Thursday, October 18, 2018

Study: Irma the most costly Caribbean storm ever

Hurricane Irma is said to have cost the Caribbean region over US$10 billion in damages. According to a study by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology...

Governor visits St Barts’ prefecture

On November 14, at 8:30 am, Grégoire Pierre-Dessaux, the new chief of staff at the St-Barthelemy and St-Martin prefecture welcomed the new Governor of...

Low-cost mobile service now available in St Barts

Orange’s low-cost offshoot SOSH has entered the market in the French overseas territories,  including St Barts and St Martin, where Orange Caraibe “has been deploying LTE...

Polynesian government sends financial aid to St Barts

The Assembly of Polynesia on Thursday, November 9, approved a grant of €25,140 (3 million CFP) to the islands of St Barts and St Martin,...

Hunting suspended on St Martin

The passing of Hurricane IRMA on the island of St Martin resulted in significant impacts on wildlife and its habitats. Given the urgency of...

St Barts senator to lead study on natural disaster risk

The senator of St-Barthelemy, Michel Magras, was re-elected Thursday as president of the senatorial delegation, which will conduct a multi-year study on the major...

Commission to determine funds release for St Martin

An EU commission team arrived on St Martin November 7 to meet with Delegate Prefect Anne Laubies and elected officials. The delegate of technical experts...

French Prime Minister announces new aid for St Barts

French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe completed his three-day visit on November 6 to the West Indies on his way to St Barts, where he...