WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (Friday, October 24, 2014) – The instruction given by the Kingdom Council of Ministers to St Maarten last week stands, even though the Parliament of the island rejected this measure on Wednesday.
This was the reaction of the Minister of Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk last Thursday in response to the action of the parliament.
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten (Friday, October 24, 2014)– Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake is calling on residents, community councils and civic organizations to come together this weekend to help clean-up the districts.
All residents are being urged to use the weekend to clean-up their yard and put out their hurricane related debris outside their yard or alongside the road. Household garbage is not hurricane related debris.
GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 23, 2014)-The Citizens United for True Democracy foundation will stage a “March for St. Maarten” this Sunday, October 26. The March will commence at 2:00pm in the area of the WIFOL Building on Pondfill. The general population is invited.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (Friday, October 24, 2014)- Postal Services St. Maarten (PSS) N.V. is encouraged byearly interest in the launch of personalized stamps for visiting and residential customers.
The personalized stamps service was officially launched at the A.C. Wathey Cruise &
Cargo Facilities on October 17, 2014 along with the official opening of a new post office
location at the Harbour.
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten ( Thursday, October 23, 2014) – Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake was updated Thursday afternoon by NV GEBE with respect to a small number of homes that are still without electricity in different districts since the passing of Hurricane Gonzalo.
COLE BAY, St. Maarten (Thursday, October 23, 2014)- On Wednesday, October 22 at approximately 02.45 a.m. al police patrols was sent to “High Up” night club in connection with the playing of loud music. On the scene the officers spoke to management about the situation and stayed on at the location to control what was going on. Shortly after the officers noticed that a fight had broken out between two unknown men.
GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten ( Thursday, October 23, 2014) (DCOMM) – 18 October was observed as Human Trafficking Day within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Human trafficking is the acquisition of people by improper means such as force, fraud or deception, with the aim of exploiting them, and the Sint Maarten National Reporting Bureau on Human Trafficking (NRB) which falls under the Ministry of Justice continues to work to prevent the aforementioned from taking place on Sint Maarten.