New Foundation for Cannabis Awareness

PHILIPSBURG — The Herbal Awareness SXM group has been the recognized community leader for cannabis issues over many years, including two well-attended public Town Hall Meetings (April 2014 and June 2015), and numerous community media outlet interviews discussing the issues relating to the wide variety of cannabis products. On 17 May 2016, the More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

Hyacinth Richardson Foundation and SPF give away food bags in St. Peters

ST. PETERS — On Saturday, August 29, 2020, some thirty families received two bags of groceries, bottled water, facemasks, and COVID-19 awareness pamphlets compliments of the Hyacinth Richardson Educational More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 28th, 2020

Laws need to be put in place to protect pensioners

~ Seniors are ready to unite; taxation on pension income a serious issue ~ PHILIPSBURG — Senior citizens who are pensioners are ready to unite as taxation on pension income is become an intolerable issue More...

By The Publisher On Sunday, August 23rd, 2020

Inmates worried about COVID, says prison is ticking time bomb

PHILIPSBURG — Inmates at the Point Blanche prison sounded an even louder alarm this weekend urging the powers-that-be to get serious about restructuring the prison system or risk facing a situation they will More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020

MP Heyliger-Marten requests formal position of Bar Association

~ Racism and bigotry in St. Maarten are unacceptable, says MP Grisha Heyliger-Marten ~ PHILIPSBURG—”The fact that Mr. Hatzmann sees the people of Sint Maarten as “little village people” proves that he More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

Petition: Group wants St. Maarten’s capital renamed

GREAT BAY/PHILIPSBURG — There is a movement spearheaded by a group of concerned citizens in the community headed by Joseph Lake to rename St. Maarten’s capital from Philipsburg to Great Bay. According More...

By The Publisher On Monday, June 22nd, 2020

Peaceful march against discrimination (Video & Photo Reportage)

PHILIPSBURG — Today, Monday, June 22, 2020, the unified unions, members of the Windward Island Chamber of Labor Unions (WICLU), are holding a formal manifestation. The unions and their members convened at More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, June 20th, 2020

Venezuela does not allow repatriation of Venezuelans

PHILIPSBURG — The reopening of the St. Maarten border on July 1 will not allow Venezuelans on the island to respond to Justice Minister Anna Richardson’s call for illegal immigrants to voluntarily return More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, June 18th, 2020

Border closure brings cross-border social security fraud to light

PHILIPSBURG – The temporary closure of the border between the French and the Dutch side of the island has brought to light the magnitude of fraud with the French social security system, committed by people living More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020

PFP questions immigration-initiative Minister Richardson

PHILIPSBURG – Justice Minister Anna Richardson has issued a press statement about the status of temporary residence permit-holders, warning them to arrange the extension of their permit or run the risk of deportation. More...