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Passing of former GM of Telem and UTS

Passing of former GM of Telem and UTS

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The former general manager of Telem and UTS Mr. Dennis Franklin Rombley has passed away. From 1979 Mr. Rombley served in various roles at Landsradio from Technical manager, project manager and eventually General Manager of Landsradio and the restructuring and rebranding of the company to Telem in 1995. During this year he coordinated rebuilding of the telecom network after the devastation of Hurricane Luis. In 1996 he was appointed general manager of Antelecom, which was rebranded as UTS until 2001. Serving as secretary of Island government telecom committee as to research the Telecom Market on St Maarten. Then Eventually severing as Managing Director of Satel 2003 until 2007. Mr. Rombley was a part of several community foundations namely Reach out Touch, Science Fair, Senior Citizen Recreation foundation. Funeral arrangements will be announce at a later date. Read more

Police starts criminal investigations based on reliable information

Police starts criminal investigations based on reliable information

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Based on reliable information, the Detective Department with assistance from the police forces of Aruba and Curacao, the Netherlands, Caribbean Netherlands, the Royal Marechausse, VKC, VKS, the Custom Department, Coast Guard and Dutch Marines presently on the island have started investigations against persons who have been involved in the looting of large amounts of merchandise in the aftermath of hurricane “Irma”. On Thursday September 21st a male suspect identified with initials S.C. was arrested at his home in Philipsburg for the possession of a large quantity of stolen items for which he could not provide the necessary documents. These items were found during a search of his home. The items included flat screen televisions, name brand ladies bags, watches and other jewelry. These items were all confiscated for further investigation. The suspect was taken to the Philipsburg Police Station where he remains in custody for further investigation. Three... Read more

Community getting back on track

Community getting back on track

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - As the community of Sint Maarten is gradually getting back on track in the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Sint Maarten Police Force along with the assistance from the police forces of Aruba and Curacao, the Netherlands, Caribbean Netherlands, the Royal Marechausse, VKC, VKS, the Custom Department, Coast Guard and Dutch Marines, it is very noticeable that the situation on the streets has calmed tremendously. The community is respecting the curfew while it is in effect. The calm and the sense of safety and security within the community in continuously growing and this is due to the increase in joint patrols by the different organizations which are very active in all communities and are assisting where ever needed. The community has become much more active in getting the island cleaned up and focusing on getting the island rebuilt. The Police Department is temporarily making the... Read more

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Roadmap for reconstruction and Recovery of Sint Maarten

Roadmap for reconstruction and Recovery of Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - 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 nati...

Schedule of Pharmacies opening hours for Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Schedule of Pharmacies opening hours for Friday, September 22nd, 2017

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Philipsburg Pharmacy  8 am to 3 pm Bush Road Pharmacy  8 am to 4:30 pm Dutch Quarter Pharmacy 8 am to 1 pm St. Peter’s Pharmacy 8 am to 1 pm SMMC’s Pharmacy&nb...

Schedule of General Practitioners & Family Physician’s opening hours for Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Schedule of General Practitioners & Family Physician’s opening hours for Friday, September 22nd, 2017

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Saunders Dr. Spencer 8 am to 2 pm Dutch Quarter Clinic Dr. Arrindell from 8 am to 12 pm Great Bay Medical Clinic Dr. Bus and Dr. Knoll 9 am to 1 pm Mercuur Medical Clinic 8 ...

Mosquito Fogging Schedule

Mosquito Fogging Schedule

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Collective Prevention Services Department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor informs the general public that in view of the noted increase...

Coast Guard holds three undocumented migrants to nearby Klein Curacao

Coast Guard holds three undocumented migrants to nearby Klein Curacao

PHLIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) on Tuesday evening September 19 a vessel with three undocumented migrants detained near Curacao. Tues dagavond around 21:30 detected the ...

Statia Act. Governor welcomes Bonaire Volunteers

Statia Act. Governor welcomes Bonaire Volunteers

CARIBBEAN NETHERLANDS - On Sunday September 17th, a group of six RCN and Public Entity of Bonaire civil servants, who have volunteered to assist St. Eustatius in the recovery work following the passag...

Department of Culture Represented at Annual CSA Conference

Department of Culture Represented at Annual CSA Conference

NASSAU, Bahamas - The 42nd Annual Caribbean Studies Association (CSA) Annual Conference themed “Culture and Knowledge Economies: The Future of Caribbean Development?” was held at the Meliã Nassau Beac...

Island Communities

St. Kitts is Open and Welcoming Travelers

St. Kitts is Open and Welcomin…

Basseterre, St. Kitts – St. Kitts is pleased to report that initial assessments have been completed and the island is resuming normal operations, as it was fortunate to escape major damage from the passage of H...

Dominica update! - Hurricane Maria

Dominica update! - Hurricane M…

DOMINICA, Roseau - The minister of tourism Robert Tonge sent this update in the early hours of this morning. It’s a running commentary of affected communities, most of which may be unfamiliar to you. The prime...

Powerful global coalition to boost equal pay for women at work

Powerful global coalition to b…

NEW YORK (ILO News) – One of the most persistent barriers to women’s success at work and to economic growth, unequal pay, will be actively challenged by a new global partnership, the Equal Pay International Coa...

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U20 National Basketball Team captures historical win

U20 National Basketball Team c…

AIRPORT ROAD – On Monday August 28th, the U20 National Basketball team returned from Antigua after defeating St. Kitts, where the team won 82-76 in the LIBA tournament. In 2015, the St. Maarten Nation...

SXM Basketballers welcome TelCell 4G-LTE sponsorship for Antigua tourney

SXM Basketballers welcome TelC…

POND ISLAND, St. Maarten  –  St. Maarten basketballers are getting an early jump on TelCell’s September 1 launch of its brand new 4G-LTE mobile data network by sporting the company’s brandin...

Jesus Antonio Rivera wins monthly Medal Play Golf tournament

Jesus Antonio Rivera wins mont…

MULLET BAY, St. Maarten - Jesus Antonio Rivera won overall Low Gross during the monthly Medal Play Golf Tournament organized by the St. Maarten Golf Association SMGA. Over the weekend, a total of 19 g...

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A Dispatch From a Caribbean Climate Change Refugee: Hurricane Irma, Sint Maarten and the New Caribbean Reality

A Dispatch From a Caribbean Climate Chan…

EBENEZER ESTATE, St. Maarten - I am standing in line -or rather in a disorganized congregation of de...

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