PHILIPSBURG - The Caribbean tourism industry is holding its own, remaining afloat and resilient amidst turbulence in the marketplace.

Win 4 tickets to Medellin with InselAir during Carnival

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:42 Published in Island Aviation

WILLEMSTAD - During Carnival season in Curacao, InselAir will celebrate its Facebook fans in real life with the "Take your seat"-Campaign, in which 4 tickets to Medellin, Colombia can be won, by the InselAir fan with the most Facebook-likes.

BES ISLANDS - Representative of the Dutch Central Government Wilbert Stolte, starts in February with an appointment hour for citizens of Bonaire.

The Budget of the Corporate Governance Council?

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:34 Published in Island Financial

PHILIPSBURG - Member of Parliament George Pantophlet said he had asked Minister of Finance Hiro Shigemoto what he thought should be the actual budget of the Corporate Governance Council (CGC).

PHILIPSBURG - Minister of Health, Labor and Social Affairs Dr. Cornelius de Weever will be seeking to address a nagging problem for clients of the Emergency Room at the St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC).

PHILIPSBURG - During the weekly Council of Ministers press briefing on Wednesday, the Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams confirmed that the request of St. Maarten to become an Associate member of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) is currently being handled.

Central Bank warns of dwindling reserves

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 09:47 Published in Island Financial

PHILIPSBURG, Willemstad - The countries of St. Maarten and Curacao are still facing the problem of dwindling foreign reserves.

PHILIPSBURG - On Januray 13,2012, one month ago, on behalfofthe members ofthe social organizations in Sint Maarten, their family members, relatives and the people of Sint Maarten, the social organizations of Sint Maarten have asked the 55 Parliamentarians in the Inter-Parliamentary Kingdom Consultation in Sonesta Greta Bay Resort to cooperate to end the unequal discriminatory realization of all human rights in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, especially our right to health care, our right to social protection, our right to an adequate standard of living, wherever we choose to live in the Kingdom.

Wenger ready for 'vital' week

Tuesday, 14 February 2012 22:45 Published in General sports news

EUROPE - Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal can turn up the heat on rivals Chelsea this week with a good performance in the Champions League against AC Milan.

Wenger's men have bounced back from a shambolic start to the season to move into fourth spot on the Premier League table, but this week shapes as a crucial one with their first-leg match against the Serie A leaders preceding an FA Cup clash away to Sunderland.


Tuesday, 14 February 2012 22:10 Published in Island Notices

PHILIPSBURG - After successful presentations in The Netherlands and in Suriname, on Saturday morning February 18 upcoming storyteller and author Hilli Arduin will be presenting her book "Prinses Ivana" on Sint Maarten at the Philipsburg Library.