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Smitcoms building incident causes major TelEm outage

page4b090HARBOUR VIEW--The Fire Department was called to Smitcoms Building at approximately 3:00pm on Monday, September 1, for an incident that caused the crash of TelEm Group's international, landline and Internet/data circuits, including credit card processing and automatic telling machine (ATM) transactions. TelEm's CS2K international switch is housed at the site.

"All we can report at this stage is...

Sonesta Ocean Point Resort to have 24,000sqft conference space

MAHO--With a soft opening still slated for October, Sonesta Ocean Point Resort will be the newest five-star property...

Heyliger: UP parliamentarians to be ‘formidable’ opposition

PHILIPSBURG--Developments over the past days will see the United People's (UP) party playing its role in Parliament...

NA/DP/US divide portfolios, sign declaration for open stable govt

page1a090~ NA gets PM post; DP gets Parliament President ~

PHILIPSBURG--United St. Martin (US) party, Democratic Party (DP)...

Car rental permits moratorium lifted

PHILIPSBURG--The moratorium on the issuance of car rental permits and the expansion of fleets has been lifted...

St. Martin to attend major China tourism conference

page4a089MARIGOT--A delegation from the Collectivité will visit China at the beginning of September to participate in the...

SHTA: Proposal will make labour market more rigid

~ Outgoing coalition should focus on annual accounts ~

PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade...

Man arrested for firearm possession

COLE BAY--A 28-year-old man was arrested on Welfare Road Saturday evening after trying to discard a...

Electorate votes for nine new candidates for Parliament

~ Theo, Silveria top two vote getters ~

PHILIPSBURG--There will be several new faces in Parliament for the next...

Coalition talks amongst NA, DP, US continue over weekend

CAY HILL--Talks to form a new coalition government for the next governing period continued amongst the Democratic...

Holiday starts consultation on formation of new gov’t today

page1a089HARBOUR VIEW--Governor Eugene Holiday will start consultations for the formation of a new government as of today...

Man arrested in raid is suspected armed robber

BETTY'S ESTATE--A man was arrested on Wednesday evening on suspicion of armed robbery. Neighbours watched as an...

UP biggest, but NA, US, DP sign accord

page1a088PHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten will have yet another coalition government after Friday's elections. National Alliance (four...

Frans: Our message was loud and clear!

page3a088PHILIPSBURG--United St. Maarten party leader Frans Richardson reaffirmed his party's mission of continuing to make...

Sarah: DP to evaluate results, open to talk

page7a088PHILIPSBURG--The Democratic Party (DP) will be "digesting" and "evaluating" the preliminary parliamentary election...

Committee to evaluate judicial kingdom laws

THE HAGUE--The decision of the four ministers of Justice in the Dutch Kingdom to establish the Evaluation Committee...

Life for ‘Monster’

~ 'Pancheck' and 'Kalo' guilty of armed robbery ~

WILLEMSTAD--A judge in Curaçao sentenced Elvis "Monster" Kuwas to...

Equipment for second water plant ordered

page6b087POINTE BLANCHE--The equipment and installations for the construction of the second seawater reverse osmosis plant in...

Theo announces finalisation of National Energy Policy

PHILIPSBURG--Member of Parliament and leader of the United People's (UP) party Theo Heyliger announced on Wednesday...

Dennis outlines challenges of National Detective Agency

~ No response from Dutch for assistance ~

PHILIPSBURG--Justice Minister Dennis Richardson outlined on Thursday some...

Sept 30 deadline for reporting donations

PHILIPSBURG--All ninety candidates participating in today's Parliamentary Elections must submit records of all...
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Smitcoms building incident causes major TelEm outage
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
HARBOUR VIEW--The Fire Department was called to Smitcoms Building at approximately 3:00pm on... Read more...
Sonesta Ocean Point Resort to have 24,000sqft conference space
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
MAHO--With a soft opening still slated for October, Sonesta Ocean Point Resort will be the newest... Read more...
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St. Vincent geothermal plant could be operational by 2018
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
ST. VINCENT--The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government says the island could be making use of... Read more...
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Re-migrant couple caught up in middle of alleged vendetta
Sunday, 31 August 2014
GUYANA--The re-migrant couple in whose names the two Lexus vehicles, now at the centre of an... Read more...
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Detained Americans in North Korea seek US help
Monday, 01 September 2014
SEOUL/WASHINGTON--Three American citizens detained in North Korea appealed to the U.S government on... Read more...
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Obama faces bipartisan criticism over his foreign policy
Sunday, 31 August 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama faced criticism over his foreign policy from both Democratic and... Read more...
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Britain unveils powers to strip suspected Islamists of passports
Monday, 01 September 2014
LONDON--Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday announced plans to strip suspected Islamist... Read more...
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Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine "statehood"
Sunday, 31 August 2014
MOSCOW/MARIUPOL, Ukraine--Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks on... Read more...
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Many Cubans angered by new consumer import restrictions
Tuesday, 02 September 2014
HAVANA--Cuba has raised duties and restricted imports on consumer goods brought in by air travelers... Read more...
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Swatch prefers go-it-alone route for smartwatch plans
Sunday, 31 August 2014
BIEL, Switzerland--Swatch Group is happy to go it alone with a launch next year of watches with... Read more...
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Coalition NA/DP/USP
Monday, 01 September 2014
Dear Editor, The results of the elections of August 29, 2014, asked for a coalition government. And... Read more...
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Upset
Monday, 01 September 2014
Dear Queenie, I’m friends with a woman who doesn’t want a committed relationship but is... Read more...
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St. Maarten Bodybuilding & Fitness Championship set for this Saturday
Monday, 01 September 2014
PHILIPSBURG--After an absence last year, the National St. Maarten Bodybuilding and Fitness... Read more...
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Serena Williams, Djokovic into U.S. Open quarters
Monday, 01 September 2014
NEW YORK-- Serena Williams gave a premature victory leap in her fourth-round match and later... Read more...
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Gainsbourg reprises Deneuve daughter role in Three Hearts
Monday, 01 September 2014
--Charlotte Gainsbourg says the most exciting thing about her role in the French romantic comedy "3... Read more...
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Pacino plays depressed men twice at Venice film festival
Sunday, 31 August 2014
VENICE--Al Pacino fended off suggestions on Saturday that because he plays depressed characters in... Read more...
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A Splash of Excitement & Adventure Shawn York’s newest T-shirt line is out!
Friday, 29 August 2014
Square Miles Apparel created by Shawn "New" York has been turning heads for four years now. If you... Read more...
Animal Defenders SXM
Friday, 29 August 2014
~ Volunteers in the spotlight: Fleur Hermanides ~ For more than three months, a group of wonderful... Read more...
Editorial - Time will tell
Monday, 01 September 2014
It appears a new government is indeed on the horizon, now that three parties with a combined eight... Read more...
Editorial - Top 10
Sunday, 31 August 2014
The individual votes-count of Friday's election that only became fully available late Saturday... Read more...
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Saturday Aug. 09, 2014
Friday, 08 August 2014
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Friday Aug. 08, 2014
Friday, 08 August 2014
Notices September 1
Sunday, 31 August 2014
Afterschool activities Simpson Bay Afterschool activities programme provided by Stichting expertise... Read more...
Notices August 30
Saturday, 30 August 2014
Sunday, August 31 SPORTS DAY Organised by St. Maarten Women's Cricket Association Place: Caribe... Read more...