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Robbie Dos Santo Arrested as Accomplice in Assassination Of Helmin Wiels

Robbie Dos Santos owner Robbies Lottery Arrested Beacon Hill St Maarten Assassination former Curacao Prime Minister Wiels. Dos Santo Arrested as Accomplice in Assassination Of Helmin Wiels

Banker is ‘at peace’ with decision not to return for hearing over the death of Anguilla hotel worker

‘These accusations are deeply offensive and wrong. Scott’s race, and Kenny Mitchel’s race, are irrelevant to the facts of what happened,’ he added. 

Prosecutors in Anguilla are yet to respond to his comments and allegations.  

Mitchel’s friends and family have already disputed Hapgood’s version of events and his te

WUITE DELIVERS NATIONAL STATEMENT TO 40TH SESSION OF UNESCO GENERAL CONFERENCE

On November 14, 2019, Minister Plenipotentiary Jorien Wuite delivered Sint Maarten’s National Statement at the 40th session of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) General Conference in Paris France. 

The Sint Maarten delegation at the General Conference comprised of Marcellia Henry, Secretary General for UNESCO, Sint Maarten and Carol Voges, Director of the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary, and Kamilah Gumbs, youth representative for the 11th UNESCO Youth Forum, who will be joining the delegation for the youth forum on November 18-19.

The delegation was part of a wider kingdom delegation including the Ministers of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands, Curacao and Aruba. 

Minister Plenipotentiary Wuite, on behalf of the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports, who was unable to attend the General Conference, shared the progress of Sint Maarten on behalf of the Government and the people of the country.

A major highlight of the speech related to the Department of Culture and the Sint Maarten National Commission for UNESCO officially launching Sint Maarten’s first Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) inventory under the awareness campaign, I.R.I.CH., which means ‘I Remember Intangible Cultural Heritage’. 

Sint Maarten reaffirming its commitment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was another high point of the speech.

Minister Wuite also emphasized Sint Maarten’s strong support of the UNESCO Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Action Plan and UNESCO’s initiatives aimed at promoting the importance of mitigation and adaptation, as well as building the resilience of SIDS to impact climate change.

The Minister also accentuated that only by working together and granting SIDS an equal platform within global platforms, such as UNESCO, can we ensure the creation of a desirable future for all our children.

During the conference, Minister Marilyn M. Alcala-Wallé of Curacao, on behalf of the Dutch Kingdom signed the 2019 Regional Convention for the Recognition of Studies, Degrees and Diplomas in Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. 

This instrument commits the signatory countries to adopt all necessary measures to recognize the studies, degrees and diplomas of the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean according to the terms contained in the new Convention.

The aim is to promote academic mobility in the region, intraregional cooperation and regional integration.

Minister Plenipotentiary, Jorien Wuite and Marcellia Henry, Secretary General for UNESCO support the convention and the implications for Sint Maarten and look forward to our island ratifying the convention in the near future.

The Sint Maarten delegation also secured two high-level meetings with Directors of the Social and Human Sciences Sector at UNESCO where the Anti-Doping Convention and the Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme were discussed.

Outcomes of the meeting were the necessity for Sint Maarten to ratify the 2005 International Convention against Doping in Sport, and to be actively involved in the MOST programme.

Further collaboration for the MOST programme will also be explored between the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science in the Netherlands (OCW) and the Minister Plenipotentiary of Sint Maarten.

Another positive result was Sint Maarten obtaining the opportunity to participate in the upcoming Second UNESCO International Science School “Promoting youth leadership on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in the Caribbean” Regional event to be organized in Havana, Cuba, from 3 to 5 December 2019.

PHOTO: L to R: Marcellia Henry, Secretary General for UNESCO, Sint Maarten; Minister Plenipotentiary Jorien Wuite; and Carol Voges, Director of the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary.

Los Roques: How Venezuela Is Using Aruba, Bonaire And Curacao to Smuggle Its Gold.

