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Police looking for Hit and Run Motorbike Driver. Lady sustains injuries in Walter Nisbeth Road incident

PHILIPSBURG - A female victim with initials K.H.S. was hit by a motor bike while attempting to cross the Walter Nisbeth road, on Thursday 21stof February, police announced on Friday. 

According to reports from the Traffic Department, cars heading in both directions stopped to allow the victim to cross but three motor bikes speeding pass did not take heed. The victim managed to escape being hit by the first two bikes and was hit by the third.The driver of the motor bike continued riding in the direction of the Prince Bernard Bridge after hitting the victim.

The victim sustained bruises to various parts of her body. Paramedics were called to the scene to treat the victim for bruises she sustained; she was transported to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for further treatment. 

The St. Maarten Police Traffic Department is still investigating the accident and hopes to arrest the person responsible soon. As this investigation continues, the police are asking those persons who were in the vicinity at the time of the accident and can provide more information, to get in contact with Traffic Department as soon as possible by calling 54-22222, the TIP line 9300 or send a private message via our police Facebook page. (Sint Maarten Police Force)

 

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“Tension and intensity”: St. Martin book of short stories published in Cuba

GREAT BAY/MARIGOT - Lasana Sekou’s first Spanish-language book of St. Martin short stories, Fraternidad de las espuelas, has been published in Cuba by Editorial Arte y Literatura. 

The book was launched at the 28thInternational Book Fair of Havana, Cuba, February 7-19, 2019, according to Iyaimi Palomares, director of Arte y Literatura. 

Sekou’s stories allow readers to explore a Caribbean universe that is filled with “tension and intensity,” said Gertrudis “Tula” Ortiz during her review of the title at the book launch last Thursday, in the Sala Jose Portuondo. 

The stories, from the original English Brotherhood of the Spurs(HNP, 1997, 2007), were translated by Emilio Jorge Rodriguez, an independent scholar and Caribbean literary historian. 

Rodriguez worked closely with Adriana Marcelo Costa, the book’s editor at Arte y Literatura, to realize “a faithful translation of the spirit of the book” – from Brotherhood to Fraternidad– said Ortiz. 

Ortiz, a professor of Caribbean cultural studies at the University of the Arts, Havana, critiqued Fraternidadwithin a wide Caribbean context: “The four stories of Fraternidad de las espuelas(Brotherhood of the Spurs) are written with a singular voice, with its own registries.” 

Ortiz said that, “There are significant intertextual occurrences of Western culture, and quotes of classics of Greek and other cultures that allow us to classify Lasana … as another type of Caliban.”

Ortiz, who is also a researcher in Latin American studies, said that, “He (Lasana), like George Lamming, Derek Walcott, Aida Cartagena and even our own writer, Virgilio Piñera and others, appropriates these codes using the registries, the language of the colonizer, to construct a universe, a route that leads to a new aesthetic experience, which must be read with a differentiating look and to convince us that, as Benítez Rojo said in his seminal essay ‘The Repeating Island,’ the Caribbean is an engine of flow and interruption at the same time, a technological-poetic engine or a meta-engine of diversity.”

Literary critic Fabian Badejo broke the new book news here last Sunday on “Culture Time,” his popular PJD-2 Radio magazine. “The translation of Brotherhood of the Spurs extends St. Martin literature and culture, and books by Lasana into the Spanish-speaking Caribbean and Latin America,” reiterated Badejo on Thursday.

“This exciting news also comes within the 40thanniversary year of Lasana Sekou as a St. Martin author of over 20 books,” said Badejo. 

ortiz sekou havana book fair 2 14 19 HNPphoto

Cuban university professor Gertrudis Ortiz receiving autograph in her copy of Fraternidad de las espuelasfrom author Lasana M. Sekou, in Havana (2.14.19). (© HNP photo)

Fraternidad de las espuelas web front page book

 Fraternidad de las espuelasby Lasana M. Sekou, St. Martin short stories in Spanish, new from Cuban publisher Editorial Arte y Literatura. Now at Van Dorp bookstore.

