Samuel Allen

Samuel Allen

Robbery suspect arrested

Thursday, 25 September 2014 15:15 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Tuesday, September 23rd the young man with initials G.O.R.B. (19) for whom a warrant for his arrest was issued, suspected of committing several robberies have been arrested by police on the Sucker Garden road.

PHILIPSURG, St. Maarten - No less than 6 armed robberies on supermarkets were reported during September 15th through September 20th.

4th Annual Pregnancy Market 2014

Thursday, 11 September 2014 20:35 Published in Island News

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Pregnancy Market 2014 hosted by the Collective Prevention Services (CPS) and Community Development, Family, & Humanitarian Affairs (CDFHA) of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor (VSA) had a successful turnout on Saturday September 6th.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Terence Jandroep Certified Risk Auditor, Regional Director Benjamin & Parker Panama Benjamin & Parker ( is in the process of preparing top Tax Administration professionals in Sint Maarten with the objective to bring awareness of the SXM taxation system at higher level.

PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Public Housing, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure (Ministry VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake says he has taken note of Windward Islands Chamber of Labour Unions (WICLU) stance with respect to a reduction in utility bills.

PG conducts fruitful visit to Saba

Friday, 22 August 2014 12:56 Published in Island News

BES Island, Saba - Attorney General Guus Schram this week, paid a visit made ​​to Saba. In his capacity as the PG of the BES islands he held discussions with Governor Jonathan Johnson and the Chief of Police Basic care, Mr. Durk Hiemstra.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The current outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa poses a low risk for the Caribbean. There are no cases of Ebola in the Caribbean. Regional public health agencies have been told to continue to monitor the situation and be pro-active in preparing in the event the situation should change.

GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Minister of Public Health Hon. Cornelius de Weever says that public health authorities at the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is closely monitoring the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, adding that Ebola does not pose an immediate threat to the country.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - An American Military C17 transport jet, landed at the Princess Juliana International Airport on Sunday.

CARIBBEAN - At the end of the 1980's, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government felt a growing exigency to forge closer relations with their neighbours in the Caribbean Basin.