Items filtered by date: December 2011

PHILIPSBURG - On St. Eustatius, island council member of the PLP, Millicent Lijfrock, has declared herself as an independent member of the island council of the island territory.

Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - Lt. Governor on the island territory of St. Eustatius, Gerald Berkel confirmed on Thursday morning to PJD2 news department that he received an official notification in writing from the United People's Coalition Party (UPC) of Councilman Reginald Zaandam stating that they no longer in support of the coalition government.

Published in Island News
Thursday, 26 January 2012 00:33

Government falls on Statia, UPC pulls support

ST. EUSTATIUS - According to reports on Wednesday, the coalition government on St. Eustatius has fallen.

Published in Island News
Thursday, 26 January 2012 00:16

Barca hold on to advance

Barcelona team celeb v Real Madrid EUROPE - Barcelona scraped into the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 4-3 aggregate win over Real Madrid despite letting a two-goal lead slip at Camp Nou.


Madrid had started by far the brighter of the two sides and should have been ahead within seconds as Gonzalo Higuain screwed his shot wide when clean through on Jose Manuel Pinto.

Published in General sports news
Thursday, 26 January 2012 00:14


PHILIPSBURG - Dear editor, I was asked by a friend of mine what is so bad about StMartin present immigration situation.

Published in Island Opinions
Thursday, 26 January 2012 00:12


PHILIPSBURG - Dear editor, I only now discover why the spirit of StMaarten is hard to flourish. We the native people of StMaarten Heritage is waiting for some supernatural act that will not happen. We are scared to fight for our rights. We are scared to stand for country.

Published in Island Opinions

PHILIPSBURG, Pond Island – Accelerating the Broadband experience for telecommunication providers and users in the Caribbean is the theme of the 28th Annual General Meeting (AGM) being hosted at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort and Casino this weekend.

Published in Island News
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 23:54


PHILIPSBURG - BLOOD DRIVE ORGANIZED BY THE Rotary Club of Saint Martin Nord on January 27 and 28, 2012.

Published in Island Notices

PHILIPSBURG - To mark its 15th anniversary and establishing one of its strategic goals to expand the service of Helping Hands Foundation, to include the clients of the St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation, the HHF and SMHDF signed a Memorandum of Understanding which provided the purpose and clearly identified the responsibilities of each party.

Published in Island News

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Sint Maarten has been elected as a member of the 2012 Audit Committee at the Overseas Countries and Territories Association's (OCTA) Ministerial Conference in Brussels on Monday, Prime Minister Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams announced on Wednesday.

Published in Island Financial
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