All about Hurricane Irma

Statia-De-Quill
By Edition On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Statia has US $39M in hurricane damage

THE HAGUE/STATIA - Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused an estimated $39 million in damage in St. Eustatius. The Committee for Financial Supervision CFT fears the financial consequences for the St. Eustatius Government More...

UTS SXM
By Edition On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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34 million guilders in damages for UTS after Irma

WILLEMSTAD - After Hurricane Irma, it took a few weeks before telephone communication was possible in Sint Maarten again. There was also considerable damage to Internet traffic. Telecom Provider UTS is now disclosing More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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William: EU to provide aid for joint projects of Dutch and French sides

PHILIPSBURG - The European Union (EU) has agreed to provide assistance to the island for joint projects that would benefit both Dutch St. Maarten and French St. Martin, Prime Minister William Marlin said at a press More...

Marlin
By Edition On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Update: St. Maarten Government agrees to Dutch conditions based on suggestions from Council of Advice

And Knops willingness to be flexible with St. Maarten PHILIPSBURG - The Government of St. Maarten did an about-face in its stance on the conditions set by the Dutch Government for recovery aid for St. Maarten and More...

SXM-hurricane_military
By Edition On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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Mission accomplished, Army continues to phase out presence

PHILIPSBURG - The Netherlands Army mission to provide assistance to the St. Maarten Police Force to stop looting after Hurricane Irma and to safeguard essential areas on the island is complete and military personnel More...

Sint-Maarten-from-the-air
By Edition On Monday, October 23rd, 2017
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UN team to conduct damage, loss assessment in St. Maarten

PHILIPSBURG - A 15-person team from the United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will be conducting a damage and loss assessment exercise in St. Maarten from October 22 More...

One-Love-SXM
By Edition On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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405,000 guilders collected for Sint Maarten

WILLEMSTAD - The final amount of the 'One Love SXM' action is 405,000 guilders. The money has been donated to the Red Cross. They will, in turn, use it for the reconstruction of Saint Maarten, Saba and Saint Eustatius. During More...

Nagico
By Edition On Monday, October 16th, 2017
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Nagico expects losses of $425 to $500 Million from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - Caribbean insurer Nagico has more than enough reinsurance in place to cover its losses from hurricanes Irma and Maria, its chairman has said. Nagico has notified its excess-of-loss reinsurers More...

Ennia-Curacao
By Edition On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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ENNIA pays out insurance claims hurricane Irma

PHILIPSBURG, WILLEMSTAD - ENNIA recently paid out the first insurance claims in connection with hurricane Irma through its St. Maarten branch. The insurance company’s chief executive officer, Ralph Palm, confirmed More...

Soldiers
By Edition On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Soldiers return to Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Dutch and Curaçao members of the Dutch military stationed in Curaçao returned to Curaçao from St. Maarten on Tuesday. Commander of the Navy in the Caribbean Brigadier Peter Jan de Vin was at Hato More...