PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Former President of the SHTA Emil Lee described his decision to resign from the tourism organization as an emotional one.

AUC Fraternity Supports AIDS Foundation

Written by Sunday, 30 March 2014 10:53

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Phi Chi Fraternity from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine donated $750 to St. Maarten AIDS Foundation for the annual Stronger Together/ Red Ribbon fundraising campaign held jointly with Scotiabank.

BES Island, St. Eustatius - The capital of the Dutch Caribbean island St. Eustatius is named after the royal family of the Netherlands: Oranjestad. But maybe not for much longer.

GREAT BAY/MARIGOT, St. Martin - The 12th annual St. Martin Book Fair will take place at venues throughout the island from Thursday, June 5 to Saturday, June 7, 2014, said book fair coordinator Shujah Reiph.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten- The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams emphasized during a radio interview over the weekend that the proposed election date during the beginning of September is something which was regulated by law and one which political parties agreed to prior to 10-10-10; "Elections, regularly speaking, would have to take place at the time so that Parliament can complete its term of four years based on the constitutional article.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams Expressed her concerns over plans to use dummy ballots during the upcoming elections, which would essentially be election fraud; "I have been hearing rumors regarding alleged plans of persons circumventing the fact that if Government decided to remove the black curtains they would utilize a dummy ballot in order to get in their first ballot and then subsequently use their ballot in order to increase votes. I am very very concerned about this.

BES Islands - As of May 1 st coming, Mr.. Woodley will be operating as acting Kingdom Representative.

VKS and Marines train on Saba

Written by Friday, 28 March 2014 14:25

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Voluntary Korps of Sint Maarten (VKS) participated in a joint training mission with the Marine Detachment on Monday and Tuesday this week.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Island Gems Charity Foundation recently donated a much needed cooler to the National Institute of Arts (NIA), located in John Larmonie Community Centre.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The Consulate of Colombia located in Willemstad, Curacao, announces that it is preparing another consular mission to St. Maarten, Saba and St. Eustatius, to be realized in the second quarter of 2014.