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Dutch foreign minister asks for UN help in Sint Maarten relief effort
Foreign minister Bert Koenders has asked the United Nations to help with the relief effort on hurricane-hit Caribbean island Sint Maarten. Speaking at the UN meeting in New York, Koenders said that the hurricane had caused enormous damage on the island. ‘Repairing the damage will be a massive task,’ he said. ‘I therefore call on the UN to be generous in making financial resources and expertise available to help with the rebuilding of Sint Maarten   Read More ...
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TV campaign raises €13.3m for Sint Maarten relief fund
Friday’s all-day campaign to raise money for the victims of hurricane Irma on Sint Maarten and the other Dutch Caribbean islands raised €13.3m on the day itself. The money will go to the Red Cross relief effort, which is focusing on providing shelter, water and food as well as kitchen and bathroom supplies for those affected by the hurricane earlier this month   Read More ...
Places: Sint Maarten |  Netherlands | 
Red Cross appeal kicks off with national day for Sint Maarten
, a Red Cross appeal for money to help the relief effort in the storm ravaged islands of Sint Maarten, Saba and Sint-Eustatius was launched on Friday morning by home affairs minister Ronald Plasterk. The aim of today’s appeal is to inform people about the situation in the islands and to collect as much money as possible for the victims via the special charity bank account number Giro 5125   Read More ...
Places: Sint Maarten |  Netherlands | 
170 Indians Evacuated From Hurricane-Hit Sint Maarten
As many as 170 Indians have been evacuated from the hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten and brought to the Caribbean island of Curacao by special flights chartered by the Indian government. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Indian Envoy in Venezuela Rahul Srivastava has informed that 60 other people were also evacuated along with Indians from the hurricane-hit place. Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar had said in a tweet late last night that 110 Indians and Indian-origin evacuees were brought to Curacao from Sint Maarten   Read More ...
Places: Sint Maarten |  India | 
170 Indians evacuated from hurricane-hit Sint Maarten
As many as 170 Indians have been evacuated from the hurricane Irma-hit Sint Maarten and brought to the Caribbean island of Curacao by special flights chartered by the Indian government. According to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Indian Envoy in Venezuela, Rahul Srivastava has informed that 60 other people were also evacuated along with Indians from the hurricane-hit place. Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar had said in a tweet on Tuesday night that 110 Indians and Indian-origin evacuees were brought to Curacao from Sint Maarten   Read More ...
Places: Sint Maarten |  India | 
Saint-Martin et Sint Maarten, la compétition des secours
Les moyens dépêchés à Saint-Martin et Saint-Barthélemy sont équivalents à ceux envoyés par les autorités néerlandaises à Sint Maarten. Emmanuel Macron voulait entendre « la colère » des habitants de Saint-Martin et de Saint-Barthélemy en atterrissant dans les Antilles ce mardi matin. Une colère dirigée contre l'État français, que les sinistrés jugent imprévoyant. En effet, à Saint-Martin, les habitants ont sous les yeux, ou presque, un contre-modèle : Sint Maarten, la partie sud de l'île, administrée par les Pays-Bas   Read More ...
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Evacuation Of Indians From Sint Maarten A Priority, Says Sushma Swaraj
he government has arranged for the evacuation of Indian nationals from the hurricane-hit Caribbean island of Sint Maarten, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Monday. "The evacuation of Indian nationals from Sint Maarten is a priority for us," Ms Swaraj said in a tweet. She said that the evacuation process was to begin on Monday but the plane chartered for the purpose could not fly   Read More ...
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First 100 evacuees from Sint Maarten being flown to Netherlands
The first planeload of evacuees from the hurricane-ravaged island of Sint Maarten has taken off for Eindhoven. Around 100 people are being flown to the Netherlands from neighbouring Curaçao. At the same time, 550 Dutch soldiers are travelling in the other direction to keep order and help with the relief effort in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Earlier on Monday King Willem-Alexander visited Sint Maarten accompanied by home affairs minister Roland Plasterk   Read More ...
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Dutch king to visit hurricane-hit Sint Maarten as relief effort picks up steam
King Willem-Alexander will visit the hurricane-hit Caribbean island of Sint Maarten on Monday as part of a short visit to meet locals and assess the relief effort. The king and home affairs minister Ronald Plasterk arrived on Curaçao on Sunday where they were briefed about the aid effort so far. They also visited a hospital to meet people who had been injured when hurricane Irma lashed the former Dutch colony last week   Read More ...
