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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a plenary public session on June 30, 2016. The Minister of Finance will be present for the session.    

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Central Committee will meet in a session on June 29, 2016.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that there will be a temporary road obstruction of the Billy Folly Road on Friday and Saturday, 1st and 2nd of July.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that excavation works along the public road, sidewalks and road sides as well as alleys, which has already commenced, will go up to 10th July along the left side of the road going up Mount William Hill Road, A.T. Illidge Road from Madame Estate side starting from the intersection of Port of Spain and ending at the entrance of Wood’s Drive.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Commander of the voluntary corps of Saint. Maarten (VKS) hereby announces that the VKS will be STARTING its Target Practice on Saturday 2th of July, 2016 from 09:00 hrs. to 17:00hrs on its new shooting range, located at Back Bay Point Blanche.

The VKS is well aware that hikers uses that part of the area for hiking. The VKS will be paying keen attention for all who will be making use of said property and making sure that the safety of everyone that uses the track for hiking is taken into consideration.

The general public is requested to exercise caution when passing through this area and there are Red flags flying.

The Commander regrets any inconvenience this may cause.


PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Are you a former teacher of Teacher Cadogan? Grateful for the impact that this man has made on your life?

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Philipsburg Jubilee Library is once again hosting a vigorous and entertaining summer program for teens ages 14 to 20 from the 11th to 29th of July, 2016.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The owner of Puerto Rico’s biggest oil supplier was accused Monday of misappropriating $11 million in public funds from the largest U.S. public power utility amid a dire economic crisis.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday June 22,2016 will be a closed door meeting of the   Ad Hoc Committee for the Preparation of the Construction of a new Building for Parliament, this meeting will be at 11:00 am

In addition another Plenary Session of Parliament will be held at 2.00pm in the General Assembly Chamber.

The agenda points are: 

1.Deliberation on the Ministry of Justice and it’s relationship within the Kingdom. This agenda point was requested by MP F.A. Meyers, MP T.E. Heyliger, MP T.E. Leonard, MP L.J. Richardson, MD, MP J.E. Leonard, MP V.H.C.  de Weever and MP L.M. Marlin- Romeo.

The Minister of Justice Mr. Kirindongo will be present for this meeting.

Second agenda point will be:

2. Ratification Agreement Lists IPKO and Tripartite May-June 2016 (IS/816/2015-2016 dated June 3, 2016 and IS/824/2015-2016 dated June 6, 2016)

Members of the public are invited to the House of Parliament to attend parliamentary deliberations. 

 The House of Parliament is located across from the Court House in Philipsburg.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - It is more than one month, that the owner/driver of the white jeep, without a license plate shown in this picture has abandoned this vehicle, on the side of the road, on the Airport Boulevard.

This vehicle is posing quite a lot of danger to traffic in general on that road.

The police department is therefore requesting the owner of this vehicle to have it removed within 48 hours.

If not, the vehicle will be towed away at the expense of the owner.

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