DATE ISSUED: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 @ 06:00 LST (10:00 UTC)
VALID UNTIL: Wednesday morning (06: ... Read more
Acting Island Governor Julian Woodley casting his vote in the general election of March 15.
Luxury motor yacht â€śElsaâ€ť stranded at Ladder Bay. (Saba News photo)
SABA--Since last Thursday, the owners of the luxury motor yacht Elsa, which ran aground at Ladder Bay on Wed ... Read more
Police spokesman Chief Inspector Ricardo Henson.
PHILIPSBURG--As a tribute to the late Annick Arrindell, the polic ... Read more
Minister Christophe Emmanuel has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Adopt-A-Stop SXM for 60 solar-panelled bus shelters to be constructed and installed around the country. Some bus stops will include USB portals for the public to charge devices. The project should start in the third quarter of 2017. The cost to Government for the bus stops is not known. In photo: Emmanuel, Cabinet staff Arianny Espinosa, Adopt-a-Stop St. Maarten Directors Lance Dunn and Barney Gibbs, Head of Department of Infrastructure Management Claudius B ... Read more
District Governor Lion Errol Lee (seated, fourth from left), St. Maarten Lions Club President Lion Davey Woods (seated, third from left) with the board and general membership of the St. Maarten Lions Club after the audit meeting.
PHILIPSBURG-- Lions District Governor for Sub-District 60B Errol Lee visited the St. Maarten Lions Club and presided over an audit meeting with the club last week. He visited the newly renovated Lions Den meeting room and ... Read more
Youth Extravaganza plans to showcase bands from both sides of the island this year. Strike Up Band will represent the French side with its creative songs and lively performances. No Limit Band continues to represent the Dutch side with its well-known road songs.
WILLEMSTAD-CuraĂ§ao Governor Lucille George-Wout believes it is very important for the development of the democratic life of the island that the elections scheduled for April 28 continue.
In a press release, she reminded everyone that CuraĂ§ao is a democratic state in which the Constitution should be respected. Parliament is bound by the principles of the ... Read more
Traffic on L.B. Scott Road was interrupted on Monday evening when a black Mitsubishi Outlander heading toward Star Mart collided head-on with a grey Toyota Yaris making a left turn into a side road. The impact was so severe that the driver of the black SUV was knocked unconscious and his vehicle travelled more than 150 feet farther down the road to the entrance of the Cake House Bakery parking lot.
WILLEMSTAD--Former Antillean Prime Minister and co-founder of the MAN party Dominico â€śDonâ€ť Martina suggested during a talk show that CuraĂ§ao Governor Lucille George-Wout use article 43 of the Constitution in connection with the recently-sworn-in interim cabinetâ€™s move to indefinitely postpone the early elections scheduled for April 28.... Read more
WILLEMSTAD--Gilmar Pisas (MFK) last Friday became Prime Minister of what was supposed to be CuraĂ§aoâ€™s transitional government pending the result of early elections on April 28, but the latter have now been postponed for an indefinite period.... Read more
PHILIPSBURG--Police officers Sharetti Hooi and Lavell Wilson under the guidance of Community Police Officer Helen Romeo, along with members of the community and assistance from the Ministry of Public Housing, Spatial Planning, Environment and Infrastructure VROMI, launched their beautification project called â€śTurning the pageâ€ť at the Arch Road/Soualiga Road junction on Saturday.... Read more
PHILIPSBURG--Hotelier Nzinga Lake was re-elected for a second term as president of the St. Maarten Small Properties Association (SMSPA). Jeanina Dupersoy was elected as the new treasurer and Lorraine Scot as new secretary. The elections were held on March 22, in Carl and Sons Lounge.... Read more
DAWN BEACH--The Harlem Gospel Choir serenaded audience members at The Westin St. Maarten Dawn Beach Resort and Spa on Sunday. The concert was a mix of contemporary gospel as performed in the black churches in Harlem, New York, USA, today, as well as a couple of secular songs that have been made famous by musicians who grew up in these churches.... Read more
CAY HILL--Learning Unlimited (LU) School hosted its second annual Kings and Princesses (daddies and daughters) Dance on Friday. Under the theme colours of lavender and silver, the LU gymnasium was transformed into an elegant and fun-filled ballroom for the Kings and Princesses of LU's primary school.... Read more
POND ISLAND--Nature Foundation St. Maarten has launched a petition with the aim of getting Government to address the constantly on-fire landfill.... Read more