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Police vehicle damaged during routine motor bike controls. 10 Scooters confiscated, two arrests and seven fines issued

SINT MAARTEN (DUTCH QUARTER) - A routine motor bike control in the Dutch Quarter area could have ended badly, on February Sunday 17th between the of 4:00pm -9:00pm when for unknown reasons a passerby threw an unknown object at a police vehicle, breaking the rear back glass of the police patrol vehicle, police said on Tuesday. 

“The patrol team had just pulled over a scooter for a routine control when an unknown object, which was turned out to be a rock, was thrown in the direction of the officers, hitting the glass of the patrol car causing it to break. Luckily no officers were injured on the scene. 

“The Sint Maarten Police Force would like to inform the community that this type of behavior will not be accepted and will not be taken lightly; this incident is currently under investigation in hopes to lead to the arrest of the person(s) involved. This person(s) will be prosecuted for this blatant disregard and disrespect for law enforcement. 

“During this particular control 10 scooters were confiscated; 2 arrests were made, and 7 persons received fines for various traffic violations. The Sint Maarten Police Force will continue to carry out these controls in order to ensure all drives are following the laws of the roadways. 

“We will not shy away from our scheduled controls based on this incident. The incident shows there is a need for the police force to increase the amount of controls done in order to ensure our communities remain safe,” the Tuesday police report concludes. (Sint Maarten Police Force) 

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MP Emmanuel wants State Secretary Knops to stop meddling in the day to day running of Sint Maarten

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - “It is crystal clear, that it is not the appointed council of Ministers of Sint Maarten that are the ones running Sint Maarten. It is not as if I had any doubts before, because this is what I have been saying all along. But what we see now is that the State Secretary of Home Affairs Knops, is confirming this to the people of Sint Maarten with his latest press release,” says Member of Parliament Christopher Emmanuel.

Member of Parliament Emmanuel wants to know the following: 

Do the people of Sint Maarten deserve such a weak Government as the Leona Romeo-Marlin Cabinet, which has proven that the only thing that this cabinet is 100% good at, is betraying the people and selling out Sint Maarten? 

Did Leona Romeo-Marlin give Mr. Knops such an entitlement, allowing him to be able to be so deeply involved in the day to day running of this Caribbean part of the Kingdom, as opposed to making it clear to him, that despite working together, he has to stay in his lane and respect the Government and Parliament of Sint Maarten.

Does the State Secretary know, that in June of 2000, the people of Sint Maarten voted to have an autonomous status within the Dutch Kingdom, which now consists of Holland, Curaçao and Aruba, and regardless to the fact that we are many times smaller in size, our positions in the Kingdom are equal? 

Is the Leona Romeo-Marlin Cabinet telling the people of Sint Maarten to expect that this type of intervention is the way forward, due to the fact that Sint Maarten has an incapable Council of Ministers sitting in the Government Administration Building, on appointed positions that are out of their league? Have they as a result decided that, in order for them to appear successful, they would allow Holland to run the show and take what they want, while they pretend to be working, whereas all the while they’re only hiding in the background?

How much power does the Parliament and this Government of Sint Maarten have in regards to matters on Sint Maarten, and is the Leona Romeo-Marlin Cabinet planning to allow Knops to continue in this manner? As much as this may be beneficial for them, the Ministers, it is not beneficial for the people of Sint Maarten.

Where and when will the line be drawn as far as this State Secretary is concerned? 

Member of Parliament Emmanuel is reacting to an article from Knops published in the press, ordering the Parliament of Sint Maarten to “take an urgent stand on the Dutch Government’s offer to assist the Princess Juliana International Airport with $100 million”.

MP Emmanuel went on to say that the Dutch State Secretary, who seems to be testing the waters more and more each time, in order to see how much he can get away with, went on to state that “The motions of no-confidence against St. Maarten Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and Minister Stuart Johnson are holding hostage much-needed progress in this area. We are in a sort of status quo, and we cannot move forward with our offer that is on the table as long as there is no clarity as to the support in the Sint Maarten Parliament for the government in power.”

MP Emmanuel wants the people of Sint Maarten to know, that Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin, and by extension the Government of Sint Maarten, told the people of Sint Maarten on January 9th, 2019, that the Council of Ministers had accepted the same support that Knops is referring to. 

State Secretary Knops himself, as was reported on January 10th, 2019, was quoted as saying that“The government of St. Maarten has made an important decision on financing the reconstruction of the Princess Juliana International Airport.” 

