National Recovery Plan for the reconstruction and recovery of Sint Maarten available for public review

Prime Minister WIlliam Marlin presenting NRP to President of Parliament

PHILIPSBURG – On Monday October 23rd, the interim report of the work group National Recovery Plan (NRP) for the reconstruction and recovery of Sint Maarten will be available after 3:00 PM on the website www.sxmemergency.org, the website that Government launched shortly after the passing of Hurricane Irma. The interim report entitled Interim Report More...

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Prime Minister William Marlin
By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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PM William Marlin clarifies the position of Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister William Marlin said on Sunday afternoon following a phone call from Minister Ronald Plasterk, that it is not right for the Dutch government to hold the people of Sint Maarten hostage More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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SXM Airport Temporary Facilities Operating Smoothly

Simpson Bay – Feedback from arriving and departing passengers and other users of the temporary facilities provided by the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport) has so far been positive. According More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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UN ECLAC team to conduct damage and loss assessment on St. Maarten

Great Bay – A team of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is to conduct a Damage and Loss Assessment exercise on St. Maarten from October 22 to October 27 upcoming. The 15 person More...

Hilbert Haar
By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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St. Maarten completely in control

By Hilbert Haar It does not happen very often that St. Maarten gets help from an unexpected source on the other side of the ocean. In the middle of the discussions about the conditions the Dutch government has attached More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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Guyanese Association distributes more than 250 relief packages

Philipsburg — The St. Maarten Guyanese Association has distributed relief supplies to more than 250 residents of the island, including the St. Martin’s Home in St. John’s Estate. Six bags of rice More...

Wycliffe Smith
By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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Parliament is to blame for delay in hurricane aid

While most people blame our honourable Prime Minister and the Government for delaying Dutch hurricane financial aid, the hold-up really lies with Parliament. The Prime Minister is only acting on a mandate, received More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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Minister of VROMI presses on with flagpole project

Dear editor, A few months before Irma, I got a request from the VROMI Minister on his official VROMI Government letterhead (with what appears to be a Black Power fist as part of that official letterhead??), requesting More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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Orchestrated sabotage and political spin

By now we understand we were hit by a super storm like nothing before in the Atlantic hurricane basin. While opinions and sentiments abound as to our level of preparedness and actions before, during and after the More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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Tourism head Brison on panel of top cruise executives at FCCA conference

Philipsburg — Head of the St. Maarten Tourist Bureau Rolando Brison has been invited to participate in a panel discussion on Best Practices for Crisis Management during the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association More...