COLE BAY, St. Maarten - United Peoples (UP) party Member of Parliament (MP) Jules James says the nation needs a Council for Science and Technology (CST) that would comprise of the nation's brightest, experienced as well as youngest to participate and advise Government with respect to science and technology trends and developments, policy issues and how the aforementioned can be applied to our countries national development.

Fidel reaches career-high in rankings

Monday, 11 July 2011 20:31 Published in Cricket

Roseau, Dominica– West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards has achieved his career-best ranking in the International Cricket Council's Player Rankings for Test bowlers following the drawn third and final Digicel Test against India at Windsor Park.

The 29-year-old, who finished with match figures of 36.4-8-122-6, has gained two places to 16th position in the latest rankings, a position he holds jointly with South Africa spinner Paul Harris.

MARIGOT - The Gendarmes reported Monday that they have arrested a suspect in the early morning shooting of a man in Grand Case on June 26, 2011.

Sxm first Calypso King honored this weekend

Monday, 11 July 2011 19:49 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - A three time calypso King of St. Maarten Alberto Richardson known as "lord Viking" was recognized over the weekend.

PHILIPSBURG - The escalating crime situation on Curacao was a major point of debate, during a parliamentary meeting on that island last Thursday.

PHILIPSBURG - Commissioners with the responsibility for energy on Saba and St. Eustatius, met with the Minister in charge of GEBE on St. Maarten, Theo Heyliger, on Friday.

Pond Island – Two St. Maarten students have been officially named as prizewinners of an annual telecommunication essay contest organized by the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organizations (CANTO).
GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Minister of Plenipotentiary Hon. Mathias Voges on Monday met with Project Coordinator and Manager of the International Office of the City of Amsterdam Arnold van den Broek, to discuss the cooperation agreement between the aforementioned city and Sint Maarten.
PHILIPSBURG - The Sint Maarten Yacht Club Regatta is proud to have Shipwreck Shops onboard again for the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta 2012 and 2013.
CUPECOY, ST MAARTEN - The Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise presented their new board for the year 2011-2012 at a fundraising dinner held at Porto Cupecoy's Café Maximo on Saturday July 2, 2011 in the presence of the Assistant District Governor, Jim Ferris, Presidents of the other St. Maarten Rotary Clubs, representatives of the Lions, friends and family.
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