PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Due to the lack of various medical equipment and various medical specialist disciplines or continuous medical specialist care for certain medical specialist disciplines, our people have to travel abroad to different countries for various medical investigations and expertise.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - International Youth Day (IYD) is an awareness day designated by the United Nations. It is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, as well as an opportunity to raise awareness of the challenges and hardships facing the world's youth.

PHILIPSURG, St. Maarten - The Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise would like to thank Rotaract St. Martin Sunrise member Elisia Lake in her capacity as District Rotaract Representative (DRR) who paid us a visit at our regular breakfast meeting.

DUTCH QUARTER, St. Maarten - The students of the Dr. Martin Luther King School were all smiles this morning when a team from NAGICO Insurances officially announced our NAGICO Little Stars scholarship program and in addition presented each child with a backpack, pencils and pens to kick off the new school year.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Democratic Party of St. Maarten presented its Party Platform on Housing on Monday, highlighting the party's vision for affordable housing for the whole community.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association (SHTA), the largest business representative on the island, together with the St. Maarten Police Force, would like to thank Mr. Walker on behalf of the business community, and the people of St. Maarten for his assistance and heroism in stopping one of the jewellery store robbers on July 11th, when Dazzling Gems was attacked by three armed men who committed a "Smash and Grab" robbery.

POND ISLAND, St. Maarten – The creative juices of TelCell's Commercial Department went on overdrive during the Summer vacation months resulting in a brand new advertising campaign and the mobile provider's best offering yet for TelEm Group customers.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - It is with some dismay that I take note of the remarks made by Michael Ferrier, former chairman of the Winair Ad-Hoc Committee, in response to questions posed to the Prime Minister, in her capacity of shareholder representative, regarding the airline company, Winair.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Much success is wished to all students and teachers returning to school this week. For many it is a completely new start whether it be a first time at school, a transition to secondary school or moving up a level.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Reports have come in of a fatal shooting in Cole Bay late Sunday evening.