William: Govt holding back roof repair program

GREAT BAY — Former Prime Minister William Marlin says government seems to be deliberately holding back the immediate roof repair program initiated by the former government, delaying the mending of the roofs of many residents who are still struggling with tarpaulins on their homes.

Marlin said the former National Alliance-led government had approved 3 million guilders for immediate roof repairs and he insisted that the program should have already started…. Read More


Two suspects arrested in Taheba York and Sabrina Martes murder case called “PALM TREE”

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten — The men identified with initials H.H.M. and H.F.M. whom are presently in pre-trial detention for the ongoing BROCCOLI investigation, which concerns the murder of the victim Franky Brunache in Hope Estateon January 27th 2017 have been arrested on Monday February 12th 2018 for the ongoing investigation called “PALM TREE”….. Read More

Homes Evacuated as Mud Volcano Erupts in Trinidad – ilandvibez.com

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Tuesday February 13, 2018 – A few homes in a community in the south of Trinidad have been evacuated following at least two eruptions at the Devil’s Wood Yard mud volcano this morning.

The rumbling began around 4 a.m. at the volcano in Hindustan Village near New Grant, Princes Town, and another eruption was reported after 9 a.m…..Read more

Man arrested two large bags of illegal drugs. – ilandvibez.com

PHILIPSBURG:— On Friday, February 9th at approximately 02.45 p.m. information came into the Emergency Dispatch of two unknown men suspiciously loading a white panel-van with two large duffle bags. While loading the van an object which looked like a firearm dropped from one of these men………Read More

William Marlin says landfill fire clear example why stability in government needed – ilandvibez.com

GREAT BAY — Former Prime Minister William Marlin says the disastrous and uncontrollable fire that has been blazing at the Philipsburg landfill since Sunday and the widespread effects it is having on residents in affected communities, is a clear example of why a stable government is urgently needed for St. Maarten…..Read More

Fire on the New Dumpsite/Hurricane Irma Debris. (UPDATED) – ilandvibez.com

POND ISLAND:— All streets leading to Pond Island were closed off by police due to the massive fire that started at the new dumpsite (Hurricane Irma debris) on Sunday afternoon February 4th. The Fire Department and other relevant departments who have been working through the night are doing their utmost to bring this situation under control and to finally put the blaze out. During the night many persons including families with children living on Pond Island were told to evacuate the area to avoid the inhalation of the heavy toxic smoke……..Read More

Jamaican Business in Venture with US Company to Produce Cannabis-Based Medicinals – ilandvibez.com

LASCO Manufacturing Limited will produce cannabis-infused water and other medicinals such as capsules, sublinguals, roll-ons and balms for export.

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday February 1, 2018 – A Jamaican manufacturing company has entered a joint venture with US-based biotechnology company United Cannabis Corporation (UCANN) and Cannabinoid Research and its local subsidiary company, Cannabinoid Research and Development Company Limited (CRD), to produce cannabis-infused water and other cannabis-based products…Read More