URGENCY PRISON SITUATION BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF THE FORMATEUR

Progress Committee in meeting with Formateur Theo Heyliger - 20180425 TR

Progress Committee discussed risk for public safety with Theo Heyliger PHILIPSBURG – “If action is not taken soon, the prison situation can turn into a serious risk for the public safety.” chairman of the Progress Committee Sint Maarten said to formateur Theo Heyliger in a meeting on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018. “The alarming situation at the More...

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Kenyo and King Vers Winners Soca Rumble 2018
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Chemistry was on point for King Vers and Kenyo

Great Bay — His style was unmatched, his lyrics tantalizing and he had the charismatic personality that made the crowd go wild with excitement every time he appeared on stage. Those were just some of the More...

life sentences in jail
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 26th, 2018
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Screaming tattoo artist guilty of looting and ill-treatment

PHILIPSBURG – The sentencing hearing of tattoo artist Rikinaldo Francisco Murray did not go according to plan on Wednesday afternoon because the 46-year old defendant lost it when he realized that he was also More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Healthcare agreement with French side gets fresh impulse

PHILIPSBURG – “The difficulties in getting a simple memorandum of understanding executed about cooperation between the hospitals on the Dutch and the French side of the island “highlights some of the challenges More...

Minister Cornelius de Weever - Photo by Roland Bryson
By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Pointe Blanche: renovation or a new prison?

PHILIPSBURG – The draft budget 2018 contains an intriguing statement about the Pointe Blanche prison in the sense that it speaks of the “renovation and expansion” of the facility, while the Council of Ministers More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Expired anti-virus license made cyber attack possible

PHILIPSBURG – The cyber attack that paralyzed the government organization for several days on Monday, April 2, occurred because the license for the anti-virus software had expired, Prime Minister Leona Marlin-Romeo More...

Irma Dump Fire on Pond Island
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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BREAKING NEWS: Dump under scrutiny from Prosecutor’s Office

PHILIPSBURG – The disastrous situation at the landfill and the persistent fires that have put many citizens on edge has drawn the attention of the Public Prosecutor’s Office. “We are looking at the situation More...

Little Switzerland - 20180420 HH
By The Publisher On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Little Switzerland employees demand their salaries

PHILIPSBURG – Twenty-two employees of World Gifts Import BV, a company that operates two stores in St. Maarten under the name Little Switzerland demand that the company pay salary arrears dating back to December More...

Judge's Gavel
By The Publisher On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Hot-headed driver get suspended community service

PHILIPSBURG – The Court in First Instance devoted almost three hours on Thursday afternoon to the fallout of a traffic accident that occurred on Sunday March 4 around 2 a.m. near the Daily Extra supermarket on More...

Dump fire on Pond Island - Provided by SHTA
By The Publisher On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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SHTA Call to Action Regarding the Dump

PHILIPSBURG – “Dear His Majesty King Willem Alexander, His Excellency the Governor Eugene Holiday, Council of Ministers, Honorable Members of Parliament, State Secretary of Kingdom Affair Raymond Knops, Head More...