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.
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.
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.