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Police dismantle marijuana plantation

WILLEMSTAD – The police have dismantled a marijuana plantation yesterday. That happened behind a house in Groot Santa Martha. There were almost 1900 marijuana plants under the sun. The raid was related to a drug and arms trade investigation. A 21-year-old man was arrested. Photo credit: Extra

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Police remove tourists on quads from the road

WILLEMSTAD – The police have removed a group of tourists on quads from the road and confiscated their means of transport. That happened at the Ostrich farm on the northeast side of the island. There were many things wrong with the documents. Some quads had the same license plates and after checking other license plates […]

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Aruba and Statia join St. Maarten in conducting shark-research training – The Daily Herald (press release)

The Daily Herald (press release)Aruba and Statia join St. Maarten in conducting shark-research trainingThe Daily Herald (press release)PHILIPSBURG--As part of the Dutch Caribbean Nature Alliance (DCNA) Save Our Sharks Project, marine conservation pract...

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Minister Johnson address urgent dismissal of PJIA Holding Board

PHILIPSBURG – In addressing the intention of the Shareholder to terminate the service of the Supervisory Board of the Princess Juliana International Airport Holding (PJIAH) Company, Shareholder Representative, and Tourism Minister Stuart Johnson stated it was essential to address the “precarious situation” at the airport. On Tuesday this week, the Council of Ministers held an urgent […]

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CTO reveals Caribbean visitor numbers in 2017

Last year’s numbers in terms of Caribbean foreign visits were achieved despite hurricanes Irma and Maria that wiped out the fourth quarter for several island destinations, some of which are still struggling to regain their footing. At the time that the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) released its forecast for 2018, Hugh Riley, secretary general, said […]

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St. Maarten’s BIP urged to heighten awareness of services – Curacao Chronicle


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St. Maarten's BIP urged to heighten awareness of services
Curacao Chronicle
PHILIPSBURG - The Board of the Bureau for Intellectual Property BIP met with Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication TEATT Stuart Johnson to provide updates on the organization, Monday, July 30. The meeting was held at the ...

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St. Maarten’s BIP urged to heighten awareness of services

PHILIPSBURG – The Board of the Bureau for Intellectual Property BIP met with Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic & Telecommunication TEATT Stuart Johnson to provide updates on the organization, Monday, July 30. The meeting was held at the Minister’s cabinet during which the BIP Director Vincentia Rosen-Sandiford provided updates along with a brief history on […]

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EZ Air acquires two Beechcraft 1900D

WILLEMSTAD – The small regional service airline AZ Air announced on its social media that it had acquired two aircraft of the model Beechcraft 1900D. According to the airline’s announcement the aircraft numbers 207 & 209 are in line for maintenance inspection and certification. The Beechcraft 1900D’s have a T-tail horizontal stabilizer. The aircraft will […]

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