Archive

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on Suspect in Amador Jones killing arrested at hospital

Suspect in Amador Jones killing arrested at hospital

St. Maarten – The man who was injured in a drive-by shooting in Dutch Quarter last Wednesday was arrested on Saturday as he was leaving the hospital with the intention to return to his native St. Kitts as a suspect in the murder of Amador Jones tha

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2011

2 Comments

Rainbow Beach Club: “Litigating owners plan for a hostile takeover”

Rainbow Beach Club spokesman Erato strikes back St. Maarten - Johnny Erato, the spokesman for the Rainbow Beach Club hit back at the 28 owners that are suing four companies, seven individuals and two banks that are linked to the property, by alleg

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on Prime Minister attends funeral Amador Jones

Prime Minister attends funeral Amador Jones

St. Maarten - Prime Minister Sarah Wescot-Williams was among those present at the Royal Funeral Home during the private funeral service for Amador Jones on Saturday morning. Jones was shot to death near the John Cooper/Jose Lake Sr. Ballpark in Cul d

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on St. Maarten Carnival parades live on internet

St. Maarten Carnival parades live on internet

St. Maarten - Flamboyant Broadcasting announces yesterday it plans live internet streaming broadcasts of Jouvert and the Grand Parades via its website at www.FlamboyantBroadcasting.com. The internet broadcasts will be streamed live this Friday dur

Opinion - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on Today’s Opinion: Start snitching

Today’s Opinion: Start snitching

Crime has an almost magical attraction for most people on our island, but not for its entertainment value. Concern about rising crime levels has always spooked politicians and law abiding citizens alike and the subject has been the topic of heated de

Opinion - Posted by on April 26, 2011

2 Comments

Today’s Opinion: Comparing Geert Wilders to Adolf Hitler

Is it inappropriate and sickeningly demonizing to compare Geert Wilders with Adolf Hitler? Yep, says Wilders, that’s what I think about it. The man who made the comparison is Michiel Blok, the former chairman of GreenLeft in Amsterdam-East. And

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on Air Fin supports social work by Global Mission Church

Air Fin supports social work by Global Mission Church

St. Maarten – Air Fin managing director Franklyn Richards made a donation to pastor Esmond Fleming of the Global Mission Church last week. The donation, for an undisclosed amount, is meant to support the church’s efforts to improve young people

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on Get off the Block participants pledge to life of peace and dignity

Get off the Block participants pledge to life of peace and dignity

St. Maarten – “I pledge that I will not use violence to settle disputes; I will not carry nor use any weapons or drugs. I will respect others and live a life of peace, dignity and hope. I will do my best to change my life positively and be an ass

St. Maarten News - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on Vaccination outreach starts in St. Peters tomorrow evening

Vaccination outreach starts in St. Peters tomorrow evening

St. Maarten (DCOMM) – Everything is in place for Youth Health Care, a section of the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labor, for its vaccination outreach for the residents of St. Peters tomorrow.  Parents and guardians are encoura

Editorial - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on Today’s Editorial: Happy St. Maarten Carnival

Today’s Editorial: Happy St. Maarten Carnival

St. Maarten Carnival 2011 is underway. Last night the official opening of the Carnival Village set the festive spring season in motion. This is the time of the year for citizens to enjoy themselves in the way they know best. At the same time, w

Entertainment - Posted by on April 26, 2011

Comments Off on Easter festival ends on a cultural note

Easter festival ends on a cultural note

Caribbean Utilities Employees Association St. Maarten - The reigning Calypso King of St Maarten Clement’ Kaiso Brat’ Richardson had the distinct honor to share the stage with Mc Lean Emmanuel, stage name ‘King Short Shirt’ from Antigua and