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Dave Martins releases first new album after six years

Dave_Martin269GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Legendary Guyanese musician and composer Dave Martins Thursday launched "At Home," his first new album in over six years.

The new album, which was composed entirely in Guyana and features local musicians, was launched at the National Communications Network (NCN) Studios, where Martins was accompanied by engineer Burchmore Simon and music director, Oliver Basdeo.

Martins...

Airlift crisis looms as Air Jamaica may be closed down prematurely

KINGSTON, Jamaica--AIR Jamaica could be forced to shut down prematurely, leaving a major gap in air seats to the...

Cruise line cancelled call following tornado

tornadoFREEPORT, Bahamas--The deadly tornado, which touched down on the nation's second city on Monday killing three people...

Donors offer $5.3 bln for next 2 years - UN's Ban

MDF56488UNITED NATIONS--International donors on Wednesday pledged $5.3 billion to Haiti, exceeding expectations in a...

Tornado strikes Grand Bahamas

tornado~Three killed~

FREEPORT, Bahamas--Thousands of Grand Bahamians were caught off guard when a deadly tornado touched...

Fifteen homeless after morning fire

fireKINGSTON, Jamaica--More than 15 adults and children are now homeless after a fire gutted a tenement house on North...

Prisoners should earn their keep, says Phipps

prisonKINGSTON, Jamaica--Legal luminary Frank Phipps QC, said while he understood that drastic measures are needed to stem...

Improvements at Kaieteur National Park to enhance visitors’ experience

fallsGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Kaieteur National Park occupies a prominent position in the centre of the Guiana Shield. Here...

Caricom-Canada trade talks started

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Caricom and Canadian officials began a meeting yesterday aimed at reaching agreement on a new...

'Put me in a Jamaican prison, please!' pleads Jamaican prisoner in Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba--Derrick Brooks, a 45-year-old man serving life for drug trafficking in a Cuban prison, has accused the...

Manning drops bombshell, sets election ball rolling

Patrick_Manning265PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--While the country was expecting the long-overdue Local Government election date, Prime...

Haiti, donors facing huge task to 'build back better'

~ March 31 donors conference to fund Haiti reconstruction ~

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--"Retou ala Vi. Ayiti Pap Peri"...

Chanting voodoo celebrants honour Haiti’s quake dead

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--Dressed in white, shaking decorated gourd rattles and singing praises to "Olorum Papa" (God...

Barbados PM says no to Mavado, Vybz Kartel show

Kartel_Mavado264BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Following weeks of intense public debate and front page headlines in Barbados, the Mavado, Vybz...

Caricom heading for bankruptcy

~ Says Guyana president ~

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Caribbean Community (Caricom) is heading for "bankruptcy" with...

Food dependency is poverty trap for quake-hit Haiti

~ Farming sector crushed by cheaper rice, sugar imports ~

LEOGANE, Haiti--Labourers at Haiti's only working sugar...

Not enough men nursing, says head of nurses body

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--There's a call for more men to get involved in nursing.

It has come from president of the...

Marks set to become Jamaica’s first woman ambassador to Washington

Audrey_Marks263KINGSTON, Jamaica--The foreign ministry last night confirmed what has been cocktail circuit talk for weeks, that...

Cuba eyes foreign investment to halt sugar industry decline

HAVANA, Cuba--Cuba may open sugar production to foreign investors for the first time since the 1959 revolution as it...

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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...