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Animal Defenders St. Maarten Holds Successful Bingo to Raise Funds for World Animal Day Event on October 4th

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The Animal Defenders Foundation held a successful Doggie Bingo last Saturday, where some 300 animal lovers from all walks of life attended to raise funds for animals on the island; “The Doggy Bingo and Adoption Drive was an overwhelming success. We had an excellent Bingo caller Sylvia Fromstein and an excellent MC Jennifer Carty who entertained ...

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Dutch Ambassador to Cuba makes courtesy call to Minister Richardson

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Dutch Ambassador to Cuba, Norbert W.H. Braakhuis, made a courtesy visit to the Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson on September 9th. Both exchanged views about the possible opportunities and challenges for St. Maarten as a result of Cuba’s growing economic development in the Region. In Photo: L to R, Dutch Ambassador to Cuba Norbert ...

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Seven Seas Water donates to underprivileged students

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Seven Seas Water recently continued with is regular donation to educational initiatives, this time sponsoring the locally produced HYPE school agendas. Seven Seas Water sponsored 2015-2016 HYPE school agendas to provide to 300 underprivileged students at our nations schools. Seven Seas stands firm in its belief that education is the key to a brighter future and ...

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Two missing persons found

BES Islands – On September 9th , 2015 in the evening, a hotel owner came to the police with the announcement that two hotel guests had not returned from the Sandy Cruz Trail. The hotel owner was worried about the man and the woman who were regular guests and who also had a reservation booked for dinner for that evening. ...

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Course in Excel to start next week at the library

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Starting September 16th, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library will be providing a course for adults on how to use Microsoft Excel. The course will take place in the Media Lab and will be provided twice a week by instructor Kenneth Peters. The course is targeted towards people who are familiar with Excel and would like to do ...

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Child allowance also now in the Caribbean Netherlands for low incomes

BES Islands – If the Dutch Parliament gives consent, parents with children under eighteen years of age on Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba can benefit from child allowance as of next year. From this, especially low-income families will benefit. “This is how I want to contribute to the fight against poverty in the Caribbean Netherlands”, says State Secretary of Social ...

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Saturday Caribbean Wellness Day Event at White & Yellow Cross Postponed to September 19

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) 2015 event that was scheduled for Saturday, September 12 at the White & Yellow Cross in St. John’s Estate, has been postponed until Saturday, September 19. The decision was taken on Monday/Tuesday due to the approach of what was then Tropical Storm Grace out of safety for senior citizens, ...

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Link 1 Temporary Road Closure of part of Little Bay Road on Thursday

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that that there will be a temporary road closure on Thursday, September 10 of Link 1 Little Bay Road. The closure will take place between 10.00am to 11.00am and again at 3.00pm to 4.30pm. Loose soil at 32B Little Bay Road will ...

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Link 1 Temporary Road Closure of part of Little Bay Road on Thursday

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Development and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI), announces that that there will be a temporary road closure on Thursday, September 10 of Link 1 Little Bay Road. The closure will take place between 10.00am to 11.00am and again at 3.00pm to 4.30pm. Loose soil at 32B Little Bay Road will ...

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