Tag archive for ‘French side’
Police at border Cole Bay Bellevue - Fly4U SXM
By The Publisher On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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Why does the French continue monitoring the borders?

~ Why is the French side border controls still in place? What are they looking for? How long will it last? ~ From our French side Correspondent GREAT BAY — It has been exactly two weeks since the government More...

29-05-2020-Bellevue-1 French side Border Controls - Photo by FaxInfo
By The Publisher On Monday, June 1st, 2020
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French side border controls remain in place

PHILIPSBURG – It is currently unclear how long the French side of the island will keep its border controls in place but one thing is certain: according to a report in FaxInfo, children living on the Dutch side More...

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By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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European Commission waiting on St Maarten to present plan

PHILIPSBURG — A breakthrough in the joint wastewater management program for St. Maarten and St. Martin is long overdue. While government secured some €6.1 million from the 10th European Development Fund More...

Valerie Damaseau - Vice President
By Online Editor On Monday, October 14th, 2019
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Statement Collectivité of Saint-Martin regarding custody President and Vice Presidents

MARIGOT — The Collectivité of Saint-Martin confirmed that its President and two Vice-Presidents have been interrogated, from Thursday, October 10, in the morning, by the services of the Gendarmerie of La More...

Man stabed in Marigot - 25 March 2019 (1)
By The Publisher On Monday, March 25th, 2019
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BREAKING NEWS: Driver exits car in Marigot with knife in back

~ Driver of a car steps out with knife in back ~ MARIGOT — At present, Gendarmes have the intersection of Rue de la Republique and Boulevard de France closed off and the surrounding premises secured as they More...

Shawn Odonoghue - gun shot victim - 20190122 AB
By The Publisher On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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Nurses criticized for treating gun shot patient badly

ST. PETERS — “It is a good thing that there is a hospital on the French Side of the island or else my parents would have been making arrangements or my funeral,” said Shawn Odonoghue, who was shot following More...

Senator Guillaume Arnell
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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There is a need to prioritize recovery projects on the French side

MARIGOT—Examining the reconstruction of the French side of the island compared to the Dutch Side it will seem that hurricanes of 2017 apparently happened on the French side, said Senator Guillaume Arnell. In More...

Immigration border protection services st. maarten
By The Publisher On Friday, January 11th, 2019
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Government seeking ways to address the influx of Venezuelans

PHILIPSBURG — There are ongoing discussions between the Netherlands and the governments of the French and the Dutch sides of the island on the influx of Venezuelans. According to reports millions of Venezuelans More...

Dump truck heading up Soualiga Boulevard
By The Publisher On Thursday, January 10th, 2019
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Garbage fraud

By Hilbert Haar It is no news that French-side garbage ends up on the dump on Soualiga Boulevard. What is however news is that the department of infrastructure apparently has no idea how to prevent this from happening. On More...

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By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018
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Insurance matters

By Hilbert Haar Anybody who has ever insured a car on our island on the French side knows one thing for sure: those insurances are much more expensive than the ones on the Dutch side. The reason for this price More...