Renovation Willemstoren Bonaire completed

Friday, 09 March 2012 16:12 Published in Island News

BES ISLANDS - Rijkswaterstaat has completed the renovation of the first of the five lighthouses on Bonaire.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Prime Minister (PM) Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams was visited by three students and their teacher from the Leonard Conner School this week.

PHILIPSBURG - Layoffs, recession, higher living expenses, falling shares and bond prices seem to be knocking over the pillars of our financial security, one by one.

PHILIPSBURG - The faction of the Democratic Party (DP) in Parliament is looking forward to the upcoming public meeting of Parliament dealing with the 2012 budget.

NEW YORK, NY - The spotlight is set to shine on investment opportunities on the French Caribbean territory of Saint Martin in New York City this June at the 2012 Invest Caribbean Now Power Forum.

PHILIPSBURG - The risk of security leaks of sensitive information from the islands of the former Netherlands Antilles is a looming reality after the infiltration of foreign elements into the secret service of the former Netherlands Antilles.

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten - Deputy Prime Minister Theo Heyliger, with responsibility for the airport, joined a delegation of Princess Juliana International Airport operating company (PJIAE) in a specially-convened meeting on March 6 with Sol top brass, including CEO Gerard Cox, to demand permanent solutions to the recurrent fuel shortages that have been affecting the airport and airlines servicing the destination since the beginning of the high season.

Peter Granger passes away on Saba

Friday, 09 March 2012 00:45 Published in Island News

The Bottom, Saba: Former member of the Island and Executive Council of Saba, Mr. Peter L. Granger passed away this evening on Saba at the Hon. Henry Every Senior Citizen Home at the age of 94.

PHILIPSBURG - On a global level, the price for crude oil have seen a rapid increase of about 15% over the last two months.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Prime Minister (PM) Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams treated all female civil servants with chocolates to commemorate International Women's Day.