Afternoon fire leaves three homeless

Fire - MGP

GREAT BAY – Thanks to a high level of awareness, serious or even fatal injuries was averted after smoke was seen emitting from an apartment at #2 Plough Drive, on the L.B. Scott Road yesterday afternoon. At the time of the initial fire, an elderly gentleman and his grandson were in the building; the third resident, his daughter was not at home. More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
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Gebe opens application process for seniors’ relief program

GREAT BAY – Utilities Company Gebe has opened the application process for seniors’ relief. Under certain conditions, citizens aged 62 and older qualify for a fixed monthly deduction from their electricity bill. Citizens More...

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By webadmin On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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Car disappeared American found after seven years

GREAT BAY – Exactly seven years after his mysterious disappearance, the car of American Robert Brous has been found, after tourists spotted it in the sea near the Walter Plantz Pier on Sunday morning around 9 More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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National Health Insurance debate begins next week

GREAT BAY – The Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor is currently in the process of organizing a stakeholders sensitization session on National Health Insurance. The sessions begin next More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Minister Emmanuel tours the dump

GREAT BAY – Vromi-Minister Chirstophe Emmanuel and his cabinet toured the sanitary landfill commonly known as the dump with the Head of the Infrastructure Management department, Claudius  Buncamper. The camera More...

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By webadmin On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Perry Geerlings sworn in

GREAT BAY – Governor Eugène Holiday administered the oath of office on Tuesday to new Member of Parliament Perry Geerlings at the Governor’s Cabinet. Geerlings takes the seat for the Democratic Party left More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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MP Matser in cassation to the Supreme Court

GREAT BAY – MP Silvio Matser is taking his conviction for tax fraud to the Supreme Court in The Hague. He filed for cassation yesterday. Matser’s attorney Cor Merx said that his client has the feeling that he More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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More immigration employees arrested for human smuggling and bribery

GREAT BAY – The Ostrich-investigation into the illegal admittance of Jamaicans and Haitians to St. Maarten has led to two more arrests. Yesterday morning around 6.20 a.m. members of the human smuggling and human More...

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By Online Editor On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017
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NIPA signs internship deal with SHTA

GREAT BAY – The National Institute for Professional Advancement (NIPA) signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday with the St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association (SHTA) that opens the door for NIPA-students More...

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By Online Editor On Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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Facebook-hunt drags wrong defendant into court

GREAT BAY – An intruder stabbed a woman in her home on Back Street at 6 a.m. on December 27, 2015. The victim sustained serious stab wounds to her back and it took ten hours or surgery to save her life. Yesterday, More...