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Buma ruilt biertjes voor gehaktballen in rampregio
Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius en Saba halen opgelucht adem. José valt mee. „Het was erg spannend. Blij dat het voorbij is.” Het dagelijks leven komt hortend en stotend weer op gang. „Ik ruil een paar biertjes voor gehaktballen.” Zaterdag. De Bovenwindse Eilanden in het Caraïbisch gebied houden hun adem in. Nadat de verwoestende orkaan Irma –categorie 5– het eilandenrijk in puin heeft geblazen, raast zusterstorm José door de regio   Read More ...
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Enorme luchtbrug naar Sint Maarten op gang
WILLEMSTAD - Een aanzwellende luchtbrug met Sint Maarten brengt hulp en verlichting voor de zwaar getroffen en ontredderde inwoners. Vandaag zijn al drie vliegtuigen van de Luchtmacht met hulpgoederen vertrokken vanaf Curacao. Het gaat om Hercules-vliegtuigen en een Dash-8 toestel van de Kustwacht.   Read More ...
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Marine: passage José Sint Maarten meegevallen
Het schip De Zeeland is uit veiligheidsoverwegingen enkele tientallen kilometers uit de kust gegaan om de tropische storm af te wachten, maar is nu weer onderweg naar Sint-Maarten waar het bij het eerste daglicht arriveert. Het schip De Pelikaan is inmiddels ook weer onderweg met op Curaçao gehaald goederen en hulpmiddelen opgehaald. Toeristen worden zondag van het eiland gehaald, zei Melanie Schultz (Infrastructuur) bij WNL Op Zondag   Read More ...
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Sint Maarten aid effort starts after Irma, with a second hurricane on its way
Emergency aid has begun slowly arriving on the Dutch Caribbean island of Sint Maarten which was devastated by hurricane Irma on Wednesday night. The first plane has landed at the airport and navy ship Zr Ms Pelikaan has deposited one load of supplies and has returned to Curaçao for more, commander Peter Jan de Vin said on Twitter. A second ship, Zr Ms Zeeland is in the harbour and unloading supplies   Read More ...
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One dead, 'several injured' on Dutch Sint Maarten: Minister
THE HAGUE: At least one person was killed and "several were injured" after Hurricane Irma raged over Dutch Sint Maarten in the Caribbean, Internal Affairs Minister Ronald Plasterk said Thursday. "We confirm that one person has died and several others have been injured, but the picture is incomplete," Plasterk told journalists in The Hague. Communication with the hard-hit island remained difficult Plasterk added, as the Dutch aid effort gathered steam on Thursday evening   Read More ...
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The Latest: Likely major storm damage in Sint Maarten
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): Britain is sending a Royal Navy ship to the region struck by Hurricane Irma to provide humanitarian assistance and is also sending aid experts to the region. International Development Secretary Priti Patel said Wednesday the ship will carry Royal Marines and Army engineers along with water purification equipment and other support items   Read More ...
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The Latest: Likely major storm damage in Sint Maarten
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): Britain is sending a Royal Navy ship to the region struck by Hurricane Irma to provide humanitarian assistance and is also sending aid experts to the region. International Development Secretary Priti Patel said Wednesday the ship will carry Royal Marines and Army engineers along with water purification equipment and other support items   Read More ...
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Ravage op Sint Maarten door orkaan Irma
PHILIPSBURG - Eerste beelden van Sint Maarten laten zien dat orkaan Irma op het eiland een enorme ravage heeft aangericht. In de hoofdstad Philipsburg is sprake van zware overstromingen en schade. Op dit moment ligt Sint Maarten in het oog van de orkaan en is het even rustig.   Read More ...
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Militairen naar Sint Maarten voor orkaan Irma
DEN HAAG - Er zijn bijna honderd militairen naar Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius en Saba gestuurd omdat de eilanden worden bedreigd door orkaan Irma. Die zal dinsdagavond en woensdag met windsnelheden tot mogelijk 250 kilometer langs de Bovenwindse eilanden razen. De militairen komen van Aruba en Curaçao.   Read More ...
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Orkaan Irma koerst af op Antillen
MIAMI - Sint Maarten, Sint Eustatius en Saba moeten zich opmaken voor orkaan Irma. Het Amerikaans National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami verwacht dat de orkaan woensdag de Caribische eilanden passeert. Irma is dan mogelijk uitgegroeid tot een orkaan van de vierde categorie.   Read More ...
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Sint Maarten jet engine blast: Tourists' views
The Caribbean territory of Sint Maarten has long been a hot spot for aviation enthusiasts. Princess Juliana International Airport is just metres from the beach, giving beachgoers the chance to watch planes take off. But a New Zealand woman died after being thrown backwards by the force of a jet engine. Rebecca Wood and her husband visited the island two years ago with their then 10-month-old baby   Read More ...
