SZV Extended opening hours

Written by Thursday, 20 February 2014 18:11

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Recently the SZV was confronted with an overflow of clients requesting appointments.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs, Transportation and Telecommunications (MinTEATT) Hon. Ted Richardson, is encouraging young people and other interested persons to apply to the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation for a study grant.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In a press release issued over the weekend the Corporate Governance Council (CGC) indicated that as per February 16th they were calling it quits.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The police on Curacao are continuing with their investigation into the alleged attempted killing of the Minister with the responsibility for Health, the Honorable Dr. Denzil "Ben" Whitman.

Dr. Kurt Young guest speaker at Black History Lecture

Written by Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:46

MARIGOT/Great Bay — The 23rd annual Black History Celebration Lecture of the Conscious Lyrics Foundation (CLF) will be delivered in St. Martin this weekend by Dr. Kurt B. Young from Clark Atlanta University, said CLF president Shujah Reiph.

St. Maarten Academy PSVE Form 4 Motivational Day

Written by Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:33

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - St.Maarten Academy P.S.V.E student Care Unit decided to have a Motivational Day on February 19, 2014 at The Sonesta Maho Beach Hotel and Casino to motivate the Form 4 students.

Monument Council Visits Curacao

Written by Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:28

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Monument Council represented by Mrs. Leona Marlin-Romeo and Ms. Marla Chemont traveled to Curacao on Feb. 4-6, 2014, on fact finding mission.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – On Tuesday during an extra ordinary meeting of the shareholder, two additional members were appointed to the Supervisory Board of Directors of NV GEBE, Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake announced on Wednesday.

Renovation of the Police Headquarters

Written by Wednesday, 19 February 2014 23:46

PHILIPSBURG, St. MAarten - On Wednesday February 19th at 11.00 a.m. the contract for the first phase of the renovation of the Philipsburg Police Station was signed by the Minister of Justice Honorable Dennis Richardson, Angela Dekker representing USONA (Finance), the contractor Betonbouw and architect Pream.

The De-valuation of Art and Culture

Written by Wednesday, 19 February 2014 23:55

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The furore unleashed by the vicious attack on our national bird, the Pelican, by some talk show hosts on some radio programs recently reveals a very sad and disturbing fact: our propensity to deride, denigrate, and de-value works of art and consequently our culture, usually borne out of ignorance, disrespect, self-hatred and a colonial mentality that has taught us to see whatever we produce as insignificant and of no value in comparison to what the colonizer has appropriated as his own unrivaled contribution to human knowledge and progress.