PHILIPSBURG:--- Minister of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and ... Read more
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Dementia risk for populations can be modified through tobacco control and better prevention, detection and control of hypertension and diabetes.
LONDON, United Kingdom:--- The World Alzheimer Report 2014 'Dementia and Risk Reduction: An analysis of protective and modifiable factors', released today, calls for dementia to be integrated into both global and national public health programmes alongside other major non communicable diseases (NCDs).
Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) commissioned a team of resea ... Read more
Sint Maarten needs leaders of integrity in parliament and in government.
PHILIPSBURG:--- The election is over and the people have spoken with their votes. Three of the four parties elected have decided to form a coalition government. During the campaigning and on election day the Christian community prayed that God's will be done. Hence, we believe that the results of the election conform to the will of the Almighty. The Bible tells us in the Book of Romans 13:1 that it is God who puts rulers in places of power. The v ... Read more
Ladies Basketball Championship Team & Player Registration Now Open
PHILIPSBURG:--- Registration is now open for teams and individual players in the upcoming Walichi Basketball Association's Ladies Basketball Championship (LBC) inaugural 2014-2015 basketball season which kicks off with the grand opening scheduled for Sunday October 5th, 2014 at the Melford Hazel Sports Complex in Sucker Garden at 3:30pm sharp.
All team and player registrations forms, FIBA & house rules may be obtained via the association ... Read more
POND ISLAND:--- TelEm Group has taken its support of youth in the St. Maarten community literally "off Isl ... Read more
Seagrape Tours in conjunction with The St Maarten Nature Foundation has launched the Birds of St Maarten Competition to introduce the Birds of St Maarten Identification Card which is available for free at The Nature Foundation.
This week all primary schools on the Dutch side have received the Competition Announcement and the Birds of St Maarten Identification card for each of the groups 6, 7 a ... Read more
GREAT BAY:--- In an effort to enhance the knowledge and skills in disaster management in general and specific as it relates to command and control; safety; communication; assessment; triage; treatment and transport the Ambulance Department recently concluded an operational training in disaster management.
"We must stay proactive ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG --The Prosecutor’s Office, in a press release, denied that the director of Pointe Blanche prison was threatened in any way. The Daily Herald had received information from a reliable source saying that director Edward Rohan had received a letter containing a death threat.
Other media had also reported the incident and had sta ... Read more
The question whether the Netherlands is still the colonial master of St. Maarten (and by extension of Curacao and the other islands that formerly belonged to the Netherlands Antilles) is one about perception. Junior Lake, author of 6 4 9, has been a proponent of independence all his life and the powerful drive behind his reasoning is simple: a people have the right to determine its own destiny.
So it is for St. Maarten. If the country wants to become independent, it has every right to go in that direction. Successive governments in the Netherlands have maybe not always said this alou ... Read more
St. Maarten – The workgroup charges with drafting the governing program for the coalition of National Alliance, Democratic Party and United St. Maarten party exports to complete its tasks by the end of the week. The draft will first be presented to the leaders of the three coalition parties. The picture show some members of the workgroup taking a break from their negotiations for a photo op. Photo contributed.... Read more
St. Maarten – The Board financial supervision (Cft) is confident that future consultation with the Parliament in Curacao will be held in total confidence,” the organization stated in a press release issued yesterday afternoon. The statement follows reports about a leak from a meeting between the Cft and the permanent parliamentary finance committee in Willemstad on September 4.
Former Minister of Finance George Jamaloodin – a suspect in the Maximus-investigation into the brains behind the assassination of Pueblo Soberano leader Helmin Wiels – played an audio fragment from thi ... Read more
Hitman Carlos Richardson in intensive care
St. Maarten – The unrest in the Pointe Blanche prison of last Thursday seems to revolve around a power struggle between inmates with long sentences to their name. The trouble started reportedly on Thursday when Carlos Richardson made an attempt on the life of Urvin Laurence Wawoe – two names with a distinct history.
Richardson is serving close to 30 years for two murders, one attempted murder and one case of attempted manslaughter. As the hitman of the criminal organization led by Omar Jones, Richardson attempted to kill ... Read more
St. Maarten—A shooting in the vicinity of the Star Mart gas station on the Bush Road early Sunday morning has left one man nursing gunshot wounds to the chest according to unconfirmed reports.
The bullet is said to have allegedly narrowly missed the victims’ heart and came out of his left shoulder after entering through his chest. Reports reaching this newspaper indicate that following the shooting, which occurred around 5:30 a.m. on Sunday morning the injured man drove himself to the St. Maarten Medical Center where he received treatment for the injuries he sustained.Read more