Headlines

POND ISLAND, St. Maarten - TelEm Group technicians will be carrying out important maintenance works to a company cabinet in the Madame Estate area Tuesday this week - as a result, voice and data services to business and residential properties will be interrupted throughout the day. The technicians will be cleaning and re-strapping the telecommunication cabinet from 8:00 in the morning until approximately 5:00 pm, Tuesday, when the work is scheduled for completion. The areas immediately affected will be Grenada Road, PC Hooft St., Johan Vermeer Street, Arch Road (in the vicinity of St. Maarten Cable TV) Watling Island Road and a portion of Guadeloupe Road. Technicians from TelEm Group’s Zone1 are overseeing the works, which the company says will…
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Minister of Justice herewith makes the following announcement: At the time, the Ministry of Justice put all requests for renewal of authorization (i.e. licenses) for possession of (fire)arms on hold, pending the adoption of a new restrictive weapons policy and the establishment of a Weapons Advisory Committee that is to advise the Minister on the applications received. The new weapons policy was adopted in November 2016, and was subsequently published in the National Gazette of November 25, 2016 ("Nota Policies 2016", National Gazette, 2016 No. 23). The policy is also available for perusal at the secretariat of the Ministry of Justice on the A.Th. Illidge Road 8 in Philipsburg. Meanwhile, the Weapons Advisory Committee set…
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Telecommunication and Transportation (TEATT) Melissa Arrindell-Doncher, accompanied by supporting staff from her cabinet, the tourism authority and Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten, attended the 33rd Annual Conference and Trade Exhibition of CANTO, which took place from 16th to the 19th of July in the Dominican Republic. CANTO is Caribbean's premier Telecommunications event that caters to ICT professionals, regional governments and regulators, and were going under the theme: “Reimagining ICT as a tool for Growth & Development”. During the conference a wide variety of international telecom experts gave lectures on a wide variety of Telecom topics such as: Safe City & Smart City concepts, Digital Economy, broadband development, 5G deployment, global technology…
PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten would like to remind boat owners and mariners with respect to its protocols for pre-storm/hurricane preparations for the Simpson Bay and Causeway Bridges in connection with the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season. For all vessels wishing to enter/exit the Simpson Bay Lagoon, prepare well in advance to come through the bridges. Listen out on marine radio VHF Channel 12 or local radio stations, if there are any changes to or added bridge openings. Regular Simpson Bay Bridge opening times are : 8.30AM Outbound, 9.30AM Inbound; 10.30AM Out, 11.30AM In; 15.00PM In, 16.00PM Out, 17.00PM In Regular Causeway Bridge opening times: 10.00AM, 11.45AM, 15.30PM. Bridges will not open above wind speeds of 25 knots sustained.…
GREAT BAY, St. Marteen – The Independence For St. Martin Foundation has taken good note of recent statements by members of the Dutch Second Chamber, Bosman (VVD) and Van Raak (SP) regarding their intention to approach the United Nations in order to facilitate the exit of Curacao, Aruba and St. Maarten from the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The Foundation sees this as a welcome development and agrees with the position of both Dutch legislators that the current constitutional arrangement within the Kingdom is not final. The Foundation referred to a report in the Antillianse Daagblad of July 12, 2017 in which Bosman was quoted as saying we are only halfway with the decolonization process. “The Kingdom Charter is not final…
  •  Start 
  •  Prev 
  •  1  2 
  •  Next 
  •  End 

International News

Go to top