Tag archive for ‘Hurricane season’
Angry Waves at Belair
By The Publisher On Wednesday, August 1st, 2018
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Coastal residents advised to have plans in place for storm surge flooding

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Coastal residents are advised to have plans in place for possible storm surge in the event of a passing hurricane along the south coastal areas of the country. Office of Disaster More...

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By Desk Editor On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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HURRICANE BERYL – Opening Statement by the Prime Minister at today’s Press Conference

I would like to welcome members of the media to this press conference this afternoon. I will be giving an update with respect to our national precautionary preparations in connection with Hurricane Beryl. To the More...

Ombudsman Sint Maarten Nilda Arduin
By Desk Editor On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Trust Fund, Ombudsmen Dr. Arduin and Mr. van Zutphen, have issued a joint letter

Philipsburg — Following their meetings on 14 June, 2018 with various stakeholders on the island regarding the ongoing hurricane recovery and the Trust Fund, Ombudsmen Dr. Arduin and Mr. van Zutphen, have More...

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By Desk Editor On Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Tropical Storm Beryl is moving Westward to West-northward towards the Caribbean island

To the residents and visitors of Sint Maarten As we approach the peak of the Hurricane Season the Government of Sint Maarten and its Disaster Emergency Management system over the past months have been very busy More...

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By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
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Is Your Yard Ready for Hurricane Season? Make use of clean-up days by waste haulage companies

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — It only takes one storm to change your life and community, and therefore as a nation, we need to be prepared, National Disaster Coordinator Fire Chief Clive Richardson More...

Ornesto Richardson with Justice Minister De Weever
By Desk Editor On Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
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Justice Minister honors law enforcement departments

Philipsburg — The Minister of Justice, the honorable Cornelius De Weever honored all members of the Sint Maarten Police Force, on Thursday June 14th during a ceremony held at the Police Head Quarters in Philipsburg. More...

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By Desk Editor On Sunday, June 17th, 2018
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COCI: New Businesses Opening while Closures are Down. Prepare for the 2018 Hurricane Season

PHILIPSBURG — St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce & Industry (COCI) Executive Director Anastacio Baker, says that COCI statistics for the 1st Quarter of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017 revealed that More...

Prime Minister Romeo Marlin
By Desk Editor On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
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Prime Minister Romeo Marlin receives a courtesy visit from Commander of the Netherlands Forces in the Caribbean

PHILIPSBURG — Prime Minister the Honorable Leona Romeo Marlin received a courtesy visit at her cabinet in the Government Administration Building from the Commander of the Netherlands Forces in the Caribbean More...

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By Online Editor On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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Fire Dept./Office of Disaster Management calls on nation to start preparing for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – “Remember it only takes one,” is the theme of the Fire Department/Office of Disaster Management (ODM) for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season.   The Fire Department/ODM More...