PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - We are all familiar with the proverb "Give a man a fish, and you will feed him for a day, teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime".
DEI concludes Pilot Drop-out Prevention Program Ceremony held to commemorate achievement of participantsMonday, 14 July 2014 23:25 Published in Island News
GREAT BAY, St. Maarten – Recently, DEI officially ended its Pilot Drop Out Prevention Program and held a closing ceremony at the Sonesta Maho Beach Resort to commemorate a successful ending to a program that is needed on the island.
Richelda Rodrigues- Emmanuel Postulates on DP Slate: "The sustainable development of St. Maarten depends on the development of all of our people"Thursday, 10 July 2014 22:51 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Current Director of the Court of Guardianship Richelda Rodriguez-Emmanuel on Thursday signed the DP SXM Party Pledge at the DP Headquarters on the Pondfill.
President Arrindell meets with S4 regarding on-going preparations for students planning to study in HollandWednesday, 09 July 2014 20:16 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – President of Parliament Hon. Gracita Arrindell on last week Friday met with Chairman of the Board of the St. Maarten Student Support Services (S4) Foundation in the Netherlands Rinaldo Hassell as a follow-up to a meeting that the President had with the board of S4 in early June.
Minister Lake meets with Taxi Association and discusses beautification, taxi stands, public restrooms and infrastructureMonday, 16 June 2014 20:06 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure (Ministry of VROMI) Hon. Maurice Lake, met on Monday with the Taxi Association regarding a number of matters.
GREAT BAY, St. Martin - As Minister of Public Health, Social Development and Labour for the past three years and three months, I have been part of the stability in government with the Democratic Party.
GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – 17th of May marked World Hypertension Day, and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO), along with the Collective Prevention Services (CPS) of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, is urging people to get their blood pressure checked regularly to prevent heart attacks and stroke.
Public invited to Community Based Dialogues next week in Cul de Sac, Little Bay, Belvedere and Simpson Bay/CupecoyThursday, 15 May 2014 18:24 Published in Island News
GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Next week four Community Based Dialogues sessions are scheduled. In order to continue to engage the community with respect to the development of the National Development Program, the first session for the week is on Monday, May 19 for residents of lower and upper Cul de Sac. The session will be held the Seventh Day Adventist Church from 6.30pm to 10.30pm.
Minister Richardson discusses TELEM issues in Holland including Spectrum Interference, "Fibre to Home Project, Infrastructure Fund and EIB Investments also discussed"Sunday, 04 May 2014 18:16 Published in Island News
PHILIPSBURG, Sint Maarten – Minister of Tourism & Economic Affairs, Transport & Telecommunications (Ministry TEATT) Hon. Ted Richardson during his working visit to the Netherlands also discussed several issues related to the St. Maarten Telephone Company (TELEM) including the spectrum interference issue.