GREAT BAY, St. Maarten (DCOMM) – Honorable Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams on the occasion of International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development, December 5th, says the world is celebrating the goodwill radiated by persons in the communities who volunteer their time and energy in doing positive work within these communities, and therefore would like to congratulate all Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and their members on St. Maarten on the work that they do on a daily basis, Wescot-Williams said in her message issued on Monday.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – On December 3 Minister Plenipotentiary Hon. Mathias Voges attended the Young Professional Gala-Award Pearls of the Dutch Caribbean organized by OCaN.

Kan Super Angels re-ignite friendship

Monday, 05 December 2011 17:54 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - Over the past weekend the Kan Super Angels held activities despite the inclement weather.

What has the government done over the last year?

Monday, 05 December 2011 17:30 Published in Island Opinions

PHILIPSBURG - Dear Editor, I would like for those in authority to evaluate what was done for the betterment of life on St. Maarten by government to let us know what was done in the last year or so.


Monday, 05 December 2011 17:26 Published in Island Opinions

PHILIPSBURG - Dear editor, permit me some space in your paper to response to the new political organization on French StMartin that is known as the RRR Group (RASSEMBLEMENT-RESPONSABILITE-REUSSITE).

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Prevention Services (CPS), is appealing to residents to take measures to prevent mosquito breeding after several hours of rainfall over the weekend.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Residents of St. Peters will get their first Community Helpdesk as of Monday afternoon at 5.30pm when the first one-stop shop for community public services is officially opened at the Rupert Maynard Community Centre.

It's all about bringing social services to the people.

Great Bay, St. Martin – Although the curtain came down Saturday with a festive dance at Port de Plaisance with the Control Band in control, the opening of the Technology and Research Lab of the Oranje School during the week was the main highlight of the celebrations of the institution's 160th anniversary.

Rampaul stars with 4; Windies win by 16

Monday, 05 December 2011 16:48 Published in General sports news

Ahmedabad, India Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul took a superb four-wicket haul as West Indies ended India's 11-game winning streak at home with a 16-run victory in the third One-Day International on Monday to keep the series alive.

The rampaging Rampaul took 4-57 to help bowl out India for 244 in 46.5 overs in reply to West Indies’ total of 260-5 at Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium. It was the hosts' first ODI loss at home since going down to South Africa in the group stage of the World Cup in March.

Chamber prepares for 2012, new board to sit in January

Monday, 05 December 2011 13:54 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - A new board of the St. Maarten Chamber of Commerce and Industry will take office in January of 2012 during the first meeting of the board.