Items filtered by date: September 2011

Great Bay, St. Maarten - Minister of Health, Dr. Cornelius de Weever recently returned from the 7th World Health Tourism Congress in Durban, South Africa where he was introduced to the various aspects that medical tourism has to offer.

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Friday morning Minister of Finance Hon. Hiro Shigemoto updated Dutch State Secretary of Finance Hon. Frans Weekers about the agreement that was concluded Thursday evening between Sint Maarten and the Dutch public entities of Saba and St. Eustatius with respect to GEBE.

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PARIS – One of the research and training agencies of UNESCO, the International Institute for Educational Planning, (IIEP), has pledged assistance to St. Martin especially in the areas of its competency - training, research, technical assistance and policy advocacy.

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Finance Hon. Hiro Shigemoto on Friday met with the board and management of S4 Student Coordinating body in Amsterdam.

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PHILIPSBURG - The authorities on Curacao are investigating what they say is a huge shipment of fire arms coming from St.Maarten.

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PHILIPSBURG - Dear Editor, Lots of people continue to ask me my position on the St. Maarten song. Some wonder when I am going to break my silence on the issue.

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PHILIPSBURG - A violent accident took place on the Pondfill in the vicinity of the St. Maarten Social Insurance Company SZV.

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MARIGOT - On the 24th of November, two fishermen and a restaurateur appeared in the St. Martin court of corrections charged with various offenses related to fishing activities in the nature reserve.

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Due to a number of recent waterborne accidents, Government has introduced additional temporary safety measures according to the Water Sports Ordinance, AB 1978 nr. 13.

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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Individuals or companies desirous of exporting wooden pallets from Sint Maarten to other countries, must notify the Inspection Department TEZVT-LVV (Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries) that falls under the Ministry of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunications, and also secure permission before making arrangements to send the pallets abroad.

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