Ad Hoc Committee Rules of Order to meet on Wednesday

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 22:00 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The Ad Hoc Committee of the Rules of Order of Parliament will be meeting on Wednesday, August 31 to review the rules of order which the committee has been looking at.

PHILIPSBURG, Bonaire - On Bonaire seemingly there is a problem brewing within the coalition government on that island between the two smallest parties namely MBL and PHU.

CTO to host anual convention on St. Martin

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 21:48 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The Caribbean Tourism Organization is doing all in their might to ensure a fruitful conference, when the CTO hosts their annual convention on French St.Maarten.

Drowned man identified

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 21:46 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The police department has established the identity of the man found drowned and drifting in the Maho Reef area on Sunday August 28th.

MARIGOT - Three students will be recipients of the scholarship fund setup by Semsamar.

Small home destroyed, no damage to Super Plaza

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 20:38 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - A small wooden structure located next to Super Plaza in Philipsburg, was completely destroyed by fire on Tuesday evening minutes before nine (9pm).

Victor Thomas found alive Tuesday

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 19:38 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - It was a happy afternoon for family and friends of Mr. Victor Thomas, seventy nine years old on Tuesday afternoon when the missing man was found alive.

SABA - The Island Council of the Public Entity of Saba, met on Monday, August 28th for its first meeting since their inauguration in March.


Tuesday, 30 August 2011 18:11 Published in Island Opinions

PHILIPSBURG - Last week the Minister of Justice, Mr. Roland Duncan made the announcement: of the approximate 2,600 BTA applicants investigated by the Interdepartmental BTA Committee 1,610 had been filed by "bogus employers" by whom the applicants were not actually employed.

Open Letter to Minister Dr. Rhoda Arrindell

Tuesday, 30 August 2011 18:10 Published in Island Opinions

PHILIPSBURG - School bells started to ring throughout St. Maarten on August 15th at all of our schools besides the Marie G. De Weever Primary School. Being the noble sheriff you truly are, you locked the gates of the school for its students but not the staff.

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