Friday, September 21, 2018

Eden Rock, Les Ilets de la Plage, set to reopen post-Irma...

After damage suffered from Hurricane Irma, Eden Rock is scheduled to reopen next summer after the hotel “remakes and repositions some structures” over the...

Cargo ship from Netherlands brings supplies and weather station to St...

On Saturday, October 7, the cargo ship Cygnus arrived at the port of Philipsburgh in St Maarten, according to the local government, bringing pressure sprayers,...

Garbage pickup restored, communication networks repairs under way

On October 5, the St Barts and St Maarten prefecture announced that the collection of waste has resumed, with road service now collecting household garbage. The...

Macron visits hurricane-hit St Barts Wednesday, pledges €50m

French President Macron visited the islands of St Martin and St Barts on Tuesday and Wednesday to witness that devastation caused by Hurricane Irma...

Trump calls Macron, expresses condolences for “devastation and human loss”

On Saturday afternoon, US President Donald Trump telephoned French President Emmanuel Macron to express his condolences over the “devastation and human loss” caused by...

St Barts-Hurricane IRMA disaster relief fund set up

While French government officials confirm Irma’s death toll at 4 on St Maarten but no fatalities on St Barts, the islands are trying to come...

Emergency number activated, eye witness reports Eden Rock under water

In response to Hurricane Irma, the Prefecture of Guadeloupe has now activated a phone number - 0800 000 971 - to inform the public about the situation...

Irma devastates St Barts, Gustavia in the dark

Gustavia is currently without power as the backend of the greatest storm to hit the Atlantic in over thirty years plows across St Barts. At 7:30...