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AVA Airways sign agreement with top America integrated marketing communications firm, Zimmerman Agency

PHILIPSBURG:----The Zimmerman Agency is a Florida based integrated marketing communications firm. With more than 150 employees, and \$150 million in annual billings sign an agreement to work with Ava Airways. The agency is one of the leading hospitality and travel marketing firms in North America. The agency has previously worked with American Airlines and Lufthansa, and has extensive experience throughout the Caribbean and Latin America.
Posted on 18 April 2015 | 6:23 pm

Cayman Airways Invitational Youth Cup attracts professional U15 teams

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman – The second annual Under 15 Cayman Airways Invitational Youth Cup will take place Tuesday May 5 – Sunday May 10 2015 and will feature eight local and international football teams.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 10:08 pm

SMTTF Expresses Condolences to the Manek Family and Rotary Membership

PHILIPSBURG :--– The St. Maarten Table Tennis Federation (SMTTF) Board would like to express its deepest sympathy to the Manek family as well as the Rotary Club membership, with respect to the tragic death of Rotary President Ramesh Manek on Thursday.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 10:01 pm

Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Relations meets on Monday

PHILIPSBURG:--- The Permanent Committee of Kingdom Affairs and Inter-parliamentary Relations (CKAIR) of Parliament will meet in session on April 20.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 10:00 pm

The Cliff at Coupecoy HOA becomes First Donor to NIA's 100 for 100: Art Works 100% Initiative

PHILIPSBURG:--- The gears are in motion for the National Institute of Arts' (NIA) big fundraising initiative 100 for 100: Art Works 100% and two local businesses have already caught wind and stepped up to the plate. The Cliff at Cupecoy Home Owners Association and LaVista Hotel have both agreed to sponsor St. Maarten's talented youth for a full year. The Cliff additionally made the bold pledge to become an annual sponsor.
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 3:51 pm

Editorial: Easy does not do it

That the parliament does not want to run head over heels into passing legislation for the establishment of the Integrity Chamber is up to a point understandable. Hence the adjournment of yesterday’s meeting. The question is however what parliamentarians do with their time. The media had the draft law already in their possession on February […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:30 am

Is happiness a watch called Apple?

The Apple Watch promises to make users’ lives better in a number of ways, from helping them stay on schedule to tracking their physical activity. But early reviews of the product suggest another possible improvement: It might get us to quit staring at our phones, Anna North writes in her blog on the New York […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:29 am

Not so social media

You don’t have to be a celebrity a la Rihanna to become the target of social media users (other labels than user come to mind here, but for starters, we’ll keep it polite). If you live in a small community like, say, Sint Maarten, and the top of your head is slightly above the ground, […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:28 am

Parliament adjourns meeting about Integrity Chamber

Minister Richardson: “Passing this law strengthens our position” St. Maarten– The parliament is dragging its feet, or at least taking its time, with the handling of the draft ordinance for the establishment of the Integrity Chamber. Yesterday’s continuation of Wednesday’s meeting was adjourned until Monday morning at 10 a.m. at the request of coalition members […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:27 am

Students won’t intervene in fights for safety reasons

St. Maarten—Asking a group of students of the Charlotte Brookson Academy yesterday their feelings towards the now infamous fight between an 18-year-old and a 14-year-old student that was broadcasted on social media proved interesting, since the students condemned the attack on the smaller child, they nevertheless were very firm that they would not have intervened […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:26 am

Plasterk supports investigation into money flow

THE HAGUE/GREATBAY – The Dutch Minister of Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk said that he supports a Kingdom-wide investigation that is focused on the money flow within the gambling industry, drug trafficking and trafficking in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom. The initiative for this investigation comes from the Dutch MPs André Bosman of the VVD […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:25 am

SHTA continues education initiative with NIPA visit

St. Maarten – As part of the SHTA’s initiative to highlight educational institutions and programs related to the Hospitality industry, SHTA director Zaandam visited the NIPA where she participated in a “practical lunch” prepared by the culinary students. The visit took place on Thursday and the lunch was prepared and served by the students under the […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:24 am

Hurricane Forecaster predicts: Seven storms, three hurricanes and one major storm upcoming season

St. Maarten – CSU’s April forecast for the 2015 hurricane season, by the numbers indicate that there will be seven storms, three hurricanes and one major storm: Tropical Storms 7 (58% of average) Hurricanes 3 (46% of average) Major Hurricanes  1 (50% of average) Overall Activity (ACE) 40 (43% of average) The primary reasons for the […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:23 am

MP Lake commends Gebe; urges seniors to apply for relief

St. Maarten –NV Gebe has extended its senior relief program until December of this year and this has led to a verbal commendation from United People’s Party MP Maurice Lake to the company for taking this action. The relief for seniors began in 2014 while MP Lake—then Minister Lake—was the minister with responsibilities for Gebe. “I […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:22 am

More students of Sundial to participate in art competition

St. Maarten —Several students of the Sundial School have joined the team of potential artists to participate in the First Response art competition which will be judged by some local persons who are known for their extensive knowledge in art. The students will have an opportunity to compete amongst their peers at the different secondary schools […]
Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:21 am

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten …

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - I guess, according to some, it would be "politically incorrect" of me to question the saga unfolding at the Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten (CBCS) here in St. Maarten.
Posted on 16 April 2015 | 10:57 pm

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PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister Plenipotentiary, Hon. Josianne Fleming–Artsen on Wednesday received a courtesy visit from the Ambassador of Peru His Excellency Carlos Herrera.
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Friday, 10th April, PSB concluded it special loan campaign with its local branch manager, Mrs. Jacienth Lejuez, along with staff of PSB Bank pulling the lucky three (3) winners as a give back for making use of their special loan campaign.
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PHILIPSBURG , St. Maarten - NAGICO Insurances employees fulfilled a long awaited wish of the Philipsburg St. Maarten Jubilee Library on Sunday April 12th, by giving them a complete makeover with the repainting of their parking lot lines courtesy of a group of volunteering NAGICO staff.
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Thursday April 16th, representatives from the Lions Club Sin Maarten met with representatives of the police department at the Police Head quarters in Philipsburg.
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THE BOTTOM, Saba - The police on Saba is now conducting an investigation into what appears to be a murder.
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Ralph Cantave a former student of the St. Maarten Academy, and currently a student of the University of St. Martin, has been selected to represent St. Maarten at an UNESCO Youth Heritage Workshop in Montego Bay, Jamaica from April 15-17, 2015.
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - One pedestrian is reported to be dead after being struck by a hit and run driver on the airport road Thursday morning.
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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Be the Change continues with its goal of aiding important St Maarten community organizations and has spotlighted EPIC for the month of March.
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POND ISLAND , St. Maarten – TelEm Group Wednesday apologized to customers for an interruption in service in landline, internet and mobile service following a network failure earlier in the afternoon.
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