Minister Johnson visit Old Fire Station demolition site

Minister Johnson at Fire Station Demolition 20180719

PHILIPSBURG — As the announced demolition of the old Fire Station next to the Philipsburg Market started on Thursday, Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication, TEATT Stuart Johnson felt the need to take a few minutes to visit the facility and spoke to the sub-contractor. The Minister wanted to ensure that workers More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Nature Foundation Reiterates its Call on Parliament to Ban Single-Use Plastics

The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation is again calling on Parliament to ban single-use plastic products such as plastic bags, straws and cutlery and Styrofoam food containers in an effort to reduce marine litter and More...

St. Peters - Tangerine Road
By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Sewage water running in the roads of St. Maarten remains a systemic problem

ST. PETERS — made use of the quiet time on the roads while everyone was watching the France-Croatia World Cup final match to make a photo reportage of running water on the streets in the More...

Justin Hofman Economist
By Desk Editor On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Nature Foundation Develops Five Easy Steps to Reduce Single-use Plastic Pollution!

The Nature Foundation is kicking off its ‘Reduce and Reuse St Maarten’ project by releasing five easy steps businesses and residents can take to reduce their single-use plastic pollution. Plastic pollution More...

Shark Poaching 1
By Desk Editor On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

Shark Killed Illegally Within Man of War Shoal Marine Protected Area Nature Foundation, Authorities Investigating Incident

The lifeless body of a juvenile Caribbean Reef Shark was confiscated by the Sint Maarten Nature Foundation after divers reported it on a reef just within the Man of War Shoal Marine Protected Area. The intentional More...

MinTEATT STB May Ling Presentation
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

May-Ling on Natural Disasters: Tourism sector must be ready for them

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) in collaboration with the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), on June 29 concluded their Hurricane Preparedness More...

fishkill OP
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Sint Maarten Nature Foundation Responds to Sargassum Related Fish Die-Off in Oysterpond

The Sint Maarten Nature Foundation over the weekend responded to a significant fish-die off event occurring in the Oysterpond wetland. The event is related to the present sargassum invasion the country is currently More...

By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin attends the 6th Annual Emancipation Day Celebration with the theme “the water remembers”

PHILIPSBURG — With the theme “the water remembers”, the 6th annual Emancipation Day Celebration was held at the Captain Hodge Wharf in Philipsburg. It has been 155 years since the Emancipation Proclamation More...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

Bird Festival Inspires Youth Across the Caribbean

“We’re so excited to have an event in Haiti this year!” Ingrid Flores is delighted to add a new country to her map of events. She is the coordinator of the Caribbean Endemic Bird Festival (CEBF). More...

Clean up
By Desk Editor On Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Annual hurricane season clean-up underway

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), hereby informs the community that the annual hurricane season clean-up More...