GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – The authorities have given the all clear, and Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport) is now open.  Temporarily closed roads leading to the airport from Simpson Bay Causeway round-a-bout and from the Maho round-a-bout were re-opened between 4.00pm/4.30pm.  The Emergency Services responded to the threat and dispatched Police, Fire and Ambulances to the SXM Airport where bomb threat protocols were executed. Also involved in the emergency response were the Airport Security, Airport Fire Department and Airport Ambulance Service. After the aforementioned services carried out their bomb threat protocol response, the all clear sign was given by local authorities. Authorities are continuing with their investigation with respect to the bomb threat that was made on Saturday.  
GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – Roads leading to the Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM Airport) remain closed at this point in time at the Simpson Bay Causeway round-a-bout and from the Maho round-a-bout in connection with a bomb threat at SXM Airport related to a JetBlue flight.  The bomb threat was received by authorities around 2.00PM. Motorists are requested to avoid traveling to SXM Airport at this point in time.  Police check-points have been established at both round-a-bouts. Persons traveling today will have to check with their airline with respect to when they should travel to the airport in connection with their flight.  Information provided here was from the Police spokesperson and sent via DCOMM.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Benjamin & Parker, Certified Risk Auditors (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) , team of experts evaluated the statements of the Honorable Mr. Gibson and would like to make a remark and a couple of recommendations to avoid a financial catabolism on the island of Sint Maarten. The problem that SXM confronts is not an unique one, considering that all the national budgets of the Dutch Islands suffer this syndrome for decades. History has shown that the only remedy known to many Governments in the Dutch Caribbean former Dutch Antilles for decades depends on disclosure by the business community, assets repo and auctions, and additional taxation practices boxing in the business community. The  main concern is that BP specialists  don’t understand why no…
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Prosecutors Service has decided, on basis of the preliminary evaluation of the case, that the National Police (Landsrecherche) will not be investigating the police officer who was involved in a possible threat-case as reported earlier this week. The Public Prosecutor has decided that the case can be handled by the internal-affairs bureau of the police force KPSM.‎
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Some local high school students are busy sharpening their legal debating skills in hopes of representing their country next January at an international competition. In May 2015, with the help of St. Maarten-based attorneys, six teams from five different high schools competed in the first St. Maarten Moot Court Competition. The winning team and best individual speakers were selected to represent St. Maarten in the third edition of the prestigious International Moot Court held biennially in The Hague, the Netherlands, where they placed 3rd out of the 12 participating countries. With high hope of even further success in the international competition, SXM Moot Court has organized another national round to be held on June 2nd, 2017.…
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