Next Art of Breathing Workshop on January 31

Monday, 23 January 2012 01:08 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - Yet another Art of Breathing course came to an end last week with some 100 people learning new breathing techniques, sharing life's stresses and hopefully walking away refreshed and relaxed.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Director of the Sint Maarten Tourist Bureau May-Ling Chun described her recent meeting with KLM Executives in Holland as positive.

Drainage study needed for Simpson Bay Streets

Monday, 23 January 2012 00:36 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Street behind the Sister Regina School and the one along the perimeter fence of the Princess Juliana International Airport will be reconstructed with a proper drainage system being put into place, but some emergency works will be carried out to make the roads passable.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Prime Minister Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams will be present for the opening of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association's (OCTA) 2012 Ministerial Conference in Brussels on Monday morning.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – The Chinese New Year this year represents the Dragon and begins on Monday, with 15 days of celebrations to follow.

PHILIPSBURG - On Friday January 20, 2012 the acquisition of GTM Insurance Company Ltd by the NAGICO Insurances Group was officially announced and celebrated during a grand champagne evening held at the Chamber of Commerce building at Westmoorings, Port of Spain in Trinidad.

PHILIPSBURG - The St. Maarten Nature Foundation announces that as of Monday, the 23rd of January 2012, visitors to the Man of War Shoal Marine Park will have to pay a Nature Fee to be able to enter the Park.

Saba/Statia Commissioners meet with Winair

Sunday, 22 January 2012 23:36 Published in Island Aviation

PHILIPSBURG - On Friday last week Commissioners Chris Johnson (Saba) and Clyde van Putten (Statia) met with WINAIR to address some of their concerns regarding the air connectivity the local airline continues to provide the two BES islands and to get an update about the company's future plans as they relate to Saba and St. Eustatius.

PHILIPSBURG - On January the 19th and 20th the Police Force of Sint Maarten hosted a very fruitful Workshop with representatives of the Interpol Rafael Cabrera-Sarita, representatives of the Immigration department Marcos Mota-Bodden and Juan Mejia Baez and the Acting Counsel of the Dominican Republic, Ishmael Lopez.

 PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten -  It is not the norm for one to read a history book from cover to cover in one sitting. However, with Friendly Anger, one is compelled to read Joseph Lake, Jr.'s account of "The rise of the labor movement in St. Martin" from its inception to the present.

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