Tag archive for ‘Sint Maarten’
Air arrives from Holland 20 Oct 2017 (6)
By webadmin On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Aid supplies from the Netherlands arrives on Sint Maarten

SXM Airport — Today another major shipment of emergency equipment arrived on Sint Maarten. An Airbus A400 from the French air force landed today on Princess Juliana International Airport bringing shelter More...

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By webadmin On Sunday, October 15th, 2017
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Sick and Tired

I’ve lived on this island my entire life. Sint Maarten is the only place I call home. From attending school, being a “good” Methodist, exploring different beaches, watching and admiring the hills, hearing More...

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By webadmin On Saturday, October 14th, 2017
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Coach Tom: rebuilding for the kids on Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – The Little League Ball program on Sint Maarten was hit hard by hurricane Irma last month. Their clubhouse filled with materials and memories was blown away. Tom Burnett, better known as Coach Tom, More...

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By webadmin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Gracita calls for a real national debate on reconstruction

“A heartfelt appreciation to HRH King Willem Alexander for his presence and solidarity with the people of Sint Maarten during these most difficult times. Giving hope and sincerely expressed solidarity to rebuild More...

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By webadmin On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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Roadmap for Reconstruction and Recovery of Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – Due to the severe damage that was caused by Hurricane Irma to both the social and economic infrastructure of Sint Maarten, the Government of Sint Maarten will develop a national recovery plan More...

Evacuation of Dutch Tourists by Marines 2
By webadmin On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Evacuation of Dutch tourists out of St. Maarten started

DEN HAAG – Dutch tourists and family members of Dutch civil servants who are working in St. Maarten were evacuated today. Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced this Sunday during a press conference at the National More...

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By Online Editor On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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SINT MAARTEN NEEDS A NATIONAL ANTHEM

Emancipation Day 2017 ended with a lecture by former Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Denzil Douglas, on the topic “The Realities of Independence”. At the opening, the moderator announced that the St More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
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“Negotiations about land border begin as soon as possible”

Minister Koenders about Oyster Pond dispute: “Negotiations about land border begin as soon as possible” GREAT BAY – The action of French authorities against Captain Oliver’s in Oyster pond “go against More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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The issue of independence

Every now and then the issue of independence for St. Maarten pops up. The venue on a number of occasions has been the floor of the Parliament of St. Maarten. Members of Parliament such as Franklin Meyers once famously More...