This is the full livestream of MP Rolando Brison’s address this morning. I have to do this for the St Maarteners who want nothing to do with social media, but always want the latest.
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Other things too, but the prison management doesn’t want to say anything more. Photographer Welvaart is in custody for possible involvement in drugs and gold smuggling, after they were found in his
The Antigua and Barbuda Swimming Federation (ABSF) has selected the national team to compete at the 29th Annual OECS Swimming Championships, which will be held November 8th to 10th at the Shrewsbury […]
Explorer of the Seas Cruise Will Be Stopping In St Maarten Instead. Will Skip Antigua, St Lucia, Barbados, Dominica. Itineraries Affected Due to Storms
The next cruise was due to depart tomorrow, but will instead depart on Friday – skipping St Lucia, Barbados, Dominica and Antigua, and calling at St Maarten instead.
The cruise is till due to end in Miami on November 19th.
Passengers on both cruises have been offered compensation by Royal
DIRTY DUTCH COP LOSES APPEAL: Former Chairman of Police Works Council, Frank Giltay GUILTY of blowing police money on lavish trips to St Maarten & Curacao. MORE CHARGES TO COME!
Giltay partied as chairman of the Central Works Council of the National Police, according to his old employer. He and his wife made candy trips to Curaçao and Sint Maarten and spent the night there in expensive hotels, according to the police. He also hired friendly entrepreneurs, according to the police, and messed with the invoices.
According to Giltay, these allegations are incorrect. He acknowledged in court in mid-September that he had sometimes made a mistake financially, but according to him this was due to the time constraints and the shortage of suitable people. The works council rece
Warning: United States Might Revoke Your Visa If You Visit Cuba Or Venezuela. US Revokes Jamaican Diplomat Visas
Curtis Ward, said that the Trump administration may be using visa revocations as a warning to the Holness Administration and other Caribbean governments that have diplomatic ties with Cuba and Venezuela, both of whom the US has strained relations.
[TOTAL BLACKOUT] The entire island, from East point to West point, is without power. Aqualectra confirms this.
Aqualectra gives priority to restarting everything and is now doing everything it can.
Then the exact cause is examined. There would have been an explosion and fire this morning in a transformer at CRU on the Isla site. Aqualectra cannot yet confirm whether that is the cause.
Such a total blackout has not taken place in Curaçao since 2006.
UPDATE: In a press release, Aqualectra says they hope to have the power back within two hours.
Have you seen this male wedding ring in St Maarten? Royal Caribbean Cruise Couple loses Wedding Band. If Found Please do the right thing, turn it in.
Hi I know it is a long shot but my husband and I were on a Royal Caribbean Cruise Freedom of the seas 1 week ago and we stopped in St Maarten. Sadly he lost his wedding band. We were hoping maybe someone would or did try to contact the news of found. Thank you for your time Mr. And Mrs. West
CONTACT: My contact info is 1508273 6415. Joann and Trevor West
In a related criminal case in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Kantor pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and admitted to obstructing an investigation into his fraudulent scheme. Kantor was sentenced to 86 months of incarceration. [See United States v. Blake Kantor
The police asked immediately after the murder of Derk Wiersum itself to extra money for more manpower in the fight against organized crime. Ultimately, the police must be expanded with 445 full-time jobs. According to the police, this requires 100 million euros on an annual basis.
Grapperhaus is now meeting that, at least in terms of the a
Amsterdam’s top athlete Madiea G. on trial in Kleef, Germany for drug smuggling. Fears long sentence
On 18 June, German customs found many kilos of hard drugs in the trunk of her car during a routine check at a border crossing at Elten in Germany. It concerned more than 13 kilos of crystal meth and 43 kilos of ecstasy with an estimated street value of 2 million euros. She also had a further 12,000 euros in cash. The smuggling of such quantities of hard drugs is subject to a prison sentence of between 2 and 15 years in Germany.
Opposition parties have been staging street demonstrations over the past weeks demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, whom they have accused of engaging in corruption linked to the Venezuelan funded oil initiative, PetroCaribe.
Dutch Cabinet recognizes 70 civilian deaths in Iraq air raid, House of Representatives were misinformed
The ministry is now disclosing the exact details of two attacks because, according to the ministry, they are the only two bombings in which the Netherlands itself has established that “certainly or very likely civilian casualties” were killed.
Where bombing would take place was determined at the international headquarters of the operation in Kuwait. At a second headquarters in Qatar, all available information was re-examined and finally given
Finally, Curaçao wants to discuss the development of the financial sector after 2019 and the oil industry due to the end of the involvement of Venezuelan PdVSA in the operation of the refinery.
