PHILIPSBURG - The island of St. Maarten suffered another electricity blackout on the eve of the 2011 celebration of St. Maarten Day.

Pier one (1) ready for tourist season says harbour CEO

Thursday, 10 November 2011 21:42 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - Chief Executive Officer at of the Harbor Group of Companies Mr. Mark Mingo confirmed on Thursday that the damaged pier 1 is now ready for the 2011/2012 tourist season.

St. Maarten Day Address of Governor Eugene Holiday

Thursday, 10 November 2011 18:54 Published in Times

PHILIPSBURG - His Excellency Governor Eugene Holiday is his St. Maarten Day, called on the people of the island to rally around the embedded message of the calender date of our National day.

PHILIPSBURG - The National Alliance faction in the Parliament of St. Maarten, called for a meeting of Parliament to discuss the Pelican Resort affair.

Dwayne Smith to captain WI A for T20s

Thursday, 10 November 2011 17:30 Published in General sports news

St John's, Antigua – West Indies all rounder Dwayne Smith will captain the West Indies A Twenty20 Team which will face Bangladesh A in two Digicel T20s at the Beausejour Cricket Ground in St Lucia.

Last days to vote for Crystal Pineapple Awards!!!

Thursday, 10 November 2011 16:25 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - Voting for the Crystal Pineapple Awards nominees will be closing on Monday November 14th @ 9 am, so if you haven't already cast your vote for your favorite nominee, you still have this weekend.

PHILIPSBURG - The Pointe Blanch Prison confirmed on Thursday that four (4) Groups of Extraordinary police (BavPol) cadets, have followed an "on the job" training programme at the Point Blanche prison.


Prime Minister Wescot-Williams St. Maarten/St. Martin Day Message

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) –

St. Maarten/St. Martin Day 2011

November 11, 2011

One Island, One People, One Destiny

Prime Minister Meets with PAHO Officials

Thursday, 10 November 2011 13:49 Published in Island News

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Prime Minister Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams on Tuesday met with the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) HIV Caribbean Office in Trinidad, Dr. Amalia del Riego, Sandra Jones, European Union (EU)/Overseas Countries & Territories (OCT) Project Manager and HIV/AIDS Programme Manager Suzette Moses-Burton.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – On November 8th, representatives of the Caribbean Lagoon Organization visited the Sint Maarten House in The Hague upon the invitation of Minister Plenipotentiary Hon. Mathias Voges, who had attended the 10th anniversary of the aforementioned organization on November 6 where he spoke at the event.