(UPDATE AS AT 11:45 PM – JUNE 27, 2022) Port of Spain, -- Caribbean Airlines advises that there will be disruptions to its domestic and international flights due to the Tropical Storm Warning issued for Trinidad and Tobago and the severe weather conditions expected between June 28 through July 1. Another update will follow at 12 noon on Tuesday June 28,...

Ombudsman concludes Systemic Investigation Systemic Investigation into the tendering and awarding process of the Solid Waste Collection 2021-2026

  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten -- Ombudsman Gwendolien Mossel recently concluded the Systemic Investigation into the tendering and awarding process of the Solid Waste Collection 2021-2026. After providing a Preliminary Findings Report (PFR) on 11 April 2022, the Final Report (FR) was submitted on 27 June 2022 to the Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure (VROMI). Shortly after the...

Committee of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure of Parliament to meet with Nature Foundation St. Maarten

  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Committee of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure will meet on June 28, 2022. The Committee meeting is scheduled for Tuesday at 9:30 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. Representatives of Nature Foundation St. Maarten will be present. The agenda point is: Discussion with the Nature Foundation regarding...

Collision in Windwardside

  THE BOTTOM, Saba -- In the afternoon hours on Sunday, the 26th of June, a collision took place in the vicinity of the English Quarter on Saba. A car wanted to overtake another car and hit the wall along the road, lost control of the steering wheel and crashed into the wall on the other side of the road. The...

The SSS Father’s Day Car Raffle was a huge success.

  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten -- Hosted by Sint Maarten, Saba, and St Eustatius Lions Clubs, the SSS Father’s Day Raffle final drawing was held on Sunday, June 19th, 2022, and was a huge success. The Grand Prize, a 2022 Hyundai Venue was won by Ms. Claudia Fedrick. Other winners were Koos Sneek on St. Eustatius, Arlene Halley, Garden Boyz, and Glenda...

Island Gems donates laptops to seniors learning programme

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Computer literacy and knowledge of information technology are longer optional in today's ever-changing world. This is why Island Gems Charity Foundation has lent its support via the donation of three fully loaded laptops to the Caribbean Institute for Social Education Foundation (CIFSEF) for its senior citizens computer literacy programme. Social development and education are areas Island Gems,...

Wilson says Prime Minister Jacobs must be held accountable for her illegal actions.

  Urges Parliament & the Integrity Chamber to hold them accountable PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten -- On Sunday June 26, 2022, Gromyko Wilson made use of his Social Media platform to denounce the illegal and discriminatory actions taken by Prime Minister (PM) Silveria Jacobs on June 15, 2022, when the PM, Minister Ardwell Irion, Minister Anna Richardson and Minister Rudolph Samuel went...

Chris tells government to stop using suffering and Parliament as a crutch

  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten -- Independent Member of Parliament Christophe Emmanuel on Sunday told the government to stop using the suffering of the people as a political tool and conveniently using Parliament as a crutch in its discussions with the Dutch. "Especially since it was this government and its Minister Plenipotentiary that accepted the 12.5% cuts and other conditions without...

Detectives of the S.U.R are busy investigating several armed robberies.

  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (KPSM) -- The detectives of the Special Unite Robberies (S.U.R.) have been kept busy investigating a Several robberies. In the last few weeks, there has been a noticeable increase in armed robberies. Remarkably, the suspects are mainly targeting the small groceries stores in the different districts. In general, the suspects who commit these acts are usually two...

Public Prosecutor’s (OM) submits GEBE hack report to Government

  PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (KPSM) - The Prosecutor’s Office OM SXM, together with the Police Force of Sint Maarten KPSM, has delivered its report on the March 2022 ransom ware attack (in Dutch: Bestuurlijk rapportage ransomwareaanval) on utilities company N.V. GEBE to the Government of Sint Maarten, the shareholder of this public-owned entity. The report is based on findings from the...

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