Need for proper planning on the rebuilding of French St. Martin

Senator Guillaume Arnell presentation

MARIGOT — “There is need for proper planning in the rebuilding of the communities following the devastation of the island by the hurricanes of 2017,” said Senator Guillaume. He explained that among the issues that they are facing are persons who are not qualified to construct buildings are allowed to bid for projects. This has resulted in serious More...

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Senator Guillaume Arnell
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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There is a need to prioritize recovery projects on the French side

MARIGOT—Examining the reconstruction of the French side of the island compared to the Dutch Side it will seem that hurricanes of 2017 apparently happened on the French side, said Senator Guillaume Arnell. In More...

StMaartenNews Editorial
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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French side problems

According to reports coming out of the various districts and communities on the French side of Saint Martin/St. Maarten, people are complaining about a lot of issues affecting their daily lives in a post-Irma era. It More...

Grand Case Airport 1975-1978
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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The expansion of L’Esperance Airport runway at a standstill

GRAND CASE — Although the Lawrence family has received the funds for the land more than a year ago to accommodate the expansion of the L’Esperence airport in Grand Case, nothing seem to be happening as More...

Falcon7x-Grand Case
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 16th, 2018
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The potential and opportunities of Grand Case airport

by Cdr. Bud Slabbaert It is a well-known fact among economists and aviation professionals that the growth of a region may depend on the development of its airport. You may start laughing, but Grand Case airport More...

Gun shot victim - Antoine Richardson
By The Publisher On Monday, December 10th, 2018
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Husband and wife shot in Grand Case

MARIGOT — Husband and wife, Antione “Tony” Richardson and Annabelle Richardson, are nursing gunshot wounds in the Louis Constant General Hospital after they were shot by the neighbor at about 1:30pm on More...

New Mobile Home Johnson Family (4)
By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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French side family gets new home after waiting for more than a year

FRENCH QUARTER — The Johnson family in French Quarter are “breathing easier” since they acquired their new home from the Collectivite earlier this week. The mobile home which is made in Croatia are among More...

StMaartenNews Opinion
By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Insurance matters

By Hilbert Haar Anybody who has ever insured a car on our island on the French side knows one thing for sure: those insurances are much more expensive than the ones on the Dutch side. The reason for this price More...

NAGICO Insurances building
By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Limited insurance coverage invalid on the French side, court rules

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has ordered insurance company Nagico to pay close to $499,000 to a local company for a traffic accident that took place in 2000 on the French side. The court ruled More...

Screenshot Fire in Galisbay, French St. Martin
By The Publisher On Thursday, September 27th, 2018
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VIDEO: Fire in Galisbay, French St. Martin – UPDATED

Philipsburg — This video of a rooftop fire was initially broadcasted via Whatsapp claiming that a helicopter crashed had happened in Galisbay, Saint Martin. However, the report was quickly determined to be More...