MP Emmanuel is therefore asking the Prime Minister to tell the people of Sint Maarten the truth about what exactly took place, and if what she and Knops reported was false, since the State Secretary is now stating that the progress to a deal that was supposedly signed, sealed and delivered, is so-called being held back because of “xyz”.

MP Emmanuel wants to know if, added to the conditions that the Dutch openly attached to the loan to the Airport, there were other conditions that the Prime Minister agreed to with Mr. Knops that were not published then, but are now coming to light. Like for instance, the money will only be granted if this present government remains in office. Are the conditions linked to the Leona Romeo-Marlin Cabinet? The people need to know.

“These disrespectful actions of the State Secretary are attributed to the fact that Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and her colleague ministers, due to their obvious inabilities, instantly bow without debate to every demand that has come out of The Hague so far, and therefore the perception has now been created that everyone on Sint Maarten is blinded to the blackmail type tactics that are being played out,” said the MP.

The MP says he is gravely disappointed in the local Government of Sint Maarten and said that he considers the remarks of State Secretary Knops nothing more than scare tactics and bully posturing, as he seems to want to do everything that is within his power to hold on to this government, as this government has proven to be willing to do anything, including selling out Sint Maarten, in order to stay in power. 

“Truth be told, Sint Maarten is facing many issues since the passing of the storms, which were natural disasters. But in the same breath, I must say that the Leona Romeo-Marlin Cabinet has been a man-made disaster for Sint Maarten as well, and has left the people of this country stranded and in a very undesirable position up to this date. All this while being aided and abetted by those who play the game of “loving” and “assisting” our people, all the while using the opportunity to plot and plan for their great positions on our “Rock” of Sun, Sea and Sand as promised by the Sint Maarten Government.

The MP mentioned that we are four months away from the second hurricane season since the storms of 2017, and to this date the people of Sint Maarten are yet to see the “hiding places” (hurricane shelters), that this same Mr. Knops misled the press in The Netherlands about before the 2018 hurricane season, when he falsely stated that there were enough Shelters on Sint Maarten in the event of a storm.  

“It’s an insult to the intelligence of the people of Sint Maarten for the State Secretary to remotely suggest that the two motions tabled by the opposition is holding up the airport’s progress. Are these recently tabled motions also keeping back the construction of roofs for the hundreds of people that are seeking assistance for almost 2 years now? Are these motions also holding up a clear and decisive plan for the landfill and the delivering of the long overdue budget? I definitely know that this is not the case,” said the MP.

MP Emmanuel said that he wants to know what the State Secretary based his statement on. When did he receive the power to tell Parliament to hurry up and take a stand, while Parliament never had a discussion with him?

The MP also sent a clear message, telling the State Secretary that not because Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin and her colleague Ministers tremble to his words and bow to his requests, everyone on Sint Maarten feels the same way. There is no justifiable reason for this, so don’t expect it from our dignified people. 

It is high time that the blackmail type tactics in the name of “Aid” stop, and it is also high time that the Government of Sint Maarten start seeking other solutions to the problems plaguing this beautiful “Rock” that we call home, in order to gain some form of respect from the people. 

Member of Parliament Christopher Emmanuel concluded by suggesting that without delay, both the Airport and the Harbor have meetings with APS and SZV in order to come up with an investment loan agreement, similar to what was done with SZV and the Harbor over Zebec. 

Emmanuel believes the $100 million is another bait and catch with far reaching consequences, as it is known that the Airport needs more than the $100 million. 

“What this will do, is simply put the airport in a long-term state of begging, which of course will be very convenient for certain parties,” said the MP.

Proverbs 22-7 says: “Just as the Rich rule over the Poor, the Borrower is a Slave to the Lender.”

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CBCS Reports Decline in Foreign Reserves. Call for Strengthening exports

SINT MAARTEN/CURACAO - The governments of Curaçao and Sint Maarten must take actions to strengthen their export sectors and attract foreign direct investments to improve the foreign exchange-generating capacity of their economies, the Central Bank of Curaçao and Sint Maarten (CBCS) stressed in its Quarterly Bulletin for the third quarter of 2018. 

