VIDEO: Fire in Galisbay, French St. Martin – UPDATED

Screenshot Fire in Galisbay, French St. Martin

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 ‘fake news’. Nevertheless, with the appearance of a second video of this fire incident that apparently even reached all the way More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

French Quarter residents fearful they will not get proper housing

RESIDENTS FEARFUL THAT THEY WILL NOT GET PROPER ACCOMMODATIONS AS PROMISED By Andrew Bishop FRENCH QUARTER — The senior citizens are still waiting on the Collectivité to find proper housing for them following More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, August 10th, 2018

Tzu Chi gives 500 bags of rice to 500 French side families

FRENCH QUARTER/PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation has again taken its rice distribution across the border to assist residents of French St. Martin, who are also in need. The foundation donated More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, May 11th, 2018

Dutch and French side cement joint tourism promotion

LOTERIE FARM – By the end of the year, 2,145 rooms will be available for tourists on the Dutch side of the island – 54 percent of the room inventory the island had before Hurricane Irma. The French side will More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, April 30th, 2018

Dutch ex-cop sentenced for selling forged international driver’s licenses

PHILIPSBURG – The court in Marigot sentenced a former Dutch policeman for selling forged international driver’s licenses to at least one hundred people on  the French side of the island for amounts varying More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Campaign fund controllers throw Alain Richardson out of the Territorial Council

MARIGOT – Alain Richardson, leader of the political party En Marche vers le Progrès (On the way to progress) has to give up his seat in the Territorial Council because of campaign financing violations. Ramona More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Venezuelans find their way to Saint Martin

MARIGOT – The deteriorating situation in Venezuela started having its effect already in 2016 on the French side of the island. According to data released by the prefecture, there were 345 requests for asylum More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Volunteers help turning the Old House into natural history museum

QUARTIER D’ORLEANS – Just outside of French Quarter, the Old House is coming back to life again. Volunteers from both sides of the  island spend their Saturdays cleaning up the place and getting it ready for More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Gibbs disappointed in financial support from France

Marigot -- Following the inter-ministerial meeting held on Monday in Paris about the reconstruction of St. Martin, President Daniel Gibbs gave several interviews to the local and national press. LOGIN TO READ MORE... More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Waterfront Marigot takes a hit from Sunday’s storm

MARIGOT – The storm that hit the island on Sunday had a serious impact on the waterfront in Marigot. The government closed down the road through Galis Bay, where the turbulent water had thrown rocks on the road; More...