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Financial instruction for St. Maarten

THE HAGUE--The Kingdom Council of Ministers on Friday did exactly as was anticipated: it gave St. Maarten an instruction to get its 2015 budget and multi-annual calculations in order. A number of measures have to materialise in a budget amendment before October 31.

  “St. Maarten needs to have a realistic budget,” Dutch Minister of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk...

Friday September 04, 2015 St. Maarten Midday Weather Forcast

weather-9-4-15-12PMDATE ISSUED:  Friday, September 04, 2015 @ 12:00 Lst (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL:  Saturday midday (12:00 Lst)...

Two Day Graphic Tropical Weather outlook 2 PM

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For the North...

Destination Publications to re-launch its website

s-martincovercPHILIPSBURG--Destination Publications will be re-launching its upgraded website destination-magazines.com in a...

Parliament grappling with old draft Antillean laws

PHILIPSBURG--Almost five years after becoming a country within the Dutch Kingdom, Parliament has yet to determine...

Man and woman stand trial for drunk driving

PHILIPSBURG--In two unrelated cases, a man and a woman stood trial Thursday on charges of driving under the influence...

‘Start Here’ campaign launched with registration drive Thursday

page3a092PHILIPSBURG--The Department of Labour Affairs and Social Services on Thursday launched the Start Here Campaign with a...

St. Maarten’s economy ‘modestly expands,’ Curaçao contracts further

cbcscWILLEMSTAD/PHILIPSBURG--The real gross domestic product (GDP) of Curaçao contracted by 0.2 per cent while St...

Man held for AUC threats

AUCcCUPECOY--A man was arrested around 7:00pm Wednesday as part of the investigation into threats made to the management...

Insel made another emergency landing

WILLEMSTAD--InselAir made another precautionary landing in the Dominican Republic en route to Miami.

The...

Meteorological Department St. Maarten - Midday Public Weather Forecast

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DATE ISSUED:  Thursday, September 03, 2015 @ 12:00 Lst (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL:  Friday...

Two Day Graphic Tropical Weather outlook

nhcsep032dayforecastNATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL800 AM EDT THU SEP 3 2015
For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of...

‘Brutal robber’ gets three years for extortion, firearm possession

PHILIPSBURG--The Court of First Instance on Wednesday sentenced the main suspect in a case of tourist-mugging...

Weapons, phones, marijuana confiscated in prison search

pbprisonPOINTE BLANCHE--Self-made weapons, phones and a quantity of marijuana were confiscated during a search of three cells...

IBP says it is making strides in fight against human-trafficking

immigrationborderpatrolPHILIPSBURG--The Immigration and Border Protection (IBP) Service's National Reporting Bureau on Human Trafficking...

Soualiga Boulevard

page6c091Repairs to the badly damaged section of Soualiga Boulevard have started. Repairs started on the longest segment of...

Officer on trial October 28 for shooting Akeem Isidora

Court_housePHILIPSBURG--Police officer R.M.P.Y., who is detained for the murder of Akeem Isidora on March 4, will be standing...

AUC increases security after second threatening message

AUCCUPECOY--American University of the Caribbean (AUC) School of Medicine has increased security on campus after...

Country has 1,612 registered physically, mentally challenged

MrsRitaBourneGumbsPHILIPSBURG--St. Maarten has a total of 1,612 persons registered as physically or mentally challenged, based on...

Reshuffling and Appointment New Members Gumbs cabinet

FlagGovernorsxmHarbour View – On September 2nd, 2015, His Excellency the Governor of Sint Maarten, drs. E.B. Holiday,

received...

Wednesday September 02, 2015 St. Maarten Midday Weather Forcast

weather9-2DATE ISSUED:  Wednesday, September 02, 2015 @ 12:00 Lst (16:00 UTC)

VALID UNTIL:  Thursday midday (12:00...
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Friday September 04, 2015 St. Maarten Midday Weather Forcast
Friday, 04 September 2015
DATE ISSUED:  Friday, September 04, 2015 @ 12:00 Lst (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL:  Saturday... Read more...
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Destination Publications to re-launch its website
Friday, 04 September 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Destination Publications will be re-launching its upgraded... Read more...
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Jamaican woman busted with three pounds of cocaine in bra
Friday, 04 September 2015
FLORIDA--A Jamaican woman was arrested at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after... Read more...
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Hundreds with ‘residency gaps’ receive Antigua citizenship
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua--More than 300 nationals from around the region and internationally became... Read more...
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Clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance
Thursday, 03 September 2015
ASHLAND, Kentucky--A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage... Read more...
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Trump signs Republican loyalty pledge
Thursday, 03 September 2015
NEW YORK--Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday bowed to pressure from the party... Read more...
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China to cut troop levels by 300,000
Thursday, 03 September 2015
BEIJING--President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China... Read more...
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Guatemala's president quits, jailed on corruption charges
Thursday, 03 September 2015
GUATEMALA CITY--Guatemala's Otto Perez resigned as president and was jailed on Thursday while a... Read more...
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ECB chief flags beefed up asset-buying programme
Friday, 04 September 2015
FRANKFURT--The European Central Bank cut its growth and inflation forecasts on Thursday, warning of... Read more...
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France offers new farm aid as 1,500 tractors hit Paris streets
Friday, 04 September 2015
PARIS--France offered its farmers additional financial help on Thursday including tax rebates and... Read more...
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Can’t decide
Thursday, 03 September 2015
Dear Queenie, A couple of years ago I was in a relationship with this guy and we never really... Read more...
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Attempts to tarnish our good name regrettable
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Dear Editor, The management and board of Sint Eustatius National Parks Foundation (STENAPA) have... Read more...
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Statia Softball
Thursday, 03 September 2015
Victor Henriques was the winning pitcher as Lara Reyes  Tiburones crushed Carlos Lopes’... Read more...
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Leg two of 3 For Life Run set for September 13
Thursday, 03 September 2015
SIMPSON BAY—The second leg of the 3-For-Life Running Series is set for Sunday, September... Read more...
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Bieber shows vulnerable side as comeback gets under way
Thursday, 03 September 2015
NEW YORK--Oh Baby! Justin Bieber's comeback is getting off to an emotional start with the Canadian... Read more...
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Venice film puts spotlight on Boston's paedophile priests
Thursday, 03 September 2015
VENICE--"Spotlight" starring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo as reporters working on the Boston... Read more...
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Look hot this weekend with Aqua SXM!
Thursday, 03 September 2015
~Fashion for Sunlovers~ Aqua is a gorgeous boutique with beachy, comfy and beautiful clothes and... Read more...
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Breakthrough Talent-Beat Boxers!
Thursday, 03 September 2015
TelCell breakthrough competition is getting more and more exciting as the days go by. The 24... Read more...
Editorial - Reasonably bright
Friday, 04 September 2015
Media often are accused of bringing mostly bad news, simply because when things go well there is... Read more...
Editorial - All hands on deck
Wednesday, 02 September 2015
Today's news that the screening of two new prospective ministers was completed with success (see... Read more...
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Notices September 4
Friday, 04 September 2015
Friday, September 4 CULTURAL EVENING Organised by Home Away From Home Senior Citizens Foundation... Read more...
Notices September 2
Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Baseball Program St. Maarten Little League Association informs the general public that their... Read more...