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St. Maarten News - Posted by on March 18, 2015

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Barbadian Agency Wins “Best in Print” in 2015 CAF ADDY Awards

BARBADOS---Blueprint Creative, one of Barbados’ leading creative agencies, has been awarded the “Best in Print” Award in the 2015 Caribbean Advertising Federation (CAF) ADDY Awards. The “Best in Print” Award is one of the competition’s mo

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AG Schram wants to tackle petty crimes

WILLEMSTAD – Guus Schram, the highest boss of the Public Prosecutor’s Office, was shocked beyond belief during his first year in office about frequently occurring high impact crimes like robberies and murders, Dick Drayer reports on Caribisch Net

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Credit card swindler wants medical help

St. Maarten – That Edward de Bies has serious medical issues is clear to everyone, but about the consequences this should have for his detention the prosecution and the defense are at opposite ends of the spectrum. On October 22 of last year, the

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SMHDF Financial Manager reacts to Bloem: Who is telling fables?

St. Maarten —With reports circulation regarding the termination of Henry Lynch and other board members, Emilio Kalmera, financial officer of the SMHDF is peeved with the way some of the accusations leveled against Lynch have rebounded to him and a

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Mobile Health Clinic 19 March in Dutch Quarter area

St. Maarten - Collective Prevention Services (CPS), informs the community that the Mobile Health Clinic Bus, will be in Dutch Quarter near the Mc. Donald’s establishment on Thursday afternoon, March 19 to carry out screening of persons who are int

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New international media outlets present to cover Carnival 2015

St. Maarten -Representatives from several renowned international news and entertainment outlets will be on St. Maarten in April to cover Carnival 2015. The St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) and the St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) a

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Public transport permits under the microscope

MP Wescot-Williams sends questions to Minister Connor   St. Maarten – The closed-door committee meeting of last Tuesday about bus and taxi permits ended prematurely, because Tourism, Economic Affairs, Transport and Telecommunication Min

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BTP participates in regional E-waste project

St. Maarten -Bureau Telecommunications and Post St. Maarten (BTP-SXM) represented by Ryan Wijngaarde met with core members of the CSR committee of the Caribbean Telecom Association (CANTO) in Trinidad this week for the kick-off of a regional E-waste

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AVA Airways representatives meet with St. Maarten Civil Aviation

GREATBAY -  “St. Maarten needs airlift. The island cannot be dependent upon North American traffic anymore...” This is according to Olivier Arrindell, Chairman of AVA Airways. Recently  Arrindell and The President of AVA Airways Giovanni Ata

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CFT: St. Maarten needs to increase tax incomes

GREATBAY/WILLEMSTAD –“Sint Maarten still has the challenge to increase tax incomes, whereby a reinforcement of the tax office and also an improvement of the compliance should have the highest priority. The Cft requested a more detailed explanatio

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Environment committee  meets with  Nature Foundation Friday

St. Maarten - The Permanent Committee of Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure of Parliament, will meet in public session on March 13. The Permanent Committee meeting is set for Friday at 10.00am in the General Assembly Chamber o

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FRED and Counter-part Law under discussion Friday

St. Maarten - The Permanent Committee of Health Care, Social Development and Labour, will meet in session on March 13. The public Permanent Committee meeting is set for Friday at 2.00pm in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Stra

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Global health gives back to the community

St. Maarten - Since March is Brain Awareness Month and April is Autism Awareness month, the Global Health team has decided to give back to the community by volunteering every Friday at the I Too Can Learn Center. The team aims to establish a balance

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The competitive advantage of thinking green

GREATBAY/THE CARIBBEAN---Several studies show that being green, having a small carbon footprint, is not only beneficial to the environment, but it also provides various economic benefits with a minimal monetary investment. Ecologically conscious tour

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Council of Ministers meets with Ombudsman

St. Maarten - On Tuesday, March 10, the Council of Ministers (COM) met with the Ombudsman, Nilda Arduin and her support staff, Secretary General Patricia Philips, and Legal Advisor Marlon Hart. The Ombudsman informed the Council regarding its res

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New app makes Fun Miles even more fun

St. Maarten - Fun Miles has launched an app for smart phones. It enables cardholders to instantly check their balance, see where they can save and redeem Fun Miles, and use other convenient features. The free app is available for download on the App

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The Yacht Club Isle de Sol conducts ISPS Security training at NIPA

St. Maarten - In accordance with the International Ship and Port Security (ISPS) Code, The Yacht Club Isle de Sol, an IGY MARINAS Destination, recently provided their contract Security staff of INSEMA Group NV with a scheduled ISPS Code training.

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WIB employees receive USM specialized certificates

St. Maarten - Windward Islands Bank employees received their USM specialized certificate “Towards an Associate of Arts Degree in Business Management for St. Maarten Professionals”. The University of St. Martin (USM) collaborated with the Wind