed as a super storm; the experts agree it is the most powerful storm ever recording in the Atlantic hurricane belt. Collectively More...

Power play

By Hilbert Haar Minister Plasterk said it during his last visit to St. Maarten: the Netherlands is not just going to open a bank account and let the island help itself. That More...

Power play

Hilbert Haar

By Hilbert Haar Minister Plasterk said it during his last visit to St. Maarten: the Netherlands is not just going to open More...

Building a new Caribbean

Cdr Bud Slabbaert

Having experienced two hurricanes cat. 5, having seen the devastation and been around to feel and understand the More...

causeway under construction Simpson Bay Causeway to be Temporarily Closed for Motorized Traffic due to Emergency Repairs

SIMPSON BAY – The Simpson Bay Lagoon Authority (SLAC) announces that the Simpson Bay Causeway Bridge...

Monique Alberts 20171016 -- HH Library wants to speed up plan for multifunctional building

GREAT BAY – The Philipsburg Jubilee Library is history in its current form. Hurricane Irma dealt...

Le Grand Marche fire - 15-Oct-2017 - by Josephine Dangleben Fire at W.I.B. on Bush road

GREAT BAY – On Sunday October 15 at approximately 12.30 p.m. police patrols were directed to...

Van Putten’s statements are unacceptable, Statians say

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ORANJESTAD – The remarks island council member Clyde van Putten made during a congress in Curacao whereby More...

Conditions apply: Dutch ready to force the issue

THE HAGUE – A Dutch fund – with hundreds of millions of euros – for the reconstruction of St. Maarten will..

Refugees from St. Maarten in “bureaucratic nightmare”

HAARLEM – A group of fifteen homeless citizens from St. Maarten has hired attorney Leandro Thomas. He has to make sure..

Sick and Tired

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I’ve lived on this island my entire life. Sint Maarten is the only place I call home. From attending school, More...

Are We Ready? – Part Two

In most IT textbooks new topics are often introduced with case studies. As a matter of fact, when I was introduced..

Without Dutch assistance, next disasters loom

Major disasters and stressful situations tend to bring out the best and the worst in people and the organizations managed by..
MinECYS Paviljon for CBA school

Charlotte Brookson Academy, MAC High and St. Maarten Academy to receive pavilions

RING ROAD – As part of the emergency relief efforts, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) received 3..
Open for Business - SHTA

SHTA calls on hospitality and business members to share their status

Philipsburg — The Sint Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) calls on membership to share their possible reopenings after hurricane Irma...
SZV-building

SZV requests employers to submit post-Irma updates to Employer Desk

Harbour View — SZV would like to invite all registered employers to visit the Employer Desk to report their post Irma..