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Predicting extreme weather events to reduce impact on coastal communities

Research impact hurricanes on Caribbean islands

Delft, The Netherlands – 31 July 2018. An international team of researchers, led by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, has developed adaptive risk management strategies for coastal communities. Coastal floods are regarded as one of the most dangerous and harmful of all natural disasters. The researchers have collected data from several sites More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

“It is a jewel” – Schoolboy in Wartime reviewed in Netherlands newspaper

GREAT BAY, St. Martin (July 17, 2018)—With the music of Betty V’s Hold on and Neville York’s Sweet Salt playing in the background, about 75 book party guests were treated here at the Parish Hall to an evening More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Review LuminAID Packlite Max, a Solar Powered Lantern and Phone Charger in one

ST. JOHN’S ESTATE – The Wizards, specializing in computer repairs and onsite services, is now the official reseller for an environmentally-friendly product that has a very unusual feature: A solar powered LED More...

Corporate Governance
By The Publisher On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

A flaw in the corporate governance code

PHILIPSBURG – On February  26, 2010, the Executive Council of Island territory St. Maarten introduced the first Corporate Governance Council. William Marlin, at the time leader of the island government, addressed More...

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By The Publisher On Monday, May 28th, 2018

What becomes of St. Maarten in a Unites States of Europe?

HILVERSUM – What will happen with the Caribbean countries in the Kingdom if Europe became a republic? Rik Haverman examined this hypothetical situation for Caribisch Netwerk with Caribbean-expert Wouter Veenendaal, More...

Emerald case investigation
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Blistering picture of mismanagement at the port

PHILIPSBURG – The attorney for the public prosecutor’s office, Rogier van den Heuvel, presented a blistering picture of mismanagement and fraud at the harbor companies on Thursday at the hearing with the Common More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, May 18th, 2018

Irma-book focuses on resilience

PHILIPSBURG – On September 6, exactly one year after Hurricane Irma hit St. Maarten, Barbara van der Woude will publish a book about the disaster – available at Kindle but also in print as a pocket book. The More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Cyber Security defense force to set up camp at USM

“Start a career in cyber security in St. Maarten” says Greg Arrindell PHILIPSBURG — Local businessman and radio personality Greg Arrindell is encouraging people to get into the field of cyber security. More...

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By The Publisher On Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Leader SMCP remembers Joseph Richardson

Dear Editor, The Board of the Sint Maarten Christian Party (SMCP) would like to extend sincere condolences to the wife, family and friends of the late Joseph Emmanuel Richardson, affectionately known as Joe. “As More...

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By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

A brief history of the dump

By Hilbert Haar In June 2008  I wrote an article under the headline “Landfill remains until the end of 2010.” It appeared in the now defunct Today newspaper. In the meantime we know better. The landfill is More...