PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Prime Minister Hon. Marcel Gumbs on the 18th anniversary of the Voluntary Corps of St. Maarten (VKS) which was observed on Saturday, June 27 in front of the Government Administration Building.

HOLLAND - The Dutch cabinet's policy of stimulating the use of energy-efficient cars is hampering the development of self-driving cars, Carlo van de Weijer, director of the smart mobility unit at Eindhoven University, says in this weekend's Volkskrant.

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. - The first ever Kreyòl (Haitian Creole) alphabet songs as educational videos have been created and made available online, it was announced today.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Rotary Club of St. Maarten Mid Isle will be having its Change of Board ceremony on July 4, 2015 from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm at the Holland House Beach Hotel.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Voluntary Corps of St. Maarten (VKS) celebrated their 18th anniversary over the weekend.

BES island, St. Eustatius - Last Thursday teachers and other staff from the schools in Statia were treated to a high tea at the Lynch Plantation.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - During a meeting of the House of Parliament on Friday dealing with the debacle between the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of GEBE and the supervisory board, Prime Minister with the responsibility for General Affairs, the Honorable Marcel Gumbs provided some information to Members of Parliament.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In observation of Emancipation Day on July 1st, the Independence for St. Maarten Foundation held a lecture on repatriation.

POND ISLAND, St. Maarten – TelEm Group will once again be transforming the company grounds and parking lots into another fun-filled Family Fun Day event – July 5th.

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao - On Friday June 26th CHATA launched its new Small Accommodation Certification Program hosted at CHATA member Floris Suite Hotel. Upon launch of this program, 9 CHATA Small Accommodations were awarded with the Small Accommodation Award.