Population Dutch Caribbean exceeds 21,000

Monday, 02 January 2012 10:36 Published in Island News

BES ISLANDS - The Dutch Caribbean population comprises more than 21,000 people, i.e. 15,700 on Bonaire, 3,600 on St. Eustatius and 1,800 on Saba.

Defeat stuns Mancini

Sunday, 01 January 2012 17:07 Published in General sports news

Roberto Mancini EUROPE - Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini was left "really disappointed" after his side lost in the final seconds at Sunderland in a game deemed must-win by the Italian coach.


City went into their match at the Stadium of Light buoyed by Manchester United's shock home defeat against Blackburn 24 hours earlier which presented them with a chance to open up a points advantage at the top.

PHILIPSBURG - During the morning of January 1st 2012 at approximately 05.00 hrs some tourist that are staying on our island reported to the Police station that while walking in the Philipsburg area they were robbed by two unknown men on the Boardwalk and that one of them was brandishing a firearm.

Not much in 2011 to be proud of says prosecutor

Sunday, 01 January 2012 16:12 Published in Legal Perspective

PHILIPSBURG - Looking back at 2011 with the Chief Public Prosecutor Hans Mos gives a "plan-view" of the most significant facts of the year.

PHILIPSBURG, Willemstad - The celebration of the New Year 2012 was quiet on St. Maarten for the most part.

PHILIPSBURG - The year 2012 has been a challenging one for the workers movement on the island.


Sunday, 01 January 2012 14:52 Published in Island Opinions

PHILIPSBURG - Dear fellow patriot's happy new-year and best health to you and your family and all people living in StMaarten.

PHILIPSBURG - Media One Corporation announced today that its new radio station – 104.3 went live at 12 midnight on New Years Day.

PHILIPSBURG, Statia - A serious accident and stabbing took place on the island of St. Eustatius Sunday morning.

Robber shot by police on Sunday morning

Sunday, 01 January 2012 10:27 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - A robber was shot by the police on Sunday morning in Philipsburg.

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