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St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 8, 2014

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Man killed in Dutch Quarter

St. Maarten – A fight between two men that went out of control cost a young man identified as A.H.D. in Quarter his life yesterday morning shortly before 10 a.m. The Public Prosecutor’s Office was informed about the incident around 11.30 a.m.

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 8, 2014

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Klotzbach and Gray predict calm 2014 hurricane season

Hurricane researchers Philip Klotzbach and William Gray have some good news this season. They expect a relatively calm 2014 season with below average hurricane activity. In their latest report, Klotzbach and Gray predict that the season will see 4

Editorial, St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 8, 2014

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Editorial: Statistical chance (hurricanes)

Hurricane researchers Phil Klotzbach and William Gray have delivered their predictions for the 2014 hurricane season. Gray started his Tropical Meteorological project at Colorado State University three decades ago and there is no doubt that the resea

Opinion - Posted by on June 8, 2014

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Opinion: Big soda

We know Big Tobacco, Big Pharma and Big Mac, but there is a fourth player in the market of bad stuff: Big Soda. Two years ago Michael Bloomberg, then the mayor of New York, started the fight against Big Soda. He wanted to ban the sale of half-lite

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 8, 2014

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Emotional farewell to Curtis Heyliger

St. Maarten - The rain that fell shortly after the earthly remains of Curtis Nathaniel Heyliger were removed from the church was a blessing in disguise and the several hundred’s that filed pass the casket were evidence of the friendships he made d

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 8, 2014

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Snowy Plover species (shorebird) wiped out

St. Maarten - Research carried out by Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (Epic) shows that a shorebird, the Snowy Plover, Charadrius nivosus, has been wiped out on St. Maarten. The plover was once widespread in the Caribbean but populations h

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 8, 2014

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St. Maarten joins Egmont Group

St. Maarten (DCOMM) - During the 22nd plenary meeting of the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence units in Lima, Peru, St. Maarten’s FIU was accepted as a member on Wednesday. FIU-director Ligia Stella was present at this meeting. This Egmont

St. Maarten News - Posted by on June 8, 2014

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EMS-week begins Sunday

GREAT BAY – The St. Maarten Emergency Medical Services (WIEMS) celebrate EMS-week starting on Sunday with a church service at the Methodist church in Philipsburg at 9 a.m. On Monday the schedule includes a radio interview at Laser 101.1 at 8 a.m