PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Electoral Council was recently installed on St. Maarten to promote a transparent and democratic structure of political parties as well as to ensure good governance and proper financial administration by both political parties and the candidates.
BES Islands - The islands of St. Eustatius and Saba will be home to representatives of the National ombudsman again. Last year's initiative was successful and the representatives are back to help citizens with grievances about government representatives and their attitude or efficiency.
MARIGOT, St. Martin - On Friday, March 28, 2014, the company gendarmerie which is operating on Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy carried out the destruction of 31 PTWs.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Independent Member of Parliament the Honorable Romaine Laville is still contemplating about his options to run in this year's Parliamentary election which is slated for September.
MARIGOT, St. Martin - The Military Gendarmerie and the Police Mobile squad of the Overseas Collectivite of St. Martin held several controls.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - 60+ers on the island of St. Maarten will benefit from a GEBE plan to provide relief to their users who need it the most.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Former President of the SHTA Emil Lee described his decision to resign from the tourism organization as an emotional one.
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.