SABA - On Monday October 24th at approximately 11.30 AM Police on Saba received a report of a loud explosion in a residence on Samuel Charles street no. 8 in The Bottom. Police and Fire Department were dispatched to the scene.

The Fire Department entered the dwelling and concluded that the loud sound was the result of a gas explosion. Police, fire fighters and the ambulance services transported an injured person (53 year old M.Z) to the A. M. Edward Medical Center. During the explosion there was only one occupant in the dwelling.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In continuing their support for the eradication of polio worldwide the Rotary Club of Maarten Mid-Isle on Saturday October 22nd held their second fundraising event (the first fundraiser was the Alex & Ani Charmed by Charity Event) The Ramesh Manek ‘End Polio Now’ walk-a-thon. This was a very successful event. 

At 6am on the dot 139 people started to walk, run and cycle in support of the eradication of polio, there were some who could not make the walk but came to join support The Rotary Club of St. Maarten-Mid Isle by joining us for fellowship with the breakfast.  in commeration  of world polio Mid Isle will dedicate their meeting on Tuesday October 25th to Polio, you are invited to join us. If you would like to make a donation or learn more about how you can help eradicate polio please contact any Mid Isle Rotarian or leave a message on our facebook page Rotary Club of St. Maarten Mid Isle.

The Rotary Club of St Maarten-Mid Isle would like to ask all citizens of St. Maarten to think about this deliberating disease Polio that has only been removed from our part of the world since the 1960's. You too can be a part of the global effort to eradicate this disease globally very soon as we really are this close to total eradication, by participating in the various efforts to raise the funds needed.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - What appeared to have been one lover in pursuit of another with a new paramour ended up in damaged vehicles in the vicinity of Welgelegen Road and A.J.C. Brouwers Road on Saturday afternoon. Luckily, there was no injury other than possibly broken hearts.

According to eye witnesses, a man and woman were trying to out run another vehicle driven by a lone woman. The man succeeded in crashing into a "stop" sign and a light pole, but not before slamming into another vehicle.

GREAT BAY, St. Maarten - The Fire Department, is advising persons living downwind from the landfill fire, to close windows and doors, especially persons who have a respiratory challenge, and for persons who suffer from asthma, shortness of breath, or any other respiratory challenges.

The Fire Department is monitoring the situation at the landfill on Pond Island.  The company responsible for the management of the landfill is working diligently to get the fire under control.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The island's biggest Communication companies, TELEM & UTS are working together to provide high speed internet for the Caribbean
Technology in Education Conference beginning this weekend, however their Mobile subsidiaries TelCell and Chippie will remain  in the spirit of competition by offering different top up and
prepaid incentives for participants at this years regional conference.
Page 1 of 2796

International News

Go to top