CCSU approves new salary scales for the St. Maarten Police Department

Police Station Philipsburg

Philipsburg — On Friday, December 20, 2019, the Members of the Committee of Civil Servants Union (CCSU) received a request, from the Honorable Minister of Justice, to approve the proposed amendments to the National Decree “Besluit rechtspositie Korps Politie Sint Maarten”. Based on article 112h of the “Landsverordening materieel More...

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Melanie Harrigan joins SMDF
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 2nd, 2020

Melanie Choisy joins St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF)

PHILIPSBURG — As of January 2020, the St. Maarten Development Fund (SMDF) will consist of a full team of dynamic young women, with twenty-nine-year-old Melanie Choisy joining the social development agency. Choisy, More...

Car accident 1
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Car caught on fire after accident on the L.B. Scott Road

PHILIPSBURG — The Police Patrol and Fire department was alerted to a serious traffic accident that took place on L.B. Scott Road December 30th 2019 around 11:30pm. According to the information gathered, both More...

StMaarten General Hospital front-facade-large Dec2019
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

New hospital construction officially commences

Cay Hill – St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) has officially handed over the grounds where the construction will take place to INSO, the general contractor for the construction of the new St. Maarten General Hospital More...

Cruise tourist suffers heart attack 1
By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

Tourist drowns in Great Bay – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG — A female cruise tourist drowned in Great Bay on Monday, December 30, 2019. The elderly woman came to St. Maarten aboard the Queen Mary II, a transatlantic ocean liner that sailed from Southampton, More...

KPSM Police Force News Update - arrested - suspects
By The Publisher On Friday, December 27th, 2019

Police reports of incidents over the Christmas holidays

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM) issued a press release on Thursday, December 27, 2019, with reports on several incidents that took place over the Christmas holidays. Man showed up at the More...

Letter - St Maarten News - People
By The Publisher On Friday, December 27th, 2019

Sint Maarten is fertile ground for ship jumping

Dear Editor, We all agree that ship jumping is a major problem in Sint Maarten . It seems to me that it is worthwhile to find out why ship jumping does not occur to the same extent in other jurisdictions in which More...

Arun Jagtiani Talking Politics with Terrance Rey
By The Publisher On Wednesday, December 25th, 2019

Terrance Rey Talking Politics with Arun Jagtiani

PHILIPSBURG — On Thursday, December 19, 2019, well-known celebrity real estate agent, Arun Jagtiani, announced that he had partnered with Cani TV, owned by French television producer, Joel Ayuk, to produce More...

Kenepa Garden Estate infrastructure - Henri Brookson
By The Publisher On Sunday, December 22nd, 2019

Kenepa Garden Estate completes infrastructural milestones

~ To hold open house December 30th ~ CUL DE SAC – Kenepa Garden Estate, a new private residential development by M&M Development N.V., marks a milestone this month with the completion of its infrastructural More...

Boardwalk Christmas Lights
By The Publisher On Saturday, December 21st, 2019

Philipsburg lights up for Christmas

~ Boardwalk Festival ushers in the Season ~ GREAT BAY – The country’s capital will come alive on Saturday night with the lighting of Front Street, Back Street, and the Boardwalk Boulevard in the spirit More...