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New camera project for Philipsburg launched Thursday

New camera project for Philipsburg launched Thursday

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Philipsburg is now expected be a safer place with the introduction of a Safety Surveillance camera project. Phase one of the long awaited project was launched Thursday morning by the Minister of Justice the Honorable Edson Kirindongo at the Captain Hodge's Wharf. The project was brought to reality with the help of the TelEm Group of companies who was represented at the ribbon cutting Thursday by the CFO Helma Etnel. The project is being viewed as a huge deterrent for crime in Philipsburg as well as a significant tool to prosecute those who are caught engaging in illegal activities. Prime Minister the honorable William Marlin in his address stated that the project was a priority for his government and that he was happy to have been in a position to carry the project through to the execution phase. He also made special mention of his coalition... Read more

Government grants 124 scholarships, 182 students applied

Government grants 124 scholarships, 182 students applied

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Out of a hundred and eighty two (182) applications for sturdy financing, government has granted one hundred and twenty four (124), stated Minister with the responsibility for Education, Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs, the Honorable Silveria Jacobs. However, some fifty one (51) applicants have been denied. According to Minister Jacobs, some of those have been appealed and 60 percent of has been handled. However, she has not received the advice from the appeals’ committee. Whilst addressing that subject during the Council of Ministers weekly press briefing Wednesday morning, the Minister also gave an outline of the area of interest for studies as well. Those include among others, Nursing, Psychology, Law, Medicine and Business Administration.  Read more

WITU seeks discussion with Education Minister to discuss asbestos concerns

WITU seeks discussion with Education Minister to discuss asbestos concerns

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Windward Islands Teaches Union (WITU) has gotten wind of plans to demolish the building that housed the former Prince Willem Alexander School. This plan the WITU believes could pose a health hazard for not only the nearby schools by also the community at large. There is a problem with the structure of the building as asbestos was used in its construction. If the building is demolished, the asbestos can become airborne noted Claire Elshot which poses a high risk to the overall community. Read more

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Sarah: French-side SZV PENSION recipients shortchanged, problem to be fixed by SZV

Sarah: French-side SZV PENSION recipients shortchanged, problem to be fixed by SZV

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Following the establishment of SZV, as the successor of SVB, I have alerted successive directors of SZV of my assertion that the reductions in the AOV pension of pensioners ...

PUMPED UP BY SCELL Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut

PUMPED UP BY SCELL Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - SCELL, The University of St. Martin’s School of Continuing Education & Life Long Learning was selected by Q.F.S. Enterprises N.V, the St. Maarten Kentucky Fried Chicken ...

Di Anointed Vale named Patwa Apparel Brand Ambassador

Di Anointed Vale named Patwa Apparel Brand Ambassador

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - JIFE Music recording artiste Di Anointed Vale is currently riding a high tide of success after being named official brand ambassador for the Patwa Culcha International cloth...

Caribbean dolls for mothers, little girls, and collectors in St. Martin at DBC

Caribbean dolls for mothers, little girls, and collectors in St. Martin at DBC

Great Bay, St. Martin - Don’t Break the Comb (DBC) has a new line of beautiful products – for adults, children, and collectors of fine and fancy things. But it’s not a new natural treatment for hair c...

Livestock owners advised to review measures to secure animals this hurricane season

Livestock owners advised to review measures to secure animals this hurricane season

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Office of Disaster Management is urging livestock owners to review their plans now of how they will secure their livestock in the event of a hurricane strike. Li...

Priest calls on Minister Meyers to provide answers on Dump

Priest calls on Minister Meyers to provide answers on Dump

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Recommendations that the intended Waste to Energy Plant be built in the Cay Bay area to allow easier transfer of the electricity produced by the plant to the grid of NV GEBE...

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Venezuelan Nationals Ordered Deported

Venezuelan Nationals Ordered D…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – A Magistrate Court has ordered 14 Venezuelan nationals who entered the country illegally in search of jobs to be deported after they were eached fined GUY$10,000 (One Guyana dollar =US...

United Airlines Expands Service to St. Kitts

United Airlines Expands Servic…

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts - St. Kitts is pleased to announce the expansion of United Airlines Saturday service between the airline's New York/Newark gateway airport, Liberty International Airport (EWR) and St. Kitt...

Condolences from the Board of the National Alliance

Condolences from the Board of …

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The National Alliance family extends sympathy to the Honorable Prime Minister William Marlin and former Island Council Member and Commissioner Julian Rollocks and their families on th...

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Alejandra Corona wins spot to train at Belgian Football Camp’, First female to be sent to Europe by Oualichi

Alejandra Corona wins spot to …

CAYHILL, St. Maarten- Last weekend, during the Oualichi International Summer Soccer Camp, Alejandra Corona won a spot to train at a professional Belgian football camp organised by Progress Sports...

Oualichi WSA & K1 Britannia Bring Soccer Clinic To I Can Foster Home

Oualichi WSA & K1 Britanni…

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Dutch Quarter, St. Maarten - On Saturday July 23rd, 2016 the Oualichi Women's Soccer Association and the K1 Britannia Foundation collaborated to bring a soccer clinic to the...

Scheduled of games from Monday July 25th – Friday July 29th 2016

Scheduled of games from Monday…

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The SXMNBA would like to inform all teams and players that they must be on time for their game. All games will start on the scheduled time. Games will be forfeit if there i...

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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On behalf of the board and members of the DP, my family and myself, I ext...

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