The recently launched growth strategy of Curaçao and the various projects aimed at the recovery and increased resiliency of the economy of Sint Maarten are welcome steps in this direction, the CBCS stated. Since 2010, the gross official reserves of the CBCS and the monetary union’s import coverage have been exceptionally high. Nonetheless, the relatively high import coverage did not reflect the economic reality of both countries, but rather the impact of the debt relief program, the CBCS explained. 

As part of the dismantling of the Netherlands Antilles, the government of the Netherlands took over approximately 70% of the outstanding debt of the entities of the former Netherlands Antilles, the bulk of which was held in the portfolios of local private and institutional investors. Consequently, the Dutch state paid off both principal and interest according to the maturity schedule of the outstanding debt resulting in considerable inflows of foreign exchange on the portfolio investment balance of the balance of payments. 

Only part of the received interest and principal payments was reinvested abroad, however, because of very low international interest rates and the instability in the securities markets. These circumstances led to a strong increase in gross official reserves between 2010 and 2017 and an import coverage well above the norm of 3 months of goods and services imports. 

However, the Dutch government paid off the final bond loan of the former Netherlands Antilles under the debt relief program in June 2018, which ended the associated inflow of foreign exchange. Meanwhile, since international interest rates are gradually increasing and the securities markets have improved, appetite has increased to invest more funds abroad to realize higher returns than can be realized domestically. 

This explains, to a great extent, the drop in gross official reserves in 2018. Because the import coverage is still well in excess of 3 months, concern is not warranted at this moment. Nevertheless, the CBCS closely monitors developments in the official reserves and will take timely measures if the decline appears structural, it stated in its Quarterly Bulletin. 

For the complete text of the quarterly bulletin for the third quarter of 2018, please visit the CBCS website at www.centralbank.cw under the Publications & Research section.

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JetBlue Launches New Service from Fort Lauderdale Focus City to St. Maarten

SINT MAARTEN (SIMPSON BAY-AIRPORT) - JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) is set to launch new daily service from its Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) focus city to St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) on Thursday, Feb. 14, just in time for Valentine’s Day.  The new service will connect more customers from destinations across JetBlue’s route map. 

In Fort Lauderdale, JetBlue’s South Florida focus city plays a key role in supporting the airline’s growing route map and offers flights to nearly every corner of the airline’s network from Lima to Los Angeles. It is one of JetBlue’s fastest-growing focus cities, serving customers throughout South Florida and offering a fast and convenient alternative for Miami-Dade travelers. JetBlue has committed to up to 140 daily departures in the coming years and recently expanded its operation to new gates in Terminal 3 and began utilizing Terminal 1 for additional international arrivals to help support future growth. JetBlue is also the only airline to offer a premium, lie-flat seat on domestic routes in Fort Lauderdale with its Mint flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

JetBlue will celebrate the launch of the new service from Fort Lauderdale alongside partners, including St. Maarten Minister of Tourism Stuart Johnson and Princess Juliana International Airport Chief Executive Officer Brian Mingo. The celebration will begin gate side in Fort Lauderdale, and will continue during the flight with a special Valentine’s Day giveaway for customers, and one lucky customer winning a return trip for two to St. Maarten, courtesy of JetBlue and the Oyster Bay Resort. The festivities will continue upon arrival in St. Maarten, and on board the return flight from St. Maarten to Fort Lauderdale, with more treats and prizes for customers.

“The launch of JetBlue’s new service between Fort Lauderdale and St. Maarten is very much a reason to celebrate with our customers, crewmembers and partners. This new route is testament to the resiliency of the market and how it is recovering,” said Giselle Cortes, director of international airports for JetBlue. “We’re also pleased to resume seasonal service from Boston, while also introducing Mint in this route, and resuming Mint service from New York JFK, all of which will bring more tourists to visit St. Maarten.” 

According to Minister Johnson, “The addition of the Fort Lauderdale-SXM route by JetBlue and the return of its original flights allows for the further diversification of St. Maarten’s Tourism Market.” He said, “The new flight signals St. Maarten’s commitment to its responsibility of ensuring Airlift to the destination is sustainable and grows not only for traffic to SXM Airport, but also branching out to hub islands, Anguilla, St. Barths, Tortola, Nevis and Anguilla as we continue to rebuild the hub function of our destination.” 

