MARIGOT (SOUALIGAPOST)—Gendarmes suspect that another body found on the Grandes Cayes beach in Cul de Sac on Sunday at around 9:30am could be a case of a homicide. Two walkers found the body of a man on the beach. The gendarmes were alerted and wen
St. Maarten News – While the price of unleaded gas on the French side has been a steady $0.87 for months, the price on the Dutch side goes up once again today, from 1.763 to 1.868 guilders (from $0.984 to $1.044). Gas is now $0.174 per liter more e
Préfète-Déléguée Anne Laubies and Prime Minister William Marlin sign the treaty. Photo contributed
St. Maarten News - The Government of Sint Maarten hosted the third annual Quadripartite Meeting last Wednes
St. Maarten News - Track and Field athletes from Anguilla, French Sint Martin and Dutch St. Maarten literally stepped on the gas last Saturday during the final event that was organized by the St. Maarten Amateur Athletic Association at the Raoul Illi
MARIGOT - For the second straight year, the kids’ Carnival parade on the French side started and concluded on the Rue De Hollande, just outside the Louis Vanterpool Stadium in Marigot and according to the President of the FCDSM, Jean Philippe Richa
St. Maarten News - The hardest part for any professional or amateur racing cyclists is getting back on the saddle after an extended period, the second hardest part is getting back in shape for racing at the start of a new season.
When the cyclists
From left: Captain Aveline Fernandes, Commander Jean-Luc Deras, Chief Prosecutor Ton Maan, Udo Aaron and Johishi Romney. Photo contributed
St. Maarten News – The Executive Committee established to steer the execution of the Franco
St. Martin News: From the reactions of the almost capacity crowd inside the Festival Village in Galisbay late Sunday evening, Farlot Mae-Lys did enough to earn the crown in the Miss Pitchounette category. The same can be said about Shaliyah Ferro
MARIGOT – Senator Guillaume Arnell has expressed his concerns about the outbreak of the zika virus to the French Minister of Public Health, Marisol Tourraine.
In a letter dated January 19, Arnell says that he is concerned about the development o
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MARIGOT, St. Martin – “This year 2015 was a painful one at a societal point of view: The terrible November 13 attacks in France of course, but also those in Mali, in Tunisia, in the United States ... reminds us of how much our society m
Attorney Patricia Chance-Duzant (center) holds an enlarged image of the traditional Grand Case bridge design during a demonstration in Grand Case with supporters of the bridge’s restoration. Photo contributed
St. Maarten – The tradi
Congressman Daniel Gibbs during yesterday’s press conference. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar
MARIGOT, St. Martin – “I welcome that the state of emergency was extended to the overseas territories,” Congressman Daniel Gibbs (Union pour la Demo
A roadblock in St. James. Photo Today / Leo Brown
Arnell: “We’ll go back to the drawing board”
MARIGOT, St. Martin — The Second Vice President of the Collectivité Guillaume Arnell has agreed to revisit the Plan Local d’Urba
FRENCH QUARTER—The residents of French Quarter who attended the meeting on the Plan Local d’Urbanisme (PLU) claim the plan is an effort by the Collectivité of Saint Martin to reclaim their ancestral land. They said that they are prepar
MARIGOT - The Saint-Martin Tourism Office has presented its new communication campaign, in partnership with Atout France and Horizon Bleu, their communication agency.
