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Milestone for vocational education

Friday, 11 July 2008 02:54 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG - Friday the Commissioner of Education Sarah Wescott Williams and representative of USONA Mr. Bart Pasman in the presence of DERP department head, Mrs. Patricia Lourens and task manager drs. Angela Dekker, signed the financial agreement for the project, Vocational Education on St. Maarten.

Parliamentary Sub Committies meet on St. Maarten

Friday, 11 July 2008 00:34 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG - The parliament of the Netherlands Antilles, wrapped up their committee meeting on the island Thursday afternoon.

Talks with Bijleveldt inconclusive

Thursday, 10 July 2008 23:36 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG - The consensus of the Kingdom Law on the police force for St.Maarten, Curacao and the BES islands, was a major sticking point during a meeting involving representatives from St.Maarten, Curacao, Saba, Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Holland, including states secretary of Kingdom relations, Ank Bijleveld on Wednesday.
PHILIPSBURG - Culture Commissioner Louie Laveist is looking forward to a meeting with the entities of carnival including the SCDF, St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundation,

ITF Junior Circuit results Thursday

Thursday, 10 July 2008 22:44 Published in General sports news

PHILIPSBURG - The following are the results of Thursdays games in the ITF Junior Circuit Tournament being played on St. Maarten.

Decision List of BES Political Consultations

Wednesday, 09 July 2008 21:46 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG - The List of Decisions reached during BES Political Consultations on 18 June 2008 in The Hague as agreed between the delegations of
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, Saba and Holland is now public.

State Secretary Ank Bijleveld talks to Sabans

Wednesday, 09 July 2008 16:17 Published in Island News
The Bottom - State Secretary Ank Bijleveld (Kingdom) Tuesday reassured the people of Saba concerning the changes that will be introduced as the island becomes an integral part of the Netherlands.
PHILIPSBURG - The French Council of State Wednesday handled the controversial issue of the rejection of the campaign accounts

Tiara Air of aruba aquires two Saab 340A's

Wednesday, 09 July 2008 13:27 Published in Island Aviation
ORANJESTAD - The Aruban airline Tiara Air are presently expanding their aircraft fleet with two Saab 340A's.

The turboprop light commercial carrier will be leased from the U.S. Aero Century Corporation, the Amigoe newspaper in Curacao reported.

French Collectivit

Tuesday, 08 July 2008 14:10 Published in Island Aviation
PHILIPSBURG - Although it was well over due, it happened on Tuesday afternoon. Members of the French Collectivit