PHILIPSBURG - An aircraft belonging to TAI Air Ambulance Service (Transports Aériens Intercaraïbes) and which is based in Grand Case, crashed early Saturday morning between Tintamarre Island and Le Galion Beach.

Published in Island Aviation

PHILIPSBURG - Two French Tourist were injured on Wednesday afternoon by Jet Blast at the back of the Princess Juliana International Airport (PJIA) runway (rwy-100).

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GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Thousands of students went back to school on Tuesday after the Christmas/New Year's holiday vacation came to an end.

The School Bus Inspection Section is reminding all motorists to observe the traffic rules as school.

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PHILIPSBURG - On Tuesday January 3rd 2012 the police was directed to the St Peters area around 10.00 a.m. where there were reports of several supermarkets that were robbed at gun point.

Published in Island News
Tuesday, 03 January 2012 09:20

Illegal wireless communication devices

PHILIPSBURG - Bureau Telecommunication and Post St. Maarten (BTP SXM) has taken note of the fact that, there are whole sale and retail stores in St. Maarten offering in sale devices not in compliance with the rules and regulations on the import and sale of wireless electronic communication devices.

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Tuesday, 03 January 2012 11:25

SHTA requesting status on TOT

PHILIPSBURG - As a means to balance the 2011 budget, Finance Minister Hiro Shigemoto announced in December 2010 that the turnover tax (TOT) would be increased by two percentage points (from 3 % to 5%) effective February 11th 2011.

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PHILIPSBURG - The Positive Foundation has received the results of the many persons, who got tested for Breast Cancer at the St. Maarten Medical Center during their Breast Cancer Awareness month in October 2011.

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PHILIPSBURG, Willemstad - The authorities on Curacao are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of two individuals from France over the weekend.

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PHILIPSBURG - On Friday December 30th 2011 around 08.25p.m. the police patrols were directed to the St. Peters area were a Chinese supermarket was robbed at gun point.

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PHILIPSBURG - During the morning of January 1st 2012 at approximately 05.00 hrs some tourist that are staying on our island reported to the Police station that while walking in the Philipsburg area they were robbed by two unknown men on the Boardwalk and that one of them was brandishing a firearm.

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