Los Roques had already drawn attention before. In September 2019, the Venezuelan Ecological Society (EVS)  denounced the government of Nicolás Maduro for the delivery of illegal concessions for infrastructure projects in the archipelago. The EVS made the complaint after the Ministry of Tourism offered to national and foreign investors the opportunity to build “high-level tourist accommodation” in Los Roques, overcoming Venezuelan regulatio

Turks and Caicos’ Jamaican coaches denied entry into Guadeloupe

RJR Sports understands that Jamaican coaches Andrew Edwards, Omar Edwards, Shavar Thomas and Aaron Lawrence have been denied entry and visas to Guadeloupe. The quartet who are working with the Turks and Caicos Islands Football team, have a clash this weekend against Guadeloupe in League “C” of the CONCACAF Nations League, needing a win to progress to the Gold Cup qualifiers. 

But due to having Jamaican passports, the four have not been allowed into the French Overseas Territory. RJR Sports understands that the Turks and Caicos Islands Football Association has taken the matter to FIFA and the French Government to get the coaches into Guadeloupe for Sunday’s encounter. 

The Turks and Caicos secured back to back wins for the first time in the history of the sport after defeating St Maarten 3-2 on Thursday.

 

ARE YOU REGISTERED FOR THE FREE BREAST AND HEALTH SCREENING FOR NOV.16? TODAY

The next Free Breast Awareness & Screening Event is set for Saturday, November 16.

The aforementioned is a collaboration between the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC), the Positive Foundation and the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor.

The next breast screening event is scheduled for November 16 at the Vineyard Building in Philipsburg.  To make an appointment, call: 721-545-2298 ext. 404 2242 or email iakinsanmi@aucmed.edu

Women will be screened for breast abnormalities, in addition to conducting an overall health assessment, a breast cancer screening questionnaire, and education about recognizing breast abnormalities and cancer risk factors.

The information collected is vital to understand the prevalence of breast abnormalities within the population of St. Maarten.

This initiative began in 2017 as a way to educate the community about breast cancer while empowering women with strategies to proactively monitor their health.

Suspect In Fatal Shooting Arrested

Rotterdam – The police in the Netherlands arrested a 32-year-old Rotterdam citizen suspected of being the shooter of the deadly shooting incident last Wednesday in Rotterdam.

The 30-year-old Curacao man Enchi Alberto was killed. 
Another Rotterdam citizen who was arrested on the evening of the fatal shooting was released on Tuesday. He is no longer suspected of involvement.

Looking For Anyone Who Knew Peter Efford When He Lived Dutch St Maarten

This is regarding a former coworker who is quite ill. We know he has friends and maybe family on the island of St Maartem…the Dutch side. Hoping to connect with someone who may know him. Peter Efford is his name, born March 21 1965. Folks could contact me Mary Kay through whatsapp or phone at: +1 (647) 854-7544

or at marykay@streethealth.ca

Mary Kay is in Toronto Canada
If you could ask around that’d be helpful.

Warning: Bonobo Monkey Attacks in South Reward Hill Increasing

The same men who will try to distract from the message by jumping down my throat to defend Stuart Johnson. Maybe they are illiterate. I am a satirist, if you are too dumb to figure out satire dont sit around in your tantan melee group criticizing me. Google what you don’t understand. These tan tans would rather discuss me calling Stuart a queen than discuss pedophile allegations about Stuart, those who defend it are also doing it. I feel if certain humans have not evolved to get humor or satire, maybe they should close their phone and open a book. Then people want to act offended when I say I am surrounded by a tribe of do nothin Bonobo monkeys. The monkeys who sit around drinking all day talking about what you doing wrong, but with all of their years on earth they STILL cannot do right. This man is telling me that he has a monkey infestation problem on his property in South Reward, but he don’t want to hear the truth. Those monkeys on his property because they discovered FAMILY! Don’t tell me about monkeys in your yard. For years they been searching for your monkey ass, and now they found your Bonobo ass.

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