HOLLAND - Tens of thousands of people took part in demonstrations throughout the Netherlands on Thursday evening to show their support for the victims of the Charlie Hebdo shooting in Paris.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister Plenipotentiary Hon. Josianne Fleming-Artsen attended the New Year's reception at the Governor of the Residence, Lieutenant General dr. J.A.J. Leytens and Mrs. Dr. M.G.W. den Boer in The Hague, the Netherlands on Monday, January 5th, 2015.

GREAT BAY, St. Martin - Independent Member of Parliament Cornelius De Weever is disappointed with the manner in which the Director of St. Maarten Medical Center Kees Klarenbeek addressed the issue of the current tariffs at the SMMC, which had been addressed by MP De Weever when he was Minister of Public Health since November 2011.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Country of France is still coping with the aftermath of a terrorism attach this week on the French media.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - At around 10 am on Thursday morning a man entered the Blue Point electronics store which is located in Cole-bay and ask to see an I-Pone 5s.

Lions Club collect over 1600 eye glasses in 2014

Written by Thursday, 08 January 2015 10:38

SUCKER GARDEN, St. Maarten - During the months of May thru October 2014, the St. Maarten Lions Club was able to collect three (3) boxes of approximately 1600 used prescription eyeglasses and prescription and non-prescription sunglasses as part of the Lions Eyeglasses Recycling Program.

HOLLAND - The attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, in which at least 12 people were killed, has had an impact on everyone, Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte said on Wednesday.

POND ISLAND, St. Maarten - For unknown reasons a fight is reported to have broken out at the Census Office on Wednesday afternoon.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Be The Change Foundation, in collaboration with Samenwerkende Fondsen (a part of Oranje Fonds), is urging all interested NGOs, schools, health organizations and more to register their project(s) for SXM DOET by January 31, 2015.

Third day of IPKO meetings conclude Tuesday

Written by Wednesday, 07 January 2015 21:45

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - St. Maarten, Aruba and Curacao wrapped up the third day of meetings Tuesday in an IPKO setting.