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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten, Georgetown Guyana - Insel Air conducted their inaugural flight to the Country of Guyana on Thursday evening into Friday ...
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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Caretaker Minister with responsibility for Aviation Hon. Ted Richardson, recently approved eight aviation ministerial ...
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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten - Chairman of Parliament, Prime-Minister, President of the Collectivity of Saint Martin,Parliamentarians, Ministers Invited ...
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Ladies and Gentlemen,It is with a great sense of pride and honor that I sit before you as Prime Minister of this greatest ...
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - NAGICO Insurances through their NAGICO Lend a Hand project executed a massive Food Drive, in which 21 boxes of ...
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Thursday, December 18th, four NGOs on St. Maarten received small grants, up to Naf. 5,000, for special social projects ...
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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Outgoing Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice ...
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Public School Christmas Carolers and teacher musicians were at WIB Main Office Branch on Thursday. They sang various ...
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MARIGOT, St. Martin - On September 24, 2014 at around 19:30, a couple of American tourists traveling by car in the Sandy Ground district had an ...
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Statistics Netherlands: over 80 percent of Caribbean Netherlands population are religious

19 December 2014
Statistics Netherlands: over 80 percent of Caribbean Netherlands population are religious

BES Islands - According to figures released by Statistics Netherlands this week, 88 percent of inhabitants on Bonaire aged 15 years and older reported having a religious denomination in 2013.

Chamber Election Results

19 December 2014
Chamber Election Results

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The results of the Chamber elections for the period 2015-2017 are as follows:

Interpol St. Maarten participates operation Lionfish2, in Central America and the Caribbean nets almost 30 tonnes of drugs, Collective action of member countries and partners targets drugs an firearms trafficking

19 December 2014
Interpol St. Maarten participates operation Lionfish2, in Central America and the Caribbean nets almost 30 tonnes of drugs, Collective action of member countries and partners targets drugs an firearms trafficking

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - More that 27,5 tonnes of drugs have been seized in Operation Lionfish 2, an Interpol-led initiative targeting the illicit trafficking of drugs and firearms by organized...

OSPP leader sends letter to President of Parliament seeking meeting to discuss GEBE fuel clause

19 December 2014
OSPP leader sends letter to President of Parliament seeking meeting to discuss GEBE fuel clause

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The cost of living on St. Maarten is amongst one of the highest within the region and the cost of energy is one of the main...

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Happy holiday greetings from the School Bus Inspection Section to parents, school children and bus drivers

19 December 2014
Happy holiday greetings from the School Bus Inspection Section to parents, school children and bus drivers

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The School Bus Inspection Section would like to wish parents, school children and school bus driver's happy holidays and all the best for the...

Preventing Holiday Tree Fires this Season

19 December 2014

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Many homes on the inside and outside have been decorated with Christmas lights, stockings, banners, wreaths and the most popular of these decorations is...

Construction new prison on Bonaire starting January 5, 2015

19 December 2014
Construction new prison on Bonaire starting January 5, 2015

BES Islands - The Caribbean Netherlands Custodial Establisments (JICN) and Rijks vastgoedbedrijf (the Central Government Building Agency) have commissioned Bonaire Bouw B.V. for the construction of the new judicial institution...

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UTS support of the Positive Foundation

19 December 2014
UTS support of the Positive Foundation

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Positive Foundation President, Shelly Alphonso, flanked by UTS Marketing and Communication Officer, Ivy Lambert (left) and UTS Service Market Manager, Michanou Arrundell (right), presenting her with...

Better Education in Dutch language on Bonaire

19 December 2014
Better Education in Dutch language on Bonaire

The Hague - Students on Bonaire will receive earlier and more intensive lessons in Dutch. Also, there will be effort for the preservation and strengthening of Papiamentu.

Legal Interest

SMHDF and SMHFF maintains decision to suspend Managing Director, says Interim Director to be appointed

SMHDF and SMHFF maintains decision to suspend Managing Director, says Interim Director to be appointed

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In light of alarming recent findings...

Minister of Justice Richardson witnesses swearing in of four new detectives

Minister of Justice Richardson witnesses swearing in of four new detectives

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – On December 3rd four...

Sports Highlights

Island Financial

Curaçao and the United States Sign Agreement to Share Tax Information

Curaçao and the United States Sign Agreement to Share Tax Information

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - Curaçao's Minister of Finance Jose Jardim and...

Investment in crane was made in the interests of shareholder and economy

Investment in crane was made in the interests of shareholder and economy

POINT BLANCHE, St. Maarten – The audited financial statements for...