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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation visited primary and secondary schools to educate students about the importance of sharks. Jillian Morris and Duncan Brake from Sharks4kids provided interesting presentations to many students of St. Maarten schools.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Sint Maarten has recorded its first successful Sea Turtle nest of the 2016 Sea Turtle Nesting Season, with a successful nest being recorded at Gibbs Bay Beach recently.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Nature Foundation will once again start its popular Nature Education Snorkel Club Program from Wednesday July 11th to Saturday August 6th 2016.  

New Orleans, LA. - Improving cruise tourism business is easier than ever in the Big Easy. More than 150 attendees, including FCCA Platinum Members-key cruise tourism stakeholders-and over 30 high-ranking executives from the FCCA's 19 Member Lines, have gathered in New Orleans for the FCCA Platinum Associate Membership Advisory Council (PAMAC) Conference.

PORT ST. MAARTEN – Port St. Maarten is being represented this week at the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) PAMAC meeting in New Orleans. 

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The Rescue and Coordination Centre (RCC) of the Dutch Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) Wednesday received at 14:15 pm a report of a yacht, the "Valhalla" that was in trouble, about 12 miles north of Aruba.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Dutch Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) in cooperation with the Police Corps of Aruba (KPA) last Friday, June 16th, 2016 during a patrol during the night hours, observed suspicious movements of a vessel and people on the beach of Rogers Beach on Aruba.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Netherlands Navy Guard Ship Groningen intercepted 400 kg of cocaine in the vicinity of the Leeward Islands, St Maarten, Statia and Saba last week.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Friday, June 17, 2016–Cole Bay, St. Maarten–Island residents and tourists of all ages are invited for a celebration of competitive sailboat racing, live music and fun at the second annual Lagoonies Regatta on Saturday, June 25, hosted by Lagoonies Bistro-Bar.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The Caribbean Coastguard (KWCARIB) received on Monday, June 13th around 10:00 am notified that a Venezuelan boat, the "Virginia" had engine problems.

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