Hefty fines imposed to Sint Maarten Cable TV – revocation of license looms

St. Maarten Cable TV building

Philipsburg – Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP) imposed administrative fines on Caribbean Teleview Services d.b.a. St. Maarten Cable TV for substantial license violations. For over 10 months the Quality of Service standards of Cable TV have not been met, island wide coverage is no longer guaranteed, the license holder is not adhering More...

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Screenshot video footage of drugs found in a sportsbag
By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Drugs found in container at Dutch Marine barracks possibly from St. Maarten

~ Lack of security at container terminal in St. Maarten an indication of a serious problem ~ PHILIPSBURG – Kilos of drugs found on Monday at the Marine barracks in Doorn in The Netherlands are quite possibly More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Finance Minister clarifies claim of 2019 budget delay

PHILIPSBURG—Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings has every intention of delivering the final budget for 2019 to Parliament of St. Maarten before the December 15, 2018 deadline but says he will take the time necessary More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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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...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Old Fire Station to be Demolished on Thursday and Friday

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that the old Fire Station across from the Clem Labega Square More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready


GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — Food wholesalers and warehouse depots are requested to have their facilities storm/hurricane ready by having a plan in place to prepare and secure their properties More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Ministry VROMI warns Strict Enforcement of Building Ordinance

The Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (VROMI) hereby informs the public that strict enforcement will be implemented with regard to compliance of the Building ordinance More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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All Roads Lead Back into the Terminal Building by November 2018 Transfer of the Temporary Operations Facilities

SIMPSON BAY — St. Maarten (Tuesday July 17, 2018) — “It is quite a giant step forward into the long anticipated terminal building,” declared the Chief of Operations (COO), Michel Hyman. The Managing More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Minister Plenipotentiary Wuite & Cabinet Welcomes Deputy Minister Somersall. Continues with Courtesy Calls

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — On Monday July 16, the Minister and Cabinet members welcomed the Deputy Minister Plenipotentiary, Michael Somersall at Schiphol Airport as he arrived to take up his More...

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By Desk Editor On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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Johnson to discuss cruise industry sustainability with Port St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG — Solidifying his commitment to economic revitalization, Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Transportation Minister Stuart Johnson announced Sunday, he plans to have a “formal sit-down” More...