PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The legislation against the abuse of the short term labor agreement, which was awaiting the input of the Minister of Justice, the Honorable Denis Richardson, as it pertains to an amendment to the civil code of St. Maarten has seen some progress.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Member of Parliament the Honorable George Pantophlet is also seeking clarity from Government about irrational requirements that those seeking a renewal of their passports are now being faced with.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The National Alliance Party is seeking some answers from the Government of St. Maarten as it pertains to the eligibility to vote.

Human Rights in the BES Islands

Written by Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:21

BES Islands - On March 5th, 2014 the College Voor De Rechten Van De Mens submitted an advice concerning human rights in Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (BES) to the Dutch Parliament.

X104.3 Opens Its Airwaves For Non-Profits

Written by Thursday, 27 March 2014 12:18

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Media One Corporation, the parent company of X104.3fm, Your Xtreme Party Station, announced this week that they will band together with non profits in the fight for public awareness.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten- "Voting is a right not to be taken lightly", was the message of Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams during her address at the informative evening concerning the possibility of St. Maarten Citizens to vote during the elections for European Parliament held at the University of St. Maarten on Wednesday evening.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The adjourned Tuesday plenary session of the House of Parliament regarding developments at the Princess Juliana International Airport which was to reconvene on March 28 is now postponed.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – A Central Committee meeting of the House of Parliament that was scheduled for March 26th regarding the Emilio Wilson Estate was cancelled at the request of the National Alliance faction in parliament.

CUL DE SAC, St. Maarten – Pensioners attending the APS Pension Awareness Conference 2014 being held next month should come prepared to be informed on a number of important issues, which would be of importance to them.

BES Islands - On Wednesday March 26th The Caribbean Netherlands Fire Brigade Consisting of firemen from Saba and St Eustatius held a joint aircraft firefighting training at the Juancho Yrausquin Airport on Saba.