Use of drones prohibited from No Fly Zones

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PHILIPSBURG — The Department of Civil Aviation informs the public that with the implementation of the Ministerial Regulation limiting the use of RPAS/UAS or drones, there are zones now established where drone flights are prohibited, so-called No Fly Zones. In this article we will discuss what does this means for the many drone pilots exercising More...

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Hilbert Haar
By The Publisher On Monday, November 18th, 2019
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Vote for Hilbert Haar of StMaartenNews.com for Media Personality of the Year 2019

PHILIPSBURG — StMaartenNews.com is nominated for a Crystal Pineapple Award as Media Personality of the Year via the person of our writer Hilbert Haar. Love him or hate him, his iconic photo image has been More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, August 2nd, 2019
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A racist rant

By Hilbert Haar The clip of the July 31 episode of Late Night with Andrew Dick is nowhere to be found anymore on the internet. The amateur-hour so-called comedy show – did you ever notice that Dick is unable More...

MasterClass Media St. Maarten - 31 May 2019
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019
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Masterclass workshops in St. Maarten bring media professionals together

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Bibi Shaw - Person of the Year - 2018
By The Publisher On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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The thing about Bibi….

PHILIPSBURG — On the occasion of her selection by StMaartenNews.com as Person of the Year 2018, we interviewed Bibi Shaw at her private residence in French Quarter on Saint Martin. We got a first hand look More...

Bibi Shaw - Person of the Year 2018
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Bibi Shaw is StMaartenNews.com’s Person of the Year

PHILIPSBURG — Love her or hate her, with her SMN-News.com website, Bibi Shaw has become a prominent fixture in the media landscape of St. Maarten and a force to be reckoned with when it comes to exposing More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, October 26th, 2018
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The Accountability of Journalists

By Hilbert Haar Interesting that debate on our island about the accountability of journalists. Andrew Dick seems to be at the centre of this storm in a glass of water. I happen to know Andrew – for a short time More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, October 14th, 2018
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My88.3 begins roll-out of new shows with ‘My A.M. Shine & The King James Show’

~ Focus on great music to remain ~ PHILIPSBURG — My88.3FM will launch its new daily lineup of radio shows on Monday, November 19, spearheaded by its morning and mid-morning-to-afternoon programs which the More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Mike Granger is the new Station Manager at My88.3

PHILIPSBURG — Veteran Journalist and Media/PR Consultant Mike Granger is the new Station Manager of radio station My88.3fm. Granger started his tenure at the station on Wednesday, September 19. Granger, who More...

Journalists protecting sources identity
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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Protection of journalists’ sources now legally regulated in The Netherlands

  THE NETHERLANDS/PHILIPSBURG — The legislative proposal of Minister Grapperhaus (Justice and Security), which provides legal protection for journalists who choose not to reveal their sources, was More...