Words of wisdom

Thursday, 20 October 2011 08:51 Published in Island Opinions

PHILIPSBURG - Dear Editor, "Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will – his personal responsibility." Albert Einstein. "It is a painful thing to look at your own trouble and know that you yourself and no one else has made it." Sophocles.

Official program for Royal visit, released Wednesday

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 23:08 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The official program for the visit of Her Majesty Queen Beatrix on November 3rd through to the 6th, was outlined by Prime Minister of St.Maarten, Sarah W Williams on Wednesday.

Union Road to become two-way traffic as of Friday midday

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 22:55 Published in Island News

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Union Road as of Friday, October 21 at midday will become a two-way road for traffic starting from the junction at Harley Davidson/SOL-Tackling Gas Station, according to Head of the Department of New Projects Development & Planning Kurt Ruan.

PHILIPSBURG - The University of St. Martin (USM) Student Government Association (SGA), in collaboration with the Positive Foundation, recently held an information session on breast cancer awareness and the importance for doing clinical breast examinations.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Minister of Public Health, Social Development & Labour Hon. Cornelius De Weever visited the Sint Maarten House on Tuesday in The Hague and met with Minister of Plenipotentiary Hon. Mathias Voges.

PHILIPSBURG - The University of St. Martin (USM) invites the public to a viewing of the documentary film "Life and Debt," directed by Stephanie Black, followed by a lecture by Arjen Alberts who is expected to put issues highlighted in the film in perspective of St. Maarten.

Chef de La Cuisine to be held in November

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 22:26 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - Plans are now in the making for the annual Chef de La Cuisine event, which is slated for November 4th through to the 13th according the event's coordinator,Henri Brookson.

PHILIPSBURG - Prime Minister of St.Maarten, Sarah W Williams had the opportunity on Wednesday to wade into the discussion on the subject of the National Anthem.

Residents speak about National Anthem change

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 21:34 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The St Maarten anthem contest is on, and so is the public's opinion about the the imminent change.

PHILIPSBURG - The controversies surrounding the National Anthem for St.Maarten was one of the points addressed by Minister with the responsibility for Culture, Education, Sports and Youth Affairs, Dr Rhoda Arrindell on Wednesday morning.