TELEM Group; [RED] business for May

Tuesday, 10 May 2011 03:26 Published in Island News

telemsignPHILIPSBURG - The [RED] Campaign of the HIV Aids Program Management team is going well for 2011.

PHILIPSBURG - Over $1,200 dollars is said to have been stolen from a former prisoner with initials A.M. whilst he was locked up at the Pointe Blanch correctional institution.

InselAir adds fifth MD

Tuesday, 10 May 2011 03:11 Published in Island Aviation

PHILIPSBURG - This week Curaçao-based airline InselAir will receive its 5th MD-80. The aircraft has been through C-check in South Africa, therefore it can start operating directly after arriving in Curacao.

PHILIPSBURG, Marigot – on Thursday May 5th, 2011, a closing ceremony was held at the Beach Plaza Hotel on French Saint Martin FWI, to culminate an annual 3-day seminar which was co-organized by the French Customs, the Caribbean Customs Law Enforcement Council (CCLEC) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) and was themed; "Caribbean Customs Enforcement Network".

PHILIPSBURG - The University of St. Martin (USM) Lecture Series organizing committee paid a courtesy call on FirstCaribbean International Bank's Country Head Mr. Robert Judd on Friday, May 6, 2011 to thank him for a donation to the USM Lecture Series and to update him on the lectures which are open to the public.

Flag hoisting at USM

Tuesday, 10 May 2011 02:52 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - After some 12 years flags are flying high at the University of St. Martin (USM) again courtesy of the University of St. Martin Ambassadors and the Mid-Isle Rotary Club of St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG - NAGICO Insurances made hefty donations of educational materials to more than ten schools and playschools on the island, on Monday, as part of their move to facilitate and support 'Foundation based education'.

LIAT reviewing jet options

Tuesday, 10 May 2011 02:00 Published in Island Aviation

St. JOHN'S, Antigua - Chairman of LIAT (1974) Ltd, Dr. Jean Holder, members of the Board of Directors and executive management were hosted by representatives from Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer in Barbados at a breakfast event culminating in a one-hour demonstration flight on their new Embraer E-190 aircraft which is in the region en route to be delivered to the airline, Jet Blue.

PHILIPSBURG - On May 1, 2011, three students were the first St. Maarteners to ever graduate from North Carolina Wesleyan College, in the USA, with the St. Maarten flag raised at the commencement ceremonies.

Cole Bay residents briefed on road improvements

Tuesday, 10 May 2011 01:15 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The Cole Bay community is being consulted in the planning of the building of the extension of the Midas Roundabout project phase 1B and 2.