Community service for cashing stolen checks

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GREAT BAY – The Court in First Instance sentenced 24-year old Stephanie Smith on Thursday morning to a 1-month conditional prison sentence and 120 hours of community service for a scam with checks that cost her employer Manrique Capriles and Sons close to $10,000. Smith has cashed checks for an amount of up to $9,787.15 at the request of Martinois More...

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PDP Marina damaged vessels
By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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VROMI agrees to grant PDP Marina permission to remove wrecks

Cole Bay — On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017, Jeff Boyd, President and Managing Director for the Yacht Club at the Port De Plaisance marina on behalf of Marine Management and Consulting NV, was really upset More...

Kendy Pierre 20171018 - HH
By webadmin On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Serial robber faces 9 years – or acquittal – for robberies

GREAT BAY – Kendy P. will hear on November 8 how much time – if any – he will have to serve for a string of armed robberies that took place between July 27 2016 and October 18 2016.  The 25-year old stands More...

St. Maarten Zoo hurricane damage
By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Sint Maarten Zoo faces imminent closure

PHILIPSBURG – The Sint Maarten Zoo board sent off a few of their last residents, eleven macaws and nine cotton-top tamarin monkeys, to Curaçao. A team of five experts connected to the Parke Tropikal Curaçao More...

causeway under construction
By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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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 to emergency repairs to motorized traffic on Tuesday, October 17 between 12.00PM More...

Monique Alberts 20171016 -- HH
By webadmin On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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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 a deadly blow on September 6. “The roof was already in a bad condition for a More...

Le Grand Marche fire - 15-Oct-2017 - by Josephine Dangleben
By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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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 the branch of the Windward Island Bank located in the Grand Marche complex on Bush road where a fire was reported. On More...

By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Police control hundreds of cars

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Police Force assisted by Police officers from the Netherlands, Aruba, Curacao, the Royal Marechausee, VKC and VKS continue to have general controls at different locations on the Dutch More...

Richard Gibson - IMF
By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Minister Gibson asks IMF for low interest financing (UPDATED with video recording)

WASHINGTON – “First of all I want to express my sympathy to everyone who suffered from the hurricanes this year,” Minister of Finance Richard Gibson Sr. said at a meeting of the International Monetary More...

Sarah Wescot-Williams 20170330 - HH
By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Wescot-Williams appeals to Kingdom for leniency

GREAT BAY – “Cut the link between financial support and conditions that are not directly related to the transparent, effective and efficient spending of the reconstruction support from the Netherlands; establish More...