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Minister Lee acknowledges World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018

MP Emil Lee

PHILIPSBURG — Friday was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018. Boardmember of the St. Maarten Seniors and Pensioners Association, Raymond Jessurun, was in Cali, Colombia, marching to bring awareness to the elderly, elder abuse and Alzheimer’s on that day. We wrote a special report about this that can be read online here. Jessurun lamented More...

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Tzu Chi
By Desk Editor On Friday, June 8th, 2018
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Tzu Chi inspires at triple celebration

An appreciative crowd of 1,470 persons gathered at the L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium on Sunday, May 26, to mark the St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation’s triple celebration of Mother’s Day, Tzu Chi international’s More...

Mediation congress Minister Lee - 20180601 HH
By The Publisher On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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“After Irma we have more conflicts”

PHILIPSBURG – “Every dollar that is spent on conflict is money that is not spent on solutions,” Minister Emil Lee (Public Health, Social Development and Labor said on Friday morning at the mediation congress, More...

T-shelter room - 20180412 HH
By The Publisher On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Hurricane shelters capacity still below par

PHILIPSBURG – If a hurricane hit St. Maarten tomorrow –it won’t, but still – the currently available hurricane shelters would only be able to accommodate around 267 citizens, it appears from answers the More...

NGO meeting - 20180515 HH
By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Disaster Fund makes $1.5 million available for social projects

PHILIPSBURG – Around one hundred representatives of local non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) turned out for an information meeting at the Senior Citizens Recreational Center in Hope Estate on Tuesday evening. More...

Dr. Natasha Gittens
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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YES Foundation event draws hundreds

Phillipsburg — On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Youth Empowered for Success Foundation, (Y.E.S.) sponsored a free event for the St. Maarten community titled, “Queens You Deserve the Whole Loaf” held More...

Tzu Chi Foundation donates to 70 families in need (1)
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 11th, 2018
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Tzu Chi donates food items to 70 families in need

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation continued its efforts to assist persons in the community still suffering in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane Irma on Sunday, March 4, 2018 when it More...

Fun Miles SXM DOET
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Fun Miles supports SXM DOET

PHILIPSBURG – Fun Miles is happy to support SXM DOET, the Kingdom’s biggest volunteer initiative, which is to take place on March 9 and 10, 2018. Numerous volunteers will work hard to complete projects that More...

YES Foundation new board
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Y.E.S Foundation Sponsors Free Community Event

BELAIR — The Youth Empowered for Success Foundation, (Y.E.S.) will sponsor a free Motivation Speech in celebration of National Women’s Month for the St. Maarten community titled, “Queens You Deserve the More...

Jessurun - poverty 1
By The Publisher On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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94% of households need at least 2222 USD a month to survive

PHILIPSBURG — Not 75% of the households in Sint Maarten but at least 94% of the households in Sint Maarten cannot survive monthly and live in poverty with an household income of less than 4000 ANG or 2222 More...