Tag archive for ‘history’
Surf high Great Bay waves - 20200111 (4)
By The Publisher On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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More earthquakes, but risk of tsunamis remains small

GREAT BAY — While another earthquake may rattle Puerto Rico’s southwestern coast even more, the risk of tsunamis hitting the Leeward Islands is very slim. Earthquakes below 7.5 or 7.0 usually do not trigger More...

Family -Photo
By Online Editor On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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Find Stories in Your Family Photos at Free Workshop

November 29, 2019—French Quarter, St. Martin—Do you ever wish you knew more about your family history? Are you looking for something special to share this holiday season? Sign up for the free Family Photo Workshop More...

Arrival Pavilion SXM Airport 20180323
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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The nuts and bolts of US Pre-clearance for St. Maarten – Part 2

Part 2 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read what exactly is pre-clearance and what it involves in this second installment. A review. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS More...

Arrival Pavilion SXM Airport 20180323
By The Publisher On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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The history of US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten – Part 1

Part 1 in a multi-part series about US Pre-Clearance for St. Maarten and the SXM Airport. Read how it all started in this first installment. A review. LOGIN TO READ MORE... THIS IS A PREMIUM ARTICLE. ... Some articles More...

Parliament & Courthouse Building 20180704 TR
By The Publisher On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Why St. Maarten has an Integrity Chamber

By Hilbert Haar Part 1 of the history leading up to the establishment of the Integrity Chamber on St. Maarten. Log in here on StMaartenNews.com to read this full review or become a patreon on https://www.patreon.com/posts/29984975 More...

Theo Heyliger in Island Council meeting - crca 1998
By The Publisher On Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
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Heyliger’s bribery allegations have a long (family) history

PHILIPSBURG - “What they did to his grandfather they are now doing to Theo.” That line, spoken in Parliament by United Democrats MP Franklin Meyers sums up the sentiment in the political arena about the legal More...

gerard van veen
By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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TV time and Saturday book party for Schoolboy in Wartime

Interested in writing your own hurricane Donna or Irma book? GREAT BAY — St. Martin (July 5, 2018) — Gerard van Veen appeared here this week on the popular TV program “Speaking of Everything,” More...

PM SPEAKING
By Desk Editor On Sunday, July 1st, 2018
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Prime Minister Romeo Marlin attends the 6th Annual Emancipation Day Celebration with the theme “the water remembers”

PHILIPSBURG — With the theme “the water remembers”, the 6th annual Emancipation Day Celebration was held at the Captain Hodge Wharf in Philipsburg. It has been 155 years since the Emancipation Proclamation More...

unesco certificate
By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Sint Maarten heritage inscribed in UNESCO Register

PHILIPSBURG — May 29, 2018 marks the anniversary of a historic event that took place 170 years ago. On Monday, May 29th,1848, the day after slavery was abolished in the French territories, 26 slaves residing More...