Lt. Col. Sinclair: As we support JIATF South, we provide logistical support needed for Operation Martillo. The biggest lesson to come out of Operation Martillo is to trust and integrate capabilities with your allies while working together in the fight against criminal drug organizations.
Their boat was detected by the radar en route to the territorial waters of Aruba. A patrol boat went at the wrist and found the boat with seven men from Venezuela. All have been arrested.
Continuation Urgent Plenary Public session of Parliament about state of affairs at the Princess Juliana International Airport
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The House of Parliament will sit in a Plenary Public session on, November 4, 2019.
The Public meeting which was adjourned on September 26, 2019 will be reconvened on Monday at 14.00 hrs. in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelminastraat #1 in Philipsburg. The Minister of General Affairs and the Minister of Finance will be present.
The agenda point is:
State of affairs at the Princess Juliana International Airport (IS/1371/2018-2019 dated August 12, 2019)
(This meeting was requested by MP R. Brison, MP E.J. Doran, MP C.T. Emmanuel, MP W.V. Marlin and MP F.G. Richardson)
I extend heartfelt congratulations to the government and people of the Commonwealth of Dominica on their 41st Independence anniversary.
I salute this Caribbean nation and its people for their tenacity and resilience. The last few years have been exceptionally challenging, but the people of Dominica continue to bounce back stronger after every setback. Dominica in 1968, gained self-rule within the British Empire, and 10 years later on November 3 1978, gained full independence . Dominica and St. Maarten have always enjoyed a close relationship amongst their citizens, due to family ties, trade and a shared Caribbean history.
In a special way I salute the many Dominica nationals who call St. Maarten home and who have for decades and for several generations contributed to our island through their hard work and perseverance.
Happy Independence Day.
Half an hour conversation with the king
The ombudsmen say they are ‘happy’ with the conversation with the king, which lasted about half an hour. “It was very striking how well the king is aware of the situation on the islands,” says Van Zupthen.
Update on shooting in middle Region
The detective department is still investigating the shooting that took place on Monday October 28th 2019. During this a shooting incident that took place in Middle Region, four men suffered .
The Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten warns against false banknotes of 100 guilders in circulation on Curaçao. The notes are of extremely good quality and almost indistinguishable from real ones.
Yet there are also striking differences. The paper that has been used feels thicker, stiffer and coarser compared to the paper of a real banknote.
VIDEO: Container with fresh produce arrived. distribution starts today Saturday Nov 2nd from 7 am – 7 pm & following days until all produce finished
The container with fresh produce arrived. We start distribution from tomorrow Saturday Nov 2nd from 7 am – 7 pm and following days until all produce finished
I got this from Irvie Maduro FB. Trying to track down the attachment with info
Just received these videos from the French Side.
Aruba and Curaçao “had their own Constitution and had a high degree of autonomy” and were responsible for the issuing of export certificates, the Netherlands argued in its pleadings. The UK maintained a similar stance regarding Anguilla.
In November DUO will come to Sint-Maarten to provide information to people who have to start paying off their student debt from 2020 onwards. At the beginning of 2020 it is also possible to have a conversation with a DUO employee on St. Maarten. The same applies to residents of Saba and St. Eustatius.
The liquidations of Kelvin Maynard, Julian Curiel (at the beginning of August in the Bijlmer) and that of Genciel “Genna” Feller (in Curaçao) may be related.
WILLEMSTAD – Refineria di Kòrsou (RdK) and Isla (PDVSA) have recently reached an agreement in the context of the previous conservative seizure by RdK. According to the Government, this agreement must contribute to the peace and stability that is so necessary precisely during this transition period and “that will allow the refinery to start
The internship student comes from the University of Curaçao. After the discovery, the trainee’s car was searched and it appeared that the
On the fast interception boat was a combined team from the US Coast Guard and members of the Marine Corps. The suspects and the cocaine were transferred to the American coast guard vessel Charles David Junior. The suspects come to court in the United States.
Video Right Now St Peters Police Making Arrest. Allegedly to do with Yesterday’s Stabbing
In her absence, State Secretary Raymond Knops is appointed as Minister of the Interior. Knops remains responsible for his Kingdom Relations portfolio. He will be sworn in as a minister this afternoon.
St Maarten Resident Christopher Cole And His Bulgarian Accomplice Ordered to Pay $10.000 Fine For Scams In St Vincent
The two entered the state on October 21 from St Maarten where Cole resides, and were set to leave the state on Independence Day, October 27.
They had skimming devices with them, micro SD cards, an external hard drive and an Acer laptop.
As Corporal Primus explained at the Serious Offences Court on Wednesday, to Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne, they had two types of skimming devices with them. The device
Ahead of severe storms that are expected to batter Britain over the weekend, a leading cruise line has delayed one of its ships by three days – wrecking the travel plans of thousands already on board or due to s