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Local dancing queen Eliane Berwers off to Dance Theater of Harlem

PHILIPSBURG — Eliane Berwers has left the island of St. Maarten for a three-week summer intensive program of the Dance Theater of Harlem in New York this month. Not only due to the 15-year old’s determination but also thanks to the generous sponsorship of travel entrepreneur (and publisher of StMaartenNews.com) Terrance Rey. “I told her and More...

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By The Publisher On Saturday, June 11th, 2022
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Concerned St. Peters residents discuss forming Community Council

St. Peters – A group of concerned residents in the St. Peters community met on Thursday evening June 9th, with residents of the community, to discuss establishing a Community Council. The district has been missing More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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It’s Time SXM Foundation Extends Congratulations to Carnival Troupe Blue Etoile

PHILIPSBURG — It’s Time SXM Foundation is proud to have been a sponsor of the Blue Etoile Carnival Troup. Through the continued strong commitment, dedication and sound planning of troupe leader Nathalie More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, January 29th, 2022
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Hyacinth Richardson Foundation and SPF brought Christmas cheer to St. Peters in December

ST. PETERS — Santa Claus brought Christmas cheer and goodies to a number of residents in St. Peters and the surrounding areas on Wednesday, December 22, 2021. Hundreds of children were also fortunate to receive More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 7th, 2021
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SOL Antilles donates to Peridot Foundation for roundabout lights

PERIDOT FOUNDATION STATES: “GOOD CORPORATE CITIZENSHIP, ENSURES LIGHTS AT THE CHURCHILL-ROUNDABIUT ARE ON FOR THE HOLIDAYS” Philipsburg — Peridot Foundation expresses immense gratitude towards Sol Antilles More...

By The Publisher On Friday, October 22nd, 2021
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Responsible gambling is of no concern to the government

PHILIPSBURG — Gambling became an issue after StMaartenNews.com revealed how old slot machines have surfaced at several locations around the island. Just last month, the General Audit Chamber published its More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, October 17th, 2021
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SER policy-brief about dump: Turn Pond Island into residential area – UPDATED

PHILIPSBURG — The landfill on Pond Island, commonly referred to as the dump, remains a bone of contention now that 200 residents who live near it have to be relocated. The government has done basically nothing More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, September 30th, 2021
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What can Government do to help Local Heirs of Deceased Long Lease Land Holders?

In reference to an article published on Thursday, September 30, 2021, in The Daily Herald on the front page and continuing on page 10 under the title “Judge approves government terminating leasehold rights”, More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
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Curacao violates constitution by excluding same-sex couples from marriage, court rules

WILLEMSTAD — By maintaining that marriage is only possible between a man and a woman is unlawful and in doing so, the government of Curacao violates article 3 of the constitution (the equality-principle), More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, September 12th, 2021
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Dutch side taxi associations join forces to clean up popular tour sites

PHILIPSBURG — On Saturday, September 11th, 2021, a group of taxi drivers representing the Dutch St. Maarten Taxi Association, Airport Taxi Association and Down Town Taxi Association came out to help clean More...