PHILIPSBURG - On Sunday afternoon on the Bush road the traffic department had to attend to another accident this time it was a lone car accident.

Calm discussions prevail during POK consultation

Sunday, 19 June 2011 17:19 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG - There were no major fireworks coming out of the POK meeting in Holland this month. 

PHILIPSBURG -The matter of corporate governance and the management responsibilities of the government on behalf of the share holder, was addressed as well by the Minister of Justice Roland Duncan last week.

PHILIPSBURG - The Government of St. Maarten has made its position very clear as it regards the matter of its political responsibilities and advisory bodies such as the cft and the corporate governance council.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Two civil servants from the Ministry of Finance, section Financial Policy, Taxes and Budgeting, namely Julisa Frans and Catherine Arrindell-Conner, recently returned from Aruba after a two week working visit at the Aruba Ministry of Finance.

TORTOLA - Customs Officers on June 13 detained two Dutch nationals from St Maarten, Eric Antoine Lake and Glen Roberto Flanders after they were caught with more than $45,000 at the TB Lettsome Airport.

Important meetings slated for the weekend

Saturday, 18 June 2011 00:37 Published in Legal Perspective

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Justice Roland Duncan of St. Maarten on Friday took pleasure in welcoming the Minister of Justice of Curacao Elmer Wilsoe, Minster of Justice of Aruba Arthur Dowers and the Minster of Immigration of Aruba Oslin Sevinger.

The Ministers are all here on the island as participants in the Tri-partite meetings on Saturday and Sunday as part of the Ministerial Conference of Justice Ministers hosted by The Ministry of Justice of St. Maarten.

The conference is seen as an important event as it deals with many of the core services of the island, an island which will celebrate its first anniversary as a new Country within the Dutch Kingdom.

Seventeen points have been slated for discussion on Saturday, among them the Coast Guard, the human traffic between the islands and joint police training.

The Dutch Minister of Immigration will also form part of the talks within the frame work of the Ministerial Conference of Justice Ministers on Sunday focusing on the matter of the traffic of persons within the Kingdom.

The four Ministers of Justice of The Dutch Kingdom will have their final meeting on Monday at which time seventeen (17) points have been slated for discussion including pending legislation including the BOB law.

The conference will come to an end on Monday afternoon.

In Photo; left to right, Minister of Justice Aruba A. Dowers, Minister of Justice of Curacao E. Wilsoe, Minister of Justice St. Maarten Roland Duncan and Minister of Immigration Aruba O. Sevinger

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Economic Affairs Franklin Meyers Friday held a press conference where he stated that the community of St. Maarten should expect to get relief from the current high prices for electricity consumption.

Windies squad for 1st Digicel Test

Friday, 17 June 2011 19:33 Published in Cricket
Kingston, Jamaica – The West Indies Cricket Board Selection Panel has named the following 13 man squad for the First Digicel Test v India at Sabina Park starting on Monday June 20th.

Darren Sammy – Captain

Brendan Nash – Vice Captain

Adrian Barath

Carlton Baugh

Devendra Bishoo

Darren Bravo

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Fidel Edwards

Ravi Rampaul

Kemar Roach

Marlon Samuels

Ramnaresh Sarwan

Lendl Simmons

PHILIPSBURG - The Ministry of Justice would hereby like to inform all invitees of the Justice's Ministerial Tri-partite Conferences of the following;