St. Maarten – Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams came out in defense of her portfolio yesterday; calling an extraordinary press conference to declare that she would not entertain even the appearance of a Mexican standoff in this young democracy as alluded to by the Deputy Prime Minister William Marlin.Â Marlin has said that himself and three ... Read more
St. Maarten – In a move that stunned the Parliamentary opposition yesterday, President of Parliament Drs. Rodolphe Samuel retra ... Read more
âThis was a desperate salvo of Minister Duncanâ
St. Maarten âPrime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams said in a statement that she is dismissing allegations made in the media regarding her sending a letter to Minister of Economic Affairs Romeo Pantophlet on the apparent inspection of an establishment reputed to be owned by a relative.
âIt is unfortunate that political games are being played at the moment while we are striving to ensure that governing continues. The attempt at manipulation, resulting in misinformation being distributed throughout the community ... Read more
GREAT BAY â St. Maarten will be receiving another Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that will be promoting health.Â Tomorrow, a group of community minded persons will be coming together to launch the Heart and Stroke Foundation.
The foundation is a volunteer-based health charity and the primary objective of eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the promotion of health living.
The launch of the foundation will take place at the Belair Community Center from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm.Â During the launch evening board members will be recruiting memb ... Read more
St. Maarten â âThe people of the country would like the impasse created by the National Alliance to be over and governance returned to the country,â UP Leader Theo Heyliger said in a press release. Â âThere is a ... Read more
The people of the country would like the impasse created by the National Alliance to be over and governance returned to the country! There is a crystal clear parliamentary majority in place! The Governor needs to take his decision based on this.
I can fully understand the frustrations of some of the people with resp ... Read more
"If there are new elections our satisfaction would be short-lived. We will come out of this together stronger."
Philipsburg:--- The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams took the opportunity to address the people of St. Maarten regarding the political developments on Oral Gibbes live on Monday. Th ... Read more
Simpson Bay:--- The smiles on the faces said it all, on the annual Rotary Senior Citizens Cruise held recently. Over 150 Seniors were treated to lunch, a cruise through the lagoon and entertainment by DJ Ruby and not to forget a taste of Guavaberry.
The Rotary Club of St. Maarten started with this project more than 25 years ago whereby restaurants ... Read more
Philipsburg:--- In an effort to increase awareness on HIV/AIDS, STIs, as well as healthy lifestyle choices, the HIV/AIDS Programme Management Team (PMT) in collaboration with the Department of Communication (DCOMM) and Collective Prevention Services (CPS) have began to develop a ... Read more
The Toastmasters Clubs of Sint Maarten will be hosting an Area Debate with the theme "Electoral Reform; Is there a need for change?". This event will be debated by experienced Toastmasters and will bring to the forefront the pros and cons on one of the most talked about issues within the community of ... Read more
Great Bay:--- The good news of the arrival of the second stage and the main pump of the first Seawater Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant was reason for Minister Corneliu ... Read more
FC Soualiga is a women's soccer team established on Sint Maarten in April of 2013 under the St. Maarten Soccer Educational Foundation. The team is being coached by David Forsythe, who has over 30 years of experience coaching soccer teams of all ages. Currently the team is practicing for its first match on Saturday May 25th 2013, and a tournament planned for June. In addition to the planned matc ... Read more
"It is unfortunate that political games are being played while we are striving to ensure that governing continues."
Philipsburg:--- The Prime Minister of St. Maarten the Honorable Sarah Wescot-Williams issued a statement on Monday dismissing allegations made on a news website regarding her sending a letter to Minister of Economic Affairs Romeo Pantophlet on the apparent inspection of an establishment reputed to be owned by a relative. "It is unfortunate that political games are being played at the moment while we are ... Read more
Philipsburg:--- Prime Minister of St. Maarten Sarah Wescot Williams tried to distance herself from the much contested Justice Park which her son and son in law have been negotiating with the former Minister of Justice Roland Duncan. During a spontaneous live press conference, the Prime Minister sai ... Read more
Philipsburg:--- On Monday shortly after the Parliamentary meeting was adjourned by the Chairman of Parliament Rodolphe Samuel, a press conference was held by the Members of Parliament that form the majority. During the pre ... Read more
PHILIPSBURG:--- A plenary session of Parliament regarding recent political developments and the vote of no confidence against certain members of the Council of Ministers was postponed on Monday, May 17 and has been reconvened for May 24.
The plenary public meeting will be held on Friday morning at 10:00am in the General Assembly Chamber of the House at Wilhelmina Straat #1 in Philipsburg.
The meeting for May 24 was initially requested by Members of Parliament (MPs) Hon. George Pantophlet, and MP Hon. Louie Laveist of the National Alliance (NA) f ... Read more
Philipsburg:--- Members of the United People's Party, Democratic Party, and Independent Member of Parliament Romaine Laville created an uproar in the House of Parliament on Monday when the President of Parliament Rodolphe Samuel convened the meeting and was making his address to the Member ... Read more
âPrime minister is refusing to uphold the constitutionâ
St. Maarten âDeputy Prime MinisterÂ and National Alliance leader, Willliam Marlin said last night that he had spoken for quite some time with Minister of Kingdom Relations, Ronald Plasterk regarding the ongoing political developments on St. Maarten.
Marlin said he wa ... Read more