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Tadzio Bervoets: ‘The sea is the reason we are here – keep it clean’

As manager of St. Maarten Nature Foundation since 2010 and someone who loves nature, Tadzio Bervoets has the best interest of all things nature at heart. The St. Maarten-born Pisces dedicates a major portion of his days working towards protecting the country’s natural assets. He began his professional career in Bermuda advising its government on coral reef conservation and then moved to...

Etienne Lake – ‘Protecting what I embraced for years’

IMG_0233As an Environmental Inspector and Chief Marine Park Ranger with St. Maarten Nature Foundation and Dock Master at...

Sun Park

Pic_4._Sun_Park_on_one_of_her_travels~ Creating opportunities for women in Aviation Mechanics ~

Born in 1991 in South Korea, Sun Park's life changed when...

Saba Spotlight: Dahlia Hassell

dahlia~ Her experiences and her ambitions ~

 

Dahlia Hassell (22) is in the spotlight today, having returned to Saba...

Africa Caribbean Heritage Alliance

OkamaAcknowledge, Explore and Appreciate your Heritage

St. Maarten is a fabric woven from threads of many colours and...

Sunil Jiandani – Sports can change lives

20140805_105630Losing a loved one such as a parent can be one of the toughest experiences a person can go through. Losing both of...

Last stop: Bangkok, Thailand

Pic_2._Eating_a_fried_scorpionBy Laura Bijnsdorp

After more than 14 months of travelling, crossing the Pacific Ocean, sailing and backpacking...

Getting to know Ina B

bollywoodheadshot~ ‘Dance is my journey with myself’ ~

 

Where did you grow up and go to school?

I am of Indian origin and...

How schools celebrate St. Martin/St. Maarten Day

image1Passing on cultural traditions to youngsters is very important for them to gain knowledge to continue these practices...

Veronica Arndell treasures fond memories of island back in the day

~ These were joyful years ~

Eighty-two-year-old Veronica Arndell is overcome by a strong feeling of joy whenever she...

Jose Lake Jr.

joe_lake_jr"Parliament's stance on instruction weak"

"Corruption in a small community such as St. Maarten is as destructive as...

Unique Property Consultants

adelena1~ They take the headache out of property logistics ~

When you are ready to build something, and have not yet...

Bird Watch SXM

soaring-frigateBy Mark Yokoyama

 

Bird Shots: In Flight

 

Capturing birds in flight requires a fast shutter speed, a...

Remembering Clarence Connor

5.jpegIn his obituary the family mentioned me as one of his good friends. And indeed I was. I don’t know if he told them...

Dudley dodges death

dudly_1A true story of how boat dweller Dudley Campling survived Hurricane Gonzolo

 

By all accounts, Dudley should...

Tricks, treats or trivia?

oct_31_2012~ The history of Halloween ~

 

Once upon a time, there lived an ancient people known as the Celts, who lived...

Bird Watch SXM

bird_watch_43By Mark Yokoyama

 Storm Survivors




Hurricanes and other storms impact birds in many ways. Storms can be a...

Dream Voyage on container ship Sambhar

20140911_191423_resizedAntwerp (Belgium) to Callao (Peru)

By Marga Hart

"Unbelievable!! There are so many people in the world and so many...

The Pirate Priest: Father Jean Baptiste Labat

5220724534_e9161fd230_zThe eight-volume edition of Nouveau Voyage aux Isles de l’Amerique, written by Labat, was published in Paris in...

Oonya Kempadoo: The Workings of Magic

Oonya-Kempadoo-by-Thomas-LangdonBy Montague Kobbé

http://mtmkobbe.blogspot.com

When Oonya Kempadoo walks into a room, she brings along with her an...

Earliest Humans

1Science behind the news

Last Saturday, The Daily Herald contained a story out of the U.S. that researchers have...

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St. Maarten midday Weather Forecast for Saturday
Saturday, 17 October 2015
DATE ISSUED: Saturday, October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00... Read more...
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SHTA poll: Businesses want anti-ship-jumping legislation
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Click here for SHTA graph pdf PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
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Dominica’s tourism sector ready to welcome visitors after TS Erika
Friday, 16 October 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica--“Dominica is open for business and ready to welcome visitors to its shores.”... Read more...
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Reparations Committee: Withdraw Queens’ names from Suriname’s highest mountains
Thursday, 15 October 2015
PARAMARIBO--Suriname’s National Reparations Committee NRCS has filed a request with President... Read more...
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Ex-US House Speaker Hastert to plead guilty in hush-money case
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHICAGO--Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected to plead guilty in a hush-money case... Read more...
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Hillary Clinton to 'look hard' at Julian Castro as possible VP pick
Friday, 16 October 2015
WASHINGTON--Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton won the backing of Housing and Urban... Read more...
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Half a million Yemen children face severe malnutrition
Friday, 16 October 2015
GENEVA--More than half a million children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition as a risk of... Read more...
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Modi to open 70-year-old files in challenge to Gandhi dynasty
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW DELHI--Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring... Read more...
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Cuba in cash crunch due to low commodity prices, Venezuela woes
Friday, 16 October 2015
HAVANA--Low commodity prices, a drought at home and Venezuela's economic crisis have created a cash... Read more...
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Apple's newest courtroom foe is patent-savvy university
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW YORK--As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with... Read more...
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Focus needs to be on fighting crime & helping unemployed
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Editor, With all of the political situation on the island, we can't lose focus on some of the... Read more...
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Had enough
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Queenie, My brother died years ago but his widow stayed close to our family. Eventually she... Read more...
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RBC St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Sister Marie Laurence defeated Leonald Conner in the RBC St. Maarten Little League School... Read more...
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Nadal trounces Wawrinka, Djokovic tames Tomic
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHINA-- Former world number one Rafa Nadal displayed more signs of a return to top form with a... Read more...
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Junk shop photo spurs quest to confirm Billy the Kid image
Friday, 16 October 2015
DENVER--For the $2 he spent to buy three old photographs, Randy Guijarro may have hit the mother... Read more...
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Few signs of improvement for NBA star Odom after collapse
Friday, 16 October 2015
LAS VEGAS--Pro basketball and reality TV star Lamar Odom spent a third day hospitalized on... Read more...
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Bruney cruises into retirement
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ After three decade in cruise industry ~   By Alita Singh   Frank Bruney has seen tiny... Read more...
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ALL HANDS ON DECK, WE MADE IT!
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ Fair Transport Sailing Vessel Nordlys is launched ~   St. Maarten has been graced by the... Read more...
Editorial - Anybody’s guess
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Governor Eugene Holiday has decided to seek legal clarity on the current constitutional impasse.... Read more...
Editorial - Time is up
Friday, 16 October 2015
With so much ongoing constitutional turmoil, the fact that more than 100 people attended the... Read more...
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Notices October 16
Friday, 16 October 2015
General Meeting St. Maarten Professional Softball Association (SMPSA) general meeting for the... Read more...
Notices October 15
Thursday, 15 October 2015
General Meeting S.M.P.S.A. general meeting for the softball season 2016 will be held at Sundial... Read more...