BES ISLANDS - On July 1st, 2012 the Act on financial markets BES (Wet financiële markten - WfmBES) will enter into force. Briefly, this law regulates the supervision of financial institutions in the Dutch Caribbean.


Friday, 10 February 2012 13:59 Published in Island Notices

PHILIPSBURG - The Government Information Service is informing the Community of St. Eustatius of the Information regarding the Nustar Expansion is on the website available at

Dutch Caribbean ROA Office officially opened

Friday, 10 February 2012 13:52 Published in Island News

BES ISLANDS - With two snips of the scissors the office the Dutch Caribbean ROA situated on the Kaya Korona on Bonaire was officially put into service on February 9th, 2012.

PHILIPSBURG - An ongoing evaluation and assessment of all personel within the teaching profession is of course a basic requirement.

Professional growth and development is a responsibility of all professional teachers.

PHILIPSBURG - A Central Committee of Parliament hearing took place on Thursday.

PHILIPSBURG - The Minister of Health on Curacao Jacinta Constancia recently issued an apology to the general public because the Pharmacies on Curacao are unable to issue prescriptions.

To Whom It May Concern

Friday, 10 February 2012 11:33 Published in Island Notices

PHILIPSBURG - The undersigned, Norman Chester Wathey hereby informs all persons, businesses, existing business partners and or intended business partners, abroad or in St. Maarten, that Joycelyn Jessica Wathey Beauperthuy, Wilma D. Wathey, Norma J. Wathey, Brenda K. Wathey and Wenda A. Wathey are no longer authorized to conduct any business activities, collect any monies, enter into any contractual agreements etc. for or on behalf of N. C. Wathey Group of Companies or any other companies posing as N. C. Wathey Group of Companies without his prior written authorization in compliance with the Supreme Court's (Hoge Raad der Nederlanden) verdict dated June 24, 2011.

Love is in the air at PJIA on Valentine's Day

Friday, 10 February 2012 00:15 Published in Island News

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten —Arriving passengers will step out to the sound of music, assorted Valentine's Day gifts for some lucky couples and an atmosphere of love and friendliness as the Princess Juliana International Airport rolls out the red carpet for them starting at noon on February 14.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – A Plenary public session of Parliament is scheduled for February 13 regarding the voting on a motion by Member of Parliament (MP) Hon. Jules James.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten - Expect 'Serious Fun' on Kim Sha beach with Soca music star Terry Seales as he teams up with St Maarten's Shadow Man to perform on the last night of the 2012 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.