JetBlue is relaunching its popular seasonal, twice-weekly service from Boston to St. Maarten on Feb. 16, and will introduce new Saturday Mint service on the route. Additionally, Saturday Mint flights from New York-JFK will resume on Feb. 16. JetBlue’s new Fort Lauderdale service and Mint flights to St. Maarten are part of the airline’s broader commitment to the destination as it increases capacity in the market. JetBlue has continually restored service to hurricane-impacted markets in the Caribbean as facilities have permitted, and as demand for travel has returned.

New Daily Schedule between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL) and St. Maarten (SXM)

Beginning February 14, 2019

 

FLL - SXM Flight # 2761

SXM - FLL Flight # 2760

8:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

12:55 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

 

Seasonal Schedule between Boston (BOS) and St. Maarten (SXM) 

Featuring Saturday Mint Service 

Beginning February 16, 2019

BOS - SXM Flight # 77

SXM - BOS Flight # 78

7:12 a.m. – 12:26 p.m.

1:51 p.m. – 5:33 p.m.

 

Saturday Mint Schedule between New York (JFK) and St. Maarten (SXM)

Beginning February 16, 2019

JFK – SXM Flight #1487  

SXM- JFK Flight #1488

11:10 a.m. – 4:11 p.m.

5:15 p.m. – 8:47 p.m.

   

 All JetBlue flights feature award-winning service with comfortable seating; complimentary and unlimited name-brand snacks; more than 100 channels of free SIRIUSXM® radio programming and 36 channels of free, live DIRECTV® programming on personal seatback televisions; free Fly-Fi high-speed wireless Internet (a), and the most legroom in coach (b). 

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TelEm Group, TelCell, devote Bird of Peace message to SXM

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND)TelEm Group is promoting a message of peace amongst youth in the St. Maarten community, with the installation of new signage to be placed around St. Maarten schools and other places that youths gather.

The new signage is designed in bright colors, utilizing a white dove as a symbol of peace to carry the message “No Place for Hate.”

The messages will be placed in 19 different locations with four of the island’s main schools being chosen to have a super large mural installed at a prominent location on one of the school walls, also carrying the “No Place for Hate” message.

TelEm Group says the posters and murals will replace a series of posters that have been used each year to feature TelCell Breakthrough Talent Search winners delivering their own personal messages to their peers in the St. Maarten community.

“The peace dove was selected because it is symbolic of peace and love within the school premises with a reminder that there is not place for hate in our schools,” said a member of TelEm Group team promoting the peace initiative.

“The team feels that there is so much negativism bombarding the youth from so many angles and from different media, that this a good place to start to remind our youth about peace and that there should be no place in their hearts for hate of any kind,” notes another member of the TelEm Group coordinating team. 

The team is especially excited about the installation of the murals at four main St. Maarten schools and say they will be encouraging the students there to stand in the center of the mural and take photos which they can then use as a profile picture if they wish, or just share with friends, family and associates on Social Media, to get the peace message out.

The team says they will begin putting up the new signage in the coming days and the murals soon after, stressing that the message of peace is not because of any particular problem associated with hate in any of the island’s schools, but a timely message of peace.

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Health Tri-partite commence plans to optimize medical referrals abroad process

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) - Minister Emil Lee announced on Wednesday that the Health Tri-partite committee consisting of the Ministry of VSA (Public Health, Social Development and Labour), SZV (Social and Health Insurances) and the SMMC (St. Maarten Medical Center) are making steps to optimize the international medical referrals procedures. 

Patient care efficiency, cost control, technology, and quality regional care contracts are on the top of the list for the new plans. The committee has commissioned the consultancy firm Grant Thornton to provide support in two key areas: the restructuring of the international medical referral process and a tender to procure medical care from medical institutions abroad. 

Tri-partite members have been collaborating for several years on improvements; Lee is ready to push developments forward.

The entire medical referrals process is being revisited and analyzed to determine points for improvement, bottlenecks in efficiency, as well as costs. The new plans may include that committees be installed to review the submitting and approval process of referrals, the appeals process, post-referral process and optimizing patient care and rehabilitation locally.

A comprehensive look at the feedback system of local and international care delivered will also be included. The tender to procure medical care from institutions abroad will be for currently contracted parties as well as new health care service providers in the region. 

