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Sol announces steps to further energize St. Maarten’s community

By   /  July 17, 2021  /  Business, Community, Island Life, Local News, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Sol announces steps to further energize St. Maarten’s community

CAY BAY — Sol Antilles N.V. (Sol), the Caribbean’s leading provider of petroleum-based energy solutions has taken a major step towards further energizing the island of St. Maarten. This comes with the recent acquisition of Gulfstream Petroleum Dominicana SRL’s (GPD’s) integrated fuel marketing business in St. Maarten, the Texaco-Branded Network, which involves retail, commercial, marine, […]

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STB says preparations continues for the Real Madrid sports clinics

By   /  July 5, 2021  /  Hospitality, Island Life, Sports  /  Comments Off on STB says preparations continues for the Real Madrid sports clinics

The St. Maarten Tourism Bureau (STB) said over the weekend that preparations are underway for the Real Madrid sports clinics that is planned for July. The Football clinic will be led by the coaches of the Real Madrid team. Local coaches, 18 years and older with minimum three years of experience were offered to apply […]

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Nightlife curfew re-extended to 2am

By   /  July 4, 2021  /  Business, Government, Island Life, Local News  /  Comments Off on Nightlife curfew re-extended to 2am

As of June 28, 2021, the number of reported active cases dropped to less than 50. The intended goal was to achieve the 85% vaccination rate on Dutch Sint Maarten. However, the number of vaccinated adults within the Sint Maarten population has increased sufficiently. In this regard, the Minister has deemed these figures to be […]

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Traffic Alert: Partial Lane Closure of Causeway Bridge on Thursday to Sunday

By   /  June 15, 2021  /  Infrastructure, Island Life, Local News, Transportation  /  Comments Off on Traffic Alert: Partial Lane Closure of Causeway Bridge on Thursday to Sunday

The Ministry of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning, and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI), announces that one lane will be closed to motorized traffic on the Causeway Bridge. On Thursday June 17 and Friday June 18, the traffic lane leading from the Airport road to Cole Bay, will be closed to motorized traffic from 10:00PM to […]

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More than 300 books donated by community to help furnish prison library

By   /  June 11, 2021  /  Civic, Community, Island Life, Justice, Social  /  Comments Off on More than 300 books donated by community to help furnish prison library

On Tuesday, May 18, 2021, the Ministry of Justice launched a book drive aimed at furnishing the prison library and providing additional educational resources for the inmates at the Point Blanche Prison and Detention Center. In an effort to expand the selection of programs and activities available to the inmates at the prison, the Honorable […]

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CARIBAVIA will gather airlift stakeholders on St.Maarten

By   /  June 6, 2021  /  Aviation, Island Life, Transportation  /  Comments Off on CARIBAVIA will gather airlift stakeholders on St.Maarten

SIMPSON BAY — On June 15-17, the 5th annual Caribbean Aviation Meetup, CARIBAVIA for short, will be held on St.Maarten at the Simpson Bay Resort. It will be the third time that the conference is held in St.Maarten. In previous years, the event was also held in Dominica and The Bahamas. The CARIBAVIA conference is […]

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Maagical St. Maarten pacesetter for large-scale homeporting operations in NE Caribbean

By   /  June 6, 2021  /  International News, Island Life, Local News, Tourism, Travel  /  Comments Off on Maagical St. Maarten pacesetter for large-scale homeporting operations in NE Caribbean

The launch of the largest homeporting operation that the destination has ever seen will commence on Saturday, June 5 at the Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facilities in Point Blanche when Celebrity Cruise Lines 2200-passenger capacity Celebrity Millennium departs for a one-week cruise out of Port St. Maarten. Celebrity Millennium will be a landmark […]

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2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

By   /  June 3, 2021  /  Bulletin Board Notices, Island Life, Local News, Public Service Announcements, Weather  /  Comments Off on 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Message by Deputy Prime Minister Egbert J. Doran to the Nation My Fellow Sint Maarteners, June 1st marks the opening of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season. This season the forecasters have predicted that it will be a very dangerous and active one, and therefore we need to be prepared. Everyone has a responsibility to prepare […]

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Government to establish inter-ministerial covenant to tackle immigration loopholes

By   /  March 30, 2021  /  Government, Island Life  /  Comments Off on Government to establish inter-ministerial covenant to tackle immigration loopholes

On Friday 27th, 2021, the Ministries of Justice, VSA and TEATT met to lay the foundation of establishing a working agreement or covenant to tackle the various loopholes used to defraud the system to acquire certain things like residency permits. Ministers? support staff and relevant department heads engaged in a highly-anticipated meeting to identify issues […]

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Captain arrested on suspicion of human smuggling

By   /  March 30, 2021  /  Island Life, Justice, Local News  /  Comments Off on Captain arrested on suspicion of human smuggling

On Saturday March 27th 2021, officers of the Immigration and Border Protection Services together with the assistance of the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard and the Prosecutors Office arrested the captain of a vessel by the name of “Anansi”. Officers of IBP were alerted by a concerned citizen to the presence of a foreign vessel docked […]

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