Stabbing victim refuses to press charges; suspects in pre-trial detention

L'Express Bakery & Patry shop - Marigot

~ Suspected perpetrators in pre-trial detention ~ PHILIPSBURG/MARIGOT — The victim that was involved in a stabbing incident that occurred on the French side on the morning of Monday March 25th, 2019, does not want to press charges. This is according to a report published online by Soualigapost.com. The French prosecutor’s office however More...

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Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (1)
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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BREAKING NEWS: Driver exits car in Marigot with knife in back

~ Driver of a car steps out with knife in back ~ MARIGOT — At present, Gendarmes have the intersection of Rue de la Republique and Boulevard de France closed off and the surrounding premises secured as they More...

Court House Philipsburg square
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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No Dutch citizenship for former President Louis Constant Fleming

PHIIPSBURG — Governor Drs. Eugene Holiday was within his rights when he refused Dutch citizenship to the former President of the Collectivité de Saint Martin, Louis Constant Fleming, it appears from a ruling More...

Project housing complex French Quarter - 20180908 AB
By The Publisher On Friday, March 1st, 2019
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Homes in ‘red zone’ areas on French St. Martin will not be rebuilt

MARIGOT—The Collectivite has re-evaluated some of the properties in the project in French Quarter that were deemed unfit for living following the hurricanes of 2017. Some of them are now being repaired and remodeled More...

hotel de la collectivite saint martin
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Priority remains the rebuilding of schools and homes

MARIGOT—The Collectivite of French St. Maarten is forging ahead with the reconstruction project. Vice President responsible of Urban Development Steven Patrick in comments on Monday said that even though it may More...

Senator Guillaume Arnell presentation
By The Publisher On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Need for proper planning on the rebuilding of French St. Martin

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 More...

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...