Tag archive for ‘French side’
By The Publisher On Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Limited insurance coverage invalid on the French side, court rules

PHILIPSBURG – The Common Court of Justice has ordered insurance company Nagico to pay close to $499,000 to a local company for a traffic accident that took place in 2000 on the French side. The court ruled More...

By The Publisher On Friday, August 10th, 2018

Tzu Chi gives 500 bags of rice to 500 French side families

FRENCH QUARTER/PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation has again taken its rice distribution across the border to assist residents of French St. Martin, who are also in need. The foundation donated More...

By The Publisher On Friday, May 11th, 2018

Dutch and French side cement joint tourism promotion

LOTERIE FARM – By the end of the year, 2,145 rooms will be available for tourists on the Dutch side of the island – 54 percent of the room inventory the island had before Hurricane Irma. The French side will More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Healthcare agreement with French side gets fresh impulse

PHILIPSBURG – “The difficulties in getting a simple memorandum of understanding executed about cooperation between the hospitals on the Dutch and the French side of the island “highlights some of the challenges More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

French side cleans up hurricane dump sites

MARIGOT – The Collectivité of Saint Martin is in the process of cleaning up the twelve emergency dump sites it established after the passing of Hurricane Irma for storage of debris like zinc sheets, wood and More...

By The Publisher On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Motion: “Institute regular consultation with French St. Martin”

GREAT BAY – Government and Parliament shall immediately activate a weekly question and answer hour. That is one of the stipulations in a motion MP Sarah Wescot-Williams submitted during yesterday’s meeting of More...

By The Publisher On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

The silent majority

The gap between politics and “the people’ has been a subject for debate in many countries. This weekend we witnessed the size of this gap on the French side of the island where citizens had the opportunity to More...

By The Publisher On Monday, March 20th, 2017

Dramatic low turnout for first round of territorial elections

MARIGOT – The enthusiasm for the territorial elections on the French side has never been impressive. In 2012, just 52.1 percent of the 17,892 voters went to the polls and yesterday the numbers looked even worse More...