Hurricane shelter project closes in January – and its residents have nowhere to go

Photo TIM VAN DIJK

PHILIPSBURG – The shelter former Minister Emil Lee established in Sucker Garden after Hurricane Irma is scheduled to close down by the end of January next year. There are still forty hurricane-victims in the shelter that have nowhere to go. Through its Cole Bay Housing Project the shelter’s manager – the Dr. J. Foundation – is attempting More...

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Dr. J. Foundation - Hurricane Irma Reintegration Program (25)
By Online Editor On Friday, November 1st, 2019
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Dr. J. Foundation urges community to donate to the Hurricane Irma Reintegration Program

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Rouge et Noir donation
By The Publisher On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Rouge et Noir management donated computers to Sr. Regina Primary School

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By The Publisher On Friday, October 25th, 2019
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Ombudsman releases short film on Home Repair

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Presentation Outreach Report Ombudsman to Parilament
By Online Editor On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Ombudsman presents community Outreach report on the progress of Home Repair to Parliament

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Nagico Keep a Cool Head donation
By The Publisher On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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NAGICO and Notary Mingo join hands with Baker Tilly to adopt MPC classrooms

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Nagico Health Fair Collage
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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2nd Edition of NAGICO Health & Fitness Fair a Resounding Success

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Rotary Club - WIMA
By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Rotary Club of St. Maarten and WIMA to host Diabetes Conference

~ NAGICO is the Platinum Sponsor ~ PHILIPSBURG – The Rotary Club of Sint Maarten, in conjunction with the Windward Islands Medical Association, and their Platinum Sponsor, NAGICO Insurances, will hold a conference More...

Man Up Check UP team staff Kooyman
By The Publisher On Friday, September 27th, 2019
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100 MEN register for the Man Up Check UP Prostate Cancer drive at KOOYMAN

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By The Publisher On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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No Kidding with our Kids Foundation Receives Projector from CIBC FirstCaribbean

Philipsburg, St. Maarten – “Guiding and shaping the youth of today into the leaders of tomorrow” is the motto of the No Kidding with our Kids Foundation which recently received a new projector from CIBC FirstCaribbean More...