Items filtered by date: December 2011

PHILIPSBURG – Shopping for office supplies has just become a great deal more exciting, because Office 1 Superstore has joined the Fun Miles program.

Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - On Friday January 27th the Chief Commissioner of Police Peter de Witte handed out the first new official police badge.

Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The investigation into the violent death of Tiffany REID (13 years old) on September 6, 2011, has been concluded.

Published in Legal Perspective

MARIGOT - On January 24, 2012, the gendarmes of the autonomous territorial brigade of St. Bartholomew, carried out a control operation that targeted the port of Gustavia.

Published in Island News

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten - Virgin Islands sailing legend Peter Holmberg-the only Caribbean sailor to win both an Olympic Medal and the America's Cup-will return to one of his favorite sailing venues next month to compete in the fourth running of the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup.

The annual event, scheduled this year for February 28, will serve as the official kick-off to the 32nd edition of the world-renowned St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, which begins on March 2.

Published in General sports news

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten Cable TV reminds its subscribers that effective February 1, 2012, everyone is required to switch to a Motorola digital box to continue receiving service.

Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The SXM advisory Board of funding Agency Samenwerkende Fondsen/ Cooperating Foundations of the Dutch Caribbean has decided to make it easier for foundations and associations with good plans to approach them with requests for funding.

Published in Island News

Great Bay, St. Maarten - Due to the ongoing labor dispute regarding the former Pelican Resort workers, President of the Chamber of Labor Unions, Theophilus Thompson stated that he will be making an official complaint with the International Labor Organization (ILO) against the government of St. Maarten for violating certain ILO Conventions.

Published in Island News

BES ISLANDS - Today the Council of ministers agreed with the proposal of the Minister of Interior Affairs Kingdom Relations Mrs. mr. drs. J.W.E. Spies, to appoint Mrs. L.A. Emerencia, PhD (Lydia) to appoint as the new island governor of Bonaire.

Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - Since September 2011, Alexa Gratama has been affiliated with law firm VanEps Kunneman VanDoorne as senior advisor.

Published in Island News
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