Friday, June 05, 2020

The police and the personnel of the Fire department were directed to the Sucker-garden area, on May 09, 2020, around 07.50 hours, where a container was on fire. Upon arrival at the location, the police found that a container located behind the company S.B.S. was burning.

‘This assistance was requested due to foreseen challenges with the COVID19 Crisis’ On Friday, May 1, 2020, Philipsburg, the Honourable Minister of Justice Anna E. Richardson, welcomed and swore ina number of Royal Netherlands Marechaussee Officers, Police Officers

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, — Globally, regionally and locally, many persons are challenged by the current crisis that has impacted the world due to the effects of “Covid-19.” This crisis has disrupted all of our lives in one form or the next.

On Friday, May 8th, 2020,  The police got in contact with three (3) individuals who were recognized by the police, participating in the illegal jump-ups that had taken place on Monday, 27 April 2020 in Dutch Quarter and Fort Willem.

It is an astounding fact and it never seems to amaze me how many businesses all over the world have the uncanny ability of swinging the pendulum during a crisis in the direction of government. What is interesting is that in most instances they get the support of the media and St. Maarten is no exception.

On Tuesday, April 28, 2020  -The 2020 budget of St Maarten was unanimously approved by the Parliament of Sint Maarten. Why was n’t the 2020 budget approved last year before January 2020? According to art 16.1 of the National Accountability Ordinance (comptabiliteit islands verordening) the budget of 2020 should have been approved by Parliament before January 1, 2020. So how come the budget has been approved 4 months into the year 2020?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar’s metamorphosis from refugee to the first Somali-American in Congress has been well-documented. Now, Omar is out with a new memoir that offers her own spin on her path to prominence, starting with her childhood in Mogadishu. “This is What America Looks Like: My Journey from Refugee to Congresswoman,” set for release Tuesday, offers no revelations on some of the controversies that have dogged Omar. Instead, it sketches rugged years that Omar says made her a fearless fighter, unafraid to skirmish with President Donald Trump and her frequent conservative critics.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to restart production in July, other studios in Georgia and beyond are anxiously waiting for Hollywood’s green light. “We’re taking the lead from our production partners,” said Frank Patterson, president of the sprawling Pinewood Studios, located in suburban Atlanta. The studio has been home to big-budget films such as “The Avengers: Endgame” and “Ant-Man” along with the television show “The Walking Dead.”

NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian-Indian rapper Nav has no problem being signed to one of the biggest artists in the world. In fact, he says The Weeknd doesn’t overshadow him but pushes him to the forefront. “It’s a real family over here. He has so much success. I don’t think he really cares about who’s (also successful),” said Nav, whose real name is Navraj Singh Goraya and is signed to The Weeknd’s XO imprint. “He just wants everybody to win.” With fellow Canadian stars like The Weeknd and Drake, it’s an understatement to say Toronto has had a signature run in music the past few years. But Nav, whose new album “Good Intentions” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week, is taking notes and hoping to one day draw the same acclaim

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first season of “The Kelly Clarkson Show” received Daytime Emmy Awards nominations for a best entertainment talk show and host, while “Jeopardy!” veteran Alex Trebek’s nod for best game show host could give him a second consecutive win in the category. “General Hospital” earned a leading 23 nominations Thursday, including best daytime drama, lead actress nods for Finola Hughes and Maura West, and lead actor nods for Steve Burton and Jon Lindstrom. Other top nominees are “Days of Our Lives” with 22 bids, “The Young and the Restless” with 21 and “The Bold and the Beautiful” with 13.