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How do we tackle the issue of trash everywhere on St. Maarten?

~ How to deal with litterbugs? ~ What do you do when you see people littering? ~ Many people are seen littering the streets and beaches despite there being bins for the same. Throwing light on this, we interviewed people responsible for throwing trash and also those who pick up someone else’s trash. “It’s a daily recurring headache, I’m More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, November 29th, 2020
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SCDF, new Kaiso association meet, discuss Carnival 2021 participation

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and the newly formed Calypso association SKA (Soualiga Kaiso Association) met on Friday last to discuss areas of cooperation moving forward More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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Minister Doran denies Alegria’s water rights

POND ISLAND — On Tuesday, October 6th, 2020, the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI), the Honorable Egbert J. Doran, denied the request of Alegria Real Estate More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
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Government committed: SG Brown approved Alegria’s right of long lease

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance overruled in September the government’s objections to granting a right of long lease to Alegria Real Estate. The lease agreement is about a parcel of 13,525 square More...

By The Publisher On Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Minister Doran announces commencement of car wreck cleanup

POND ISLAND — The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment & Infrastructure (VROMI), the Honorable Egbert J. Doran, announces that an island-wide cleanup of the car wrecks will begin More...

By The Publisher On Friday, July 10th, 2020
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EXCLUSIVE: “Tourism industry exceeds carrying capacity”

~ Review Thesis of Arjen Alberts: “Tourism industry exceeds carrying capacity” ~ PHILIPSBURG – “I will show that Small Islands Tourism Economies not only exceeded their carrying capacity but also no longer More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, June 17th, 2020
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PFP faction submits old and new questions to Minister Doran

PHILIPSBURG -– On June 16, 2020, Party for Progress (PFP) Members of Parliament (MP) Melissa Gumbs and Raeyhon Peterson have submitted questions to the Honorable Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, May 28th, 2020
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Patios in trouble; MP Buncamper wants cleanup

PHILIPSBURG — A few hundred meters away from the Government Building on Pond Island, on government land next to the dump, a human drama unfolds. Residents are starving, and some had no running water or electricity More...

By The Publisher On Monday, April 20th, 2020
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A Turtle’s Life on the Seashore

By Sanvi Ramrakhiani Every weekend Lisa goes to the seashore. She loves playing with sand, collecting sea shells and watching small fishes in the sea. She finds peace near water. One day she sees round-shaped eggs More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020
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Nature Foundation records third dead sea turtle due to a boat strike for 2020

SIMPSON BAY — Last week the Nature Foundation received a report of a dead sea turtle on Simpson Bay beach close to the Beacon Hill area. The green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) clearly died due to a boat strike More...