PHILIPSBURG - The German Ambassador to The Hague Dr. Heinz-Peter Behr visited Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facilities during his visit to St. Maarten last week.

PHILIPSBURG - Dutch Minister Liesbeth Spies who is responsible for Interior and Kingdom Relations, paid her first official visit to St. Maarten on Monday.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The island of St. Maarten (www.VacationStMaarten) has received the 2012 Editor-in-Chief Award from Porthole Cruise Magazine as the 'Best Caribbean Shopping Experience'.

MAP Leader heads to Paris for meetings

Monday, 13 February 2012 16:42 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG, Marigot - The Leader of the MAP party is scheduled to fly to Paris this week to have meetings with the Ministry of Culture where it concerns the Cultural development of the French side of the island.

PHILIPSBURG - Local Entertainer on St Maarten Isidore 'the Mighty Dow' York recently returned to St Maarten from Jamaica where he was there to record his latest track with internationally known artist Bennie Man.

PHILIPSBURG - Lion Claudius Buncamper will soon become the district Governor of district 60B.

VBC of Curacao says democracy is in danger

Monday, 13 February 2012 16:09 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The VBC which is the Business and Commerce Association on Curacao are looking for a change in the way that the Government and members of Parliament are dealing with their responsibilities.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – With less than three weeks to go before the starting gun fires on March 1st to begin the 32nd annual edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, the entry list continues to grow, promising yet another stellar fleet for a round of "serious fun."

PHILIPSBURG - The National Alliance faction in Parliament had the opportunity Monday to present their case against the vote of MP Jules James on November 17, 2011 on the matter of the Pelican Resort.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Last week Minister of Economic & Tourism Affairs, Telecommunications & Transport Hon. Franklin Meyers, met with officials from Aruba's Air Safety First "The Registry of Aruba."