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Aukje de Jong’s pilgrimage in Spain

~ Funds raised for White Yellow Cross Foundation ~

Aukje de Jong left last year on a journey to walk from Lourdes France to Santiago de Compostella in Spain. This was her first Pilgrimage which she made in memory of her late husband Cees Goslinga, who passed away in St. Maarten in 2011 after an illness.

She started on April 7, 2013, and arrived in Santiago de Compostella two and a half...

Ready Set Sail in the Raja Ampats Part 1

Pic_3._Wobbegong_shark_or_underwater_mop_1Is that a shark or a mop?

By Laura Bijnsdorp

Early in the morning, we arrived in Sorong. The city lies on the tip...

“This is a Hurricane”

On what was one of his last trips to the West Indies Columbus is said to have written in his diary that he had...

Award winning and local authors for this year’s Anguilla Lit Fest

anguilla_Lit_festBy Brenda Carty

The third annual Lit Fest promises to be better than ever with several award winning authors and top...

Plans for Bethlehem Estate take shape

bethlehem~ Dutch Quarter’s untapped potential visualized ~

 

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

 

The WEEKender of April...

Water, water everywhere

unesco~ St. Maarten’s water gets attention ~

 

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

 

Water, H2O, is considered by many to...

Ready Set Sail in Jayapura

Pic_1._Interesting_fishing_ships_seen_at_the_Jayapura_harbour~ Fuelling up to see Indonesia ~

 

By Laura Bijnsdorp

 

After four days of sailing, we reached...

Bird Watch SXM By Mark Yokoyama

Birds: A gateway to science and conservation

 

Birds have a rich history of inspiring scientific thought...

Belvedere Historical Park

astrid_plantz~ The next big thing ~

 

By Lisa Davis-Burnett

 

Once upon a time, sugar plantations thrived on the...

Ready - Set - Sail in the Hermit Islands

Catching Coconut Crabs, Swimming with Mantas & Donating School Supplies

By Laura Bijnsdorp

The Hermit Islands...

Tribute to Gabriel García Márquez

By Montague Kobbe

http://mtmkobbe.blogspot.com

Earlier this month, when Gabriel García Márquez was admitted to...

Ready Set Sail in New Ireland

1._Celebrating_my_birthday_on_a_private_piece_of_paradise_in_NuguriaNuguria, Lihir & Kavieng

 

By Laura Bijnsdorp

 

From Bourgainville, we travelled along another...

The Long Lost Letter

By Will Johnson

  

Recently when reading the book “Fourteen Islands in the Sun” by Charles Graves, I...

High-tech made in Haiti

By Terry Nisbett

A Haitian company is producing a low price tablet in Haiti itself. The tablet is called Sûrtab and...

Ready Set Sail in Bourgainville

Pic_1._Anchoring_close_in_the_bay_of_Piru_IslandExploring Piru, Fauro & Ligain

By Laura Bijnsdorp

From the Solomon Islands, we sailed towards Bourgainville –...

Weekend thoughts

Hold out your hand, and look at it – imagine the miracle of that appendage. It is your number one way to interact...

CHANGES IN MATRIMONIAL LAW

By Bram Reinke, attorney-at-law

On January 9, the Parliament of St. Maarten adopted a legislative proposal to amend...

STUDENT GOES FURTHER

img304By Gerard van Veen

 

In the summer vacation of 1950, a Dutch priest working in France came with a group of...

Ready Set Sail in the Solomon Islands

~ Sunken ships, headhunting & betel nuts ~

By Laura Bijnsdorp

On February 17, we arrived in Ghizo, one of the...

‘The Passionate Foodie’

By Lucinda Frye

 

Our quest is for diverse, indigenous cuisine brought by the many ethnic people from all over...

Prime Minister and SIMARC celebrate National Tree Day

TreeDay14_poster~ A bridge between generations ~

 

St. Maarten commemorates the National Day of Trees every year on March 22...

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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...