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Dominica’s tourism sector ready to welcome visitors after TS Erika

readyROSEAU, Dominica--“Dominica is open for business and ready to welcome visitors to its shores.”

So said Minister for Tourism and Urban Renewal Robert Tonge as he provided an update on the status of the tourism sector, following the devastation caused by Tropical Storm (TS) Erika in late August.

Air access to the destination has resumed with LIAT, Seaborne and Winair offering daily flights...

Reparations Committee: Withdraw Queens’ names from Suriname’s highest mountains

reparPARAMARIBO--Suriname’s National Reparations Committee NRCS has filed a request with President Desi Bouterse that...

World’s largest hotel company expanding with new 450-room resort in Barbados

wyndNEW JERSEY, United States--Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company, has announced plans for further...

Accelerated coral bleaching expected to damage 38 per cent of reefs by year-end

coralQUEENSLAND, Australia--The biggest mass coral destruction event ever recorded could be underway in the third major...

Conference to focus on challenges in Caribbean valuation & construction

ConstWASHINGTON D.C.--With many important challenges and developments in valuation and construction in the Caribbean –...

Major UN treaty comes into force, SIDS leaders say they ‘will not be left behind’

SIDSNEW YORK, USA--September 30, 2015, is etched in the history books of the United Nations (UN), observing the...

Tourist who gave birth prematurely in DR faces US $280,000 bill for ‘time difference’

premiPUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic--After enduring the trauma of a premature delivery in a foreign country and all the...

Haitian, intl. actors sign agreement for reforestation project in Haiti

haitiPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--On the sidelines of the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations, representatives of the...

Now Suriname staking claim to part of Guyana’s territory

suriGEORGETOWN, Guyana--Less than a week after returning from the United Nations, where he raised concerns about...

Debris appears to belong to cargo ship missing in Bahamas

missMIAMI--Search-and-rescue teams on Sunday located debris appearing to belong to the cargo ship El Faro, which went...

Hurricane batters Bahamas, fate of cargo ship unknown

SHIPNASSAU, Bahamas--The fate of more than 30 crew aboard a cargo ship missing off the Bahamas in heavy seas whipped up...

HURRICANE JOAQUIN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER 27A

HurrJoachimadv27aNWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL112015
800 AM AST SUN OCT 04...

First Jamaica, now Cayman Islands also sees hand, foot & mouth disease outbreak

handGEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands--The Cayman Islands is reporting an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease at one...

SG Riley calls for end to secondary screening at Caribbean airports

screeBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Secretary General (SG) of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Hugh Riley has urged...

At U.N., Guyana blasts Venezuela over century-old border spat

spatBUENOS AIRES--Guyana used the United Nations as a forum to blast Venezuela on Tuesday, accusing the neighbouring oil...

Caricom presses for debt relief and concessional financing

debtNEW YORK, United States--The issues of debt and the criteria for access to concessional financing need urgent...

TROPICAL DEPRESSION ELEVEN ADVISORY NUMBER 2

TD11sep28NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL112015
500 AM AST MON SEP 28...

Guyana: Venezuela territorial claims scaring away investors

scareGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government says Venezuela’s claims on disputed territory is hurting the Caribbean...

Customs finds counterfeit currency hidden in package from Trinidad

cusFLORIDA, United States--US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) at Miami International Airport have seized $2,000 in...

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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...