Quality of care, price and other criteria will be included, as the committees – together with Grant Thornton establish the terms of reference for the tender procedure. 

It is the intention that the restructuring of the medical referrals process will enable patients to get more care locally, for example, access to rotating international specialists, telemedicine and improved communication between local and international specialists. 

The result of the revamp will improve patient care, reduce medical costs, help SZV safeguard the funds and improve collaborations between local and international specialists.

Grant Thornton is a global consulting firm with an extensive international network. The consultants of Grant Thornton assigned to the project are Anco Ringeling and Roban van Herk. 

Roban van Herk is a consultant in Aruba with a focus on Healthcare. Anco Ringeling has extensive experience in the healthcare sector as a long-time director of AZV and was involved during the start of the national health insurance in Aruba. He has knowledge of the challenges that health insurances face, such as international medical referrals. 

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Minister Johnson congratulates Princess Heights Hotel & Leisure Car Rental on Travel Awards

SINT MAARTEN (POND ISLAND) – Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Stuart Johnson congratulates the management and staff of Princess Heights Hotel and Leisure Car Rental with respect to the hospitality awards that they have received from international tourism organizations.

Princess Heights Hotel was awarded with St. Maarten's Leading Hotel 2019 by World Travel Award! The award was presented at the Caribbean & North America Gala Ceremony 2019 which was held in Jamaica at the end of January. 

This is the 4th time the hotel has been awarded as St. Maarten's Leading Hotel. World Travel Awards are awarded based on the opinions of travel and tourism professionals as well as consumers worldwide. 

Leisure Car Rental won two globally recognized awards from the World Travel Award organization related to its business operations on the island.  

The two awards were: St. Maarten’s Leading Independent Car Rental Company; and St. Martin’s Leading Car Rental Company.

“The recognition received by our hospitality sector service businesses, demonstrates the resilience of the staff in providing the best service they can provide with a ‘Friendly Island’ smile.  

“That personal touch provided by the staff of Princess Heights Hotel and Leisure Car Rental is what our guests remember and at the end of the day reward those for the memorable experiences that they received while vacationing on the island.  Keep up the good work,” Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs Stuart Johnson said on Monday.

World Travel Awards™ was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. Today, the World Travel Awards™ brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence.

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Female robbed by knife wielding bandit while leaving restaurant

SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - On Wednesday February 6that approximately 11:30 pm, police patrols were dispatched to a popular restaurant on Front Street where an armed robbery had just taken place. 

While on the scene the patrol received information form the victim that a male suspect, coming from the direction of the Boardwalk, with a knife in hand demanded that the female victim hand over her purse. 

Once the suspect received the purse from the victim, he took off running. The patrols searched the area however the suspect was not found. No one was hurt or in need of medical assistance. 

“The police force of Sint Maarten is doing its utmost to protect you and your family from all crime. Unfortunately, armed robberies do occur in our community. These criminal acts have serious impact on victims as well as the community. It is better to be safe than sorry and therefore the Sint Maarten Police Force has some safety precautions listed for you that may prevent you from becoming a victim of robbery,” Police said on Friday.

  1. Always bear in mind to observe your environment. You, of course, know best what’s ‘normal’ in your surroundings, so if you see any suspicious persons or vehicles, don’t hesitate to call the police (911). Give them a good description of the person(s) or vehicle(s) that seems suspicious to you. Good observation only can take place when your business and surrounding areas are well lit, so repair broken lights or install new ones.
  2. Make sure you have as little money as possible in your store. Take your money to safer places regularly, for instance a bank. In case your store does get robbed, the robbers don’t have a big gain.
  3. Make sure your shop closes at the hour that’s on your permit. Don’t let your last late coming customer be the one who takes all the money you’ve earned that entire day.
  4. If you have the opportunity; buy some camera’s that record whoever comes into your store. The images recorded on the camera’s can really help the police in their investigation.
  5. Do not offer or volunteer more than is demanded.
  6. Make no sudden movements that may anger the robber or cause them to panic.

Anyone who has information in regard to this case should immediately get in contact with the police department by calling 54-22222, the emergency number 9300 TIP line or you can send a private message to the KPSM face book page.

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