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By The Publisher On Saturday, September 8th, 2018
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If only

Dear Editor, Many years ago there was a board of directors that took the decision to build a new airport building and they approved the plans to build the airport building. They would have appointed expensive architects More...

By The Publisher On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Ombudsman concludes Systemic Investigation regarding Disaster Management Plan

Philipsburg — The Ombudsman recently concluded a Systemic Investigation, initiated after the hurricanes of  September 2017, regarding the state of preparedness of the government of Sint Maarten pursuant More...

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...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Food wholesalers and warehouse depots requested to be storm ready


GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — Food wholesalers and warehouse depots are requested to have their facilities storm/hurricane ready by having a plan in place to prepare and secure their properties More...

By The Publisher On Monday, July 16th, 2018
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“Parliament missing in action“ says Gracita Arrindell

“PARLIAMENT MISSING IN ACTION AT A TIME WHEN NEEDED MOST BY THE PEOPLE OF SINT MAARTEN“ “IT JUST IS NOT RIGHT” SAYS PPA LEADER GRACITA ARRINDEL Philipsburg, July 15, 2018. Gracita states;  “Most people More...

By Desk Editor On Saturday, July 7th, 2018
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Police informs the community

The police management is taking this opportunity to address the community to state that country Sint Maarten within the next 48 hours will be experiencing the effect of hurricane/ tropical storm Beryl which will More...

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...

By Desk Editor On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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May-Ling on Natural Disasters: Tourism sector must be ready for them

GREAT BAY — Sint Maarten (DCOMM) — The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) in collaboration with the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), on June 29 concluded their Hurricane Preparedness More...

By The Publisher On Friday, June 1st, 2018
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Open letter from Maurice Lake to all Community Councils

Dear Editor, I have listened, heard, and read the recent discussions and workshops on hurricane preparedness. For this Hurricane season which officially starts June 1st, 2018. As a Community spirited person, my More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
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How the Rainforest Adventure Park withstood Hurricane Irma

By Hilbert Haar PHILIPSBURG – Hurricane Irma put the Rainforest Adventure Park to the test in September of last year but the project withstood the monster storm perfectly even though the wind speeds at the top More...






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