Theft, violence and prostitution marred safety in Festival Village shelter

Bird's eye view of Festival Village

PHILIPSBURG – More than half of the people who lived sheltered in the Festival Village and the Little League Ball Park after Hurricane Irma have been moved to a transition-shelter in Sucker Garden, Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, social Development and Labor) said on Wednesday.  More...

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Marlo Maduro as Moana
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 25th, 2018
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INDISU’s “Moana” is exactly what the island needs

PHILIPSBURG — On Saturday, March 24th, 2018, the theater show Moana was opened by the show’s director, Susha Hien, who recounted how initially their first choice was to do Beauty and the Beast, but More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018
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Volunteers help turning the Old House into natural history museum

QUARTIER D’ORLEANS – Just outside of French Quarter, the Old House is coming back to life again. Volunteers from both sides of the  island spend their Saturdays cleaning up the place and getting it ready for More...

Epic Women recognized in gala event
By The Publisher On Monday, March 12th, 2018
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Nine women who have paved the way for growth and progress honored

Great Bay — It is not often that women in society are recognized for what they have done or, in some cases, are continuing to do. But for the third straight year, the Prominent Women organization on St. Maarten More...

YES Foundation new board
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Y.E.S Foundation Sponsors Free Community Event

BELAIR — The Youth Empowered for Success Foundation, (Y.E.S.) will sponsor a free Motivation Speech in celebration of National Women’s Month for the St. Maarten community titled, “Queens You Deserve the More...

Pots of Soup
By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Yacht Club hosts Soup Cook Off

Simpson Bay — The Sint Maarten Yacht Club hosted its first annual Soup Cook Off yesterday afternoon to raise funds for its Rebuilding Program after hurricane Irma destroyed the docks, deck and the extreme More...

Maurice Lake
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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Plan of Action for Mental Health Foundation Guided Living Project

Dear Mr. Editor, As a community spirited person and the former Minister of VROMI who believed in helping institutions such as the Mental Health Foundation, during my tenure I assisted the former with a parcel of More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Louie Laveist calls on interim government to take action to help the mentally ill

COLE BAY – In a breaking news report this morning, 721news reports that the Traffic Department is busy investigating a hit and run that occurred this morning at approximately 5am on Union Road in Cole Bay whereby More...

Jorien Wuite
By The Publisher On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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Wuite encourages strong ECYS participation in SXM Doet

Philipsburg – Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sport (ECYS) Jorien Wuite strongly encourages all organizations, especially all schools, sport and cultural organizations to register with the SXM Doet More...

NIA Conference Speaker Marie Lecleve Armelle Six
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 21st, 2018
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NIA host conference in collaboration with Armell Six

Philipsburg — National Institute of Arts in collaboration with Armelle Six to host “How to live again, after the worst has occurred” Conference on THURSDAY, January 25, 2018. As part of the NIA’s ART More...