This new campaign has three goals: to create preference for the island of Saint-Ma
Marigot, Saint Martin - Representatives of all six districts on the French side will be present at a press conference in French Quarter today where they protest against the P.L.U. – the Plan Local d’Urbanisme, the government’s plan for urban p
There is still Sargassum seaweed left on the parking lot in Cul-de-Sac and the place still stinks to high heaven. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar
CUL-DE-SAC – The green brigade deployed by the Collectivité d’Outremer de Saint Martin has
The flyer the association is handing out to citizens on the French side. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar
MARIGOT/St. Martin – PLU has rapidly become an offensive word on the French side. The letters stand for Plan Local d’Urbanisme – th
Members of the Soualiga Grassroots Movement, from left: Freddy Richardson, Horace Whit, X-Ray, Natigua Stephen and Ras Mystic. Photo Today / Andrew Dick
Ras Mystic: “Other suffer from the same treatment”
MARIGOT – “A
Frank Mingo holding his one of his sons on vacation. Photo contributed
St. Maarten / By Andrew Dick - The late Frank Mingo was a force to be reckoned with says Prime Minister Marcel Gumbs who served with him in the Netherlands Antilles
Construction of Aventura in Hope Estate is still in the early stages. Photo Today / Hilbert Haar
HOPE ESTATE, St. Martin – The Zone Artisanale et Commerciale (ZAC) in Hope Estate on the French side is about to get another boost w
St. Martin – Painter Stephy Tihanyi is incensed that Teri van Horn, a Texan reiki master has used the image of one of her paintings without permission on her web site and on her Face book page healinglightonline. When the artist called Van Horn on
Attorney Patricia Chance-Duzant is on a roll during her address. Photo Today / Leo Brown
GRAND CASE, St. Martin – Victor Schoelcher, the 19th-century abolitionist writer who had a large influence on the abol
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Monsieur Boussat and Madame Fabreaux of the Veterans Association at the wreath laying. Behind to the right are President Aline Hanson and Préfète Anne Lobiès. Photo Today / Leo Brown
MARIGOT – Less than an hour before the wreath laying ceremo
Sandy Ground, St. Martin—One man in his early twenties is dead from gunshot wounds and his shooter wanted for questioning following an altercation in Sandy Ground that begun around 10pm on Friday night.
On Friday at approximately 9:15pm, Kern He
COLOMBIER – The Nature Valley Association of Colombier held its annual Arrowroot Jollification on Saturday. From early in the morning, villagers were busy uprooting a field in the center of the village to collect the precious arrowroots.
St. Maarten - The noticeable presence of a Go pro camera affixed to the uniform of an officer from the French side of the island raises more questions than answers, but the biggest question is, was the decision by that officer personal or has it bee
St. Martin - For the second straight week, the main street in the busy thoroughfare of Grand Case was closed to traffic for a few hours and during that spell, revelers, shoppers and party goers had the opportunity to interact under the theme, Saint
MARIGOT – SXM Autism organizes a tombola during the festive season with a four day stay for two people in New York – between May 1 and June 30 - as the main prize. Other prizes are a Haier D85 tablet and a dinner for two at Sol et Luna in Mont Ve
MARIGOT, St. Martin - The SXM Autism Association organizes this week and in early December autism awareness trainings in partnership with the National Education, General Social Security Fund (SSTC) of Guadeloupe and Sessad Northern Islands - a servic
St. Maarten —Four armed Gendarmes were yesterday escorted to the border by police from Dutch St. Maarten, in what many view as retaliation for the embarrassment suffered by Dutch police at the hands of Gendarmerie on St. Maarten Day.
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Marigot, St. Martin – The Soualiga Grassroots Movement is urging the government of the Collectivité Saint Martin, along with Préfet Philippe Chopin, to institute an immediate moratorium on the “indiscriminate issuance of residence permits”, c
St. Maarten –No ebola travel plan has been put in place on French St. Martin, although officials there have said they have three levels when dealing with a suspected case of ebola. Dutch St. Maarten issued an ebola travel ban on October 27.
St. Maarten - A casting call for men, women and children has been issued by the Saint-Martin Tourism Office, the Collectivité of Saint-Martin, SXM ARTISTS and Caribproduction for actors in an upcoming police series to be shot on St. Martin.
MARIGOT/St. Martin - The Territorial Council of the Collectivité will be initiating efforts to collect their margin on the gasoline in taxes from the Petrol Stations. President of the Collectivite Aline Henson said in an interview following the Terr