GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Sunday, 11 March marked the first anniversary of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that killed approximately 20,000 people in Eastern Japan.

Prime Minister attends MAC Reunion

Sunday, 11 March 2012 22:50 Published in Island News

ST JOHNS ESTATE (DCOMM) — On Friday March 9th, Prime Minister Sarah Wescot Williams attended the Methodist Agogic Centre student reunion reception in celebration of 35 years of existence of the education institution.

Car thief leads police on high speed chase Sunday

Sunday, 11 March 2012 22:23 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The Police Force of St. Maarten were kept busy on Sunday evening.

PHILIPSBURG - On March 8th 2012, the coach of the The Dynamics Sporting Club Foundation received 11 certificates for its members who have joined the Speedy Plus Club.

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten Academy are the $2,000 winners of the 2012 High Schools Flash Mob competition Sponsored by TelEm group's mobile provider TelCell.

Ombudsman Bureau presents handbook to Library

Sunday, 11 March 2012 21:29 Published in Island News

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Secretary General of Bureau Ombudsman Patsy Philips, presented the Philipsburg Jubilee Library recently with a copy of the bureau's handbook 2011-12.

MP Illidge completes donation to library

Sunday, 11 March 2012 20:47 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - On Thursday March 8th, Independent Member of Parliament Patrick Illidge made good on a promise to deliver five more computers for a grand total of ten to the Philipsburg Jubilee Library.

PHILIPSBURG - The University of St. Martin (USM) will be hosting an information and registration session on Friday, March 16, 2012 for the inaugural Edinburgh Business School (EBS) Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program in St. Maarten.

MP George Pantophlet; Still Waiting

Sunday, 11 March 2012 20:07 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - Member of Parliament George Pantophlet says that on February 22, he submitted some questions to the following Ministers: Deputy Minister Theo Heyliger, Minister Hiro Shigemoto and Minister Franklyn Meyers.

Ramdin injured, replaced by Baugh for ODIs

Sunday, 11 March 2012 19:28 Published in General sports news

WESTINDIES - Denesh Ramdin has fractured his right thumb while batting in a warm-up match and will be replaced in the West Indies squad by Carlton Baugh for the first three matches of the ODI series against Australia.