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MinVROMI Boat Debris
By Desk Editor On Sunday, June 17th, 2018
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Act. Minister of VROMI De Weever says dumping boat wrecks on the landfills not permitted

POND ISLAND — Sint Maarten — Minister of Justice Cornelius de Weever, who also acts in the absence of the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), More...

St. Maarten landfill dump on fire smoking
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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Dump back on Central Committee-agenda

PHILIPSBURG – The parliament begins next Monday with a series of central committee meetings. On Monday from 10 a.m. the committee handles the draft law administrative appeals and the establishment of the ad hoc More...

Dump fire smoke - Photo provided by SHTA
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Dump gets hardly attention in draft budget

PHILIPSBURG – The Ministry of Public Housing, Urban Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) does not spend a word on the situation at the dump in the draft 2018 budget.  Under a heading that addresses More...

Irma Dump Fire on Pond Island
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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BREAKING NEWS: Dump under scrutiny from Prosecutor’s Office

PHILIPSBURG – The disastrous situation at the landfill and the persistent fires that have put many citizens on edge has drawn the attention of the Public Prosecutor’s Office. “We are looking at the situation More...

Landfill dump fire government building Pond Island
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Dump management requires more money

PHILIPSBURG – MP Theo Heyliger, leader of the United Democrats, was right when he observed in a meeting of Parliament in February that the government gets what it is paying for with the management contract for More...

Aerial photo both fires dump sites - 20180206 Photo provided
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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A brief history of the dump

By Hilbert Haar In June 2008  I wrote an article under the headline “Landfill remains until the end of 2010.” It appeared in the now defunct Today newspaper. In the meantime we know better. The landfill is More...

Carnival Fascination in Port St. Maarten - 20180414
By The Publisher On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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To write or not to write…. about the dump fire again

Last week Saturday, Carnival Fascination cruise ship was informed about the smoke from the dump by the port authorities and advised not to make a call at the port of St. Maarten. Despite this the captain decided, More...

Dump fire on Pond Island - Provided by SHTA
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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SHTA Call to Action Regarding the Dump

PHILIPSBURG – “Dear His Majesty King Willem Alexander, His Excellency the Governor Eugene Holiday, Council of Ministers, Honorable Members of Parliament, State Secretary of Kingdom Affair Raymond Knops, Head More...

Dump fire extinguishing - 20180411 HH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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New dump-fire emits low-hanging smoke

PHILIPSBURG – A fire on the post-Irma dumpsite on Pond Island ignited on Tuesday night and continued to be a nuisance throughout the day on Wednesday. Low-hanging smoke wafted over Soualiga Boulevard and on social More...

Landfill dump fire government building Pond Island
By The Publisher On Sunday, February 11th, 2018
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PM and Ferrier to Brussels soon to seek dump funding. Are they serious???

Dear Editor, I read in astonishment that the current Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and the Finance Minister Michael Ferrier will be travelling to Brussels to seek funding for a joint Dutch-side/French-side solution More...