PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In keeping with its good standing in education, The University of St. Martin will be making some changes to upgrade its Nagico Library.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau (STB) recently hosted a group of travel agents that specialize in selling cruise from Argentina (14) and Brazil (9).

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Recognizing the economic impact of Carnival for St Maarten, the St Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry has sponsored an initiative in support of this year's 45th Anniversary Carnival celebrations.

BES Islands - On Friday, April 14th, three customs officers took the oath in front of Mr. A.R. Bermudez, director of B/CN.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The authorities on French St. Martin is said to be investigating a fatal traffic accident on Friday in Sandy Ground.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Hon. Ted Richardson during a recent working visit to the Netherlands met with Dutch Minister of Interior and Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – During a recent working visit to the Netherlands, Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications Hon. Ted Richardson met with Vice Mayor of the City of Amsterdam Carolien Gehrels.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - A packed Cultural Center on Saturday last witnessed the election of a new board of the Democratic Party of St. Maarten against the backdrop of the party's new logo and to the music of the party's songs, adaptations of the popular tunes Blurred Lines and Get Lucky.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The United People's Party (UP) board extends its congratulations to the newly formed boards of the Democratic Party (DP) and the National Alliance (NA) over the past weekend.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - The islands of the former Netherlands Antilles is still looking at ways in which the islands relationship could be extended and fortified.