Open Letter from MP Leona Marlin-Romeo

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 21:18

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - My fellow St. Maarteners,

First I would like to extend deepest sympathies to those who suffered loss during the recent passing of Hurricane Gonzalo, though it may have caused some devastation, we are still blessed to have weathered the storm and come out stronger and united.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The recent instruction from the Dutch Government to Governor Eugene Holiday to carry out an invasive screening of candidate ministers in addition to the mandated security screening has put the governor yet again in a very awkward position where he has to choose between truly representing the people of St. Maarten and the one-sided interest of the Dutch Government, says United People's (UP) party Member of Parliament Tamara Leonard.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago - The Association of Caribbean States (ACS) in collaboration with the Regional Port Society of Cartagena and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Colombia, with the support of the Office of Tourism and Culture of the Organisation of American States will host a Regional Workshop entitled Entrepreneurial Strengthening in the Tourism Sector: Opportunities for Women in Cartagena de Indias, Republic of Colombia from the 23rd – 24th October, 2014.

Crystal Pineapple Awards Voting online now!

Written by Sunday, 19 October 2014 18:44

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – The voting period for the St. Maarten Hospitality & Trade Association has officially been opened as of today, October 20th, 2014.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Former DP stalwart Micheal Ferrier in a letter dated October 17th 2014 and sent to the board of the party, their 15 candidates who ran in this years Parliamentary election and to key supporters, announced his decision to resign.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten – Member of Parliament Hon. Maurice Lake of the United People's (UP) Party said he is not surprised by the instruction given to the Governor of Sint Maarten by the Kingdom Council of Ministers.

POINT BLANCHE, St. Maarten – 25 staff members from Port St. Maarten on Sunday were seen in the district of Middle Region helping with the national clean-up effort in connection with the passing of Hurricane Gonzalo on Monday.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Disaster Coordinator/Fire Chief Clive Richardson would like to thank all emergency services, fire fighters, ambulance personnel, police, the various government ministries especially Ministry VROMI, the Coast Guard, Marines and others for their role played in connection with the passing of Hurricane Gonzalo.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Through an instruction issued to the Governor of St. Maarten last week, the Dutch Government has, on the basis of its earlier initiated character assassination of my person, progressed into an action to ensure that it can prevent my person from becoming the next Prime Minister of St. Maarten.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – President of Parliament Hon. Sarah Wescot-Williams on Friday met the President of the Dutch Second Chamber of Parliament Hon. Anouchka van Miltenburg at the SXM Airport VIP room.