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Una turista murió a metros de un Boeing 737 en la isla de Sint Maarten
Una mujer de 57 años estaba parada a metros de un Boeing 737 en Maho Beach, en la isla caribeña de Sint Maarten. Trató de resistir la fuerza del aire expedido por las turbinas, pero no pudo.   Read More ...
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Jet blast kills tourist at famed Maho Beach in Sint Maarten
A New Zealand tourist died Wednesday after being blown back from a jet blast on famed Maho Beach in Sint Maarten. According to Police Force of Sint Maarten, the 57-year-old woman was among a group of tourists holding on to an airport fence watching a large aircraft take off from Princess Juliana International Airport. The tourist was blown back several feet from the force of the jet blast, resulting in serious head injuries   Read More ...
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New Zealand woman dies after being hit by jet blast in Sint Maarten
A New Zealand woman has died on the Caribbean territory of Sint Maarten after the blast from a powerful jet engine knocked her to the ground. The tourist aged 57 years, was seriously injured and died a short time later. The incident happened at the famous Princess Juliana International Airport, which is just metres from the beach. The victim was among a group of tourists who stood near a fence separating the runway from a narrow road and the beach   Read More ...
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Sint Maarten: Touristin von Flugzeugturbine weggeblasen
Auf der Karibikinsel Sint Maarten ist eine Touristin vom Turbinenwind eines Flugzeugs weggeschleudert und tödlich verletzt worden. Das teilte die Polizei auf Facebook mit. Die 57-jährige Neuseeländerin habe am Princess Juliana International Airport den Start einer Boeing 737-800 beobachten wollen. Dabei sei sie durch die starke Windentwicklung der Turbinen weggeblasen worden. Sie prallte mit dem Kopf gegen einen Betonblock und erlag ihren schweren Verletzungen   Read More ...
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Toeriste overlijdt door jet blast op Sint Maarten
Op Sint Maarten is woensdag een vrouw om het leven gekomen door een jet blast. De sterke luchtstroom uit de motoren van een vliegtuig blies de vrouw omver, die op een betonblok terecht kwam. Dat melden lokale media. De toeriste was op Maho Beach, een strand op het eiland. Het strand ligt vlakbij de start- en landingsbaan van de Prinses Juliana luchthaven   Read More ...
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New Zealand woman dies after standing too close to departing jet plane in Sint Maarten
A New Zealand woman has died after standing too close behind an airliner taking off in Sint Maarten in the Caribbean, according to local reports. The 57-year-old tourist was standing with others at a fence bordering Princess Juliana International Airport, near Maho Beach — a popular activity for people seeking the thrill of a jet blast. It is common to see onlookers hanging from the fence, despite large warning signs written in English and French   Read More ...
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New Zealand woman dies after jet engine blast in Sint Maarten
A New Zealand woman has died on the Caribbean island of Sint Maarten after the blast from a powerful jet engine knocked her to the ground. The incident happened at the famous Princess Juliana International Airport, which is just metres from the sea. Beachgoers can walk up to the airport fence as planes take off. Police said the 57-year-old woman had been holding on to the fence before the force of the jet engines threw her backwards, causing serious injury   Read More ...
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Vrouw komt om door jetblast op Sint Maarten
PHILIPSBURG - Op het eiland Sint Maarten is woensdag (lokale tijd) een vrouw om het leven gekomen toen ze door een jetblast, de sterke luchtstroom uit de motoren van een vliegtuig, omver werd geblazen en met haar hoofd op een betonblok terechtkwam.   Read More ...
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Sint Maarten : 30 kilos de cocaïne saisis à bord d'un avion Air France
GUADELOUPE 1ÈRE 30 kilos de cocaïne ont été découverts dans des sacs de sport, le 30 mars dernier, à bord d'un avion d'Air France, à Sint Maarten. Confirmant la thèse selon laquelle les Antilles sont bien une plaque tournante du trafic de stupéfiants.   Read More ...
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Global internet giant backs Caribbean technology development
Albert Daniels, Senior Manager of Stakeholder Engagement for the Caribbean at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers delivers remarks at the organisation's LAC-I-Roadshow in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, October 24, 2016 PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten -- A global Internet giant is partnering with a Caribbean-based group to advance regional technology development. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is joining forces with the Caribbean Network Operators Group   Read More ...
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Plagiarism vs. originality debate takes centre stage in book reading
The novelist Virginia Woolf once said that if you want to come up afresh in thousands of minds and books long after you were dead, the way to do it is to start thinking for yourself.   Read More ...
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