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Maria
By Edition On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Hurricane Maria’s damages limited on Dutch islands

PHILIPSBURG - Hurricane Maria pulled past Sint Maarten during the early hours of Wednesday morning, at first sight without causing much damage. Sint Eustatius and Saba got more wind and rain this time around, compared More...

Arthur Donker
By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Ungrateful people

I am writing this in English so that my friends in St. Maarten can understand it too because it seems that the kids we "adopted" here after hurricane Irma, had a problem going to school here because they don't understand More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Nearly 9,000 evacuated after Irma, flights back into the island soon

PHILIPSBURG - Minister Responsible for Civil Aviation and the Princess Juliana International Airport Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Sunday reported that almost 9,000 people have been evacuated from St. Maarten after More...

One-Love-SXM
By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Two hundred thousand collected at One Love SXM

WILLEMSTAD - A major fundraising took place in Curaçao to help the people in St. Maarten. In total, two hundred thousand euros were collected. Under the name, ‘One Love SXM’, radio and television stations worked More...

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By Edition On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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St. Maarten: Safety and security under control

PHILIPSBURG - The joint taskforce consisting of members representing the police forces from Aruba and Curacao, the Royal Marechaussee, the V.K.S., the Customs Department under the leadership the Sint Maarten Police More...

UTS
By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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UTS Curacao hosts benefit concert for Irma victims Sept. 17

WILLEMSTAD - United Telecommunications Services (UTS) Curaçao and the Curaçao Media Organization are organizing a media-thon and benefit concert called “One Love SXM” to help raise funds for persons affected More...

Doorman
By Edition On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Plasterk: Karel Doorman to St. Maarten

Plasterk: There is little functional local government THE HAGUE - Dutch Defence is sending a very large vessel, the Joint Logistic Support Ship His Majesty Karel Doorman to St. Maarten, announced caretaker Minister More...

Red Cross
By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Sister islands show immense commitment

THE HAGUE/WILLEMSTAD - Sister islands Curaçao and Aruba have assumed the admirable role of assisting St. Maarten in whichever way possible. Curaçao is functioning as a hub for disaster relief goods and personnel, More...

EU Funds SXM
By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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EU funds also for St. Maarten

THE HAGUE - Dutch caretaker Minister of Foreign Affairs Bert Koenders expressed his commitment to seek the assistance of the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) following a meeting of the Kingdom Council More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas ports in Curaçao with evacuees from St. Maarten

WILLEMSTAD - On Sunday, Royal Caribbean International's Adventure of the Seas made a humanitarian stop in St. Maarten to drop off supplies and evacuate more than 300 people following Hurricane Irma. Before reaching More...