PHILIPSBURG - On Saturday evening the St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation (SCDF) in association with the French Carnival Foundation (SCDSM), held the Unity Jump-up which began in Marigot and ended prematurely on the Pondfill.

Man found dead at Yogesh Complex Sunday morning

Sunday, 11 March 2012 13:41 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - A man was found dead in the stairway of the Yogesh Commercial Complex on Sunday morning.

PHILIPSBURG - The St. Maarten Achievers Toastmasters Club celebrated International Women's day in a grand way.

PHILIPSBURG - Emergency services responded early Saturday morning to a call for two vehicles that were on fire in Upper Princess Quarter.

Tax Officials Visit Sxm House in The Hague

Friday, 09 March 2012 18:27 Published in Island News

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – A delegation of the Tax Department of Sint Maarten visited the Cabinet of the Minister Plenipotentiary in The Hague and made use of the Soualiga conference room to meet with Sint Maarten students.

PHILIPSBURG - The talent of a female singer on St.Maarten, Patricia Hinds was discovered by the manager and executive producer for Terry Seals.

WESTINDIES - Tino Best, the West Indies fast bowler, has said he has "better control and understanding" of his bowling after more than two years on the sidelines and is eager to make an impact for the national side against Australia in the ODI series at home, for which he's earned a recall.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Ombudsman Office recently signed a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with the Director of the National Ombudsman of the Netherlands in The Hague.

UTS contracted workers on strike in Curacao

Friday, 09 March 2012 16:58 Published in Island News

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - There is more labor unrest on Curacao, as the contracted employees of UTS, laid down their working tools on Friday morning.

Minister Heyliger visits Cole Bay schools Friday

Friday, 09 March 2012 16:21 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG - The Honorable Deputy Prime Minister of St. Maarten Theo Heyliger continued with his visits to the islands institutions of learning.