NASSAU, Bahamas – Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Police Force and local fishermen, on Friday (Nov 9) intercepted a vessel with 62 undocumented Haitian migrants off the coast of Long Island in the Bahamas.
Hurricanes are rated according to intensity of sustained winds on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. The 1-5 scale estimates potential property damage.
A Category 3 or higher is considered a major hurricane.
The National Hurricane Center advises preparedness:
The Caribbean received a record 16.7 million cruise passenger visits during the first six months of 2019, according to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). That was 1.3 million more than for the same period in 2018 which posted 15.4 million visits.
The biggest increase year-over-year came in January, which was up 18 percent, the CTO sta
Currently, the most direct and affordable route to citizenship is through the CBI’s Sustainable Growth Fund, which requires an investment of at least USD $150,000. The initiative, created last year by Prime Minister Timothy Harris, offers an optional Accelerated Application Process (AAP), which enables eligible applicants to secure St. Kitts
The mother-in-law of a Connecticut man charged with killing a hotel worker while vacationing in Anguilla has spoken of their family’s ‘seven-month nightmare’ as he prepares to appear in court.
Scott Hapgood, 44, is returning to the Caribbean on Monday to face court on manslaughter charges over the death of Kenny Mi
Firstly, because white men are less likely to occupy corruption-sensitive positions. But also because of course there are also women and people with a migrant background who will be guilty of corruption when they have the opportunity.
You could therefore argue that it is also in the interests of white men and their image that the top of business, government and politics quickly
The minister also expressed concern that any impact to visitors’ experiences from industrial action will undermine the ‘Bahamas open for business’ promotion tag-line. “Now you’re confusing the market, especially at a time when
Throughout 2012, the HARC intercepted just under 4,000 pounds of cocaine. So far this year six times has been seized, with a street value of more than 1.2 billion. And that is only a small part of the actual amount of coke that goes through Rotterdam. The police estimate that only ten percent are intercepted. Criminal organizations themselves sometimes
Man arrested for threatening family member.
Police arrest man for theft
Suspect arrested for being in possession of a stolen vehicle.
Parking ordinance Reminder during St.Maarten Day activities
Man who was being sought by police for ill-treatment arrested
Young man shot in the middle of a football match
Man arrested for threat with Spear-gun On Monday evening November 4th 2019 the dispatch center directed the police patrol to the Guana-bay road for a man who was in position of a […]
The tax on international flights rises from 42 to 45 dollars. For trips to Bonaire 16 instead of 10 dollars has to be paid, and towards Aruba and St. Maarten the tax is increased from 30 and 15 dollars to 32 dollars respectively. Switchers will soon pay 11 instead of 10 dollars. In addition to the tax, $ 1.32 comes as standard for border control.
“We have been doing this for over 18 years now offering surgical services all around the world,” he said via WhatsApp, adding that patients come not only from Trinidad but globally including from Italy, Spain, England, the US and from other Caribbean islands such as Antigua and St Maarten.
CPO’s re-launces the Cops and Kids program
Road closure Cay Hill area
Emergency services were alerted around seven o’clock for a major incident. A press officer from the Royal Netherlands Marechaussee can currently say no more than that an incident is taking place and is talking about a suspicious situation. More information will follow later.
Several ambulances and fi
After the fall of the Cabinet on St. Maarten , Minister of Finance Perry Geerlings is the acting Justice Minister. According to Geerlings, the projects to prepare the container cells, such as providing sewerage, water and electricity, can continue as normal. But when the container cells are ready, there is no answer.
‘It’s not just about the cell deficit’
Schoof confirms that t
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.
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.