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Air Belgium Airbus A340

PHILIPSBURG — Air Belgium intends to fly to the former Netherlands Antilles in the course of next year. The Belgian airline announced this yesterday during a press presentation. Air Belgium is ready to expand and plans new routes. Yesterday CEO Niky Terzakis announced the launch of a new destination, Mauritius, in mid-December 2020, from Brussels More...

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29-05-2020-Bellevue-1 French side Border Controls - Photo by FaxInfo
By The Publisher On Thursday, June 18th, 2020
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Border closure brings cross-border social security fraud to light

PHILIPSBURG – The temporary closure of the border between the French and the Dutch side of the island has brought to light the magnitude of fraud with the French social security system, committed by people living More...

Bruno Magras in his SBC office
By The Publisher On Monday, June 8th, 2020
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St. Barths wants to reopen for international tourism

PHILIPSBURG – Unlike St. Maarten, the island of St. Barth’s has all its ducks in a row for reopening to tourism. But regulations put in place by the French government frustrate these efforts. Collectivité More...

Border checkpoint at Bellevue - Photo le Pelican
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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French authorities confirmed closing border control posts

BELLEVUE — Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020, French authorities finally announced officially the closing of their border control posts and the lifting of checks at the Bellevue crosspoint and at the French Quarter More...

29-05-2020-Bellevue-1 French side Border Controls - Photo by FaxInfo
By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
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Exposé report: Reasons for the continued French side border controls after May 17

~ What the French side wanted to learn from their border controls ~ PHILIPSBURG – When opportunity knocks, governments have a tendency to spring into action. This train of thought offers possible explanations More...

Police at border Cole Bay Bellevue - Fly4U SXM
By The Publisher On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Why does the French continue monitoring the borders?

~ Why is the French side border controls still in place? What are they looking for? How long will it last? ~ From our French side Correspondent GREAT BAY — It has been exactly two weeks since the government More...

29-05-2020-Bellevue-1 French side Border Controls - Photo by FaxInfo
By The Publisher On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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French side border controls remain in place

PHILIPSBURG – It is currently unclear how long the French side of the island will keep its border controls in place but one thing is certain: according to a report in FaxInfo, children living on the Dutch side More...

Border Blokkade Oyster Pond Road - 2020040601 TIM VAN DIJK
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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UPDATED: Two borders between French and Dutch St. Martin completely blocked off

OYSTER POND — Late Monday afternoon authorities sent a container truck with containers to block off the border at the Oyster Pond frontier crossing after the border in Cupecoy had been blocked off earlier More...

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By The Publisher On Thursday, December 26th, 2019
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Translation Main Demands Union for St. Martin Working People

UNION FOR ST MARTIN’S WORKING PEOPLE (ST MARTIN’S MOVEMENT) DEMONSTRATION THURSDAY DECEMBER 12 MAIN DEMANDS NATIONAL PLAN FOR RISK PREVENTION (NPRP) Abolition of the NPRP imposed on the St Martin’s population More...

PM Silveria Jacobs
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 15th, 2019
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Prime Minister updates on French side developments

PHILIPSBURG – Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs, supported by the Council of Ministers, decided today, in a second emergency meeting with Police representatives, senior staff of the Ministries of General Affairs, More...